The Jewish Film Institute, presenter of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, extend a heartfelt thanks to all of its generous donors.

Gifts of $175 or more received between May 16, 2015 & May 17, 2016 are listed below. For information on how you can support the Jewish Film Institute, please contact the Development Department at 415.621.0556 x205 or development@jfi.org

Festival Sponsors

Premier Festival Sponsor
Sterling Bank and Trust/The Seligman Family Foundation

Opening Night San Francisco
Steven and Bunny Fayne

Opening Night Palo Alto
The Bonnie and Marty Tenenbaum Foundation

Closing Night Sponsor
Gale Mondry and Bruce Cohen

Freedom of Expression
Lela and Gerry Sarnat

Centerpiece Documentary
The Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund

Foundation & Government Support

Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation
Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation
Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Consulate General of Israel, Pacific Northwest Region
Fohs Foundation
The Frederick J. Isaac Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay
Gaia Fund
Grants for the Arts / San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund
The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
The Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund
Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation
Nathan Cummings Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Seligman Family Foundation
Victor and Lorraine Honig Fund of the Common Counsel Foundation
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
Wells Fargo Foundation
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Business & Community Sponsors

Berkeley FILM Foundation
Birthright Israel Foundation / Northwest Region
Britex Fabrics
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Craig Harrison’s Expressions of Excellence! TM
ISRAEL21c
Kol Hadash: Northern California Community for Humanistic Judaism
Krevsky Fine Art and Services
Osterweis Capital Management
Schoenberg Family Law Group
Sinai Memorial Chapel – Chevra Kadisha
Sterling Bank & Trust
Wareham Development

Media Sponsors

ABC7/KGO-TV
Betty’s List
Easy Bay Express
Eurochannel, Inc.
J. the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California
KQED
SF Bay Times
SF Weekly

Hospitality Sponsors

Orchard Hotels of San Francisco
Anita Bowen Photography
B&B Kitchen & Wine Bar
Ba-Bite
Catch
Credo
Dolby
East & West Gourmet Afghan Foods – Bolani
FedEx
Frames Per Sound
Grand Bakery
Hagafen
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Landmark Theaters
Leftwich Event Specialists, Inc.
L’Chaim Sushi
Martin Lawrence Galleries
Pat Mazzera Photography
Poesia Italian Restaurant
Saul’s Restaurant and Delicatessen
Shorty Goldstein’s
Sullivan & Botello Events
Taste Catering and Event Planning
Ted Boerner
Tito’s Vodka

Hospitality Contributors

Arizmendi Bakery
Artis Coffee
Bi-Rite Market
Bitchin’ Baklava
Canyon Market
Dandelion Chocolate
Doll’s Kitchen
Donsuemor
Extreme Pizza
House of Bagels
La Méditeranée
Loving Cup
Salty Sweet
San Francisco Magazine
Toliver Works
Wise Sons

Future Focus Fund

Anonymous (4)
Dan Barki
Deborah Blank
Jaklyn Brookman
Susie Coliver
Dana Doron
Michael Ehrenzweig
Nancy K. Fishman
Craig Harrison
Frederick Hertz
Nancy Igdaloff
Spencer Jarrett
Wendy and Howard Kleckner
Sasha Kovriga
Abbott and Janet Leban
Lexi Leban and Helga Sigvaldadottir
Adrienne Leder-Schriner
Owen Levin
Gale Mondry and Bruce Cohen
Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow
Sara J. Newman
Doug Okun
Janis Plotkin
Jay Rosenblatt
Peter Samis
Janet Schneider and Andrew Kahn
Peter L. Stein
Dan Wohlfeiler

One powerful way to express your values long into the future is to make a planned gift to the Future Focus Fund. To discuss planed giving opportunities confidentially, please contact the development department at 415.621.0556 x206 or write to kbistrong@jfi.org

Individual Donors

Founder's Circle

Steven and Bunny Fayne
Ray Lifchez
Gale Mondry and Bruce Cohen
Lela and Gerry Sarnat
The Laszlo N. Tauber Philanthropic Fund
The Bonnie and Marty Tenenbaum Foundation
The Seligman Family Foundation

Luminaries

Nancy Blachman and David desJardins
Amy and Morton Friedkin
Anne Germanacos
Meredith J. Goldsmith
Diana Grand and Jonathan Holman
Nancy and Stephen Grand
Moses and Susan Libitzky
David and Fran Meckler

Directors

Ronald Abileah and Marlene Winograd
Anita and Marc Abramowitz
Tamara Abrams
Liki and Joe Abrams
Robert and Judith Aptekar
Michael Bien and Jane Kahn
Deborah Blank
Sandee Blechman and Steven Goldberg
Sheri Cohen and Charles Green
Rick and Roberta Cummings
Phyllis Friedman
Linda and Sanford Gallanter
Aaron M. Roland and Annelise Goldberg
Dan Granoff
Ralph and Marsha Guggenheim
Craig Harrison
Russell and Susan Holdstein
Lorraine Honig
Sasha and Irina Kovriga
Linda and Frank Kurtz
Rosanne and Al Levitt
Susan and Jay Mall
Orli and Zack Rinat
Emily Rosenberg and Darlene deManincor
Janet Schneider and Andrew Kahn
Bob Tandler and Valli Benesch
Hilary Zarrow

Producers

All Voices Welcome Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay
Wendy Bear
Shosh Blachman and Joel Biatch
Craig Broscow
Lisa and Matthew Chanoff
Bill Falik and Diana Cohen
Anita and Steven Feinstein
Patricia and Richard Gibbs
Carl and Gay Grunfeld
Frederick Hertz
David Jadeson
Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow
Paul Resnick and Joan Karlin
Carolyn Cavalier Rosenberg and Sandy Rosenberg
Samuel J. and Alexandra D. Salkin
Roselyne Chroman Swig
Fern Tiger and Michael Pyatok
Terry and Carol Hutner Winograd
Harold and Mary Zlot

Benefactors

Janet Arnesty and John Good
Blank Family Foundation Inc.
Sharon and Theodore Block
Robert Book
Sanford and Jean Colen
Susie Coliver and Bob Herman
Phyllis Cook
William Dickey and Matt Huyck
Kathryn and Dan Edelman
Jerry Goldstein
Lois and Jerry Jacobs
Spencer Jarrett
Virginia King
Wendy and Howard Kleckner
Abbott and Janet Leban
Lexi Leban and Helga Sigvaldadottir
Adrienne Leder-Schriner and Kyle Schriner
Julie and David Levine
Charles and Helene Linker
Tom Lockard and Alix Marduel
Roger M. Low
Rabbi Brian Lurie and Caroline Lurie
Elizabeth Marcus
Dawn Margolin and Sanford Margolin
Susan Minker
Stephen and Laura Olson
John Osterweis
Alan Ramo and Leslie Rose
Sue Reinhold and Deborah Newbrun
Alan and Susan Rothenberg
Toby and Robert Rubin
Joan Sarnat and David Hoffman
Danny Scher
Joelle Steefel
Vera and Harold S. Stein, Jr.
Peter L. Stein
Martin Tannenbaum and Alex Ingersoll
Carol and Norm Traeger
Barry and Marjorie Traub
Jamie and Rory Weinstein
Dan Wohlfeiler
Victoria and Richard Zitrin

Patrons

Jack and Betty Adler
Debbie Aquaro
Orit Atzmon
Barbara Berk
Judith Bloom
Pamela S. Burdman
Larry Burgheimer and Eileen Auerbach
Bonnie Burt and Mark Liss
Lori Campbell
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Caston
Michael Ehrenzweig
Diane Filippi and Ephraim Hirsch
Bruce Fodiman
Nancy Friedman and Terry Eli Hill
Joyce Friedman
Lynda and Alan Goldman
Richard Goldsmith
Steven Greenwald and Rochelle Dee Alpert
Natalie Gubb and David Arpi
Howard Herman and Claudia Bernard
Douglas and Leni Herst
James J. and Bethany S. Hornthal
Nancy Igdaloff
Terri Kwiatek
Owen Levin and Hagar Scher
Adele and Mark Lieberman
Rivka Livni
Sally Mars Carey
Leeor Neta
Dr. Raquel H. Newman
Sara J. Newman
Michael Peltz
Jan Platt and Jeff Ross
Harry Pollack and Joanne Backman
Katherine Roberts
Polly Rosenthal
Alice and Bill Russell-Shapiro
Lloyd Sacks and Merav Menachem
Peter Samis and Mary Ratcliff
John Schlesinger
Jane Scott
Judy and Lee Shulman
Neil and Karla Smith
Howard Sohn
Dr. Gary Stein and Catherine Colcord Stein
Laura Tow
Ellen Ullman and Elliot Ross
Alexandra Wall
Robert T. Weston
Diane J. Wexler and Bruce Beron
Ruth and Robert White
Richard and Sue Wollack

Friends

Andy Abrahams Wilson
Rina Alcalay
Lynn Altshuler and Stanley D. Herzstein
Ann Gabor Arancio and Remo Arancio
Denise Asplund
Clara Basile
David and Rachel Biale
Kim Bistrong
Isabel and Richard Bordow
Diane Brett
Emily Campbell
Netta Fedor
Julie Felner and Amy Harrison
Helena R. Foster
Michael Freeman, M.D. and Victoria Stone
Alan Goldman
Joe Goldman
Rick Goldsmith and Lauren Moreno
Susan Goldstein and Andy Kivel
Craig and Deborah Hoffman
Estie and Mark Hudes
Stephen and Sonya Hurst
Jeffrey Javerbaum
Linda and Thomas Kalinowski
Seth and Sharon Kaufman
Gloria and Hans Kolbe-Saltzman
Lita Krowech
Joshua Langenthal and Diane Halberg
Hao Le
Warren and Barbara Levinson
Don Loeb and Carrie Lozano
Carrie and Ronald Ludwig
Helen and Leon Luey
Robert Margolin
Barbara Meislin
Deanne Meyer
Cathy and Gary Meyer
Susan Moldaw
Rudolf and Bernice Moos
Elena Moser and Janet Linder
Jennifer Olson and Julie Dorf
Paula Reinman and Sandy Gross
Martha V. Rubinson
Joshua Rutberg
Sylvia Sabel and Joel Rubinstein
David S. Salem
Scott Seaman
Leonard Shustek and Donna Dubinsky
Valerie Sopher
Joel Spolin and Margot Parker
Paul and Cathie Staley
Myra Strober and Jay Jackman
Lidia Szajko and Nanci Clarence
Kevin Waldman
Mayumi Warkel

Supporters

Sy Aal
Oscar Abeliuk
Beth Abrams
James Abrams
Audrey Adelson
Yvette J. Adida
Joan Allen
Carol and Harvey Allen
Fred H. Altshuler
Jody Ames
Rochelle Anixter
Deborah Anker
Robert Armstrong
Isabel Auerbach
Irina and Boris Auerbuch
Barbara and Gerald August
Marilyn Bair
Charna Ball
Adrianne and Mike Bank
Dan Barki
Murray and Carole Batt
Bob Bauer
Rosyland and Robert Bauer
Sheila and Murray Baumgarten
Richard Beesen
Susan and Michael Belling
Wayne Bender
Ralph Beren
Jeannie Berest
Mark Berger and Susan Wengraf
Don Berger
Esther J. Berick
Judith and Edward Berne
Suzan Berns
Barbara Bernstein
Mark and Tanya Bernstein
Carole Bidnick
John Bielenberg
Larry Bilick and Annette Firestein
Elaine and Herman Binger
Sandra Blair
Judith and Jordan Bloom
Rochelle and Joel Blumenfeld
Sheryl L. Blumenthal
Ellen Blustein
Natalie Bonnewit
Denah S. Bookstein
Susan Borkin
Elizabeth and James Branson
Sandra Braverman
Larry Brinkin
Suzanne and David Broad
Jaklyn Brookman
China Brotsky and Daniel Roth
Martin and Geraldine Brownstein
Arthur Brunwasser
Jerome and Gloria Burke
Susan Cable
Rita Cahn
Judith Calder
Jo Canterbury
Gladys Chandler
Philip Charney
Debra Chasnoff
Michael Chertok
Barbara Chozahinoff
John R. Cillag & Eva Gero
Sol and Kate Coffino
Judith Cohen
Peter Cohn
Debra Constantine
David Cooper & Marilyn Golden
Edward Cushman, Executive Director
Fay Darmawi
Robert Daroff
Susan David
Glenn Davis and James Takagi
Pamela Derks
Clare Devon
Susan Diamond and Marty Schenker
Reuben Doing and Vivienne Newman-Doing
Joanne Donsky and Stuart Oremland
Eleanor Drey
Marilyn Dunn
Trish Elliott
Judi Elman and Gordon Harris
Leah Emdy
Janet Falk
David Fankushen
Nancy L. Feinberg
Linda Feldman
Marilee and Arthur Fenn
Richard Fikes and Barbara Blatner-Fikes
Arlene and Ron Finger
Donald Fink
Naama Firestone
Rena Fischer
Hannah Linda Fisher
Alan Fisher
Sherri Flynn
Cheri Forrester and Eva Orbuch
Rachelle and Matthew Fox
Aileen J. Frankel
James Frazin
Barbara Freeman
Roger Friedberger
Herb and Marianne Friedman
Ednah Friedman
Marvin Friedman
Seth Frohman
Abe and Suzanne Froman
Philip Frost
Freya and Jake Fuchs
Thomas Garber
Jerome Garchik
Nan Gefen
Marjorie Gelb and Mark Aaronson
Steve Gellman and Corinne Jaffe-Gellman
Barbara Gersh
Lewis and Helena Gibbs
Andrea Gilbert
Paula and Eric Gillett
Robert T. Glick
Sue Glick
Doris Gluckman
Stuart Gold
Jerry Gold
Tracey Goldberg and Paul Pierson
Ruth Goldenberg
Jean Goldman
Diane and Manny Goldman
Crissi and Jerry Goldman
Diane Goldstein
Seri Gomberg
Daniel Goncher
Marianne Goodkin
Rachel Goodman
Miriam and Martin Goodman
Rivka Gordon
Naomi Granoff
Adam Green
Elizabeth Greene
Sheldon and Judy Greene
Deborah Greiff
Rachel Groffman
Claire Sunny Grotsky
Shirley Haberfeld
Allyson Halpern and Dan Cohen
Rachelle Halpern
Toby Halpern
Sue Jean Halvorsen
Sandra Handsher
Steven Harris
Dan Harris
Andrea Harris
Janet Harrison
Mark Hartman
Sheryl Hausman and Jack Maslow
B. Jane Hawthorne
Siva Heiman
Norman and Sandra Hempling
Judye Hess
William Hirsh
Howard and Randy Hoffman
Arlene Hoffman
Mary Holder
Nancy Hollander and Stephen Portuges
Loraine and Mark Horne
Caryn Huberman
Jolene Huey
Michael Hulton and David Stewart
Annette Insdorf
Phyllis Isaacson
Shirley Issel
Steve Jacobs
Andrea Jacoby and Robert Brody
Loisann Jacovitz
Donna Jaffe
Rebecca Jenkins
Carole Joffe and Judith Joffe-Block
Jose Junek
Alice and Morrie Kahn
Marianne Kahn
Rosalind Kahn
Rachel Kahn-Hut
Josie Kamin
Susan and Richard Kaplan
Phyllis Kaplan
Susan Karp
Alan Kates
Steve Katz
Gene and Susan Kaufman
Harvey and Susan Kayman
Sue Kearney
Janet Keller
Lisa Kellman
Erwin Kelly
Alicia and Stuart Kenter
Allyce Kimerling and Frances Rotolo
Toni King
Marjorie Kirk
Lynn Klein
Alissa Koven
Felix Kramer and Rochelle Lefkowitz
David Kramer
Barry Krantz
Hannah Kranzberg
Deborah Krow and David Boniske
Alan and Jane Krubiner
Carole and Alan Kushnir
Brad Lakritz
Tom Lakritz
Nancy Lazarus
Judy Leash
Gloria and Harold Leitstein
Susan Lempert
Susan Lessin
Patricia Levenberg
Margaret Leventer
Michael Levine
Cornelia Levine
Susan B. Levine
Matthew Levy
Corinne Levy
Cathryn Lewis
Yehudit Lieberman
Judith Linzer
Shelley Sella and Julie Litwin
Suzy Locke
Laura Lowe
Les Lund
Linda Lustig
Barry Lynch and Dennis Blanchard
Dr. Jan Maisel
Sheila Malkind
Janet Maslow
Nadine May
Milton R. McKenzie
Ronald Meckler and Bella Shapero
Liza Meckler
Ruth-Ann Mendel
Pam Mendelsohn
Susan Merin-Oglove
Leslie Miessner
Rima Miller
Denis G. and Susan G. Miller Roy
Deborah Mintz
L. Lloyd Morgan
Gregory Morris
David Mundstock
Laura Murra
Carol Nathan
Ellen and David Newman
Janine Oliker
Paul Orbuch
Muriel Parenteau
Karen Paull and Craig Scott
Rachael Peltz
Susan Percal
Rachel Pfeffer
Susan Phillips-Moskowitz and Peter Moskowitz
Janis Plotkin
Enid Pollack
Lee and Stu Pollak
William Pomeranz and Harriet Prensky
Suzanne Portello
Charlotte Prozan
Jane Pyle
Rachel Queenin
Maria Quintanilla
Nikki Davida Rabbino
Michael and Susan Rancer
Jan Raymond
Louise F. Reed
Rachelle Resnick
Marsha Rethers
Cathy Rice
Jane and Michael Rice
Esther Riester
Irene Rimer
Marilyn Rinzler
Roger Ritland
Susan Roane
Jaclynne J. Roberts
Lily Robinson
Karen Roekard
Marcia Rosen
Oscar and Margaret Rosenbloom
Donna Rosenthal and Joe Lurie
Esther Rosha-Stadtler and Jason Rosha
Maureen F. and Paul H. Roskoph
Deborah Ross
Geri Rossen
Amy Rothberg
Esther Rothblum
Marcia and Steve Ruben
Jerry Lynn Rubin
Susan Rutberg
Carole Rutherford
Elizabeth Rynecki
Tom and Jill Sampson
Susan Sanford
Jeff Saperstein
Sharyn Saslafsky
Janet Saunders
Carol Schaffer
Harriet Schatz
Karen Schein
Susan and Barry Scherman
Karen Schiller
SaraLeya Schley
Melissa Schneider
David and Harriet Schnur
Gayle and Barry Schochet
Gabriella Schultz
Arnold and Madeline Schuster
Craig Seidel
Ethel Seiderman
Sara Seims
Lisa Shalwitz
Paul and Joan Sher
Dr. Bernard Rosen & Alana Shindler
Emilya Shtivelman
Mady Shumofsky
Rita Shuster
Gwen Sidley
Bryna Siegel & David Bradlow
Sheri and Paul Siegel
Joseph V. Sieger
Hal and Harriet Silen
Ivan Silverberg
Heather and Norman Silverman
Jane and Benjamin Simon
Marc Snyder
Ilene Sokoloff
Helen Solanum
John Solomon
Carol Solomon
Allan Solomonow
Joan Sperans
Katherine and Randy Sprouse
Anita Stapen and Richard Granberg
Donna Steger
Judith Stein
Cathy Steirn and Chris Kinavey
Charlene Stern
Rich and Alice Stiebel
Gary Stower
Dr. Joan Straumanis
Betsy Strausberg
Cindy and Philip Strause
John G. Symons
Dolores Taller
Carol Tannenwald
Reesa Tansey and Gary A. Greenfield
Norma Tarrow
Marilyn Teplow
Veronica Tincher
Deborah Toizer
Joseph Toubes
Jacqueline Tully
Mark Van Der Hout and Jody Lewitter
Joe Vassallo
Yoka Verdoner
Jacob and Mekel Wakshlag
Marilyn and Murry Waldman
John Wallace
Stephen Tobias and Alice Webber
Julia Weber
Raymond Weisberg
Harriet Weiss
Alan Weiss
Elaine Weissman and Lillian Schachner
Alan Wernz
Lewis and Susan Wexler
Corinne Wick
Bonnie and Barry Willdorf
Barbara and Chris Wilson
Judy Winkelstein
Diane Wolf and Frank Hirtz
Sheldon and Rhoda Wolfe
Jerry Wolfe and Anna Fisher
Diane Wyatt
Steve and Judy Zimmerman
Layne Zimmerman
Robert Zimmerman
Jane Zones and Stacey Zones
Terri Zucker
Betty Zuckerberg