JxJ Donors

Thank you to all our donors for your generous support!
We are deeply grateful for your commitment and trust – we could not do this work with you.

Donors listed as of March 23, 2023. Would you like to become a JxJ donor? Click here.


Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation


LEAD SPONSOR ($75,000+)

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities


MAJOR SPONSOR ($20,000+)

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

DC Government

Ginny and Irwin Edlavitch

Susie and Michael Gelman, The Morningstar Foundation

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Nussdorf Family Foundation




The Dweck Family

Daniel Hirsch and Brenda Gruss

Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation

Sid and Linda Moskowitz

National Endowment for the Arts

Deborah and Michael Salzberg


PRODUCER ($5,000+)

Monica and Gavin Abrams

Michele and Allan Berman

Johanna Chanin and Randall Levitt

Cyna and Paul Cohen, Sara C. Cohen and Norm J. Rich

Scott Eric Dreyer and Ellen Clare Gillespie Dreyer

Morgan and Josh Genderson

Rena and Michael Gordon

Dan Mendelson and Jennifer Loew Mendelson

Saul and Nancy Pilchen

Richard Solloway



Janet B. Abrams

Deborah and Charles Both

Embassy of Israel

Dina Gold

Rae Grad and Manuel Schiffres

Dianne and Herb Lerner

Ilene and Steven Rosenthal


PATRON ($1,100+)

Adas Israel Congregation

Dianne Adelberg

Alison Baraf and Aryeh Portnoy

Cheryl and Herbert Baraf

Paul Blank

Ito Briones and Warren Coates

Dave Connick

Jessica Dodson and Jeremy Levine

Sonnie and William Dockser

Ilana Marcus Drimmer

Audrey Goldstein

Jill and Robert Granader

Judith Herr and Robert Samuelson

Sandra Hoexter

Rob Kallman

Aviva Kempner

Stacey Kluck

Kimberly and Bruce Levin

Carol Mates and Mark Kahan

Joan Nathan

Diane and Arnold Polinger

Joan and Barry Rosenthal

Rhea Schwartz and Paul Wolff

Mindy Strelitz and Andrew Cornblatt

Susan Rubin Suleiman

Mimi Tygier and Robert Rubin

Heidi Wachs

Diane Abelman Wattenberg

Susan Wedlan and Harold Rosen

Anita Wolke and Ken Brooks

Yiddish of Greater Washington



Babs and Rabbi A.N. Abramowitz

Charlotte and Michael Baer

Sanders H. Berk, MD and Sally Berk

Susan Brett and Rob Shesser

Meg and Samuel Flax

Lorraine Gallard and Richard H. Levy

Martha Winter Gross and Robert Tracy

Ceceile Klein

Iris Lipkowitz

Linda Lipsett and Jules Bernstein

Dalya and Edward Luttwak

Miriam Morsel Nathan and Harvey Nathan

Lynn Levin Oshinsky and Stan Oshinsky

Joel and Nancy Poznansky

Elaine Reuben, The Timbrel Fund

Michael Singer and James Smith

Tina and Albert Small, Jr.

Deborah Tannen and Michael Macovski

Francine Zorn Trachtenberg and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg

Jeffery Yablon


FAN ($175+)

Paula Bienenfeld and Emlen Myers

Nanci and Jim Bramson

Dr. Lois K. Cohen

Nadine Cohodas

Jeffrey Colman

Anne-Marie Deutsch and Steven Feldman

Alison Drucker and Tom Holzman

Seth R. Eaton and Karen Bonnie Eaton

Michael and Laurie Edberg

Stuart Eizenstat

Debra and Marvin Feuer

Dr. Stanley C. and Ronna L. Foster

Lori and Scott Gale

Mindy Gasthalter

Ann Gilbert

Debra Goldberg and Seth Waxman

Michael Goldstein

Francine Harris

Lisa Himmelfarb

Gilbert Holland

Jewish Fertility Foundation

Joy Lerner and Stephen Kelin

Jessica Pollner

Debby Prigal

Nancy L Sanders and Jeffrey M Sandman

Debbie Schwartz

Sheila Taube

Israel Wachs

Jill and Michael Weinstein

Rivka Yerushalmi

EDCJCC Fund Support

Ann Loeb Bronfman Fund

Helen and Milton Covensky Fund

The Samuel and Marlene Halperin Fund

Chaim Kempner Fund

The Harriet J. Neuman Endowment Fund

Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation Endowment

Max and Esther Ticktin Fund

The Arthur Tracy “The Street Singer” Endowment Fund

Marjorie Watson Serendipity Fund

Lead support of the Edlavitch DCJCC is provided by

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Susie and Michael Gelman, The Morningstar Foundation

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Arlene and Robert Kogod, The Robert and Arlene Kogod Family Foundation

JxJ is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.