URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp Donors

On behalf of the URJ and Jacobs Camp, thank you for your support! Your commitment and generosity has a powerful, positive effect on our campers and staff. Our camps transform those who partake in this immersive experience and thus, work to create a new and vital future for the entire Jewish community.

2019 Donors


Chalutzim ($5,000 and Above)

Alan, Diane, and Eli Franco
Robin and Billy Orgel
Sheryl and Jay Davidson
The Scheidt Family Foundation
The Estate of Walter Fleishhacker
Linda and Mark Posner
Terry Orgel
Melinda and Morris Mintz
Jennifer Posner and Gabriela Green
Connie and Donald Posner
Lisa and Dore Binder
Marty Davidson
Erin and Joel Seligstein
Alyse Wagner and John Sacks
Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge
Marion and Brad Lapidus
Rella and David Zapletal
Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood
Emily Lewis
Ferber Family of Houma Foundation
Janice Pierce and Don Grefe
Leigh and Craig Royal
Marcia and Jonathan Kay
Peggy and Lenny Goodman
Soref-Breslauer Texas Foundation
Temple Israel Brotherhood
Cahn Family Foundation

Talmidim ($1,000 - $4,999)

David Silverstein and Kenneth Schmitt
Rabbi Katie Bauman and Adam Eckstein
James Rosen
Nicole Tucker and Aaron Middleberg
Gary Lazarus
Laura and Adam Magnus
Lori and Josh Shemper
Stacy and Jay Silverstein
Clare and Robin Clarke
Susan and Lou Good
Amy and Arty Finkelburg
Anonymous
Kathy and Jack Grundfest
Betsy and Michael Levy
North Louisiana Jewish Federation
Lisa Usdan and Dave Portnoy
Beth and Steve Orlansky
Anonymous
Herman Rosenberg
Judy and David Benjamin
Sheril and Rabbi Micah Greenstein
Ellen and Mark Balkin
Barbara and Roy Mansberg
Leslie and Roger Hirsch
Temple Israel Sisterhood
Rachel Schulman
Mary Jane and Mike Lamensdorf
Naomi and Larry Orlansky
Sarah and Terry Hodnett
Susan and Leslie Burson
Simone and Kevin Levingston
Ann and Rick Streiffer
Emily and Bob Levine
Jean Mintz
Jessica and Joshua Leif
Jill and Steve Bauman
Karen Emmich Collins and Thomas Collins
Kathy and David Bauman
Laura and Walt Posner
Leigh and Danny Mansberg
Linda Ellen and Ron Sklar
Rachel and Mark Hausmann
Rhonda and Randy Harris
Sheryl Gorden
Southwest Association of Reform Rabbis
Wendy and Cary Rotter
Zalik Family Foundation

Maskilim ($500 - $999)

Mindy and Dave Weintraub
Jaré Akchin
Karen and Ron Davis
Carolyn and Charles Bombet
Meridian Jewish Welfare Fund - UJA
Michelle and Shea Soll
Mollie Fried and Jimmy Fried, Jr z"l
Roxanne Travelute and Michael Honan
Jane and Scott Levine
Nichole and Ed Friedland
Jenny and Lee Zurik
Andrea and Rabbi Joel Fleekop
Rabbis Debbie Pine and Andrew Busch
Rabbis Sam Shabman and Natan Trief
Rachel and Ricky Goldberg
Tiffany and Mitchell Bilbe
Natalie and Jimmy Jalenak
Amy and Elan Omessi
Amy Dover Neistein and Howard Neistein
Emily and Sammy Friedman
Joel and Dub Ashner
Karen and Dave Curry
Karen and David Reagler
Michele and Vadim Gelman
Lynne and Rabbi Bob Loewy
Susan and Macy Hart
Rabbi Barry Block
Barbara Jacobs
Betty and Harry Lazarus
Congregation House of Israel Sisterhood, Hot Springs, AR
Jenny and Scott Pollack
Lani and Spencer Preis
Meryl Rosen
Miriam Bensman
Nancy and Larry Leader
Patricia and Earle Schwarz
Sue and Freddie Preis
Susan and Richard Lipsey

Garin ($250 - $499)

Randi and David Landy
J. David Orlansky
Jeanne and Rabbi Harry Danziger
Phillip and Honey Weinstein
Caren and Nick Orum
Amy Chauvin
Marcy and Jason Laviage
Rabbis Denise Eger and Ellie Steinman
Lisa and Lee Goldstein
Allison and Jeff Asher
Amy and Brian Katz
Betty Goldstein
Gale and Randy Pick
Jarmila and Peter Zapletal
Jessica and James Runnels
Jessica and Kyle Goldich
Rabbis Lindsey and Michael Danziger
Sharan Lieberman and Jordan Karlitz
Stephen Lightman
Vicki Reikes-Fox and Rabbi Steve Fox
Susan and Mark Fijman
Gretchen and Lee Kantrow
Martha and David Barton
Helaine and Bill Braunig
Laurie and Harold Brandt
Trevor Rosenthal
Sylvia Amsler and Lewis Krain
Debra and Joel Jacobs
Bernice and Stephen Silberman
Connie Jeanes
Jackie and Ron Nierman
Lynn and Arthur Penn
Michelle and Gus Levy
Randi and Jesse Karotkin
Women of Reform Judaism SW District

Olim ($18 - $249)

Hannah and Abram Orlansky
Stacy and Jerry Siegler
Andrew Bindursky
Ann Kaplan Lasnick and Julius Lasnick
Carolyn and Robert Landers
Helen and Harold Meyer
Jill and Neil Solomon
Judith and Robert Levy
Linda and Steve Goldsher
Lynne and Rob Goldsmith
Marilyn Zackin
Rabbi Judith and Brian Siegal
Rickey Moore
Amy and Jason Duplessis
Amy Sherman Greenberg and Sam Greenberg
Julie Mosow and Sasha Dichter
Keri and Daniel Unowsky
Melissa and Jason Bloomfield
Rabbi Lexi Erdheim
Sharon and Ken Jacobs
Ann and Carey Kaufman
Ann and Mitch Liberman
Anya Kamenetz and Adam Berenzweig
Bree and Andy Kennedy
Janet Boyer and Aleece Hiller
Michele and Ken Schipper
Suzy Boshwit
Ann and Chris Kientz
Anonymous
Betsy and Sam Hoover
Bob Hammer
Cantor Jessica Roskin
Caroline and Jeff Good
Ellen and David Kaplan
Ellen and Marc Yellin
Ellie Streiffer and Ben Horwitz
Hannah Hart Martin and Will Martin, III
Hilary and Micah Hart
Jane and Gene Eckstein
Jason Binder
Jeanette and Benjamin Jaffe
Jenny Liang
Jill Hertz McCollum and Adam McCollum
Josh Parshall
Lauren and Jeffrey Rips
Lisa and Michael Sackett
Lois and Joey Sutton
Margery and Dov Glazer
Marion and Harry Mohre
Megan and Ben Lowenburg
Mollie Rabinovitz
Rabbi Valerie and Jonathan Cohen
Rabbis Lydia and Dan Medwin
Rachael and Paul Nagrowski
Rachel Parker and Stephen Juris
Robin and Dotan Harpak
Robin and Hilton Berger
Sara Loewy Belin and Paul Belin
Sarah and Jeff Lewis
Sheila and Tim Gold
Steve Liverman
Suri Duitch and Neil Kleiman
Susan and Stuart Rockoff
Risa Klein Herzog and Drew Herzog
Beth and Ellis Murov
Congregation Gates of Prayer, Metairie, LA
Jody Lubritz Dorsey and LCDR Bren Dorsey
Molly and Jason Wexler
Robin Kilpatrick
Dana and Turia Williams
Jan and Marc Reisman
Julie Koppman and Brian Bain
Sarah Rideout
Judy Royal
Rossana Brazzini
Lisa and Charles Boardman
Stephanie and Josh Wolfson
Dany and Seth Kaplan
Arlene and Frank Mix
Gregory Greer
Joseph Marks
Marla Mayer and Chris Ahearn
Sharon Berman
Shelly Baron
Meredith Garcia and Zach Milner
Lisa and Ronnie Cyzner
Allison Boyle
Ann Rabinovitz
Anne and Donald Sawyer
Bernard Widofsky
Betsy and Joey Samuels
Beverly and Malcolm Bonnheim
Bunny and Victor Koock
Carla Ortigo
Carol and Harold Asher
Carole and Charles Plesofsky
Celia Corbett
Christine Sanborn Teague and John Teague
Elise and Henry Frohsin
Gloria and Arnold Himelstein
Helen Cordes and Eric Selbin
Henry Brenner
Janet and Don Bonaventure
Jodi and Peter Aamodt
Kathy Leblanc
Kay and Stuart Fleischner
Laurie and Mark Aronson
Leslie Singer
Linda and John Spain
Linda Coker and Arthur Ames
Lisa Stern
Lois and Barry Jacobs
Louise and Jerry Sklar
Lynn Koff
Melissa Goodman
Nell Cahn and Abry Cahn, Jr.
Peggy Banks
Rachel and Sam Lahasky
Robbie and David Rubin
Robin Levy and Bobby Garon
Susan and Jack Dampf
Sylvia Thompson
The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
Laura Bogner
Rebecca and Rabbi Jim Egolf
Emily and Evan Dvorin
Brenda and Michael Goldman
Deborah and Lou Jacobs
Erin Crowley
Jerry Wearb
Lynne Moses
Yvonne and Glenn Kiersky
Debbie and David Rosenthal
Doreen and Barry Butterklee
Alex McKeen
Debbie and Leslie Baer
Leah Hart Tennen and Eric Tennen
Lisa and Justin Barden
Mary and Aaron Kanowitz
Monica and Steve Winkler
Nina and Brent Reiss
Rabbi Debbie and Alec Kassoff
Regina and Perry Young
Stephanie and Michael Anthony
Peggy and Leo Jalenak
Stephanie and Barry Garst
Elinor and Jack Goldberg
Ellen and Anthony Marinelli
Nili and Debby Shriber
Tristi Marshall
Mary and Scott Godchaux
Adele Thonn
Adrian and Alec Hirsch
Adrien and Errol Genet
Amy and John Haspel
Amy Born and Alex Pascal
Ann Gerache
Billy Seligstein
Cathy Melanson
Hollie Nash
Jack Pake
JoAnn and Marvin Bender
Julia Levingston
Kay and Philip Pollack
Laurel Hixson
Lynn and Felix Weill
Margaret and Scott Jones
Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A.
Nanette and Mel Cohen
Oriana Kahn Hurwit and Mark Hurwit
Paula and Malcolm Milsten
Rabbis Sue Shankman Namath and Michael Namath
Robert Cannon
Ryan Goldin
Sandra Binder Smith and Kirk Smith
Sandy Levine
Sondra Price
Tom Wolf
Mary Davis
Emily Cook
Ivy Cohen and Jonathan Altman
Mica Loewy
Natalie and Ethan Selzer
Andrea and Kent Haines
Cara Greenstein and Alex Shindler
Elizabeth and Alton Reich
Elizabeth Herman and Luis Rodrigalvarez
Erika and Jack Stein
Jamie and Shawn Folks
Jeff Dreifus
Jenna and Jon Walsh
Joshua Lowentritt
Julia and Stephen Jacobson
Julie Goldstein
Kara and Michael Rothberg
Kelsey and Jeffrey Laudenheimer
Klara and Daniel Hammer
Lisa Goff
Marci and Geoffrey Hirsch
Meredith and Gary Weintraub
Michelle and Michael Rosemore
Nicole and Jacob Fijman
Peggy and William Adler
Rebecca and Simon Finger
Robert Roos
Roberta Torman
Sandra Arnold and Andrew Israel
Shana and Scott Watson
Sharon and Adam Kaplan
Shelly and Marc Florman
Stephanie and Jack Rubin
Teejay and David Shemper
Trudy Bers
Valerie and Clark Thompson
Virginia Palacio and Todd Shapiro
Zachariah Brevis
Sharyn Burson
Rabbi Micah Streiffer
Eileen Fisher
Florence and Dan Scharff z"l
Lynn Gruber
Ruth Nierman
Terri Cohen
Todd Hamilton
PJ Hamilton
Judy and Robert Rutstein
Bonnie and Victor Butcher
Rachel Posner
Will Loeb
Marla and Michael Lepore
Kathleen Anderson
Lois Jacobson
Anna and Nadav Herman
Ilona and Jim Thomson
Alice and George Copen
David Saphier
Deb Moran
Kelly and Lawrence Haber
Leora Kaye and Doug Gordon
Rabbi Lucy and Jeff Dinner
Juliet Hinton
Mildred Fine

Organization Scholarship Supporters

Beth Israel Congregation, Jackson, MS
Beth Israel Congregation Sisterhood, Jackson, MS
Beth Shalom Synagogue, Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham Jewish Federation
Cahn Family Foundation, New Orleans, LA
Central Louisiana United Jewish Communities
Collat Jewish Family Services, Birmingham, AL
Congregation B'nai Israel, Hattiesburg, MS
Congregation B'nai Israel Sisterhood, Hattiesburg, MS
Congregation B'Nai Israel, Little Rock, AR
Congregation B'nai Zion, Shreveport, LA
Congregation Beth Am, Baltimore, MD
Congregation Beth Yam, Hilton Head, SC
Congregation Gates of Prayer, Metairie, LA
Congregation Gates of Prayer Brotherhood, Metairie, LA
Congregation Gates of Prayer Sisterhood, Metairie, LA
Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim, Alexandria, LA
Congregation House of Israel Sisterhood, Alexandria, LA
Delta Jewish Golf Open, Greenville, MS
First Time Anonymous Scholarship Fund, Nashville, TN
Foundation for Jewish Camps, Inc., New York, NY
Genevieve and Meyer Falk Fund
Goldring Jewish Summer Camp Experience
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
Hebrew Union Congregation, Greenville, MS
Hebrew Union Congregation Sisterhood, Greenville, MS
Jackson Jewish Federation, Jackson, MS
Jaydyn Larky Scholarship Fund
Jewish Children's Regional Service, New Orleans, LA
Jewish Community Partners of Memphis
Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana, Metairie, LA
Jewish Federation of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Jewish Federation of Broward County, Davie, FL
Jewish Federation of Central Alabama, Montgomery, AL
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Jewish Federation of San Francisco, The Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Lester Seigel Scholarship Award, Birmingham, AL
M.N. Davidson Foundation, Lake Charles, LA
Meridian Jewish Welfare Fund, Meridian, MS
North Louisana Jewish Federation, Lake Charles, LA
Northwest Arkansas Incentive Scholarship
Pensacola Jewish Federation, Pensacola, FL
PJ Goes to Camp
Rabbi Grafman Endowment Fund-Temple Emanu-EL, Birmingham, AL
RoseMary and Saul Brooks Special Fund, Baton Rouge, LA
Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation, Metairie, LA
Springhill Ave. Anonymous Scholarship Fund, Mobile, AL
Temple Beth El, Pensacola, FL
Temple Beth Or, Montgomery, AL
Temple Emanu-EL Atlanta, GA
Temple Emanu-EL, Birmingham, AL
Temple Emanu-EL Brotherhood, Birmingham, AL
Temple Emanu-El, Dothan, AL
Temple Emanu-El, Tuscaloosa, AL
Temple Israel, Memphis, TN
Temple Israel Brotherhood, Memphis, TN
Temple Israel WRJ, Memphis, TN
Temple Israel Loeb Family Scholarship
Temple Sinai, Atlanta, GA
Temple Sinai, Lake Charles, LA
Temple Sinai, New Orleans, LA
Temple Sinai, Washington, D.C.
The Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom, Nashville, TN
Touro Synagogue, New Orleans, LA
Touro Synagogue Anonymous Scholarship, New Orleans, LA
Women of Reform Judaism SW District
Women of Temple Israel Sisterhood, Columbus, OH