Honor someone with a tribute or memorial gift

 

For weddings, anniversaries, bar and bat mitzvahs, birthdays, graduations, holidays, yartzeits or other special occasions, tributes honor and recognize those close to you and help our Jewish community locally and worldwide.

 
A personalized Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County tribute card will be sent to the honoree or bereaved on your behalf, reflecting a personal message if you wish.
 

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Newburgh, NY 12550

WE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE GIFTS MADE TO THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ORANGE COUNTY BY THE FOLLOWING DONORS AS TRIBUTES.

JULY 2020

In Honor of our Women of Valor:

  • Betty Grossman
  • Bessie Freundlich
  • Jeffrey Rubin
  • Harvey Kallus
  • Paula Spector
  • Kathy Falber
  • Joan Berkley
  • Minna Levine
  • Lynne Arnold
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Fund in memory of Jerome Spector by Ann and Mark Fink.
  • To PJ Library in memory of Roy Gittleman by Barbara Zerner, with a card sent to Linda Levinson & Family.
  • To the Goldberger Holocaust Education Fund in memory of Jerome Spector by Ann and Mark Fink.
  • In honor of Sheila Levinstein’s very special birthday by Pamela Mason.
  • In honor of Helen Roth’s very special birthday by Pamela Mason.
  • In honor of Lorraine Wernow for her Women of Valor recognition from Pamela and Georgia Mason
  • In honor of Paula Blumenau for her Women of Valor recognition from Bessie Freundlich.
  • To PJ Library in honor of Helen Roth’s 102nd birthday by her daughter, Louise and Dean, Erica and Alex Scher.

MAY 2020

Donations were made to the Rieger Family Endowment in memory of Gilda Rieger, mother of Ian Rieger by:
Joan & Michael Gittlesohn
Susan & George Levy
The Ruby Group, Pete Berman
Joyce & Gary Waschitz
Raena Korenman
Carol Levine
Andrea & Michael Dubroff

  • To the Florence & Leo Sussman Endowment in memory of Gilda Rieger, mother of Ian Rieger by Barbara and Jerry Wittner
  • To PJ Library in memory of Mona Schwab, mother of Rabbi Joel Schwab by Lucy & Larry Fox.
  • In honor of Lorraine Wernow, for her compassion and care of Emily Santini by Aldo & Mary Santini.
  • In memory of Jerome Spector by Fran Gordon.
  • To PJ Library in memory of Max Kleiman, father of Joel Kleiman by Barbara Zerner.
  • To PJ Library in memory of Sheldon Polan, by Barbara Zerner.
  • In honor of Gail Oliver, a Woman of Valor honoree by Lorraine Wernow.
  • To the Carol & Harold Levine Endowment in memory of Jerome Spector by Carol Levine.
  • To the Carol & Harold Levine Endowment in memory of Gunther Goldsmith by Carol Levine.
  • In honor of Dr. Suzanne Brown Berkowitz, working since day one of this pandemic, by Raena Korenman.
  • In honor of Gail Oliver, a Woman of Valor honoree by Karen Levin.
  • A donation was made in honor of Carol Levine, a Woman of Valor honoree by Karen Levin.
  • In honor of the birth of Joyce & Gary Waschitz’s granddaughter Cody Monroe by Raena Korenman.
  • In honor of Aliza D’Agati’s special birthday by Raena Korenman.
  • To PJ Library in honor of Lauren Sternberg’s College graduation, by Barbara Zerner.
  • To the Rieger Family Endowment in honor of Mona & Ian's new grandson by Joyce & Gary Washitz

 

APRIL 2020

Donations were made to the Rieger Family Endowment in memory of Gilda Rieger, mother of Ian Rieger by:

  • Gail & Ken Oliver
  • Andrea Dubroff
  • Rachelle & Jeff Harmner
  • Leslie & Glenn Green
  • The Zimmerman Family
  • Cindy Rozenberg
  • Gladys Bell & Family
  • Barnet Fraenkel
  • The Scherr Family
  • Lyra Blumenthal & Michael Corrado
  • Linda & Marty Dlugatz
  • Elaine Fried & Family
  • Carole Weintraub
  • William & Elaine Family Foundation
  • Marcy Applebaum
  • Donations were made to the Annual Campaign in memory of Gilda Rieger, mother of Ian Rieger by: Rishi Renjen and Barbara & Tom Kornreich & Family

 

  • A donation was made in memory of Gilda Rieger, mother of Ian Rieger by Karen Levin.
  • A donation was made in memory of Rina Calderon’s father, Nissim Calderon, by Karen Levin.
  • A donation was made in memory of Gayle, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Grenis by Karen Levin.
  • A donation was made to the Green Family Endowment in honor of the births of Leslie and Glenn Green's twin grandsons by Judy & Mark Stamm.
  • A donation was made in honor of Rabbi Rachel Rubenstein and all she does for the entire community by Susy & Jonathan Newmark.
  • A donation was made to the Zachor Anti-Semitism Initiative by Roberta Monkash in honor of Marissa Goldberg, recognizing her dedicated and tireless devotion to the healing of animals in this pandemic time of crisis and always.
  • A donation was made in honor of James Rodrigues, essential worker by Nava & Joseph Herzog.
  • A donation was made in honor of Robert Szeli, essential worker by Nava & Joseph Herzog.
  • A donation was made in memory of Howard Schwartz by the Kossover Family

 

MARCH 2020

  • A donation has been made to the Florence & Leo Sussman Endowment Fund in memory of Theresa Katz, beloved mother of Richard Katz, given by Barbara & Jerry Wittner.
  • A donation has been made to the Goldberger Holocaust Education Fund in memory of Alexander Jakoby, father of Dr. Leslie Jakoby Green, from Sharon and Jerry Goldberg.
  • A donation has been made to the Green Family Endowment in honor of the new Grandparents, Drs. Leslie and Glenn Grenn, from Sharon and Jerry Goldberg.

 

FEBRUARY 2020

A donation has been made to the Green Family Endowment in honor of Leslie and Glenn becoming grandparents to twins, from Joan and Michael Gittelsohn.

 

JANUARY 2020

  • A donation has been made to the Zochor Anti-Semitism Fund by Kim Sumner Mayer in memory and in honor of Helen Mayer, mother of Larry Mayer.
  • A donation has been made in memory of beloved father, Morton Milden, to Karen & Alan Lieberman & family from Beth & Seth Pechman.

 

DECEMBER 2019

  • A donation has been made to the Annual 2019 Campaign in memory of Harold Levine from the Travers Family Foundation.
  • A donation was made by Lucy Fox in memory of Nancy Fox.
  • A donation has been made to the Pomerantz Family Endowment in honor of Paul Pomerantz’s birthday from Joan Augello and Richard Erenwein.
  • A donation was made by Karen Levin in honor of the birth of Gail and Ken Oliver’s grandson, Eli Oliver Newmark.
  • A donation was made by Karen Levin in memory of Barbara Wallace’s dear mother.
  • A donation has been made to the 2019 Annual Campaign in memory of Sheldon Ocko and in honor of his eleven great-grandchildren given by Stacy Ocko-Lulkin.

 

 

OCTOBER 2019

  • By Raena Korenman in honor of the birth of a grandson to Ann and Mark Fink.
  • By Raena Korenman in honor and gratitude to Carrie Rieger Brownlie.
  • By Raena Korenman in celebration of the 45th wedding anniversary of Sharon and Rich Ball
  • By Agita Goldberg, wishing a Happy New Year to the Dames family.


SEPTEMBER 2019

  • By Beth Pechman in memory of Leslie Green’s father, Alexander Jakoby.
  • By Beth Pechman in honor of the weddings of Abbe and Joe Distelburger’s children Eric and Betsy.
  • By Beth Pechman in honor of the birth of Rabbis Rachel and Marcus Rubenstein’s daughter Hadassah Shira.
  • By Karen Levin and a card was sent to Mrs. Marion Gold in memory Dr. Steven Gold.
  • By Marvin H. Cohen to the 2019 Campaign in memory of Genevieve K. Cohen.
  • By Marsha and Morris Sobel in honor of the birth of Rabbis Rachel and Marcus Rubenstein’s daughter Hadassah Shira.
  • By Agita Goldberg in honor of the birth of Ann and Mark Fink’s grandson.
  • By Agita Goldberg and a card sent to David Fink and his wife in honor of the birth of their son.
  • By Karen Levin in memory of Jim Halpin, husband of Joan Sommers Halpin.
  • By Karen Levin in memory of Dr. Barry Meiselman, father of Jay Meiselman of Bay Harbor, Fl., to Jay and family.
  • To the Alfred and Stefanie Goldberger Holocaust Education Endowment Fund in honor of Sharon and Jerry Goldberg’s 40th Anniversary from Marti and Hal Rifkin, Neil and Robin Goldberg and Sondra and Steven Goldberg.
  • To PJ Library by Sue and Howard Rosen in honor of the birth of Rabbis Rachel and Marcus Rubenstein’s daughter Hadassah Shira.
  • By Karen Levin in memory of Leo Schenker, father of Curtis Schenker and a card was sent to Curtis and family.