A special thanks

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



Todah Rabah (Thank You)

We recognize our donors for contributions received August 10, 2017 – November 10, 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

Norma AndzerAnn and Murray AstaritaCarol and John BennettStacey and Rob Bland* in honor of our son-in-law Loren Flaum and our daughter Jamie Bland FlaumMichael BobryBetsy and Stuart BobryRoberta and Seth BorgBrighton Memorial Chapel and Miller Funeral and Cremation Services*Dr. Jonathan BroderAaron and Amanda CantorOlivia and David CornellLeslie and Howard CraneJackie and Howard DavidsonDr. Eric DreyfussAnna May and David Eisenberg*Louise EpsteinHeidi and Mike FishmanLisa and Rob FogelRisa and Warren FrankelStanley FriedmanPhilip H. GarverRichard Gatto and Lynn Astarita GattoEssie GermanowDonald GoldDan and Victoria GoldsteinWilliam GoldsteinBurton GordonMichael GordonBarbara and Marvin GrayRhonda and Earl GurellJoyce and Warren HeilbronnerIsaac Gordon Foundation, Inc.Robert and Merilyn IsraelMona and Mark KolkoBradleigh Ann and Mordecai KolkoCaroline Korn*Kim and Steve Levitsky*Richard and Joan MarkusLynette Dolby and Sandra McDonald*Shirley MinkBertram RapowitzMr. Richard RosenbloomSusan and David RothenbergJacob Rubin* in memory of Claire Bodian RubinLetty Gail SchachtAnn and Joel Shamaskin*Rivka Chatman and Myron SilverElaine and Leonard SimonDr. Edward M. z"l Smith and Nancy L. SmithArnie and Jo SohinkiSusan and David Spector*Lynda and Michael Stock*Lois and Mark Utell*Howard WeinsteinDr. and Mrs. Sidney WeinsteinSy Zivan

*Welcome new Markus Society Members

Annual Campaign

Ms. Susan BoehmAllan and Bonnie Finkelstein in Honor of Dr. Stanley DicksonMarc and Jennifer FleischerNorma, Nancy, and Joe Gingold in Memory of Stan AlbertDaniel J. GoldsteinDeborah and John HarveyEdward IngerickDonna LawrenceStella LevinsonMartin MaltzBarbara and Paul MitacekJoseph R. MuscarellaCarole and Joe PlateIrving PobboravskyJustin RothKathleen and Harold Russell I n memory of Joshua WeinerAlla and Gregory ShadunskyElizabeth Stauderman in Honor of Val and Jon, who do so much to support the important work of the JCCMary TachcoMarcia WiesenbergBob and and Paula Lapin Zeman

Ames Amzalak Jewish Film Festival

Deborah Ronnen and Sherman Levey

Annual Gala

Ames Amzalak Memorial TrustEast Avenue ChiropracticFlaum Management Company, Inc.Deborah GoldmanLouis S. & Molly B. Wolk FoundationRoyal Oak Realty Trust

Buffalo Camper Scholarship Fund

Barry and Judy Baron in memory of Karen BlockBenjamin and Lauren Bluman in memory of Karen BlockSteven and Ellen WeissDavid and Janet DesmonMarshall and Gail FaginFoundation for Jewish Philanthropies in honor of Steven and Ellen WeissRobert M. and Shira R. Goldberg Philanthropic Fund in honor of Steven and Ellen Weiss and Aaron CantorElaine and Martin Goldstein in memory of Karen BlockRonna and Bruce KoisMannette and Bruce Raines in memory of Karen BlockJames and Lynne Sachs in memory of Karen BlockHeidi, Bob, Jeremy, and Eric SchatzMiriam and Stan Shainbrown in memory of Karen BlockMarilyn and Barry SingerKaren and Alan Wexler in memory of Karen BlockSanford and Michele Wolffe in memory of Karen BlockCraig Zuckerman and Kristine Kivari

Camp Seneca Lake

Daphne and Howie Cohen in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Hannah GrossCooper Cohen in honor of the Bat Mitzvahs of Andrew Wexler, Eli Kinel and Simon HorowitzSusan and Arthur Kaufman in memory of Stan AlbertJoan and Beryl Nusbaum In memory of Louis Fraum

Camp Seneca Lake Campership

Terri and Harold Bobry in memory of Marv Miller and in memory of Helen EstreicherCronimet CorporationAlan and Remy Freeman in honor of Joy GetnickMartin and Vanessa FriedmanDane HarringtonKevin and Erin Heilbronner In honor of Warren Heilbronner's 85th BirthdayJeffrey and Elizabeth HurwitzKaren and Larry Kessler in memory of Marvin MillerRon and Stacy KrakowerDr. Kate Berry Tompkins

Campership Fund

C & L Associated, Inc.Dynamic Metal ServicesEllie Holtzman in memory of Louis Fraum and Marvin MillerRhonda Korn in honor of the marriage of Rob West and Jamie PearsonVisions Federal Credit UnionSheila Weinbach


Annette AgnessDavid BerkyCarmela BertronLuba BeylkinMaxine and Mort BittkerJudith and Norman BlausteinJudith V. BoydJoyce BurgClass Action LLC/Marc L. Frankel-ConstableYolanda DeCamillaJackie DiBellaKaren EiseleMarcia ElwittJudith A. EmmanuelChristine FitzstevensJoy GoodmanHoward J. GordonMarilyn and Joel GreenbergRhonda and Earl GurellMarilyn HerkeElaine and Robert JacobsenVirginia JurkowskiHerb and June KatzNancy KleintopSharon LaufferSkip LehmanNancy and Howard LeVantDrs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson Enhancing Life FundAmanda McDowellJanet and Paul McKennaRalph Meranto in memory of Lou Fram, Stan Albert, and Eileen Ludwig GreenlandNancy and James MillerSusan and Scott MillerMildred NessPittsford Federal Credit UnionFlorence H. PrawerAnn RhodyRita RudnickRobert Sagan in Honor of Marty Adwin's Special BirthdayLetty Gail SchachtCathy and Lou SchneiderJoanne SelvaggioDaniel SummersCaryn TrottierJoan Van NessVictoria VisikoFay WagmanLaura WallmanLinda Cornell Weinstein and Sherwin B. WeinsteinWendy WrightRose and Paul Zachmeyer

City Kids to Sisol

Louis S. & Molly B. Wolk FoundationAndrew and Jocelyn Wolff

Cultural Arts

Joyce Burg in memory of Marvin D. MillerEssie Germanow in memory of Stan Albert

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston

H. Kenneth Cohen

Fitness, Wellness and Recreation

Morton Goldberg in memory of Marvin Miller and Samuel KatzAndrea Kozel in memory of my father, Milton KrasnerJoyce and Bob Sagan in honor of Seymour Miller's special birthdayAmy, Josh, Jake and Bella Srebnick in honor of Seymour Miller's special birthdayWegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Jewish Life Programs

Helene Newman in honor of Steve Gordon and Gordon, Chodak & Chapin CPA's and in memory of Marvin Miller

Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival

Rochelle AbkowitzAmes Amzalak Memorial TrustAnonymousDr. E. David and Barbara AppelbaumIrma BernsteinJudith and Norm BlausteinTerri and Harold BobryStuart and Betsy BobryRoberta and Seth BorgBrighton SecuritiesJoyce BurgClass Action LLC/Marc L. Frankel-ConstableEllen and David Comisar in honor of Spencer DworkinJudy DellDr. Eric DreyfussDavid DworkinDr. Perry EckLisa and Joel ElliotMary Alice Rudolph and Ralph EllisLouise EpsteinRoberta and David FeldmanHeidi and Michael FishmanCarolyn and Roger FriedlanderRonny and Alan FrishmanSharon A. GarelickEssie GermanowJoyce and Warren HeilbronnerCarol and Michael HirshRichard HorwitzJewish Federation of Greater RochesterDolores L. KleinbergMona and Mark KolkoAnonymousSharon Kovalsky and Jerry JacobsLenore and Marshall Lesser in memory of Karen ZivanRose LevinStella LevinsonSarah Liebschutz in memory of Sanford J. LiebschutzDrs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson Enhancing Life FundMs. Jennifer H. LitwakMax and Marian Farash Charitable FoundationAbraham MonkLewis NorryLeonard and Pauline OfsowitzOppenheimerFundsNancy ReitkoppMarjorie RelinDr. Gerald RosenHannah and Arnie RosenblattBud and Joan RusitzkyJoyce and Charles SchachterArlene and Howard SchenkerTerry Schwartz and Richard MaderBernice and Alan ShankCarol ShulmanSt. John'sMuriel SteinbergGary and Marcia Stern Family Advised FundDrs. Robin and Michael WeintraubJudy and Alan WertheimerDr. Gerald Wildenberg and Dr. Carol FreemanWilliam and Sheila Konar FoundationDrs. Diane Morse and Mark WinsbergElise and Joseph WojciechowskiLorraine P. Wolch and Donald OnimusWoods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center

Susan, Michael, Zach and Max Levitan in honor of Seymour Miller's 80th birthday

Men's Health Spa

Phyllis and Mel Besdin in memory of Marvin MillerSusan Sagan-Levitan and Michael Levitan in honor of Marty Adwin's 75th birthday

"Our Vision Our Future" Campaign

B & B RecyclingHarold BergerBurke TruckmenDynamic Metal ServicesLarry and Elise FineDebby Goldman in memory of Anna LubitowPaul and Laurie HeiseMarcia Isner and Family in memory of Morrie IsnerJoan Rothenberg Family Foundation, Inc.Karen and Howard KesslerDonna LawrenceSteve, Kim, Naomi and Ben LevitskySarah Liebschutz in memory of Sanford J. LiebschutzLarry and Jane GlazerRosa and Hans MencoJoanne Prives in memory of Stan AlbertAnne RodgersMarcia and Harry RosenfeldKenneth TraubLouise VanniDebra and Michael Walker

The Resource Place

Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation

Special Events

Sharon Gray and Scott Sherin

Special Needs Programs

Susan and Saul Marsh in honor of Lynn and Jack Rogan's 50th Anniversary

Survivors' Memorial Garden

Dennis and Eileen Kovel in memory of Henry SilbersternEnid and Louis Ryen

Susie Goldstein Sands Fund for Camp Seneca Lake

Inge and Larry Goldstein in memory of John Crowe and Vince DeClue

Teen Leadership Shabbaton

Louis S. & Molly B. Wolk Foundation

TYKES (Theater Young Kids Enjoy)

Susan and Arthur Kaufman in memory of Marvin MillerOded and Dalit Spindel

Winkler-Lococo Campership Fund

Megan Lococo in memory of Arlene PollanMichael and Megan Lococo in memory of Aunt MatildaSue, Megan and Michael Lococo in honor of Edie Silver's retirement and Joan Clar's special birthday, in memory of Ginger Lerner's beloved husband, Harold and mother, Eleanor, and Harvey KaneSue and Michael Lococo in memory of Marvin Miller, Lisa Bucholz's father, and Edie Silver's father and in honor of Robert Sadick's special birthday, and wishing Bill Lopatin a speedy recovery

Wolk Children's Center

Cornell/Weinstein Family Foundation in memory of Caroline HandsBonnie and Allan Finkelstein in honor of Stanley Dickson's 90th birthdayMax and Marian Farash Charitable FoundationSalty Dog Charities

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