2013 ALEPH Annual Report

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Some “facts and figures” highlights for 2013

  • Total Contributed Revenue: $398,993
  • Total Earned/Program Revenue: $1,399,572
  • Total Revenue: $1,798,565
  • Total Expenses: $1,744,114
  • Net Surplus: $54,420
  • Number of ALEPH members: 5,253
  • Affiliated Communities: 45
  • Kallah 2013 Attendance: 615
  • Established an ALEPH Endowment Fund with $25,000 seed money
  • Launched the T’rumah Financial Aid Fund with $30,000 in start up funds
  • Garnered over 1,100 likes on our Facebook page
  • Reached a new high of over 32,000 reads of our Kol ALEPH blog

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The calendar year just finished, 2013, was a year of growth and development for ALEPH, getting ourselves organizationally ready to meet the challenges of renewing Renewal for coming generations. As we enter into the 90th year of life for our spiritual founder, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, ALEPH is preparing to lay the groundwork for the next 90 years of Jewish Renewal.

The “renovation work” we did in 2012 began to pay benefits in 2013. ALEPH General Operations, Ordinations, and Beit Midrash all returned an operating surplus, and all other programs except Kallah broke even. This financial success enabled us to launch both an an endowment fund and to provide seed funding for a financial aid system for students in need across ALEPH programs. We are moving toward a completely unified budget, further breaking down organizational silos, realizing operational efficiencies, and  growing a truly unified ALEPH Alliance.

Funding from generous donors Judith and Jack Lief, along with proceeds from an investment enabled us to fund a Communications position, first held by Noach Dzmura, who helped us through the period ramping up to and immediate following Kallah. This position was then re-envisioned, becoming what we are calling “Director of Engagement”, helping us to engage new audiences,  integrate our communications and tell our story in a compelling way to an expanding audience.  Shir Yaakov Feit is now filling that role for ALEPH, and you will see his handiwork on the new look of Kol ALEPH, in our mailings and brochures, and in many places throughout the organization.

kallah crowdThe 2013 Kallah was a great success programmatically and in our fund raising. We had over 600 Jews make this year’s pilgrimage north to Franklin Pierce University, to learn with over 40 teachers from around the world, to pray, sing, dance and lift our souls to the tunes of world class musicians and spiritual leaders, to rekindle old friendships and make new connections.  Fundraising at Kallah brought in over $79,000 to the ALEPH coffers, which despite an operating loss at Kallah of around $24,000, helped us end the fiscal year with a surplus. This surplus allowed us to invest in critical areas for our programs and our ling term financial security.

With funds garnered from a mature long term investment, and from a portion of our operational surplus, we have been able to set aside funds to begin an endowment fund, to support ALEPH’s operations for decades to come. In Reb Zalman’s 90th year, we will be making a push to our members and supporters, to help build this fund through additional donations, legacy gifts, and bequests. Our goal is to put ALEPH on sound financial footing for the next 90 years.

In addition, we launched our T’rumah Financial Aid Fund, to help support those who participate in our programs through direct financial aid. Through a modest registration fee on all programs and course, and earmarking a percentage of operating surpluses and contributions, the T’rumah Fund seeks to ensure that no one is turned away from an ALEPH program for purely financial reasons.

We have also approved a change to our bylaws, shifting our fiscal year 2013-14 to end July 31st, rather than September 30th, so that we avoid the combined rush of the Yamim Noraim, the  High Holidays , and closing our books at the same time.  This shift helps with our general planning calendar, as we can prepare budgets for the next fiscal year a little earlier, to have them ready for review at our January face to face meetings of our Board of Directors.

We have begun a restructuring of our Kallah and General Staff, which will be implemented in 2014, enabling us to serve our members better and spread Jewish Renewal further out into the world.

Our fundraising for FY 2013 its goals, raising nearly $400,000 in contributions, roughly 22% of our 1.8 million dollar budget. We held our expenses down, enabling us to report an overall operating surplus of nearly $55,000. We have reached a record 5,253 individual members in ALEPH! Our year-end fund drive for 2013, for the third year in a row, set a new record, not only matching a $10,000 challenge from our Board of Directors, but exceeding the challenge by over 300%, raising over $30,000 for both general operating needs and our new T’rumah fund. In other words, our membership not only matched, but more than tripled the leadership gifts!

ALEPH Programs and Projects

ALEPH Kallah

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Photo: Talia Arbisser

Each Kallah has it’s own magic, and this Kallah, held on the Franklin Pierce University lakefront campus in Southern New Hampshire was no different.

With  615 people in attendance from all over the world, many of these first-timers, the 2013 Kallah made a huge impact on many.  Time after time, people told of joyful, poignant, and transformational moments that will last a lifetime.  Though they could likely fill a book, here are just a few snapshots:

— Walking to breakfast and passing circle after circle of people davenning… some meditatively by the lake, other joyfully with chant, drum or in movement… many who never davven found themselves drawn to morning davvening and inspired to try something new each day.

— Parents were thrilled that their children were fully engaged in their own retreat experience, finding joy in community, Judaism, and pushing their own boundaries, whether it by performing for the entire Kallah, or climbing a mountain.

— Classes became mini-communities of people engaged in intense learning and spiritual growth.

— This Kallah provided powerful opportunities for the weaving of generations, with beautiful ritual as well as (maybe you could add a bit here)

— Always a treat at Kallah is the abundance of talent!  Evenings provided opportunity for music, dance, film and even magic! –

—Shabbat at Kallah brings such a powerful culmination to the week….hundreds of people garbed in white, euphoric davvening and a spirited banquet dinner complete with excited conversation, lively singing and table-pounding well into the night

— Each day, the sense of community grew as people met and shared more experiences.  A group of individuals came together from the corners of the earth and left as part of a tribe and family.

— The power of the week was reflected in the closing circle, the spirit, gratitude, community, joy and open-heartedness in the tent was palpable!

“…if you’ve opened your loving to G!D’s loving, you are helping people you don’t know and have never met…” –Rumi. On Kallah’s closing day, a teacher said  “you have no idea how many people’s lives have been transformed forever because of this week”… We can’t know exactly, but we can guess its a very good number! Planning is already afoot for the 2015 Kallah.

Planning for Reb Zalman’s 90th Birthday

Reb Zalman will turn 90, G!D willing, in August of 2014, and a planning team is forming to developing a series of celebrations during the days of Reb Zalman’s birth. He has a Hebrew birthday, of course, 17 Av, which is August 13, 2014. His English birth date is August 17th, and his legal birth date- the day his birth was registered in Poland in 1924, is August 28th. Of course, in true Reb Zalman fashion, he celebrates all three dates! We will be planning  local events, online events, and a large celebration in Boulder, Colorado over these “Days of Awesome!” Stay tuned.

Beit Midrash

The Rainbow Library, 2011 © Peter PuklusIn fiscal year 2012-13, the ALEPH Beit Midrash offered seven distance-learning classes, including, by popular demand, a new summer term extension of “A Walk Through Siddur.” In Fall 2012, Rabbi Daniel Siegel, ALEPH’s Director of Spiritual Resources, offered a Continuing Education course for OHALAH members on Integral Halachah. Beit Midrash made both Reb Zalman’s newest books and many of his classics available at the 2013 Kallah Shuk – including two ALEPH exclusives. Beit Midrash continues to sell Renewal resources through the aleph.org and alephcanada.ca catalogs, with a major overhaul of offerings and outlets expected in 2014. Watch for our new release of the definitive edited version of Reb Zalman’s “Psalms in a Translation for Praying,” in a beautiful format in early 2014.

ALEPH Canada

This year Raanan Mallek, M.J.Ed. was appointed by ALEPH Canada as the new Associate Director.  Raanan has replaced Noam Dolgin who will be joining the ALEPH Canada Board of Directors.  A warm thanks to Noam for his work over the past year.  So far, Raanan has reached out to the Renewal Communities in Canada and assisted Noam with the Winter 2013-14 ALEPH Canada Fundraiser for which a $5,000 matching donation has been obtained.  Response so far has been encouraging and volunteers are communicating that they want to help with the planning of ALEPH Canada retreats.

The Miriam Fisher Scholarship was used this year to help individual students and to also facilitate the creation of the first ever ordination program class especially for Canadian students to learn together.   This opportunity for Canadian students and community leaders is a required course that serves as a first exposure to the major Codes of Jewish Law. Including our one “foreign” student from California (and the course affectionately renamed “Codes for Canucks plus One”), we studied two themes beginning with Talmudic references and continuing through Maimonides, the Tur, and the Shulchan Aruch. The students came from Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, and Vancouver.

With the financial assistance from ALEPH Canada, Rabbi Daniel Siegel, Rabbinic Director of ALEPH Canada, continues to develop new spiritual resources via his blog on the http://rabbidanielsiegel.com/ website.  Approximately every two weeks, he shares his thoughts about specific prayers and texts, which can be downloaded and used by subscribers and visitors. Recent posts have included topics such as the halachic status of converts, why we pray, sacred economics and other themes.  This past year, Reb Daniel’s larger projects included working on a booklet for conversion, further development of Siddur and Machzor Kol Koreh, and other smaller projects. A special thank you goes to ALEPH Canada’s Board of Directors who has made this a successful year through many hours of volunteering and leadership.

ALEPH Ordination Program

Smicha_28A9580The ALEPH Ordination Program accepted one of our larger entering classes this 2013 year… welcoming 7 new rabbinical students, two new cantorial students, and two new rabbinic pastor students… bringing our enrollment up to 54 rabbinic students 14 cantorial students, and 7 rabbinic pastor students.  The Hashpa’ah Program completed its 3rd cohort in 2013, and enters cohort 4 with 18 new students. Rabbi Dr. Leslie Schotz was the first ALEPH student to earn a D.Min., focusing on hashpa’ah, from New York Theological Seminary as part of our joint program with them.  We now welcome Rabbi Nadya Gross as incoming Director  of HASHPA’AH and Rabbi Shawn Zevit as incoming Associate Director. Rabbi Shohama Wiener, the Program’s Founding Director and Director for the first three cohorts, will remain on the Training Faculty, and continue to serve all the ALEPH Ordination Programs as Rosh Hashpa’ah.

Eight students completed their studies in 2013, and they will be awarded their smichas at the Ordination Ceremony on Jan 12th 2014:

  • Bella Bogart, (rabbinic)
  • Hannah Dresner, (rabbinic)
  • Cynthia Hoffman, (rabbinic)
  • Hannah Nathans, (rabbinic)
  • Aura Ahuvia, (rabbinic)
  • Cindy Freedman, (cantorial)
  • Leah Frey-Rabine, (cantorial)
  • Joni Brenner (rabbinic pastor)

We entered 2013 with our gala Ordination Ceremony, now traditionally on the Sunday preceding the annual OHALAH conference. On January 13, 2013 six new Renewal clergy received their smicha.  ALEPH welcomed two new rabbis, three rabbinic pastors and one hazzan into the cadre of ordained Renewal leaders.

In addition OHALAH member Rabbi Keven Hale, a graduate of RRC, was awarded a smicha from ALEPH and Reb Zalman in recognition of further studies and in acknowledgement of his contribution to Jewish Renewal..

2013 Ordainees:

  • Rabbinic Pastor Larissa Faith Blechman
  • Hazzan Shulamit Wise Fairman
  • Rabbi Hannah Ableman Laner
  • Rabbi Elyse Seidner-Joseph
  • Rabbinic Pastor Patrice Audrey Spitz
  • Rabbinic Pastor Sandra Gail Wortzel

The Ordination Program continues to grow and evolve, offering new courses, embracing new teachers, and reviewing policies and approaches in order to continually refine our performance and fulfill our mission. We have initiated a comprehensive budget review process designed to appropriately increase remuneration for VAAD members and faculty, and offer a more long-range view of the growth needs of the Program. Phase one of this review process was completed Fall 2013.

The Ordination Program Student Board has become an even stronger voice for students and has most productively collaborated with the VAAD on several significant matters pertaining to the success of the Program. The new, comprehensive Student Handbook, for instance, is a joint project that is in its final phases of review preceding being put on line.

Our coordination with the Beit Midrash Program has brought enhanced collaboration and an increase in the number of applicants and students who are taking Beit Midrash courses, both as mechinah-level preparation, and as for-credit courses.

ALEPH Hashpa’ah Spiritual Direction Program

The HASHPA’AH Program will be certifying and ordaining its third cohort of 13 in January, 2014. For their final year of training as Mashpia/Spiritual Director they focused on working under supervision with individuals and with groups. Rabbi Dr. Leslie Schotz was the first ALEPH student to earn a D.Min. focusing on hashpa’ah from New York Theological Seminary as part of our joint program with them. Our fourth Cohort begins in January, 2014, with Rabbi Nadya Gross as incoming Director and Rabbi Shawn Zevit as incoming Associate Director. Rabbi Shohama Wiener, the Program’s Founding Director and Director for the first three cohorts, will remain on the Training Faculty, and continue to serve all the ALEPH Ordination Programs as Rosh Hashpa’ah.

C-DEEP/Kol Zimra Chant Leaders Program

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Kol Zimra Director Rabbi Shefa Gold and future chant leaders.

2013 was a wonderful year for C-DEEP. Kol Zimra has doubled its capacity, by adding a new cohort in Mendham, NJ. Kol Zimra 5 will graduate 11 new leaders in January, and 25 participants in Kol Zimra 7 are half way through their training. Recruiting had begun for  the new cohort, KZ7, which will begin in July 2014,  and CDEEP has found a new home for  New Mexico trainings in Santa Fe, NM. This new home has already hosted 2 Alumni retreats, with rave reviews from students about the location, facilities and especially the food!

With the publication of Rabbi Shefa Gold’s new book, The Magic of Hebrew Chant: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love (Jewish Lights, 2013) the work of C-DEEP and its community of dedicated students is spreading. R Shefa was  invited to teach at the Reform Biennial this year in San Diego, and her workshop drew more than 100 participants. Reb Shefa continues to travel extensively, teaching about ALEPH  Alliance for Jewish Renewal and promoting its programs.

The ALEPH Sage-ing® Mentorship Program

Part One  “Wisdom of the Heart” was taught by Sage-ing® Mentors, Vatikim/Elders, Rabbi Richard Simon and Annie Klein, two graduates from the First Cohort of our Mentorship Program, as “Becoming Sages as We Connect with the Divine Within and Around Us” at the Kallah, July  1-7 2013 at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, New Hampshire.

Rabbi Shaya Isenberg and Bahira Sugarman, Co-Founders and Co-Directors of the program, are scheduled to teach Part One as “Sage-ing in Beauty:  The Joys and Oys”  at Ruach HaAretz Retreat “M’lo Chol Ha’Aretz K’vodo: The Beauty of Creation and the Creation of Beauty”  July 7-13, 2014 in Canby, Oregon.

Rabbis Victor and Nadya Gross, Co-Directors, taught Part Two, “Death as Home Coming: Life is the Answer” on end of life issues, in Tampa, Florida, January 27-February 1st, 2013, which Rabbi Shaya Isenberg and Bahira Sugarman attended along with Co-Director Lynne Iser. The Grosses will once again offer this course January  19-24, 2014 at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Tampa Florida.

Part Three, the certification part of the ALEPH Sage-ing® Mentorship Program, includes two retreats at the beginning and end of the program. Both Part One and Two are required to apply for Part Three.

Sageing

A Second Cohort for Part Three began October 20-25 2013. There are 12 students attending this intensive study coming together from Colorado, California, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Brazil and Israel.

Those studies continue throughout the year, meeting four additional times via teleconference, meeting monthly in chevruta, meeting with faculty advisors and engaging in community projects.

One of the three tele-course sessions, co-taught by Rabbi Shaya and Rabbi Victor Gross, has already been offered, focusing on Jewish and other sources for Sage-ing®.  A fourth tele-course will focus on community issues, to be taught by Lynne Iser.

The Final five-day intensive for Graduation Week is scheduled for October 19-24, 2014. Students will present their community projects and teach us all for a time of ever deepening learning. Faculty will also present cutting edge work in progress.

The First certified Cohort of ALEPH Sage-ing® Mentorship Program that Graduated October 2011 — Rabbi Ori Har DiGennaro, Rabbi Malka Drucker, Lois Felder, Annie Klein, Rabbi Richard Simon, Dr. Charlotte Sutker, Maggid Ellen Treibwasser — are all engaged in consciously continuing on their Sage-ing® journey in their communities and most are offering workshops on the Sage-ing® process.

Embodying Spirit, En~Spiriting Body Retreats

Embodying Spirit, En~Spiriting Body successfully completed its first round with the last of four retreats, “The Spiral Dance.” At the end of that retreat, on November 9, 2013, twelve participants from the first cohort were presented with certificates of completion (Te’udot Shleymut) in a joyful ceremony marking the end of the two-year program.

eseb1Over the course of four retreats (November, 2011 – November, 2013), a total of 18 retreatants—all women in this cohort—participated in the program, which was staffed by lead teacher and program creator Rabbi Diane Elliot, joined by guest teachers Latifa Kropf, Rabbi Ori Har, Simona Aronow, Julie Leavitt, and special mentor Rabbi Leah Novick.

During this past year, participants experienced embodied approaches to Torah, to Kabbalah, and the life cycle ritual. They co-created Shabbat morning services and each presented three projects, including an embodied approach to their birth parashiot from the Torah; an in-depth exploration through movement of one (or more) of the sefirot comprising the kabbalistic Tree of Life; and a ritual marking a major transition in their own lives. In addition each participant studied in chevruta in between the retreats and participated in teleconference study sessions with the teachers, as well as individual sessions with Rabbi Diane.

Participants have described the program as “transformational” and “life-changing.”  They are now bringing this work, channeled through their own beingness, to communities up and down the west coast, as well as in Florida and the Netherlands. One lay leader, just finishing up a long career as a professor of literature, offers these words to describe the outer and inner changes in her life during the course of the program:

“Two years ago I was feeling exhausted from work and from the lingering of a long book project that never seemed to find closure. I was waiting for responses from a press…. Engaged in lay leadership, I found it hard to express my longings and needs in the arena of holy service. Now, I have become more proactive, more confident, and more creative in service preparation and movement classes related to Torah and sacred dance…I have been dancing more and gardening more. Davenning every morning, I am calmer, fuller, quieter, more able to be in service. I am empowered as a woman, as a dancer, as a leader, as a “rav.” I am opening to new possibilities in holy service. I am so grateful.”

Another participant writes:

“I have become freer, less afraid, less constrained, my body feels better, I’ve lost 15 pounds, I feel more confident about who I am and what I should be doing…My relationship with G~d is closer, more embodied, less fraught with anxiety and trying to do a correct davennen or prayer on my own. We have a love relationship now.”

An ALEPH rabbinical student reports:

“So much has changed, and I can say the minute I said “yes” to this program, the change started. I’ve moved from Ashland to Vancouver to Sebastopol, started rabbinical school, and am on the precipice of starting an earth-based embodiment-oriented minyan. I’ve become more myself. My relationship to my body and my body image – my self-esteem and the choices I make to encourage health and well-being, have really stabilized. I feel more wholeness, joy in sensation, and inner freedom.”

Finally, from an artist, therapist, and member of the European Renewal community from a Holocaust family:

“I feel more confident, “in the flow,” able to trust inner knowing when to speak, when not to speak and “embody” what I say – alive to the moment too. I feel empowered, inspired, affirmed, appreciated, and received…. more elegance, more presence, more receptive and more sensitive. More acceptance, less struggle. More “with-nessing, “ spiritual, more trust.”

Tikkun Olam Activities

Reb Zalman Flood Fundraiser

By AlmanacManiac (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
By AlmanacManiac (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
Who by flood? On September 9th, 2013, rain started falling in the Boulder Colorado region, and did not stop until over a week later on September 16th, after over 17 inches of rain had fallen in the area. Over 9 inches fell just during the day before Yom Kippur. These were “days of awe” of biblical proportions as 4 died, thousands had to be evacuated, hundreds of homes, commercial buildings and 150 miles of roads were damaged or destroyed in what was termed “1000 year rains”.  Among the damaged homes was Reb Zalman’s, which suffered extensive flooding to his basement offices. Fortunately, most of the damage was repairable, and ALEPH, along with the Yesod Foundation, launched a campaign to raise funds to ameliorate mold and damage, and restore Reb Zalman’s prayer room and offices. The campaign was wildly successful, raising over $48,000 for the portion of repairs not covered by flood insurance, a rarity in Colorado. The repairs are nearly complete, and any monies remaining will be used to support Reb Zalman’s work and to help others in need in the Boulder area.

Newtown and Sane Gun Legislation

Following the horrific shootings at the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut, ALEPH and OHALAH issued  a joint statement in support of stricter, saner gun legislation.

Voting Rights Act

ALEPH supports the OHALAH Resolution About the Decision of the United States Supreme Court Concerning the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Defense of Marriage Act

ALEPH also supports the OHALAH Resolution About the Decision of the United States Supreme Court Concerning the Defense of Marriage Act

Women Of The Wall

ALEPH continued to support the work of Women of the Wall, co-hosting with OHALAH a conference call for leaders in the Jewish Renewal movement with Anat Hoffman.

Affiliated Communities and Havurot Worldwide

ALEPH affiliated communities

UNITED STATES

ARIZONA

Ruach Hamidbar-Spirit of the Desert (Scottsdale/Paradise Valley/Phoenix)

CALIFORNIA

B’nai Horin/Children of Freedom (Los Angeles)

Chadesh Yameinu (Santa Cruz)

Chochmat HaLev (Berekeley)

The Elijah Minyan (San Diego)

Shir HaYam (San Diego)

Kehilla Community Synagogue (Piedmont)

Shir Hashirim Minyan (Berkeley)

Makom Ohr Shalom (West Hills)

COLORADO

Nevei Kodesh (Boulder)

Pardes Levavot (Boulder)

CONNECTICUT

Congregation P’nai Or of Central Connecticut (West Hartford)

FLORIDA

Temple Adath Or (Davie)

Or Ahavah (Lutz)

ILLINOIS

Makom Shalom (Chicago)

MARYLAND

Am Kolel (Beallsville)

East Bank Havurah (Baltimore/Central Maryland)

MASSACHUSETTS

B’nai Or Boston (Boston)

MICHIGAN

Congregation Shir Tikvah (Metropolitan Detroit)

Pardes Hannah (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

MISSOURI

Congregation Neve Shalom (St. Louis)

MONTANA

Congregation Beth Shalom (Bozeman)

NEW JERSEY

Havurah Or Ha Lev (Long Valley)

NEW MEXICO

Congregation Nahalat Shalom (Albuquerque)

NEW YORK

Romemu (New York City)

NORTH CAROLINA

Temple Or Olam (Concord)

Yavneh: A Jewish Renewal Community (Raleigh)

OREGON

Havurah Shir Hadash (Ashland)

P’nai Or of Portland (Portland)

PENNSYLVANIA

P’nai Or (Philadelphia)

VIRGINIA

Havurah P’nai Yisrael (Charlottesville)

WASHINGTON

Congregation Eitz Or (Seattle)

WISCONSIN

Shaarei Shamayim (Madison)

INTERNATIONAL

AUSTRALIA

Temple Emmanuel (Sydney)

BRAZIL

Jewish Congregation of Brazil — Chavurah Al Sfat ha-Yam (Rio de Janeiro)

CANADA

Or Shalom (Vancouver)

Beth Jacob Synagogue (Regina)

GERMANY

Ohel Hachidusch (Berlin)

Beth Avraham (Munich)

ISRAEL

Nava Tehila (Jerusalem)

PERU

Jewish Community of Huanuco Beith Etz Chaim-Peru

UNITED KINGDOM

Ruach Havurah (London)

2013 Donors

Anonymous
Abbe Lyons & Stacy Snyder
Abby Michaleski
Abigail Hirsch
Abraham & Idelle Wolf
Adalah Caplowe
Adam Levine
Adam Segulah Sher
Adele Zagofsky
Adina Lebowitz & Phil Margolis
Ahouva Steinhaus & Albert Goldschmidt
Alan Bernstein & Carol Bowen
Alan Cushing
Alan Green
Alan Levy
Alan Wagman & Anne Owen McCormick
Alexander Kravchenko
Alexis Kopperman
Alia Michaels
Alice Rudnick
Alicia Magal
Alisa Fineman
Alison Noiles & Laurence Gardner
Aliza Erber
Aliza Shapiro
Allen & Ina Secher
Allen Korenstein
Am Kolel
Amber Ikeman
Amberly Polidor & E. David Curiel
Amy Datz
Amy Mook
Amy Shutkin & Robert Olken
Amy Smith & Bill Savedoff
Ana Carla Safadi
Andi Waisman
Andrea & Joe Gomez
Andrea Cohen Kiener
Andrea Harris
Andrea Turner
Andreas Wittenstein
Andrew Ettin & Carole Stuart
Andrew Gold
Andrew Hahn
Anita Rubin-Meiller & Roger Meiller
Ann Jory
Anna Bella Dibble
Anna Maranta
Anne Brener
Anne Goldberg
Annie Gilbert
Annie Klein
April Tessmer
Araya Sol
Arik & Aliza Rothman-Labowitz
Arlene Schuster
Art Donsky
Arthur & Bobby Kurzweil
Arthur & Caren Fried
Aryana Rayne
Ashira Sheila Katz
Audrey Seidman
Audrey Wile
Aura & Aaron Ahuvia
Averie Cohen
Avery Eli Okin
Avi Dolgin
Avima Darnov & Allen Darnov
Aviva Rosenbloom
Barbara & Barry Epstein
Barbara & David Sussman
Barbara & James Finkel
Barbara do Amaral & Sharon Stachlowski
Barbara Kaiser Bray
Barbara Silverman
Barbara Turner
Basler Chawurah
Basya Schechter
Bella Bogart
Bella Vivante
Belle Linda Halpern
Bena Medjuck-Bruckner & Gustavo Bruckner
Benjamin & Rita Hoberman
Benyamin Lichtenstein
Beth Cohen
Beth Hammer & Virginia Riley
Betsy Jameson
Betsy Roth
Bettina Marlow
Beulah & Ezra Amsterdam
Beverly Rimer
Binah Block
Bobbie Rosenberg
Bonita & Gerald Sussman
Bonnie & Prof. Steve Cramer
Bonnie Korman
Boris Kofman
Bracha Leah Zeitler & Ilana Streit
Brian Johnson
Bruce Birnberg & Nancy Violette
Bruce Solomon & Susan Swartz
Buff Maniscalco
Carl Flatow & Gay Novack
Carl Woolf
Carol & Neil Weinstein
Carol & Richard Kestler
Carol Navsky & Howard Branz
Carol Silverman Johnston
Carole Brandon
Caroline Isaacs
CassanSagan & Baruch Morris
Celeste Robins
Chaim Lieb Schneider & Diane Brayman
Chaim Schaffer
Chanah & Carl Zimmermann
Chanina Henri Mugier
Chaplain Judith Sommerstein
Charlene Broock & Howard Sagrans
Charles Rybeck
Chava & Henry Smilowitz
Chava Bahle
Chava Lion
Chava Weissler & Nancy Fredland
Chaya Gusfield & Judith Dambowic
Cherina Eisenberg
Cheryl & David Miller
Cindy Freedman
Cindy Jensen
Clarine Ostrove & Judy Globerman
Claudette Entenberg
Claudio De Paula
Congregation Agudath Jacob
Connie Reider
Cynthia Davis
D’vorah Rose
Dale & Robert Schreiber
Dan Gordon
Dan Richman
Dana Simcha Densmore
Daniel & Hanna Tiferet Siegel
Daniel Balsam
Daniel Kempin
Daniel Schaefer
Danielle & Scott Harris-Baker
Darla Newman
David & Cooky Goldblatt
David & Devorah Zaslow
David & Mrs. Dianne deMoville
David & Ruth Roth
David A. Schwartz
David Abramowitz
David Aguirre
David Aladjem & Margaret Grayden
David and Margot Tepperman
David Daniel Klipper
David Evan Markus
David Goldstein
David Kauffman & Tilly Schalkwyk
David Krieger & Susan Musinsky
David Lieberman
David Rafsky & Rhonda Mason
David Siff
David Teva
De Herman & Ben Rosenthal
Deane & Johanna Shapiro
Debora Kohn-Lerner & Michael Lerner
Deborah & Jeffrey Skovron
Deborah Baker
Deborah Benedict
Deborah Hall
Deborah Nye
Deborah Slavitt
Deborah Wolff
Debra & Neil Smith
Debra Barsel
Debra Kolodny
Debra Orenstein
Deena Schrier
Dennis & Julia Beck-Berman
Dennis Randall
Devorah Vidal
Diana Neshamah Faraone
Diane & Richard Klein
Diane Black
Diane Elliot & Burt Jacobson
Diane Pansen
Diane Reibel, Mindfulness and More
Diane Sharon
Diane Tiferet Lakein
Don & Daphne White
Don Katz & Rebecca Krantz
Don Sherak
Donna & Ira Erbs
Donna Zerner
Doris Fasbender
Dove Rosenberg
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