A special thanks

We'd like to extend a special thanks to the contributors to our Capital Campaign!



Todah Rabah (Thank You)

A special thank you to our donors for contributions received October 18, 2016 – February 15, 2017. Your generosity ensures the excellent programming we enjoy; enhances and maintains the facility we love; and serves our community, including individuals and families who require financial assistance.

Special thanks to our Markus Society members who support the JCC each year with a minimum gift of $360.

Markus Society

Anonymous*Frederica and Marvin AmsteyAnn and Murray AstaritaIris AuerbacherGloria and Pincus CohenFrederick DushayLisa and Robert FogelIrene and Zachary FreedmanHelen HeckerJudy and Stuart KaplanSharon KovalskySally Hirst and Doug MillerEdward and Lynda MillerBrenda and Lee MossDolores and Philip Neivert FundBert Rapowitz*Rochelle and Henry RichterMaxine and Gerald RosenArnie and Hannah RosenblattJoan and Bud RusitzkyEnid and Louis RyenLetty Gail SchachtSharon Gray and Scott SherinBunny and Morton SkirbollNancy Smith*Barbara and Sidney Sobel*Ellen and Irwin SolomonLouise and Justin VigdorLinda and Sidney WeinsteinWilliam and Sheila Konar Foundation

*Welcome new Markus Society Members

Annual Campaign

Debra and Michael AbramsSarah and Paul AdamsGuido AlbertelliErane and Jesse AllenJennifer AscherDiane AserErna BaumMaxine and Morton BittkerSusan and Roger BoulayCenie CafarelliCharlene and Stanley CaplanKathleen Carroll and Margaret KellerKaren and Edward CattronAnn ChazanJoan and Robert ClarBarry ClementsCharlotte and Nelson CohenNorinne ColeJanet Collamer and Jim BakerElnora CooperJoyce CurranMargaret DeckerBarbara and Maurice DeMayNancy DewanMarie D'LimaMarlene and Ross ElkinRose FaucetteDr. and Mrs. B. Scott FineSusan and Tim FogalSuressa and Richard ForbesCarol FoxenburghNaomi FriedmanDawn and Hugh FullerJodi and John GiancursioMargaret GilbertJoyce and Morrey GoldmanBetty Goldstein and Myrtle GoldsteinAlexandra Terziev and Allan GreenleafShirley GrossmanRachelle GruberSuzanne HallowellGail HammettHarriett Heller and David LarsonMary Ann and Clarence HenryPatricia and Donald HerminghouseHarry HoffmanBarbara HollanderRuth HydeNancy HornNorma and Ralph HymanJune and Frederick JeffersonJerome JosephRosalind and Jerome JosephLinda JosephsShelly and Andrew Kane in memory of Robert HirschbergCarol Kellogg and Donald StedmanDolores KennardDvorah KolkoMona and Mark Kolko in honor of Josh Weinstein winning the Young Leadership AwardEleanor LancetGeorgette and Stephen LesnakJanet and John LeversonRenate LivingstonIlla and Stuart LoebAndrea Lucas and Monica in memory of Karen ZivanRoseve and Richard MainzerJames McGrathPeggy McNamaraKaren Baker and Gregory MelnikHenry MetzgerCarolyn and James MooreMahendra and Jyoti NanavatiLewis NeisnerEvelyn OfsowitzPamela OlearyLinda and Richard OlsanThomas O'NeillGlenn PalmerBarbara Phillips in memory of Janet and Wilmer PatlowIan Pickus in honor of the great Neil PickusDorene and Melvin PizerCarole and Joseph PlateHelen and Saul PresbergIrina and Alex RavinVirdell RobbinsAnne RodgersGloria and Irving RosensteinDorothy and Robert SadickSeymour SandlerMarilyn and Robert SanowArlene and Howard SchenkerSuzanne and Michael Schnittman in honor of Matt RyenBernese SchranckIrene and Harold SchwartzMichael ShacketElizabeth ShapiroGertrude SheinfeldWilliam SheridanGenevieve and Harris SiegelBernice SklarEsther SmallineSusan and David SpectorJacqueline StrickerTamara StrubelElaine TeclerMollie and Kenneth TraubGeorge L. and Elizabeth C. Todd TrustJane and Robert Van AlstyneDiane Van LareLouise C. VanniMacClurg VivianJudith WdsworthJudith and David WhiteAlison and Donald WilderCharles WojickRachelle YablinNetta and Thomas ZahaviBarbara and David Zimmer


George E. Mercier Living Trust

Camp Seneca Lake

AnonymousBrad and Steve Abramson in memory of Jay BirnbaumB & B RecyclingCooper Cohen in honor of Talia Lunken's Bat MitzvahLisa and Jesse Erdle in honor of our daughters, Chloe and SamanthaRuth FreemanGeneration 4 Recycling GroupGary GreenfieldLaurie HerrickLauren McKennaLawrence PlantHelen and Saul Presberg in honor of David RogachefskyAnthony PullinziMarcia Silber in honor of Henry Shulman's special birthday and in memory of Stanley HandelmanKate TompkinsChris TzetzoJoanne and Jerry Viener in memory of Stanley Handelman

Camp Seneca Lake Campership

Sharon and Dov Apfel in honor of Daniella Apfel and Lori Apfel Cardeli - Here's to the next generation of campersB & B RecyclingJohn and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family FoundationDavid, Denise, Shaun, Evan and Maryann Cyrkin in memory of William and Eleanor CyrkinRobert Fierman in memory of Irving and Mildred FiermanDavid and Ilene Flaum in honor of Michael and Debbie Gordon's 40th wedding anniversary - where it all began!Kevin Heilbronner in honor of Warren and Joyce Heilbronner's 55th wedding anniversaryDan Janis in honor of Andrew JanisJocelyn Hicks-Brody and Michael Shacket in memory of Gary SternJoan ShulmanMarcia Silber in honor of Lenore Lesser's very special birthday and in memory of Barbara FineJeffrey Wexler in memory of Bob Hirschberg

Campership Fund

Ellen and Shelly Levitsky in memory of Gary SternBetty Rosner and Family in memory of Carol Robinson and Bob Hirschberg

Camp Sisol

Mona and Mark KolkoJoan Shulman in memory of Norman Spindleman


Jeanne and Phil CarlivatiPatricia Chadwick in memory of Roslyn HirstJackie DiBella in memory of Tom Habecker and Janet PatlowCass Doyle in memory of Janet PatlowJane and Zeke DudaBonnie and Jack GarnerDeborah and Howard GordonBenita GreenfieldTodd HamannJulie HoffmanNancy Kohlmeier in memory of Tom HabeckerBonnie Meath-LangRalph Meranto in memory of Henry Silberstern and Roslyn HirstLouise and Joel NovrosJill PavoneJulie Petit in memory of Tom HabeckerJoanne PrivesElise and Stephen RosenfeldDavid RunzoMarcia Silber in honor of All Gupp's special birthdayDiane Stock in memory of Tom HabeckerTheater Development FundDebra ThibaultJulia ThomasJoan Van NessDr. Carol Freeman and Dr. Gerald WildenbergMelvin Witmer

Cultural Arts

Norma Gingold in memory of Dr. Carl MontioneSherrie and Martin Handelman in memory of Karen ZivanMyrna and Richard LaBaer in memory of Karen Zivan

Fitness, Wellness and Recreation

Michael BobryEthel and Bill Farash wishing Sandra Kinel Bernhard a speedy recoveryMorton Goldberg in memory of Amy Elizabeth HarveyB. Thomas Golisano FoundationEren, Lori, Jeff, Emma and Nate Hart in honor of Dave Rogachefsky - Thanks for your commitment and dedication to childrenElaine and Ivan Sanzel in memory of Walter HanauJames Sloan in memory of Alice Yablin

Jewish Book Festival

Jane and John AugustB & B RecyclingDynamic Metal ServicesDolores L. KleinbergJanet and Robert KowalLenore and Marshall Lesser in memory of our very dear friend, Karen Zivan and in honor of Eleanor Lewin's birthdayLP Wolch, CPA's, P.C.Marcia Silber in memory of Gary SternGerald Wildenberg and Carol Freeman

Jewish Community Center

Renee and Leo Alper in memory of Bernard HurvitzSunny Brownrout and Stan Kissel in memory of Karen ZivanJoyce Coene in memory of Tom HabeckerKaren and Laurence Kessler in memory of Gary SternSharon Kovalsky in memory of Louis GrossmanPhyllis Parker in honor of The Nasky family and wishing them a happy and healthy holiday season!Jacob Rubin in honor of Claire B. RubinAnn and Joel Shamaskin in honor of Dave RogachefskyArnie and Jo Sohinki in memory of Gary Stern and Bill NewmanMuriel Steinberg in memory of Janet PatlowLisa Tellem in memory of Bernard HurvitzSy Zivan in honor of Eleanor Lewin's 80th birthday

Jewish Film Festival

Debbie Goldberg in honor of Dave SilpeKenneth Merzel

Jewish Life Programs

The Harry and Regina Cornell FundMax and Marian Farash Charitable FoundationMarcia and Scott Ladin in honor of Dave Rogachefsky receiving the JCC's Lifetime Achievement AwardIlla and Stuart Loeb

“Music, Mindfulness & Motion”

June E. Cuthbert in memory of Dorothy CuthbertMarie and Jim Sorrentino in memory of Dorothy Cuthbert

"Our Vision Our Future Campaign"

B & B RecyclingMitchell, Rikki, Annie, Lily and Michael BrodskyMargaret BuckelRobert CareyCharles D. CollinsAnn and John GermanowDeborah Goldman in memory of Janet Patlow and Shirley RosenthalMarjorie and Julian GoldsteinGary GreenfieldJudy and Stuart KaplanGail Maas and John RockettLinda and Sidney Weinstein

"Our Vision, Our Future" Legacy Brick

Lynda and Ron AxelrodPerry Eck and FamilyGerald M. EggertRobert H. Kaye in memory of Murray and Marion KayeDavid KotokMarilyn LevinLinda and Harry MessinaAdrian Morgenstern in memory of Fred & Dora MorgensternMarv and Sora SachsPhil and Lillian Silver

Sandra Dreyfuss Membership Scholarship Fund

Simon Family Foundation

Senior Adult Programs

Leah Fischer in memory of Bunny BodzinKnights of Pythias in memory of Robert Hirschberg and Leonard Gold

Special Needs Programs

Diane Aser in memory of Robert HirschbergSusan and Saul Marsh in memory of Karen ZivanMaxine and Gerald Rosen in memory of Karen Zivan


Frumel Ureles Special Purpose Fund

Susie Goldstein Sands Fund for Camp Seneca Lake

Inge and Lawrence Goldstein in memory of Judy Bloch's mother, Marilyn Berman and Richard Reitkopp

TYKES (Theater Young Kids Enjoy)

Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting FoundationSarah RenickJoanne SmithWegmans Food Markets, Inc.Elizabeth and Richard Wood

Winkler-Lococo Campership Fund

In honor of Sue Lococo's special birthdayJoan and Robert ClarPearl CytrynNancy HillerGolda RayburnJoyce and Bob SaganSusan and Steve SparerBeverly and Morris WeinsteinSue, Megan and Michael Lococo in honor of Golda Rayburn's special birthday and in memory of David SadickSue and Michael Lococo in loving memory of Marilyn Berman, wife, mother and grandmother,Gary Stern and Henry SilbersternMegan and Michael Lococo in memory of Sue Lococo's beloved mother Pearl and beloved father Monroe

Leja and David Allyn       

Jacqueline and Anthony Andolina           

Robert Angst


Thelma Jo and Marshall Atwell  

Sue Ann Baker 

Julie and Robert Ball      

Nancy Laemlein and Robert Begg            

Virginia and Ainsworth Bennett

Sarah Nemetz and Michel J. Berg             

Harold Berger   

Marcia and Eric Birken   

Virginia and Willard Boehm         

Lynette Bolger 

Florence and James Braker         

Judith Branch    

Mary Jo Brennan             

Linda Brooks     

Geraldine Calder             

Mary and Paul Callaway               

Rita and Constantino Capuano  

Nanette Castle 

Mary Ann Chiella             

Valerie and Philip Ciufo

Barbara and Irving Cohen            

Alice Cooney     

Patricia Corcoran             

Arnold and Anne Cordts              

Mary Ellen and Richard Corrigan, Sr.       

Connie and David Craig 

Doris Cummiskey            

Judy Dell             

Anne and Hyman DeMayo          

Sharon and Melvyn Diamond    

Susan and Edward Drexler          

Bernice Dubin and Roy Greer    

Mary and David Duncan               

Patricia and William Dykstra        

Louise and Richard Eggleston     

Marcia and Richard Eisenberg    

Jacomina and John Ejaife             

Lisa and Joel Elliot           

Peggy and Larry Elliott   

Mary Alice Rudolph and Ralph Ellis          

Susan and Raymond Feasey       

Dolly and Harold Fishman            

Eileen and Marvin Fishman         

Judy and Kevin Fleissig 

Marge Forth      

Sharon A. Garelick          

Carol Gayeski    

John Ghidiu       

Elaine and Leonard Gold              

Alice and Joseph Gold   

Morton Goldberg           

Raisa and Semion Goldberg        

Ira Goldman      

Inge and Lawrence Goldstein    

Susan and Steven Goss

Miriam Gray      

Richard Greene               

Benita Greenfield           

Cindy Gurell      

Nancy and George Haberberger              

Anne Marie and Jonathan Hagen             

Sylvia and David Harrison             

Mary A. Hartshorn          

Deborah and John Harvey           

Fran and Arnold Henry 

Pat and Gary Hettrich    

Constance and Arthur Holtz       

Cecelia Horwitz and Floyd Tucker             

Barbara and Edward Ingerick     

Joanne and Robert Insull             

Naomi and Jerrold Kalnitz            

Roberta and Frederick H. Kalsbeek         

Roberta Kinel    

Raisa and Lazar Kislik      

Patricia Klees    

Muriel Klein       

Irving Koff          

Phyllis and Martin Korn

Carole and Eugene Kramer         

Sharon Berkowitz and Damian Krysan    

Isadora and Stephen Kunitz       

Donna and Martin Lawrence      

Christopher Leone in memory of Shirley Rosenthal

Rose and Lester Levin   

Henrietta and Maurice Levine   

Fraida and Steve Levinson in memory of Joel Lippman

Sandra and Meyer Levy               

Frances and Anthony Limuti       

Lois London       

Linda Lowenstein            

Susan and Norman Lurie              

Jane and Jerry Margolis

David Mason     

Henry McCartney           

Retha L. McCollough      

Therese and Robert McCrone   

Christine and Robert McGraw, Jr.            

Ruth Messinger               

Robert Meyer  

Suzanne Meyerowitz    

Janice Miller      

Hyla and Richard Mink  

Sofiya Moldavskaya and Zakhar Shvartsman       

Harriet Montag

Estelle and Herbert Morris          

Sylvia Moukous               

Joseph R. Muscarella     

Jack Nau             

Rona and Wilfred Newman        

Phyllis Perry      

Merle and Nick Pieramico           

David Pittinaro 

Irving Pobboravsky        

Joanne Prives   

Beverly Proper 

Linda and Milt Rapkin    

Golda Rayburn 

Anne and Stanley Refermat       

Nancy and Richard Reitkopp      

Terri Reynolds  

Ruth Roncinske

Betty Rose         

Beatrice and Richard Rosenbloom           

Marcia and Harry Rosenfeld       

Mary Ann and W.P. Rourke        

Roslyn and Bruce Rubin

Nina Rupp          

Michele and Jonathan Sadik       

Margarita Sanberg          

Mari and Thomas Saytes              

Elizabeth Schaffer           

Frances and Robert Schoenfeld

Cathie Schoenfelder      

Phoebe B. Scholl             

Rosalyn Schreiber           

Terry K. Schwartz and Richard Mader     

Lore and Hans Schwarz 

Bernice and Alan Shank

Stella and Jacob Shmois               

Gary E Smith     

Dr. and Mrs. Morton Stein          

Cypora and Uszer Teigman         

Patricia Gottry Tobin and Robert Tobin  

Dolores Trotta  

Carolyn M Vacanti          

Angela and Sidney Wilkin            

Betty Marie Wilson