April 29, 2020 Hebrew College Spring Event: Leadership, Learning, and Love

  • Date
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  • location Temple Israel, Boston
    477 Longwood Ave.
    Boston, MA 02215
  • organizer Hebrew College
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Join the Greater Boston community for Hebrew College’s largest event of the year, Leadership, Learning, and Love, on April 29 at Temple Israel, Boston. The evening will include honors, beautiful music, meaningful conversation, and plenty of delicious hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and desserts. View the evite.

Temple Israel, Boston
6:30 PM Hors d’oeuvres | 7:30-8:45 PM Program | Dessert reception


Rabbi Rim Meirowitz, beloved and esteemed mentor and teacher

The esther award in memoriam

Jillian Segal z”l, devoted student of Torah, teacher of courage and kindness

What’s Love Got To Do with It?

A lively conversation with thought leaders:
President of Hebrew College
RABBI DAVID ELLENSON, PH.D., Chancellor Emeritus, Hebrew Union College
Hebrew College Innovation Lab
, Head of School, JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School

MODERATED BY RABBI MARC BAKER, President & CEO of Combined Jewish Philanthropies

, Rabbi/Chazzan, The Kitchen
CANTOR LYNN TORGOVE, Head of Vocal Arts, Hebrew College
CANTOR BECKY WEXLER KHITRIK, Cantor, Temple Sinai, Sharon, MA

installation crowd scene


Please join us with a donation at a sponsorship level, or with a donation for individual reservations.

President’s Council Sponsorship Levels

$100,000+ Meyasdim/Founders (10 reservations)
$36,000 – 99,999 Bonim/Builders (10 reservations)
$20,000 – 35,999 Talmidim/Lifelong Learners (10 reservations)
$10,000 – 19,999 Shutafim/Partners (4 reservations)
$5,000 – 9,999 Haverim/Friends (4 reservations)
$1,800 – 4,999 Yedidim/Companions (2 reservations)

Individual Reservations

$500 Our Cup Runneth Over
$360 Join Us + Support Us
$120 Join Us
$54 Students

Kindly RSVP by April 17, 2020 

Please visit our secure online reservation form or contact Mia Tavan for reservation information.

If you are unable to attend but would still like to make a gift, please use our secure online form, choose “Spring Event 2020” for your gift designation, and include your blessing under “Comments.”


Please send blessings for the event slideshow to Mia Tavan at mtavan@hebrewcollege.edu by April 24, 2020.


Dietary laws observed. Parking garage available across the street from Temple Israel. Temple Israel is accessible. Please contact advancement@hebrewcollege.edu by April 8, 2020, should you require additional accommodations.


Learn about corporate sponsorship opportunities


EVENT Co-Chairs

Rabbi Suzanne Offit
Rabbi Sonia Saltzman


Alison Abdu and Barry Glass
Rabbi Leora Abelson
Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine and Gabriel Sunshine
Julie Altman and Alex Sagan
Susan and Aron Ain
Anonymous (2)
Cindy Arnson and Rabbi Gerry Serotta
Isa and Bill Aron
Beverly and Don Bavly
Rabbi Dan Berman
Rabbi Brian Besser
Diane and Steve Boettcher
Renata Brailovsky
Helaine and William Braunig
Rabbi Josh Breindel
Edmund C. Case
Charles Robert Gens Foundation
Marsha and Harvey Chasen
Cheryl Spencer Memorial Foundation Trust
Carol and Carl Chudnofsky
Cohen Family
Rabbi Sharon and Shimon Cohen Anisfeld
Dorrit and Martin Cowan
Jennifer and Jeffrey Drucker
Janine and Rabbi Jevin Eagle
Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson and Rabbi David Ellenson
Rabbi David Fainsilber
Sandy Falk and Rabbi Dan Judson
Deborah and Ron Feinstein
Renee and Steven Finn
Fern Fisher and Jack Eiferman
Rabbi Ari Lev Fornari
Cheryl and Larry Franklin
Matt and Robin Freeman
Mark Frydenberg
Germanacos Foundation
Dena and Jason Glasgow
Nina and Robert Goldenberg
Paula and James Gould
Amit Granot
Lillian and Richard Gray
Rabbi Art Green
Beth and Lawrence Greenberg
Louis Grossman
Dorit Harverd and Richard Dale
Rabbi Eli Herb
Beryl and David Hoffman
Jeanne Howard
Maggie Huff-Rousselle and Barry Kahn
Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz
Richard & Natalie Jacoff Foundation
Rachel Jewelewicz-Nelson and David Nelson
Rabbi Randy Kafka
Rabbi James Kahn
Rabbi Marcie Kamerow & Joshua Gensler-Steinberg
Barbara and Leo Karas
Naomi Katz Mintz and Rabbi Lewis Mintz
Sid Koslow
Rabbi Claudia Kreiman and Rabbi Ebn Leader
Liana and Michael Krupp
Lizbeth and George Krupp
Rabbi Van and Alice Lanckton
Dr. Ruth Langer and Dr. Jonathan Sarna
Judith Lebow and Andrew Oram
Joanne and Rabbi Allan Lehmann
Cantor Beth Levin and Sandi-Jo Malmon
Rabbi Navah Levine
Charlotte Lewis and Mike Aylward
Harriet and Alan Lewis
Lewis Family
Anne Meirowitz
Judi Meirowitz Tischler and Art Tischler
Daniel Miller
Susan Miron
Beth and Michael Moskowitz
Myra Musicant and Howard Earl Cohen
Rabbi Suzanne and Andy Offit
Aviva Orenstein
Susie and Dick Pallan
“The Pink House Kids:” IlanaRei and Jackie Goss; Yael Granot; Julie and Ben Meirowitz; Rabbi Sara Meirowitz and Rabbi David Finkelstein; Eliana and Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson; Mia and Ethan Tavan
Rabbi Allison Poirier
Suzanne Priebatsch
Margot & Thomas Pritzker Family Foundation
Dan Raizen
Ina and Jerry Regosin
Gail and Joe Reimer
Barbara and Frank Resnek
Loretta Richard
Rabbi Scott Roland
Terry Rosenberg
Rudnick Charitable Foundation
Rabbi Sonia and Ned Saltzman
Rabbi Ma’ayan and Richard Sands
Bella and George Savran
Susan and Robert Schechter
Liza Schneiderman and Gary Shub
Peggy Shukur and Bob Ruxin
Sharon Schumack and Michael Luckens
Pamela and James Schwartz
Rabbi Suzie Schwartz Jacobson and Jojo Jacobson
Polly and Arnold Slavet
David Segal
Joanne and William Segal
Jim and Rosalie Shane
Susan Shevitz and Larry Bailis
Amy and Ross Silverstein
Rabbi Becky Silverstein and Naomi Sobel
Rosalyn and Richard Slifka
Myra and Robert Snyder
Denise Sobel
Sarah Sonnenfeld
Karin and Leo Sprecher
Lisa Stewart Krutter
Jamie and David Stolper
Sara Surgenor Schnitzer and Michael M. Schnitzer
Sandy Sussman and Ron Schnur
Carol and Steven Targum
Rabbi Sarah Tasman
Charlotte and Theodore Teplow & Wendy and David Teplow
Cantor Louise and Richard Treitman
Rhoda and David Trietsch
Diane Troderman and Harold Grinspoon
Nina Wacholder and Rabbi Robert Goldenberg
Beth and Rabbi Frank Waldorf
Lisa and Neil Wallack
Rabbi Seth Wax
Deanna and Sidney Wolk
Stephanie Wynn and Barry Finkelstein
Barbara and Rabbi Henry A. Zoob

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Corporate Sponsorship Information

This event is promoted to 11,000 households locally and nationally via Hebrew College’s electronic newsletter.


All corporate sponsors receive:

  • Tickets to Hebrew College’s annual spring fundraising event on April 29: Leadership, Learning, and Love
  • Listing on the event web page
  • Slide show listing at the event
  • Appearance on lobby poster at the event
  • Invitation to celebrate a community Shabbat dinner with the President and Hebrew College faculty and students
Contact us

Please contact Sharon Katz at skatz@hebrewcollege.edu or 617.559.8764 for information and/or corporate sponsorships.


venue & contact info
Temple Israel, Boston 477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215