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CESJDS Ma'ayan Alumni Campaign - Power of Participation
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Thank you for supporting the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. Our partnership with alumni is what enables CESJDS to be the extraordinary educational institution and community it has become. We are united by our shared Jewish values and history.

There are many ways that you can support our promise to produce graduates who emerge with the confidence, compassion, and knowledge to build a life infused with purpose and meaning. Through the lens of their personal Jewish identity, our alumni contribute to a vibrant, enduring future.

Ma'ayan Alumni Campaign

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School Ma’ayan Alumni Campaign provides educational and extracurricular enhancements such as: championship athletics, pluralistic holiday celebrations, a robust tuition assistance program, and the arts.

CESJDS gratefully acknowledges the following alumni and alumni parents who contributed to the 2018 Ma’ayan Alumni Campaign:

Anonymous (33) Judy & Eli Kimel
Wendi & Daniel '82 Abramowitz Margaret Klaff
Dr. Barbara & Rabbi A. Nathan Abramowitz Marcia Handler & Doug Klayman
The Adler Family Jeannie Engel & Bruce Klein
Rabbi Rachel Ain '95 and Rabbi David Levy Rhonda Kleiner
Brent R. Ain Jean Milbauer & Bill Knapp
Lisa & Daniel '78 Akman Bonnie & Rocky Korr
Josh Akman '07 Rebecca '95 & Aaron Kotok
Lori Bernstein & Jack Ansaldi Robyn Lieberman & Asher Kotz
Melissa & Mark '88 Arking Jordan Kovalsky '10 *
Viviane L. Arking Debbie & Louis Kovalsky
Robin Jacobson & James Armbruster Linda & Ken Kraner
Cole Aronson '14 Lauren & Michael '90 Krauthamer
Mercedes & Avram Aseraph Beri & Saul '78 Kravitz
Cookie & Zion Avissar Talya Kravitz '16
Nehama Babin Marjorie & Lawrence Kravitz
Melanie '92 & David Bachrach Alon Krifcher '10 *
Brock Bader '14 Avital Krifcher '17
Donna & Jacob Bardin Jocelyn & Danny Krifcher
Livia & David Bardin Connie & Jay Krupin
Robyn & Jeremy '89 Bash Deborah Katz & Ruben Lamdany
Kalman Bass '16 Bess '92 & Leor '90 Landa *
The Ozur Bass Family Tammy Glatz Landy '89 & Jon Landy '91 *
Elisa, David, Jared & Ryan Bauman Roz & Chuck Landy
Alicia Sullivan & Michael Baumstein Rabbi Jonah & Lenore Layman
Jennifer Bauser '01 Leo Lazar '01
Julie & Steve Becker Jolie & Vladimir Lechtman
Oksana & Rabbi Matthew Bellas Paula & Michael '87 Lefkowitz
Amy '07 & Aquiba Benarroch * Saradona & Leonard Lefkowitz
Sara Bender-Bier '14 Belinda & Adam Lehman
Lilah & David Bennaim Sheila & Elihu Leifer
Mindy & Louis '83 Berger Martin Lempert '14
The Berger Family Melissa Lerman '92 & Eric Berger
Paul S. Berger Aliza '85 & Jon Lerner
Jessica Berger Weiss '80 & Jeffrey Weiss Alexa & Jonathan Lerner
Lisah '82 & David '82 Bernstein Jordan Levin, AIA '85
Elyse & Jeffrey Bernstein Julie Levine
Wendie Rosofsky & Mark Bilsky Ali '94 & Charles Levingston
Reuven Birnkrant '03 * Kay Klass & Mark Levitt
Anna & Jerome Blask Cheryl & Mark Levitt
Aimee & Andrew Block Maya Lieber '12 *
Susie & Harvey Blumenthal Annette & Marc Lieber
Dr. Philip & Faith Bobrow Rachel Lieber '06 & Keith Hofmann
Debra Vodenos & Samuel Boxerman Benjamin Lieberman '15
Gail & Jay Boyar Sharon & Steven Lieberman
Nancy & Paul Braier Leah '04 & Josh '04 Lipsky *
Nanci & Jim Bramson Julie & Marvin Liss
Barbara & Norman Brickman Susan & Robb '94 Longman
Neville Brodie '11 * Rhona & Eddie Longman
Lenore & Jonathan Bromberg Molly A. Meegan & Abbe D. Lowell
Caren Bromberg Bach '91 Elise Kleinwaks & Eric Luftman
Raviv Brooks '09 Robyn & Steve Lustig
Stacy Burdett & Tom Diaz Mitch Lustig
Norma L. Burdett Yael Luttwak '90 *
Ruth & Benjamin Burka Aimee '95 & Kochav Lyani
Elizabeth Cahan Jodi & Rodd Macklin
Gilly & Jonathan Cannon Varda & David Makovsky
Stephanie Cantor '08 * Rebecca Maltzman '01 & Michael Maya *
Jacqueline Eyl & Leonard Chanin Zak Maltzman '03 *
Bunny & Jerome Chapman Rabbi Jonathan & Julie Maltzman
Lisa & Jonathan Charnoff Sara Marcus '09
Debora & Oscar Chemerinski Amy & Ben '92 Margolis
Jodi & Geoff '92 Chesman * Bethesda MRI & CT
Sharone & Corey '07 Cines * Orly May '06
Lisa & Larry Cines Naomi & Jan '89 Meisler
Sara Cohen '87 & Norm Rich Karen & Bob Meister
Erica Cohen '01 & Alan Kaplan * Emily Meister Odesser '09 & Adam Odesser *
Sue Ducat & Stan Cohen Jennifer Loew Mendelson & Daniel Mendelson '82
Barbara Cohen Adina & Sandy Mendelson
Rabbi Kenneth Cohen & Joanne Kenen Tammy Mendelson
Robyn & Jonathan Cohen Naomi Yadin-Mendick & David Mendick
Betsy Combs Marcelle & Ron Mervis
Debbi Schnitzer Cooper '93 * Sharon S. Metro
Herschel Cutler Sheryl Rosensky Miller & Lee Miller
Danya Czarnolewski '12 Hattie Ulan & Mark Milner
Susan Kushner & Mark Czarnolewski Rachel Milner Gillers '94 & David Gillers *
Ellen & David Darr Miriam Minsk '17
Melissa Goldman Davidson '86 & Alan Davidson * Gail Daumit & Ron Minsk
Lisa & Robert Davis Abigail Mintz '17
Sarah & Richard Dine Helaine Greenfeld & Richard Mintz
Pamela Edison Shani '87 & Jonathan Missner
Gary Ehrlich '86 * Lynn & Randy Morgan
Deborah Skolnick Einhorn & Marshall Einhorn '94 * Caryn '99 & Daniel Moshinsky
Carolyn Elefant Stephanie & Jonah '87 Murdock
Raquel & Oded Eliav Jill Myers
Nancy Abramowitz & Mark Ellenberg Nathalie & Joshua Nabatkhorian
The Elovitz Family Anonymous
Gayle & Jonathan '81 Elster Annette Bicher & Kenneth Nechin
Elana Elster '82 Ruth Sragow Newhouse: In Memory of Joseph David Newhouse '92
Jessica & Eric Enig Natasha '94 & Jason Oksenhendler
Tamar & Justin '04 Epner * Bashi & Roger Packer
Dina Epstein '97 & Eitan Levisohn Yvonne & Kenneth Paretzky
Smadar & Asher '92 Epstein Kathy & Rick '86 Penn
Ellen & David Epstein Andrea & Jeremy '94 Perler *
Kira Epstein Begal '00 & Billy Begal Adina Pollak '15
Ruth Schaffer Ernst Janet Meyers & Mark Pollak
The Escobar Family Jennifer Latz & Jonathan Polon '92 *
Rachel Evans '15 Marilyn & Ira Polon
Ellen & Stephen Exelbert Hanna Lee Pomerantz
Robin & Kenneth Fabian Becky Prevots '80
Wendy Fanaroff Rebecca '78 & Richard Prigal
Becki Farber '91 & Adam Pearlman Jane & Larry Prigal
Eve Farren Farber & David Farber Dina Rabinovitz '15
Jordana Ravick '98 & Eric Feder '98 Francine Strauss & Joel Rabinovitz
Carol & Jack Feder Dorie '01 & Jacob '01 Ravick *
Rachel '01 & Pete Federowicz * Rabbi Deborah Reichmann '89 & Jason, Naomi, and Jonathan Gould
Sarah & David '05 Feith Sarah Roark
Gena and Daniel '02 Feith Alison Dorsky & Gary Robinson
Pamela Auerbach & Doug Feith Diane & Gerald Rogell
Yana Feith Madison Roll '13 *
Beth & Robert Feldgarden Deborah Topol Rosenberg '89 & Lawrence Rosenberg
Nechama & Michael '93 Fellner Erika Dickstein & Todd Rosenberg '89
Karen & Baruch Fellner Joan & Marvin Rosenberg
Kate Grossman & Peter Fidler '90 Jeanne & Jonathan Rosenberg
Amy R. Fine Jessica & Adam '90 Roth
Victoria Plaza & Andrew Finke Mark Roz '89
Shira & Michael '98 Fishman * MollyBeth, Stuart, Joey, & Benny Rushfield
Ilana Bar-Levav & David Fogel Olga & Eugene Ryzhikov
Orit Frenkel & Claude Fontheim Betty & Sam Sandler
Kallie & Mark Forman Suzanne Schilit '04 *
Amy & Eric '93 Forseter * Jenna & Jonathan '01 Schilit *
Annette & Bernie Forseter Diane & Howard Schilit
Amy & Chuck '91 Fox * Stacy Mensh Schlactus '87 & David Schlactus
Sarah Kagan & Henry Fox Martie Adelman & Marc Schneider
Beth '83 & David Frank Alex '98 & Dan '98 Schnitzer *
The McLean Frey Family Evonne & Elliot Schnitzer
Megan & Adam '97 Friedlander Rabbi Jonathan & Beverly Schnitzer
Erica Raphael & Richard Friedman Elisa Rapaport & Michael Schoenbaum
Daniella & Marc Friedman Ingrid & Zvi Schoenburg
The Frisch Family Diana Schonfeld '02 *
Stuart Frisch Suzanne & Josh Schonfeld
Sharyn & Arthur Fuchs Danielle Fellner & Aaron Schooler '06
Shira Gabry Kalikow '06 & Adam Kalikow Frances Marshall & Lewis Schrager
The Galitzer Family Rachel '89 & Daniel '89 Schreiber
Miriam Galston Liz Schrayer & Jeffrey Schwaber
Lori & Todd Gardner Sue & Arnie Schwartz
Callie B. Gass Joanna '88 & Reed Sexter
Gail Levine & Ian Gershengorn Stanley Shaloff
Beth & David Gershman Robin & Dan Shapiro
Ellen Solomon Ginsberg '95 * Nancy & Ami Sheintal
Rachel Geiger Ginsburg '93 & Craig Ginsburg Dafna '09 & Matt Sherman *
Ashley & Daniel '02 Ginsburg Jon Shields
Rifka Glatz Robbie Shorr '13
Marcia '85 & Scott Glickman * The Shoyer Family
Gabe Godin '96 Pam & Darryl Shrock
Sophia Godin '17 Diana & Evan Siegel
Amy & Ed Godin Debbi Wilgoren & Rick Silber
Sanford L. Gold Mira & Eric '95 Silberg
Judy & Joel Goldberg Ruth Vogel Silberg & Jay Silberg
Laurie Strongin & Allen Goldberg Karen Silberg Richman '96 & Family
Elissa & Saul '78 Goldfarb Irene & Dan Simpkins
Michael Goldfarb '05 David Bruce Smith Family Foundation
Adam Goldfarb '11 * Scott Snider '91
Scott Goldfarb '07 * Lynn Shapiro Snyder & Jeffrey Snyder
Aileen J. Goldstein '96 * Jayme A. Sokolow
Diane Hirsch & Dan Goldstein The Solkowitz Family
Joanne & Norman Goldstein Ian Solomon '05 *
Jeremy Golubcow-Teglasi '02 The Solomon Family
Oren Goodman '08 Chana M. Solomon-Schwartz '02
Dr. David & Elaine Goodman Stuart Stahler
Amy & Eugene Goott Amy '84 & David Stampfer
The Gorodetzky Family Susan Schwartz & Howard Stanislawski
June & Stuart Graff The Starr-Kramer Family
Jennifer Zuckerman Grant '92 & Fred Grant * Leah & Bill Steinberg
Heather & Ben '97 Greenblum * Dung & Lester Steinfeld
Jacob Gross '16 Debbie Mirman Stillman '95 & Dan Stillman
Rebecca Musher Gross & Jonathan Gross Susan & Brad Stillman
Jaime Banks & Jon Grossman Joanna Liss '01 & Ari Strait '01 *
Nellie & Joel Grover Michelle & Steven Stravitz
Emily Grunewald '05 Rabbi Shira Stutman '91 & Russell Shaw *
Malka & Herbert Gutterman Amy & Judry Subar
Samantha Haas '17 Laurie & Bob Sunshine
Marjorie & Lawrence Haas Margot & Phil Sunshine
Rebecca '96 & Eric Hall * Gabriel Swagel '16
Emily D. Hamburger '09 Judy Hellerstein & Phillip Swagel
Diana Braham & Ben Hamburger '04 Wendy & Andy Swire
Josh Hamburger '07 Rabbi Kenneth & Leah Tarlow
Nancy & Paul Hamburger Daniel Thorne '14
Hannah Handloff '15 Sheryl Sternberg & Paul Tilles
Rachel & Rich Handloff Jennifer & Stuart '01 Tipograph *
Lynn Harris Ariana '00 & Joseph '98 Tipograph *
Elaine Herskowitz & Ken Hecht Stacey & David '84 Topol *
Sally & Dan Heckelman Barbara & Allan Topol
Toby & Edwin Heilweil Julia Korenman & Howard Tracer
Hope & Carey '03 Heller * Rebecca Goldstein '05 & Alexander Tuvin '05 *
Deborah Neipris Hendler & Clifford Hendler Lori & Leslie Ulanow
The Jelen-Himelhoch Family The Leish-Wandersman Family
Shira '94 & Eric Hochman * Elizabeth Warrick '17
Denyse Tannenbaum & Jamie Horwitz Gail Folena-Wasserman & Arthur Wasserman
Terri '81 & David Hurley * Sharon Zuckerman Weinberg '88 & Joshua Weinberg *
Ilya Iofin '95 Alysse Weinberg '16
Alzbeta Klein & Howard Isaac Robin Hettleman & Matthew Weinberg
Denise & Sheldon Iskow Miriam & Micha '01 Weinblatt *
Lisa Silverman & Brian Israel Elise & Steven Weinstein
Laura & Jerold Jacobs Abby '05 & Gabi '05 Weisel *
Trudy & Howard Jacobson Barbara & David Weisel
Danielle '97 & Aaron Jeweler Devra '89 & Dr. Avi Weiss
Michael, Shira, Gefen, Matan, & Hadas Kabik Jennifer & Howard '89 Weitzner
Sophie Kader '15 Marcie '92 & Scott Wertlieb
Peshi & Itzhak Kadosh Tal & Steve Widdes
Michal & David '91 Kahan Sue & Howard Wilchins
Michelle Kahen-Delrahim '92 & Makan Delrahim Melissa & Ari '88 Wilkenfeld *
Ellen & David '86 Kaminow Jackie '99 & Adam Williamowsky *
Melanie & Rami '87 Kandel * Audrey, Colin, Shira, Reuben, & Eli Winston
Yael Septee Kane & Donald Kane Ramesh & Farid Zadeh
Lawrence D. Kaplan Rochelle M. Zall
Don Kaplan & Evelyn Karson in honor of Joshua Kaplan '08 Lori Goldman Zbar '90
Amy & Phil Kaplan Cindy & Rick Zitelman
Rachel & Joe Katz Amy Zitelman Hersch '07 & Darren Hersch *
Vera & Menachem Katz Jaclyn '06 & Omri Horvitz *
Kathy & Glenn Katz Anna & Jason '92 Zuckerman
Elaine & Steven Keller Nicole Bergen & Andrew Zuckerman '95 *
Amy & Bruce Kershner Susan & Alan Zuckerman
Ari Kestler '01 Joanne & Steven Zuckerman
Carol & Sherwin Kevy Lynn Charytan & Mark Zweben

* Denotes member of the Lion's Den.