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Cultural programming at the JCC is made possible by support from the community. 

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Detroit Jewish Book Fair 2021

Community Organizations

Sponsors

  • Congregation Beth Ahm
  • Wayne State University Press

Co-sponsors

  • Adat Shalom Synagogue
  • ADL Michigan (Anti-Defamation League)
  • The Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement, Oakland University
  • Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
  • JCC’s Jfamily
  • JCC’s JLearn
  • JCC’s Opening the Doors
  • JCC’s SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment)
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan
  • ORT America Michigan Region
  • Temple Israel Sisterhood
  • Temple Israel
  • The Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Mardigian Library

Supporters

  • The Bookies Book Club
  • Center for Michigan Jewish Heritage
  • Hadassah Greater Detroit
  • Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
  • The Pomegranate Guild of Judiac Needlework, Southeastern Michigan Chapter
  • Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Shalom

Friends

  • C.H.A.I.M. – Children of Holocaust-Survivors Association in Michigan
  • Congregation B’nai Israel Muskegon

Promotional Partners

  • The Well

Individuals and Families

Literary Agents

  • Andi & Larry Wolfe*

Publishers

  • Terry & Martin (z”l) Hollander*
  • Renee & Earl Ishbia*
  • Elaine & Michael Serling*
  • Esther & Neal Zalenko*
  • Raymond & Atara Zimmerman Philanthropic Fund*

Authors

  • Brenda Brook & Joe Feinstein
  • Heidi & Jeff Budaj
  • Natalie Charach*
  • Carol & Ronald Fogel*
  • Amy & Mark Haimann
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital*
  • Henlene & Arthur Indianer*
  • Barbara Nusbaum
  • Gary & Sharon Oppenheim
  • Janet & Donald Schenk
  • Nancy & Sam Shamie and Family*
  • Susan Kahn Sovel

Book Lovers

  • Anonymous
  • Doris & Frederick Blechman
  • Dale & Bruce Frankel
  • Fran & David Grossman
  • Arlene & Mark Rubinstein
  • Sachse Construstion and Development Corporation*
  • Bluma & Robert (z”l) Schechter*

Readers

  • Bobbie Patt & Fred Fechheimer
  • Michelle & Bill Sider
  • Suzanne & Sheldon Simon
  • Anna & Yale Levin
  • Jeffrey Solway
  • Rayna & Natalio Kogan
  • Nancy & Joel Kaufman
  • Susan Goren Kalisky
  • Pam & Ken Bloom
  • Rhonda & Morris Brown
  • Ring Family
  • Nancy & Harold Finkel
  • Gail & Steven Fisher
  • Karen Lewis
  • Janice & Larry Cohen
  • Sarah Gottlieb
  • Gail Hines

Bloggers

  • Richard Cavaler
  • Sandra Endelman
  • Howard Feit
  • Linda Golding
  • Barbara Goodman
  • Sherri Gregory
  • Ann Katz
  • Kathy Laffer
  • Mollene Levin
  • Stan Meretsky
  • Andy Roisman
  • Phyllis Schwartz
  • Susan Shevrin
  • Sandra Silver
  • Ellie Slovis
  • Nancy Solway
  • Gail E Strosberg
  • Dr. Margo Woll

*Pillar of Light

Updated October 18, 2021

Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival 2021

Community Organizations

Sponsors

  • Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies
  • The Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement, Oakland University
  • Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.
  • Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit

Co-sponsors

  • Adat Shalom Synagogue
  • ADL (Anti-Defamation League) of Michigan
  • Alliance Francaise de Detroit/French Institute of MI
  • B’nai B’rith Great Lakes Region
  • Congregation Shir Tikvah
  • Hadassah Greater Detroit Region
  • Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue
  • JCRC’s Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Maimonides Society
  • Jewish Senior Life
  • National Council of Jewish Women – Michigan
  • ORT America Michigan Region
  • Temple Israel
  • The Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive at the University of Michigan Dearborn Mardigian Library

Promotional Partners

  • C.H.A.I.M. – Children of Holocaust-survivors Association In Michigan
  • Fox Run Senior Living
  • Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
  • Motor City Nightmares
  • Sari M Cicurel PR

Individuals and Families

Director

  • Terry & Martin (z””l) Hollander*
  • Jerold & Ellen Minkin Family Foundation
  • Bluma & Robert (z”l) Schechter*

Casting Director

  • Natalie Charach*
  • Carol & Ronald Fogel*
  • Karen Goldberg-Driggs
  • Helene  & Arthur Indianer*
  • Renée & Earl Ishbia*
  • Sheri & David Jaffa*
  • Barbara & Michael Kratchman
  • Howard Krinsky
  • Sarah Marwil Lamstein
  • Rachel & Joshua Opperer
  • Janet & Donald Schenk
  • Elaine & Michael Serling*
  • Nancy & Sam Shamie*

Screenwriter

  • Dina Brodsky
  • Heidi & Jeff Budaj
  • Lois & Avern Cohn
  • Dale & Bruce Frankel
  • Fran & David Grossman
  • Amy & Mark Haimann
  • Linda Hayman
  • Henry & Caryn Hirsch
  • Sheldon Leemon
  • Barbara Nusbaum
  • Lori & Steven Weisberg
  • Esther & Neal Zalenko*

 

Supporters

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Mel Annis
  • Judy Adelman
  • Eliot Bank
  • Harriet Berg
  • Miriam Bergman
  • Elliott Bettman
  • Judy & Scott Blanchard
  • Roz Blanck
  • Doris & Frederick Blechman
  • Ken Bloom
  • Peggy & Gloria Bookstein
  • Jeffrey Borenstein
  • Phyllis S. Brenner
  • Elaine L. Brickman
  • Brenda Brook
  • Rhonda & Morris Brown
  • Stacey Lee Caminker
  • Richard Cavaler
  • Annie & Rob Cohen
  • Janice Cohen
  • Jerry Cohen
  • Dr. John Cohen
  • Lorry Cooper
  • Suzanne Curtis
  • Linda Deutsch
  • Sandra & Earle Endelman
  • Bobbie Patt & Fred Fechheimer
  • Susan M. Feigenson
  • Cheryl & Howard Feit
  • Elaine Fieldman
  • Madeline & Norman Foster
  • Linda Golding
  • Barbara Goodman
  • Susie Graham
  • Sherri Gregory
  • Allan Gurvitz
  • Barbara & Michael Horowitz
  • Bonnie Hollander
  • Sue Kalisky
  • Gail Katz
  • Nancy R Kaufman
  • Kathy Keais
  • Robert Laurie Kimmel
  • Marsha Klein
  • Rayna & Natalio Kogan
  • Madalyn Kolton
  • Lisa & Danny Kurzmann
  • Kathy Laffer
  • Deborah Lesser
  • Anna & Yale Levin
  • Debbie Levin
  • Mollene Levin
  • Judy S. Loebl
  • Eric Lumberg
  • Peter D. Mark
  • Cookie Markowitz
  • Shelly Mendelson
  • Stan Meretsky
  • Barbara Michals
  • Cathy Mintz
  • Esther Mintz
  • Karen Myerson
  • Francine Newman
  • JoAnne & Terry Nosan
  • Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D.
  • Eunice Ring
  • Andy Roisman
  • Robin Rosen
  • Nancy Rosenhaus Rosman
  • Karol Ross
  • Michael Ross
  • Susan & Richard Roth
  • Arlene & Mark Rubinstein
  • Miriam Sandweiss
  • Melinda Saulson
  • Phyllis Schwartz
  • Shirleyanne & Alan Schlang
  • Sandy Schreier
  • Joyce Sherman
  • Susan & David Shevrin
  • Michelle & Bill Sider
  • Sandra Silver
  • Jacalyn & James Simon
  • Suzanne Simon
  • Robert Sklar
  • Ellie Slovis
  • Shelda Soble
  • Carol & Andrew Sofen
  • Julie Solomon
  • Jeffrey Solway
  • Nancy Solway
  • Esther Steinberg
  • Gail Stewart
  • Gail E Strosberg
  • Deborah Tyner
  • Alexandra Wener
  • Julie & Marty Wiener
  • Margie Winston
  • Ardele Wolfson
  • Dr. Margo Woll

*Pillar of Light

Updated May 2, 2021

Detroit Jewish Book Fair 2020

Community Organizations

Major Sponsors

  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • JCC of Ann Arbor Jewish Book Festival

Sponsors

  • Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement at
    Oakland University
  • Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University
  • Henry & Delia Meyers Library/Dr. Robert and Joan Jampel
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • We Need to Talk, a youth mental health initiative of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Co-sponsors

  • Adat Shalom Synagogue
  • Eye Spy Eye Care
  • Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy
  • Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus
  • Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue
  • Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
  • Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network
  • Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit
  • Leonard N. Simons Jewish   Community Archives
  • ORT America – Michigan Region
  • Stand with Trans
  • Wayne State University Press

Supporters

  • Commerce Township Community Library
  • Congregation Beth Ahm Sisterhood
  • Congregation Bnai’ Moshe/Sisterhood
  • Hadassah Greater Detroit
  • Henry Ford Maplegrove Center
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan
  • Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Shalom
  • Southfield Public Library
  • Temple Israel
  • Temple Israel Sisterhood
  • The Bookies Book Club
  • West Bloomfield Township Public Library

Friends

  • Children of Holocaust-survivors Association In Michigan
  • Congregation B’nai Israel Muskegon
  • Sinai Temple of Michigan City, IN
  • Temple B’nai Israel of Kalamazoo
  • Temple Kol Ami Sisterhood

Individuals and Families

Publisher

Renée & Earl Ishbia*
Elaine & Michael Serling*
Andi & Larry Wolfe*

Editor

Carol & Ronald Fogel
Jerold & Ellen Minkin Family Foundation*
Reva and Robert Rosen
Raymond & Atara Zimmerman Philanthropic Fund*
Esther & Neal Zalenko*

Author

Natalie Charach*
Carol & Ronald Fogel
Terry & Martin Hollander*
Pet Nosan*
Jo Elyn & George Nyman
Sophie Pearlstein (z”l)*
Evelyn & Steven z”l Rosen
Janet & Donald Schenk
Tama, Budaj & Raab, PC

Book Lover

Brenda Brook & Joe Feinstein
Lois & Avern Cohn
Dale & Bruce Frankel
Amy & Dr. Mark Haimann
Gail J. Hines
Helayne & Jeffrey Kaplan
Stacey Lee & Evan Caminker
Cis Maisel*
Steve & Sandi Matz
Barbara Nussbaum
Spencer M. Partrich Charitable Foundation
Arlene Rubinstein
Karen & Todd Sachse*
Bluma & Robert (z”l) Schechter*

Reader

Nina Dodge Abrams & Howard Abrams (z”l)
Nancy & Richard Barr
Miriam Bergman
Doris (z”l) & Eric Billes
Leah Bishop & Gary Yale
Pam & Ken Bloom
Rhonda & Morris Brown
Janice Cohen
Gail & Steven Fisher
Sarah Gottleib
Fran & David Grossman
Linda & Steve Jacobson
Wendy & Marc Kippelman
Rayna Kogan
Susie Konop
Danny Kurzmann
Anna & Yale Levin
Judy Loebl
Jennifer & Mark LoPatin
Susan & Lee Lutz
Drs. Phoebe & Harris Mainster
Mark Milgrom
Bobbie Patt
Elaine & Robert Robins
Richard and Susan Roth
Suzanne Simon
Ellie Slovis
Susan Sovel
Margo and Douglas Woll

 

Blogger

Judith Adelman
Eliot Bank
Roz Blanck
Barbara Bloom
Richard Cavaler
Nena Chudnof
Laurie Dubin
Nancy Finkel
Linda Golding
Barbara Goodman
Sherri Gregory
Susan Goren Kalisky
Dr. Ann Katz
Kathy Laffer
Suzanne Lasser
Stacey Lee
Mollene Levin
Stan Meretsky
Daniel Reich
Andy Roisman
Dulcie Rosenfeld
Mark Rubenfire
Sharon Schwartz
Steven A. Showfer
Sandra Silver
Beth Sklar
Gail E. Strosberg
Deborah Tyner
Margie Winston
Linda J. Zlotoff

* = Pillar of Light

Updated November 25, 2020

Cultural Arts Virtual Programming Supporters

Susan & Sanford Birnholtz
Judith Bobrow
Brenda Brook
Edie Fagenson-Rubin
Zipora Golenberg
Sherri Gregory
Micki Grossman
Shirleyanne K. Schlang

Carole Kaftan
Susan Konop
Debbie Levin & Larry Snyder
Judy Loebl
Karen & Allan Lovinger
Jane & Jerome Perez
Michele Pisa-Jones
June Rubenstein

Lynn & Harvey Rubin
Arlene & Mark Rubinstein
Marilyn Schelberg
Susan & David Shevrin
Shirleyanne & Alan Schlang
Jane Steinger
Deanna Weinberg

Updated Sept. 30, 2020

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