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Alumni Giving

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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 2019 Ma’ayan Alumni Campaign

Anonymous (41) Meryl Kravitz '12
Susan & Issac Abraham Marjorie & Lawrence Kravitz
Wendi & Daniel '82 Abramowitz Alan Kravitz
Dr. Barbara & Rabbi A. Nathan Abramowitz Alon Krifcher '10 *
Monica & Gavin Abrams Avital Krifcher '17
Stacey & Jason Adler Jocelyn & Danny Krifcher
Rabbi Rachel Ain '95 and Rabbi David Levy Connie & Jay Krupin
Brent R. Ain Deborah Snyder '83 & Giorgio Kulp *
Lisa & Daniel '78 Akman Annette Lakein
Lori Bernstein & Jack Ansaldi Deborah Katz & Ruben Lamdany
Renee & Gilly Arie Bess '92 & Leor '90 Landa *
Melissa & Mark '88 Arking Tammy Glatz Landy '89 & Jon Landy '91 *
Viviane L. Arking Matthew Landy '18 *
Cookie & Zion Avissar Roz & Chuck Landy
Nehama Babin Rabbi Jonah & Lenore Layman
Melanie '92 & David Bachrach Jolie & Vladimir Lechtman
Brock Bader '14 Shira '92 & Alan Leeds *
Rina Bardin '14 Paula & Michael Lefkowitz
Donna & Jacob Bardin Saradona & Leonard Lefkowitz
Livia & David Bardin Maital '04 & Brad Legum *
Ryan Barinbaum '05 Belinda & Adam Lehman
Tamar '99 & Aaron Barnett Sheila & Elihu Leifer
Robyn & Jeremy '89 Bash Melissa Lerman '92 & Eric Berger
Iris & Adam '89 Bashein Ilyse & Jonathan '03 Lerner
The Ozur Bass Family Aliza '85 & Jon Lerner
Elisa, David, Jared & Ryan Bauman Lena Lerner '18
Alicia Sullivan & Michael Baumstein Alexa & Jonathan Lerner
Julie & Steve Becker Allison & Brad Lerner
Nicole Ugel & Andres Becker Linor & Jonathan '92 Levav *
Oksana & Rabbi Matthew Bellas Dr. Joshua Levin '81
Jenny Belson '18 Dan Levine '98
Shelly & Jerry Belson Susan & Marc Levine
Tammy Ben Haim '91 & Gavin Rabinowitz Anita & Alan Levine
Amy '07 & Aquiba Benarroch * Susan Wachtel & Richard Levine
Claudine & Claude Bennaim Ali '94 & Charles Levingston
Sarah '93 & Mark Benor Max Levitt '07 *
Mindy & Louis '83 Berger Kay Klass & Mark Levitt
Paul S. Berger Cheryl & Mark Levitt
Jessica Berger Weiss '80 & Jeffrey Weiss Rise H. Ain & Michael R. Levy
Spectrum Printing & Graphics Liza & Michael Levy
Lisah '82 & David '82 Bernstein Daniel Lieber '04 *
Elyse & Jeffrey Bernstein Maya Lieber '12 *
Marilyn Bier Annette & Marc Lieber
Wendie Rosofsky & Mark Bilsky Rachel Lieber '06 & Keith Hofmann *
Reuven Birnkrant '03 * Joshua Lieberman '07
Anna & Jerome Blask Ben Lieberman '15
Aimee & Andrew Block Sharon & Steven Lieberman
Gary Block Leah '04 & Josh '04 Lipsky *
Sondra & Stewart Block Julie & Marvin Liss
Dr. Philip & Faith Bobrow Sue & Robb '94 Longman
Joyce Kammerman & Larry Boles Rhona & Eddie Longman
Karen & Marty Borenstein The Loshin Family
Abigail Bortnick '99 Molly A. Meegan & Abbe D. Lowell
Debby & Gary Bortnick Elise Kleinwaks & Eric Luftman
Debra Vodenos & Samuel Boxerman Mitch Lustig
Gail & Jay Boyar Robyn & Steve Lustig
Nanci & Jim Bramson Yael Luttwak '90 *
Dan S. Brandenburg Aimee '95 & Kochav Lyani
Brickman Family Varda & David Makovsky
Neville Brodie '11 * Rebecca Maltzman '01 & Michael Maya *
Kerry Brodie '08 & Tomer Yavetz Zak Maltzman '03 *
Lenore & Jonathan Bromberg Rabbi Jonathan & Julie Maltzman
Caren Bromberg Bach '91 Jacob Marder '05
Shira Jacobson Broms '04 & Ross Broms Amy & Ben '92 Margolis
Norma L. Burdett Bethesda MRI & CT
Allee Lichtenstein Burka '04 and Lawrence Burka '04 Dani Marx '12
Ruth & Benjamin Burka Avner May '05
Sharon Byer '06 * Karen & Bob Meister
Rhona & David Byer Emily Meister Odesser '09 & Adam Odesser *
Gilly & Jonathan Cannon Ilana Mendelow '02
Stephanie Cantor '08 * Jennifer Loew Mendelson & Daniel Mendelson '82
Amy & Rick Cantor Tammy Mendelson
Jacqueline Eyl & Leonard Chanin Naomi Yadin-Mendick & David Mendick
Bunny & Jerome Chapman Jon Mervis '01 (
Olga Charnaya '02 & David Olson Sharon S. Metro
Gabrielle Charnoff '10 * Julia & Martin Meyers
Lisa & Jonathan Charnoff Sheryl Rosensky Miller & Lee Miller
Jodi & Geoff '92 Chesman * Rabbi Tamara Miller
Helaine Resnick & Darrell Chodorow Rachel Milner Gillers '94 & David Gillers *
Sharone & Corey '07 Cines * Miriam Minsk '17
Brittany Cines '09 * Gail Daumit & Ron Minsk
Lisa & Larry Cines Abigail Mintz '17
Sara Cohen '87 & Norm Rich Helaine Greenfeld & Richard Mintz
Kimberly & Steven '90 Cohen Judye Yellon & Benton Mirman
Erica Cohen '01 & Alan Kaplan * Suzanne '01 & Noah Mishkin
Carol & Howard Cohen Shani '87 & Jonathan Missner *
Robyn & Jonathan Cohen Natalie Morgan '17
Betsy Colbert Lynn & Randy Morgan
Katie & David Colburn Terri Zall '81 & Ken Morris *
Debbi Schnitzer Cooper '93 * Caryn '99 & Daniel Moshinsky
Nancy & Jonathan '92 Cutler * Rabbi Betsy Roth & Howard Moss
Herschel Cutler Yael Mosse '89 *
Susan Kushner & Mark Czarnolewski Stephanie & Jonah Roodman Murdock
Ellen Darr Alicia Myara and Laura, Jacob, & Rachel Serfaty
Melissa Goldman Davidson '86 & Alan Davidson * Jill D. Myers
Lisa & Robert Davis The Nadaner Family
Marina & Paul Denicoff The Nadler Family
Sarah & Richard Dine Julianna Nechin '14
Luba & Dmitriy '94 Dinits * Annette Bicher & Kenneth Nechin
Hadar & Michael Edelstien Ruth Sragow Newhouse: In Memory of Joseph David Newhouse '92
Gary Ehrlich '86 * Rachel '01 & Sruly Oberstein *
Deborah Skolnick Einhorn & Marshall Einhorn '94 * Jonathan Ochs '09 *
Shari Kleiner & Jacob Einhorn '89 Natasha '94 & Jason Oksenhendler
Lisa, Mitch, Ari, Tamar and Jonah Eisen Alisa & Avi '94 Oler *
Stuart E. Eizenstat Liz Lauren-Oser & Aaron Oser
Carolyn Elefant Cheryl '87 & Todd Pearce
Naomi & Itzhak Elimelech Kathy & Rick '86 Penn *
Nancy Abramowitz & Mark Ellenberg Andrea & Jeremy '94 Perler *
Gayle & Jonathan '81 Elster Harriet & Ira Platt
Elana Elster '82 June & Bob Plotkin
Dr. Shulamith R. Elster Adina Pollak '15
Jessica & Eric Enig Janet Meyers & Mark Pollak
Tamar & Justin '04 Epner * Jennifer Latz & Jonathan Polon '92 *
Dina Epstein '97 & Eitan Levisohn * Marilyn & Ira Polon
Tamar & Jeremy '91 Epstein D Rebecca Prevots
Smadar & Asher '92 Epstein Rebecca '78 & Richard Prigal
Karen & Robert Epstein Jane & Larry Prigal
Kira Epstein Begal '00 & Billy Begal * Amy & Brian '89 Rabin
The Escobar Family Dina Rabinovitz '15
Rachel Evans '15 Francine Strauss & Joel Rabinovitz
Ellen & Stephen Exelbert Hannah '09 & Harrison Rae *
Jordan '05 Fabian Dorie '01 & Jacob '01 Ravick *
Wendy Fanaroff Becky Reed '87 & Barry Pollack
Becki Farber '91 & Adam Pearlman Nancy & Jerry Reed
Eve Farren Farber & David Farber Rabbi Deborah Reichmann '89 & Jason, Naomi, and Jonathan Gould *
Pamela Nadell & Edward Farber Lisa, Dan, Ari, Alex, & Kira Reichmann
Jordana Ravick '98 & Eric Feder '98 Orna '78 & Randy Reiner
Carol & Jack Feder Sarah Roark
Rachel '01 & Pete Federowicz * Alison Dorsky & Gary Robinson
Mindy & Steven Feirman Madison Roll '13 *
Sarah & David '05 Feith Avigail Rose '05 & PJ Edelman
Gena and Daniel '02 Feith Alisa Schreier and Judah Rose
Dore Feith '14 * Rabbi David & Natalie Merkur Rose
Doug Feith Deborah Topol Rosenberg '89 & Lawrence Rosenberg
Yana Feith Meryl '78 & Sam Rosenberg
Beth & Robert Feldgarden Erika Dickstein & Todd Rosenberg '89
Jan & Gerald Feldman Joan & Marvin Rosenberg
Nechama & Michael '93 Fellner Jessica & Adam Roth
Karen & Baruch Fellner Mark Roz '89
Kate Grossman & Peter Fidler '90 Michelle Bloch & Jeffrey Rubin
Shelly Finkel '88 Jessica '97 & Justin Rubin
Shira & Michael '98 Fishman * MollyBeth, Stuart, Joey, & Benny Rushfield
Ilana Bar-Levav & David Fogel Olga & Eugene Ryzhikov
Orit Frenkel & Claude Fontheim Caren '92 7 Jesse Sadikman
Amy & Eric '93 Forseter * Deborah & Michael Salzberg
Annette & Bernie Forseter Jill & Arthur Salzberg
Amy & Chuck '91 Fox * Betty & Sam Sandler
Sarah Kagan & Henry Fox Estaire & Avram Schachter
Beth '83 & David Frank * Robert Schapiro '62
Judy & Jerry Frank Shoshanna Schechter '98 & Jonathan Scott and Family
Rebecca Friedland '08 & Joel Finbloom '08 Suzanne Schilit '04
Jenny Bryant & Bruce Friedland Jenna & Jonathan '01 Schilit
Megan & Adam '97 Friedlander * Diane & Howard Schilit
Kendl Friedman '06 * Stacy Mensh Schlactus '87 & David Schlactus
Daniella & Marc Friedman Alex '98 & Dan '98 Schnitzer
Elisabeth & Joseph Friedman Evonne & Elliot Schnitzer
The Frisch Family * Rabbi Jonathan & Beverly Schnitzer
Lisa Frydman Elisa Rapaport & Michael Schoenbaum
Sharyn & Arthur Fuchs Ingrid & Zvi Schoenburg
Shira Gabry-Kalikow '06 & Adam Kalikow Diana Schonfeld '02 *
Gayle Schwartz & Larry Garber Suzanne & Josh Schonfeld
Lori & Todd Gardner Danielle Fellner & Aaron Schooler '06 *
Haskell Garon '03 Frances Marshall & Lewis Schrager
Jonathan Garon '05 Rachel '89 & Daniel '89 Schreiber
Lenore & Philip Garon Annie Schreiber
The Gaskill Family Marla and Bruce Schulman
Bonni Berger & Eran Gasko Liz Schrayer & Jeffrey Schwaber
Callie B. Gass Shira & Daniel '93 Schwartz *
Gail Levine & Ian Gershengorn Sue & Arnie Schwartz
Beth & David Gershman Karen & Wayne Schwartz
Ellen Solomon Ginsberg '95 * Joel Schwarz
Rachel Geiger Ginsburg '93 & Craig Ginsburg Rabbi Sid Schwarz & Sandy Perlstein
Ashley & Danya '02 Ginsburg The Scott Family
Alison Smith & Marc Glashofer '90 Joanna '88 & Reed Sexter
Rifka Glatz Stanley Shaloff
Marcia '85 & Scott Glickman * Barry Shapiro '11
Gabe Godin '96 * Robin & Dan Shapiro
Sophia Godin '17 Lila Shapiro-Cyr '91 *
Amy & Ed Godin Nancy & Ami Sheintal
Sanford L. Gold Dafna '09 & Matt Sherman *
Rabbi Sheryl Katzman & Rabbi Elliot Goldberg '87 * Jon Shields
Judy & Joel Goldberg Navid '86 & Kamran Shooshani *
Laurie Strongin & Allen Goldberg Robbie Shorr '13
Elissa & Saul '78 Goldfarb Paula and Andy Shoyer
Adam Goldfarb '11 * Pam & Darryl Shrock
Noemi Schor & Michael Goldfarb '05 * Jamie Siegal
Scott Goldfarb '07 * Diana & Evan Siegel
Julianna Goldman Gottlieb '99 & Michael Gottlieb * Bena & Stan Siegel
Aileen J. Goldstein '96 * Debbi Wilgoren & Rick Silber
Debra Weinstein & Stafford Goldstein Mira & Eric '95 Silberg *
Diane Hirsch & Dan Goldstein Joanne Silberg '03 & Gerry Atkinson
Joanne & Norman Goldstein Ruth Vogel Silberg & Jay Silberg
Oren Goodman '08 Karen Silberg Richman '96 & Family *
Dr. David & Elaine Goodman Heidi & Ian '88 Silberman
Amy & Eugene Goott Irene & Dan Simpkins
Samantha & Jonathan Gordon David Bruce Smith Family Foundation
The Gorodetzky Family Scott Snider '91 *
June & Stuart Graff Lynn Shapiro Snyder & Jeffrey Snyder
Jill & Robert Granader Rochelle Sobel
Jennifer Zuckerman Grant '92 & Fred Grant * Jayme A. Sokolow
Heather & Ben '97 Greenblum * David Solkowitz '13
Joseph Greene '03 * The Solkowitz Family
Dara Greenwald '18 Ian Solomon '05
Judyth S. Groner Phyllis & Steve Solomon
Jacob Gross '16 The Solomon Family
Rebecca Musher Gross & Jonathan Gross Lisa Sorensen '87
Nellie & Joel Grover Stuart Stahler
Malka & Herbert Gutterman Susan Schwartz & Howard Stanislawski
Gail Guttman Rabbi Ilyse Kramer and Rabbi Sonya Starr
Rebecca '96 & Eric Hall * Leah & Bill Steinberg
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Halpern Dung & Lester Steinfeld
Emily D. Hamburger '09 Merna Wagshaw & Melvin Stern
Josh Hamburger '07 Debbie Mirman Stillman '95 & Dan Stillman
Diana Braham & Ben Hamburger '04 Susan & Brad Stillman
Nancy & Paul Hamburger Joanna Liss '01 & Ari Strait '01
Sophie Handloff '18 Julie Straus Harris
Hannah Handloff '15 Michelle & Steven Stravitz
Rachel & Rich Handloff Erica Strudler '05 & Isaac Snyder *
Elaine Herskowitz & Ken Hecht Rabbi Shira Stutman '91 & Russell Shaw *
Sally & Dan Heckelman Zachary Subar '04
Toby & Edwin Heilweil Ayal Subar '14
Hope & Carey '03 Heller * Amy & Judry Subar
Linda & Matt Heller Laurie & Bob Sunshine
Deborah Neipris Hendler & Clifford Hendler Margot & Phil Sunshine
David Herman '11 * Bronia & Sergey Svoysky
Marlene & Basil Herzstein Gabriel Swagel '16
Jamie & Andrew '01 Hirsch Judy Hellerstein & Phillip Swagel
Shira '94 & Eric Hochman * Wendy & Andy Swire
Adam Hochman Gregory Teitel '91
Yaniv Hoffman '09 Sheryl Sternberg & Paul Tilles
Denyse Tannenbaum & Jamie Horwitz Jennifer & Stuart '01 Tipograph *
Terri '81 & David Hurley * Ariana Heideman Tipograph '00 & Joseph '98 Tipograph *
Laura & Marc Ingber Sandi & Lew Tipograph
Ilya Iofin '95 Yoel Tobin & Stacy Weiner
Alzbeta Klein & Howard Isaac Stacey & David '84 Topol *
Denise & Sheldon Iskow Barbara & Allan Topol
Tsila Kirsh & Brian Israel Julia Korenman & Howard Tracer
Ann Jacobs Harriet & Randy Tritell
Laura & Jerold Jacobs Rebecca Goldstein '05 & Alexander Tuvin '05 *
Trudy & Howard Jacobson Lori & Les Ulanow
Danielle '97 & Aaron Jeweler * The Leish-Wandersman Family
Jonathan Kader '12 Elizabeth Warrick '17
Peshi & Itzhak Kadosh Sharon Zuckerman Weinberg '88 & Joshua Weinberg *
Michal & David '91 Kahan David Weinberg '11 *
Michelle Kahen '92 & Makan Delrahim Alysse Weinberg '16
Ellen & David '86 Kaminow Robin Hettleman & Matthew Weinberg
Claudia & Ari '89 Kandel * Miriam & Micha '01 Weinblatt *
Melanie & Rami '87 Kandel * Aviva Weinstein '12
Yael Septee Kane & Donald Kane Abby '05 & Gabi '05 Weisel *
Lawrence D. Kaplan Barbara & David Weisel
Don Kaplan & Evelyn Karson in honor of Joshua Kaplan '08 Devra '89 & Dr. Avi Weiss *
Ron Kaplan Laura Blumenfeld & Baruch Weiss
Amy & Phil Kaplan Jennifer & Howard '89 Weitzner
Rachel & Joe Katz Marcie '92 & Scott Wertlieb
Vera & Menachem Katz Laurie & Robert Wexler
Elaine & Steven Keller Tal & Steve Widdes
Rachel Keller Eisman Sue & Howard Wilchins
Max Kershner '11 * Ari Wilkenfeld '88 *
Amy & Bruce Kershner Suzanne Stutman & Jonathan Wilkenfeld
Ari Kestler '01 Jackie '99 &  Adam Williamowsky *
Carol & Sherwin Kevy The Winkler Family
Margaret Klaff The Winstons - Audrey, Colin, Shira, Reuben and Eli
Marcia Handler & Doug Klayman Lauren Shaham & Ariel Winter
Jeannie Engel & Bruce Klein Jeanette Winton
Rhonda Kleiner Julie-Anne & Jeremy '98 Wohlberg
Jean Milbauer & Bill Knapp Ina & Joe Young
Carolyn & Herbert Kolben Ramesh & Farid Zadeh
Bonnie & Rocky Korr Carol Zall '84
Rebecca '95 & Aaron Kotok Rochelle M. Zall
Robyn Lieberman & Asher Kotz Lori Goldman Zbar '90
Jordan Kovalsky '10 * Shelby Zitelman  '03 & Dan Stamm *
Debbie & Louis Kovalsky Cindy & Rick Zitelman
Rabbi Evan & Jodi Krame Amy Zitelman Hersch '07 & Darren Hersch *
Terri & Wayne Kramer Jaclyn '06 & Omri Horvitz *
Linda & Ken Kraner Anna & Jason '92 Zuckerman
The Krantz Family Nicole Bergen & Andrew Zuckerman '95 *
Lauren & Michael '90 Krauthamer * Susan & Alan Zuckerman
Beri & Saul '78 Kravitz Joanne & Steven Zuckerman
Talya Kravitz '16 Lynn Charytan & Mark Zweben
   
* Denotes Lion's Den Members