Tributes

Thank you for your support!

To make a tribute gift, please visit www.benderjccgw.org/tribute, or contact Katya at 301-348-3855 or katya@benderjccgw.org.

The following list reflects gifts received from May 16 through September 26.

AQUATICS

  • in honor of Sheila Herman’s special birthday
    by Jill Brigati; Felice Albert

CAMP

  • in memory of Arthur Herman
    by Alice Goodman
  • in memory of “our son, Andrew”
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in honor of Richard Helgeson’s birthday October 1st (father of Andrew)
    by Rita and Jennifer Helgeson
  • in honor of Jennifer Helgeson
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in honor of Richard Helgeson
    by Rita and Jennifer Helgeson
  • in honor of Rita Helgeson
    by Jennifer and Richard Helgeson
  • in honor of Lt. Stewart Latwin’s birthday
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in memory of Alec Barney Wolf’s yahrzeit October 17th (maternal great, great grandfather of Andrew)
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in memory of Fannie Wolf Weiss’ yahrzeit on October 2nd (maternal great grandmother of Andrew)
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in memory of what would have been Bernard Samuel Feinstein’s birthday October 2nd (maternal grandfather of Andrew)
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in honor of Hannah Weintraub’s birthday, proud parents Rabbi Phil Weintraub and Mrs. Rebecca Weintraub, happy sister Eliana
    by Jennifer Helgeson
  • in honor of Rabbi Phil and Rebecca Weintraub
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson and Jennifer Helgeson and Stew Latwin
  • in honor of Ruth Book’s birthday
    by Rita and Richard Helgeson
  • in honor of Anita Goldhar’s birthday
    by Rita, Richard and Jennifer Helgeson
  • in memory of Andrew Helgeson at his yahrzeit
    by Andi Kronzek
  • in honor of Kim Goldberg
    by Jill Gessner
  • in honor of Sam Mihtsun, Lauren Olson, Danielle Friedman-Hill, Sara Gershman, Kylo McCarthy, Rebecca Morris, Maggie Reed, Francesca Salzberg, Emily Shpiece, Sarah Taylor, Kenny Vu, Cooper Weinberger, Krystal Rodriguez
    by Simon, Susan and David Pugach
  • in honor of Derrick Daoust, Talia Denicoff, Alexis Faleder, Danielle Friedman-Hill, Daniele Pardo, Francesca Salzberg, Emily Shpiece and Sarah Taylor
    by Camille and Simone Freedman
  • in honor of Samantha Reiz
    by Amy and Ryan Freedland
  • in honor of Louis Popkin
    by Lucia Pires
  • in honor of Arianna Adirim-Lanza, Sarah Disckstein, Heather Strauss, Sarah Michnick, Danielle Galitzer, Michael Sherman, Jonathan Cohn, Noah Horn, Claire Brodsky, Rebecca Smyth, Robert Shorr, Alyssa Berez, Aissatou Thiaw, Judah Fredman, Marijka Frazier, Tal Chukrun and Ajay Branch
    by Max and Sam Rubinstein and family
  • in honor of Daniel Flesch
    by Chloe and Connor Krause and family
  • in honor of Rebecca Smyth, Robert Shorr, Alyssa Berez, Aissatou Thiaw, Judah Fredman, Marijka Frazier, Tal Chukrun and Ajay Branch
    by Chloe and Connor Krause and family
  • in honor of Lauren Olson, Samrawit Mihtsun, Rebecca Morris, Sarah Taylor, Kenny Vu, Carly Minsky and Danielle Friedman-Hill
    by Chloe and Connor Krause and family
  • in honor of Gabe Bonilla, Sivan Lurie, Lauren Hassan, Talya Exler and Tali Kosowsky
    by Sophie Moss and family
  • in honor of Aurora McKenzie
    by Doris, Jeremy, Vincent and Edda Martin
  • in honor of Barbara Benowitz
    by Wendie Rosofsky and Mark Bilsky
  • in honor of Brian Shorr
    by the Tolin family
  • in honor of Tomas Carlo
    by the Tolin family
  • in honor of Alexis Walker
    by Elizabeth Bach and Max Gilbert
  • in honor of Alyssa Berez, Tal Chukrun, Ajay Branch, Benjy Fogelman and Juwan Belle
    by Nolyn and Lila Ziman
  • in honor of Heather Strauss, Eva Cowen, Sarah Dickstein and Elana Kravitz
    by Amy and Mark Miller
  • in honor of Gavin Donnelly, Lev Heller, Max Elikan, Eric Goldstein, Isaac Betaharon, Louis Popkin and Barbara Benowitz
    by Susan and John Fitzgerald
  • in honor of Valerie Segal
    by Evelyne Baumrucker
  • in honor of Danielle Friedman-Hill
    by Violet Berlin
  • in honor of Celia Skulnik
    by Xiaoni Zhang and Yichuan Wang
  • in honor of Dov Kosowsky, Ronnie Schoen, Whitney Claywell, Violet Akpona, Heather Brody and Lynn Broder
    by Jordan Weinstein and family
  • in honor of Camp JCC Strudel Counselors
    by Dylan Tacktill
  • in honor of Jeremy Ruta
    by John Burris and family
  • in honor of Raquel Bode, Becca Bradley, Colette Colburn, Sophie Pirozzi and Francesca Salzberg
    by the Guimaraes family
  • in honor of Heather Strauss on her 25th anniversary at Camp JCC
    by the Guimaraes family
  • in honor of Liz Oser, Stephanie Zweig, Nadya Bafitis, Trey Branch, Jed Wardlaw, Brett Harris-Gallahue, Garrett Adams, Joey Ibanez, Charlotte Beers, Abby Palmer, Marissa Bochner, Ryan Migler, Rebecca Smyth, Robbie Shorr, Sydney Roberts, Shoshana Scott, Chibuzo (CJ) Osuchukwu and Evan Sherman-Wood
    by Simon, Charlotte, Susan and David Pugach
  • in honor of Arielle Brafman, Chibuzo Osuchukwu and Mitzvah Corps counselors
    by Meital Lurie and family
  • in honor of Rebecca Smyth, Robert Shorr, Alyssa Berez, Aissatou Thiaw, Marijka Frazier, Tal Chukrun, Ajay Branch, Amy Fauber, Danielle Galitzer, Deniz Umitli
    by Ophir Lurie and family
  • in honor of Garrett Adams
    by Elijah Price and family
  • in honor of Nadya Bafitis, Trevon Branch, Abby Palmer, Marissa Bochner and Ryan Migler
    by Lexi and Jeremy Robbins
  • in honor of Nadya Bafitis, Trevon Branch, Ellyn Gibson and Stefanie Brown
    by Eli Anderson and Hava Shirazi
  • in honor of Kyle Halpern
    by Timaron Chang and family
  • in honor of Arielle Brafmann and Mitzvah Corps counselors
    by Ben Landesman and family
  • in honor of Camp JCC matzo ball counselors
    by Joshua, Glenda and Noa Laikin
  • in honor of Daniel Taylor
    by Jake Jaffe
  • in honor of Katie and Jake Schtevie’s anniversary
    by Jerry Hulman
  • in honor of Jerry Hulman’s birthday
    by Joni and Murray Pelta
  • in honor of Ayelet Oser Masica and Omer Masica
    by Jill and David Gessner
  • in honor of Doug Gelfeld’s special birthday
    by Sandy and Gerry Cepaitis

CULTURAL ARTS

  • in memory of Brenda Flam
    by Joy Kahn; Marla Phillips
  • in memory of Mel Lenkinby Vera and Ralph Deckelbaum
  • in memory of Mary and Charles Oshinsky
    by Bernice Breslau
  • in memory of Brenda Flam
    by Nancy Bieri
  • in memory of Jeffrey Davidson
    by Janet Getz
  • in memory of Burt Lazarow
    by Janet Getz

EARLY CHILDHOOD

  • in memory of Karen Kivitz
    by Sandy and Larry Brockman; Marla and David Epstein; Judith Korn
  • in honor of Meryl Feinstein’s wedding
    by Jill Myers
  • in honor of Ora Cohen Rosenfeld, Sandy Lanes, Katherine Szocik, Doron Tamir, Bhavana Modi and Hanita
    by Anna and Jason Zuckerman; Susan Zuckerman
  • in memory of Leonard Osterman
    by Elaine and Norman Blum; Carolyn and Joel Mangel; Esther Osterman; Evie Osterman; Rita and Martin Pfeifer; Arlene Salzberg and family; Carol and Donald Vogel
  • in memory of Steven Green
    by Evie Osterman
  • in honor of Gilbert Katz’s special birthday
    by Rita and Martin Pfeifer
  • in honor of May Savage’s special birthday
    by Roberta and Lawrence Shulman
  • in honor of Judy Kreslow and Gayle Elster
    by Sally Celia and family
  • in memory of Barry Sacks
    by Robin and Glenn Streidel
  • in memory of Melvin Shanker
    by Robin and Glenn Streidel

GENERAL SUPPORT

  • in memory of Sandra Levy Kouzel
    by Silver, Freedman, Taff & Tiernan LLP
  • in memory of Brenda Flam
    by Gloria Derkay; Wardella Doschek; Hetty and Pei Huang; Bonnie Leibowitz; Ruth and David Pollack; Bonnie and Bill Poole; Janet and David Prince; Jannette Ray
  • in memory of Joan Cherner
    by Tracy and Alan Schwartz
  • in memory of Shoshana Rosenberg
    by Wardella Wolford Doschek
  • in honor of Meryl Feinstein’s marriage
    by Heidi and Michael Brodsky; Lisie and Michael Gottdenker; Sara and Adam Tennen
  • in honor of Robert Black, recipient of the Bender JCC Maccabi Legacy Award
    by Mr. and Mrs. Barry Chasen
  • in honor of Meryl Feinstein’s bridal shower
    by Debra Weinstein
  • in honor of Lisie Gottdenker
    by Adam Tennen
  • in honor of Doug Gelfeld’s special birthday
    by Ellen and Michael Gold
  • in honor of Sheila Herman’s special birthday
    by Dorothy Welan
  • in appreciation of the men’s club
    by Jerold Coffee
  • in honor of Ali Weisz’s wedding
    by Randy and Don Greenberg
  • in honor of Andrew Chodby Gail and Paul Chod

IMAGINE: A Night Supporting Scholarships at the J

  • in memory of “our parents and grandparents”
    by Adam Herman
  • in honor of Bruce Lane
    by Shari and Harvey Goodman; Louisa and Steve Hollman; Stephanie and Keith Lemer; Lois and Howard Robins; Joanne and Scott Spielman; Sharon Wilkes and Bob Kinberg
  • in honor of Lisie Gottdenker
    by Jami and William Passer
  • in honor of Robin London
    by Stephanie and Keith Lemer

JUDAICS

  • in memory of Lauri Weisberg Goldberg
    by Howard and Betty Jo Louik

SENIOR ADULTS

  • in memory of Bea Fanshel
    by Elaine Goodfriend
  • in honor of Irene and Jared Drescher’s anniversary
    by Vicki Jacobson
  • in honor of Sylvia Raphael’s special birthday
    by Gloria and Murray Loew
  • in honor of May Savage’s special birthday
    by Mimi Burdette and family
  • in memory of Miriam Levy Sokobin
    by Gloria and Lee Derkay; Lisa Epstein; Suzanne and Michael Feinstein; Amy Gantz and Lenny Cheatham; Janet Getz; Andi Kronzek; Katya Pidgurskaya; Jodi and Mark Shulimson; Amy Tomchin and family
  • in memory of Izzy Feldman
    by Bender JCC Men’s Club
  • in honor of the birth of Gloria and Lee Derkay’s great-grandson, Cameron
    by Debbie Sokobin
  • in honor of Meryl Feinstein’s wedding
    by Debbie Sokobin
  • in memory of Miriam Levy Sokobin
    by Selma and Harvey Sweetbaum; Barbara Winnik
  • in honor of Dr. Frank Neuberger
    by Selma and Harvey Sweetbaum

SPECIAL NEEDS

  • in memory of Myron Coonin
    by Toni and Earl Goodman
  • in memory of Eunice Taff
    by Toni and Earl Goodman
  • in memory of Ilene Youngman’s father
    by Toni and Earl Goodman
  • in memory of Jeffrey Gildenhorn
    by Toni and Earl Goodman
  • in memory of Leonard Malkin
    by Toni and Earl Goodman
  • in honor of Meryl Feinstein’s marriage
    by Dale and Andy Singer
  • in appreciation of Caroline Cardullo
    by Liz Lauren-Oser and Aiden Oser
  • in honor of Jill Gessner
    by Elizabeth Lauren-Oser
  • in honor of Ali Barry
    by Elizabeth Lauren-Oser
  • in honor of Amy Fauber
    by Elizabeth Lauren-Oser
  • in honor of Julie Cantor-Weinberg
    by Gerry and Bernard Quinlan
  • in honor of the Camp JCC inclusion program
    by Ellen and Lee Burstyn
  • in honor of Joanna and Reed Sexter
    by Caren and Barry Glassman
  • in honor of Robert Black
    by Jody and David Engel; Steven Rotter
  • in honor of Jacob Jaffe
    by Chiara Jaffe
  • in memory of Joan Cherner
    by Alma and Joe Gildenhorn
  • in memory of Melvin Lenkin
    by Alma and Joe Gildenhorn
  • in memory of Mandell Ourisman
    by Alma and Joe Gildenhorn
  • in memory of Ron Savage
    by Robyn Jaffee; Melanie and Rami Kandel
  • in memory of Dorann Bumkin
    by Melanie and Rami Kandel
  • in memory of Dr. and Colonel Morris A. Schultz
    by Melanie and Rami Kandel
  • in memory of Richard Lakein
    by Melanie and Rami Kandel
  • in honor of Susan and Paul Yellin’s 45th anniversary
    by Linda and Miles Braufman; Anita Geller; Betty Sue and David Lipschultz; Diane and Rick Smookler
  • in honor of Lisie Gottdenker
    by Melanie and Rami Kandel

TEENS

  • in honor of Carole and Barry Forman’s anniversary
    by Irving Warshaw
  • in honor of Arthur Silverman 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament
    by Frances and Rajmiel Odinec
  • in memory of Harriet Gershenson
    by Robert Cone; Vaughn Harrison

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

  • in honor of Katie and Jake Schtevie’s anniversary
    by Jerry Hulman

WOMEN'S STUDIES

  • in honor of the birth of Graham Michael Murphy, grandson of Roz Jonas and son of Lauren and James Murphy
    by Roz Jonas