The President’s Council

Hebrew College’s President’s Council recognizes a caring community of friends and leaders who give with generosity and compassion to the College, allowing Jewish education and creativity to flourish. Philanthropy at this level nurtures and sustains Hebrew College’s mission of open inquiry, intellectual rigor, personal engagement and spiritual creativity. We are deeply grateful!

Hebrew College President’s Council Levels

  • Meyasdim/Founders: gifts of $100,000+
  • Bonim/Builders: gifts of $36,000 to $99,999
  • Talmidim/Lifelong Learners: gifts of $20,000 to $35,999
  • Shutafim/Partners: gifts of $10,000 to $19,999
  • Haverim/Friends: gifts of $5,000 to $9,999
  • Yedidim/Companions: gifts of $1,800 to $4,999

How to join the 2020-21 President’s Council: Simply make a gift at any of the levels above online or via mail between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

To learn more: Contact Rosa Kramer Franck, Director of Development, at to explore how you can partner with Hebrew College in nurturing a vibrant Jewish life throughout Greater Boston, across North America, in Israel, and around the world.

President’s Council Members (2020-21)

(List in formation)

Anonymous (2)
Chleck Family Foundation
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
The Germanacos Foundation
Daniel Miller
Rabbi Suzanne and Andrew Offit
Rosalyn and Richard Slifka
U.S. Department of Education

Anonymous (1)
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries
Rita J. and Stanley K. Kaplan Family Foundation
Myra Musicant and Howard Cohen

Talmidim/Lifelong Learners:
Anonymous (2)
Rabbi Sharon and Shimon Cohen Anisfeld
Dorothea and Sheldon Buckler
Marsha and Harvey Chasen
Dorot Foundation
Family of David and Eleanor Lewis
David Segal
Denise Sobel
The Cheryl Spencer Memorial Foundation
Charlotte and Theodore Teplow
Wendy and David Teplow

Anonymous (3)
Mark Atkins and Miho Sato
Jonathan Bush
Deborah and Ronald Feinstein
Linda and Michael Frieze
Harold Grinspoon
Louis Grossman
Rachel Jacoff
The Philip and Bernice Krupp Foundation for Jewish Life
The Henry Luce Foundation
Tara Mohr and Eric Ries
National Havurah Committee
Rudnick Charitable Foundation
Rabbi Ma’ayan and Richard Sands
Ellen and Steven Segal
Myra and Robert Snyder
Carol and Steven Targum
Diane Troderman

Geraldine Acuña Sunshine and Gabriel Sunshine
Julie Altman and Alex Sagan
Russell Berrie Foundation
Carol and Carl Chudnofsky
Doris Cohen
Janine and Rabbi Jevin Eagle
Renee and Steven Finn
Dorian Goldman and Marvin Israelow
Lillian and Richard Gray
Dorit Harverd and Richard Dale
Beryl and David Hoffman
Shelley Levine and Larry Schwartz
Levine Chapels
Margot and Tom Pritzker
Leslie and Kenneth Pucker
Rabbi Sonia and Ned Saltzman
Susan and Robert Schechter
Susan Shevitz and Lawrence Bailis
Polly and Arnold Slavet
Nicole Zatlyn and Jason Weiner

Rachel Adelman and Gary Zaidenweber
Helaine and William Braunig
Laurie and Andrew Brock
Betty Brudnick
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Louise Citron
Suzanne and David Diamond
Fern Fisher and Jack Eiferman
Esther and Sumner Feldberg
Cheryl and Larry Franklin
Robin and Matt Freeman
Charles Robert Gens Foundation
Dena and Jason Glasgow
Sandra Goldstein and Michael Buonaiuto
Paula and James Gould
Lisa Gross and Richard Hoffman
Pearl and Martin Herskovitz
Judith and William Kates
Roselyn and Edwin Kolodny
Sid Koslow
Alice and Rabbi Van Lanckton
Ruth Langer and Jonathan Sarna
Marcia and Alan Leifer
Wendy and Jonathan Linden
Deborah and Richard McNeil
Susan Miron and Burton Fine
The Modell Family
Aviva Orenstein
Jane Oren Siegel
Amy and Ross Silverstein
Sarah Sonnenfeld
Lisa Stewart Krutter
Lisa and Neil Wallack
Laura Wiessen and Rabbi Steven Lewis
Rose Zoltek-Jick

(List in formation)