URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute Donors

Thank you to all of OSRUI’s generous supporters. OSRUI awakens, heightens and intensifies Jewish identity by creating and nurturing a vibrant Jewish living environment through summer camp and year-round programs. You make this possible.

Roots to grow.  Wings to fly.  Friends forever!  This is OSRUI.

2018 Donors

We are honored to recognize all donors who contributed to OSRUI in 2018.

$100,000 and Above

Community Development Foundation
for Reform Judaism
Crown Family Philanthropies

Daniel M. Soref Charitable Trust
Neal Sabin
The Seigle Family
Barbara and Steve Wolf 

$50,000 and Above

Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation Inc.
Sandy and Bob Cutler
Leo J. & Roslyn L. Krupp Family Foundation
Lenore and Dan Mass
Karen and Roy Splansky

$10,000 and above

A Friend of OSRUI (2)
Renay and Joel Bayer
Perri and Rick Courtheoux
Annette and Victor Feldman
Tori and Jeremy Franklin
Patti and Mike Frazin

Richard Goldberg
Paula and Jerry Kaye
Susie and Michael Lorge
The Manacher-Kohlberg Family
Rabbi Yocheved and Dr. Alan (z"l) Mintz
Jean and Jordan Nerenberg
Felicia and Mike Perlman
Joan Pines
Lynne Kaminer and Daniel Ray
Sara Rimm-Kaufman and Family
The Lichtenstein/Rokacz Family

$3,600 and Above

Keith D. and Arlene M. Bronstein Foundation
Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, Deerfield IL:
- Rabbi Karyn Kedar, Cantor Jennifer Frost,
- Rabbi Jason Fenster, Cantor Rayna Green,
- Rabbi Mark Shapiro

Susan F. Dickman
Rabbi Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus and Dr. James N. Dreyfus
Foundation for Jewish Camp, Inc.
In Memory of Janet Novak Goldberg

Carollina Song and Alec Harris
Jessica and Peter Kaplan
Debbie Krupp
Joanna, Derek, Naomi, Emilia & Eli Lewis
Rabbi Andrea, Danny, Yonah and Liora London
Ruth Wenger and Jonathan Markowitz
Barbara and Philip Meltzer
The Passman Family
Susan and Paul Schomer
Lauren and Jeremy Seaver
Camille and Joe Seigle
The Silver-Gelfond Family: Mitch, Julie, Hannah, Eva and Charlie
Stephanie, Steven, Tessa and Lilah Silverman
Sinai Temple, Michigan City IN
Ione and Tony Stiegler
Gail and Jason Weiss

$1,800 and Above

Robyn, Joshua and Jordyn Ackerman
Alona Weissberg Anspach
Rabbi Ramie Arian and Merri Lovinger Arian
Dr. Nathan & Karen Beraha, Rabbi Joshua & Nani Beraha, and Benjamin Beraha
Rabbi Deborah Gardner Helbraun and Rabbi Sidney Helbraun
Sandra and Irwin Brottman
The Brown Family
Caryn and Craig Caffarelli
Rabbi Shoshanah and Damien Conover
Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky
Alyssa and Reni Dickman
Etty and Giora Dolgin
Nancy Dunn
Merle and Barry Erlich
Joshua Erlich
Congregation Etz Chaim
Nancy Laben and Jonathan Feiger
Douglas Fenton
Ronda and Dan Franks
Deanne and Jeff Friedman
Frances and Jay Gerson
Lynn and Larry Glickman
Vicki Davidson & David Goldwyn Families
Norma and Phillip Gordon
Shari and Chuck Granat
Lorie and David Granat
Amy and Matthew Gudgeon
Deborah and Richard Hacker
Jean and Roger Harris
Denise and Michael Heimlich
Barbara and Richard Heinrich
Jamie Cosnowsky and Mark Heisler
Elizabeth and Andrew Hibel
Lisa and Jason Howard
The Jonah Maccabee Foundation
Rabbi Fred Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation, Chicago IL
Solly Kane
Judy and Jordan Konisky
Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism
David Lepofsky
Seymour Lipton
Rabbi David and Debbie Locketz
Nancy and William Luck
Kathy and Bob Madura
Rabbi Rachel, Albert, George and Dena Marks
The Milberg Family
Soundis and Danny Passman
Cantor Jennifer Frost and Rabbi Richard Prass & Family
The Hamilton-Rosenberg Family
Sally and Mike Rosenthal
Sheila and Richard Sachs
Susan and Marc Sacks
Robin Barbara and Mark Salsberg
Rabbi Isaac Saposnik and Jeanne Calloway
Susan Saxl and Robert Kramer
Carol Rubin, Dr. Howard Schlansky and Family
Lynn Seitzman and Family
Marcey and Kenneth Siegel
Ira, Laura, Dylan, Eli and Miranda Singer
The Sommer Family
Mikala and Adam Stewart
Julie Webb and Michael Taitel
Jane Taves
Temple Jeremiah, Northfield IL
Temple Sholom of Chicago
Dahlia and Yossi Tesher
Rabbi Michael and Jody Weinberg
Shelley and Marc Willner
Lucille Wolf
WRJ Midwest District Board 2016-2018
The Yablon-Seidman Family: Alexis, David, Leah and Lincoln

$1,000 and Above

Julie and Rob Aronson
Emily and Dick Axelrod
Jennifer and Robert Bayer
Sara and Billy Belkov
Ilene and David Brot
Chicago Association of Reform Rabbis
Congregation Har Hashem, Boulder CO
Oi and Shlomo Crandus
Beatrice Fine
Jennifer and Mark Gershon
Judi and Steve Goode
Rochelle Granat
Mark Hafter
Lynley and Scott Heinrich
Inbar Kirson and Ken Heinrich
Nathaniel Herz
Cantor Alane Katzew and Rabbi Jan Katzew
Debra Krolick
Norma Libman
Sam Lieberman
Lon Lowenstein
Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein and Julie Stark
William Lowenstein
Jane Pence and Doug Masters
Rabbi Bennett Miller,
Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, New Brunswick NJ
Julie Fisher and Dan Shapiro
Marjorie Getz and David Sheftel
Eva-Lynn and Marvin Steiner
Richard Stern
Peggy and David Tanner
Michelle and Ronald Tenny
Harve Tucker
Lina and Adam Wallace
Rabbi Victor and Tamar Weissberg
Rabbi Gary and Stefi Zola


$360 and Above

A Friend of OSRUI (2) Helen and Phil Kornick
Diane and Robert Altkorn Lakeside Congregation for Reform
Rabbi Aryeh and Elyce Azriel      Judaism, Highland Park IL
Rabbi Ilana and Jeffrey Baden Debra and Richard Learner
Ellen Baren Jennifer and Steven Leventhal
Rabbi Joshua Beraha Eudice Lorge
Hope Bernstein Judith and Maynard Louis
Rabbi Bonnie Margulis and  Margo Louis
     Rabbi Jonathan Biatch Rabbi Ari and Rachel Margolis
Rachael and Steve Chaiken Ellyn and Jacob Margulies
Kate Choldin Iris Marreck and Ira Tangy
Rabbi Michael Schadick and Rabbi Bennett and Joan Miller
     Rabbi Albert Lewis, Temple Rabbi Joel and Elyssa Mosbacher
   Emanuel, Grand Rapids MI Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker, 
Cantor Richard Newman,       Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul MN
     Cong. Sinai, Milwaukee WI Pat and Steve Nisenholz
Lilian Courtheoux Rabbi Wendi Geffen, North Shore 
Emily and Adam Crane      Congregation Israel, Glencoe IL
Rebecca and Brad Dallet Laura and Avi Perpinyal
Rabbi Carlie Daniels Iris and Steven Podolsky
Rabbi Dan Danson & Julie Luks Judith and Randy Ratner
Reva and Morton Denlow Lynda Pollack and Charles Richter
Bonnie Denmark Friedman and  Beth and Sam Rodin
     Gary Friedman Cantor Rachel and Chuck Rosenberg
Vanessa and Arthur Ehrlich Alice and Elliott Rosenberg
Liz and Seth Erlich Rabbi Don and Fran Rossoff
Marilyn Ernsteen Sarah Ruben and David Cohn
Ronald Friedman Rabbi Rachel and Rabbi Ofer 
Tracy Friend and       Sabath Beit-Halachmi
     Lynn Underwood Friend Rabbi James and Lori Sagarin
Carla and Mark Frisch Beth Ann Segal
Marla and Adam Gamoran Bill Shonfeld
Michael Gelber Ilana and Rafi Shure
Mitchell Geller Sharon and Jed Silberg
Lisa and Steve Gerber Susan and Paul Silverman
Ben Gitles Renee and Mike Slade
Deborah Goldberg and
Rachel Goldberg
Rabbi Donald and
Greta Lee Splansky
Susan and Benjamin Goldstein Stephanie and Steven Victor
Roberta Louis Goodman and  Jill Vogel
     Robert Goodman Julie and Jonathan Walner
Nina Goren Rabbi Josh Weinberg and Mara Sheftel
Randi and Charles Gurian Jody and Dean Weinberg
Jennifer Hendrix Cheryl and Mickey Weinstein
Lisa and Robert Honig Rabbi Max and Leslie Weiss
Karin and Harvey Kelber Laura and Michael York


$180 and Above

A Friend of OSRUI (2) Ronald Kingsley
Wendy and Howard Allenberg Sharon and Daniel Kohn
Debra and Jeffrey Bakal Lisa and Mitchell Kopnick
Ann Lois Ballon Heidi and Jason Kramer
Carol and Erwin Barrington   Craig Krandel
Rabbi Marc Berkson Julie Lambert
Alyssa and Jordan Berman-Cutler Deanna and Steven Levin
Rabbi Steven and Tammie Bob Rabbi Morris Barzilai and 
Lorraine Bolton      Lisa Lieberman Barzilai
Cantor Rosalie and Jason Boxt Rhonda and Robert Linder
Dylan Brown Naomi Segal and Max Looper
Jason Brown Rachel Lyon
Jordan Brown Melissa and Allan Malmed
Norma and William Brown Rene Mazzone
Michael Bruell Connie and Martin Mechanick
David Burns Deborah and Michael Miller
Gayla and Joel Cahan Janet Moss
Deborah Chessick Jane Newman and Amy Lange
Rabbi Todd Zinn Helen and Russell Novak
     Chicago Sinai Congregation  Terrie and Jim O'Day
Rabbi Norman & Andrea Cohen Marjorie and Charles Ostrov
Rabbi Karen Companez and  Evelyn Padorr
     Howard Steinberger Marilyn Perlman and Harry Epstein
Congregation B'nai Jehoshua  Jessica and Daniel Poscover
     Beth Elohim, Deerfield IL Rachel and Jay Rapoport
Cong. Solel, Highland Park IL Rabbi Yonatan Regev
Rabbi Jill Crimmings Cantor Janice and Brandon Roger
Rebecca Denelsky Andrea Roisman
Ellen and Frederick Dietz Carol and Richard Rosenthal
Becky Dolinko Susan and Bradley Ross
Erin and David Dubin D. Milton Salzer
Linda and Daniel Dunn Suzanne and Alan Saposnik
Leorah and Aaron Eisenberg Rabbi Stanley Schickler and Lucy Effron
Sara Elsasser Rabbi Shari and Corey Shamah
Rabbi David and Stephanie Eshel Loretta Shatava
Rabbi Dena Feingold Debra and Ken Shonfeld
Laura and Leon Finkel Myrna and Sheldon Silver
Julie Finkelstein Syma and Irwin Silverman
Cindy and Steve Franklin Sinai Temple Inc. of Michigan City IN
Lisa Acker and Peter Friedman Regina and Randall Sirk
Beverly Friend Emily Snow
Aryn and Theodore Froum  Robin Soffer
Maris and Antonio Garcia Abra and J.B. Stein
Cheryl Gelfond Rabbi Andrea and Gregory Steinberger
Marla Goldberg Traci Stratford
Melissa Goldstein Michael Stryer
Sherry Gottlieb  Rabbi Leo Wolkow, 
Beth Honetschlager and       Temple B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom
     Donald Greenebaum Rabbi Brian Stoller, 
Kate Grossman      Temple Israel, Omaha NE
Erica Gruen Rabbi Karen Thomashow
Joan Holleb Marla Topp
Ann and Benjamin Imig Peggy and David Weil
Holly and Harold Israel Denise and Neil Weinstein
John Jenkins Ellyn and Stewart Weisz
Judith and Clive Kamins Donna Whitefield
Bekki Kaplan Robin and Cliff Wolf
Leslie Kay and Maryellen Begley Cynthia and Dan Wolf
Samantha Kepler Steccia and Eugene Zeffren


Up to $179

A Friend of OSRUI (2) Jason Kane
Ephraim Abasolo Emma Kaplan
Beth and Anthony Adler Rabbi Lawrence and Rhonda Karol
Julie and Joel Africk Greg Kellner
Aliza Ainis Judy and Bob Kemp
Susan Alexander Abby Klionsky
Jake Altman Rabbi Leonard Kravitz
Sarah Altshuler Jennifer and Douglas Krinsky
Benjamin Altshuler Rachel Kucharz
Mari and Joseph Altshuler Sophia and David LaForce
Sherry and Harvey Amend Maxwell Lasko
Rozan and Brain Anderson Elizabeth and Phillip Lasko
Max Antman Laurence E. Herman Family Foundation
Terri and Stuart Argentar Jean Lauterbach
Alexandra and Darin Argentar Jonathan Lazar
Rabbi Benjamin Arnold Tammy and Chad Lefkowitz
Faith and Miles Avner Annalee Letchinger and David Hoppe
Laurie Azriel-Prager and Howard Prager Evelyn and Jerold Levin
Wendy Stock and James Baird Larry Levinson
Stephen Balter Karen Levy
Janice and Larry Barr Ross Levy
Joey Barr Ila Lewis
Bonnie Beck Michael Lewis
Barbara and Edward Beckert Rabbi Dina London
Rabbi Anne Belford Rabbi Jessica and Rob Lott
Leigh and Scott Bennett Ricki and Josh Lowitz
Karyn and Leon Benson Addie and Rick Lupert
Marla Aviva and Newell Bentley Stacey and Yuri Lysoivanov
Ruth Berger Donelle Macey
Stacey Berliner Rabbi Beverly and Richard Magidson
Shana Birger Rosalie and Richard Malter
Caron and Alan Blitz Barry Mann
Gregory Block Rabbi Craig and Betsy Marantz
Carl Bobrow Marjorie and Jonathan Margolies
Lily Booker Sheri and Michael McGinnis
Gail and Steve Brand Susan and William McNulty
Rabbi Deborah and David Bravo Sandra Medrano
Marc Brown Rabbi Amy Memis-Foler and David Foler
Ghita Carroll Joel Meyer
Sue and Charles Center Ariel Milan-Polisar
Suzanne and Patrick Coffey Ruth and Alan Miller
Jordan Cohen Elissa Moses
Sue Cohn Susan and Phil Moss
Debra and Charles Colodny Ralph Nach
Congregation Emanu-El Betty Nelson
     B'ne Jeshurun, Milwaukee WI Barbara Nickerson
Joan and Justin Cooper Rabbi Lisa Greene, North Shore
Diana and Gerald Cutts      Congregation Israel, Glencoe IL
Susan and Ronald Daniel Leo Norton
Jill Davidson Teddy Nykiel
Sylvi and Jamie Davidson Julie Orbach
Judith and Mark Davis Gail and Jim Ostach
Dolores DeCaro John Padorr
Faye DeCesaris Rachael Pass
Ellen and Garland DeNelsky Greg Pesky
Andrea and Martin Dickson Elaine and Edward Pierson
Mindie and Alan Dolinko Jane A. Piliavin
Susan and Randy Dritz Kurt Pinshower
Susan Drucker Joel and Susan Pittelman
Daniel Dubin Zachary Plesent
Dina and James Dubrow Helen and John Plous
Suzanna Dulin Marita and Michael Poll
Terri and Brooks Edwards Sara and Andrew Poticha
Debbie Ehrlich Rabbi Joseph and Leslie Prass
Lisa and Joel Elliott Sandi Price
David Epstein Dana and Marc Price
Sharon and Adam Faier Shelley and Michael Radner
Linda Feldman Roy Raemer
Nancy and Mitchell Feldman Les Raff
Tamara Field Shana Raven
Ruth Field Barbara and Jerry Reinhart
Sheila and Bruce Firestone Evan Richter
Carolyn Firestone Shelley Riskin
Esther Fishbein Tessa Robinson
Susan and Harold Fisher Rachel and Alan Robinson
Libby Fisher Danielle Rodnizki
Susan Flanzman and Daniel Fishbein Matt Rosenblum
Arielle Fleisher Rabbi Jessica Rosenthal
Shira Flesch Marcia Ross
Eva and Ari Footlik Emily Rothstein
Michelle Fox Daniel Rubin
Judith and Arnold Fox Cindy Rudman
Edward Frank Beth and Ralph Sair
Mary and Tom Frankiewicz Deborah Salzer
Louis Freeman Ruth Sang
Marsha Freeman Lizzy Scheinkopf
Vicki and Paul Friedman Michelle Schlack
Julie Friedman Amy Schneider
Zoe Gutterman and Marc Friend Barbara Seaver
Elaine Friesler & Julie Bernhardt Beverley and Michael Seaver
Karen and Joseph Gamoran Evelyn and Mark Segal
Rabbi Hillel and Judith Gamoran Ruth Seidner
Caren Gandelman Naomi and Jerrold Senser
Ellen Gebel Mona and Harold Shabelman
Andrew Gertz Rabbi Mark and Hanna Shapiro
Karen Gillett Daniel Shore
Karen Gitles Adriane and Scott Shore
Robert Gleisser Suzanne and David Shoub
Jeanne Traxler and Harold Silver
     Robert Goisman Michelle and Alan Silverman
Jennifer and Gordon Goldbaum Sheldon Silverman
Susan and Jay Goldberg Elaine and Peter Simon
Ellen Goldberg-Butler Heidi Simons
     and Chris Butler Arlene and Herbert Singer
Mary Goldblatt Samantha Sloane
Gail and Daniel Golden David Soloman
Lia Goldfarb Natalie and Nate Solomon
Jennifer Goldman Jeremy Solomon
Ilana Goldman Kathy and Ronald Sonenthal
Rabbi Megan and Paige Goldmarche Arla and Murray Sprung
Marisa Eve Goldstein James Stein
Lisa and Maurice Goldstein Marissa Steinhofer
Rachel and Scott Goode Sharon and Daniel Steinhorn
Lisa Goodman Ann Stern
Barbara and Lawrence Gordon Alison and Danny Sternberg
Alyssa and Ken Gorenberg Lynn Sweet
Joni Gould Barney Tabach
Marla and Bradley Grabell Michelle and Keith Tandowsky
Karen Gray-Keeler Temple Jeremiah, Northfield IL
Rosalie and Paul Greenberger Rabbi Scott Saulson, Temple Emanuel,
Cathleen Melton and Lawrence Greenblatt      Davenport IA
Barbara and William Greenfield Rabbi Danny Moss, Temple Israel,
Meg Grunewald      Westport CT
Will Hall Stacey and Kenneth Traub
Andrew Halperin Lauren Trubow
Susan Hamburger Marilyn and Sanford Victor
Aaron Heimlich Carolyn Wainer
Joey Heimlich Max Weinberg
Abigail Heisler Jonathan Weinberg
Rebecca Heisler Rabbi Eitan and Dawn Weiner-Kaplow
Harriet and Richard Heisler Debbie Wilneff
Rebecca Helbraun Kelly and Steve Winner
Amyra and Kenneth Henry Joseph Winner
Alex Herz Mimi Wittert
Carol Hinson and William Parkhill Joel Wolfson
Irene and James Hirschfield Lila and Theodore Yusen
Leslie Horwitz and Peter Horwitz Deborah and Dean Zemel
Steven Jacobs Gayle Arlen and Corey Zimmerman
Sheri Johnston Logan Zinman Gerber and Ben Gerber
Jane Johnston Austin Zoot
Kathryn Judd Susan and Ivan Zoot
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Rachel Zukrow
Karyn Kamen z"l

 

Legacy Donors

We are grateful to our generous donors who have made a legacy commitment to secure the future of Jewish living and learning at OSRUI for generations to come.  If you are interested in learning how you can support OSRUI’s future through a legacy/planned gift, visit our Legacy Giving page.

Julie and Joel Africk Rabbi Scott Looper
Terri Albert Susie and Michael Lorge
Anonymous Eudice and Rabbi Ernst Lorge (z"l)
Rabbi Steven Bob Susan Zukrow and Jeff Mackevich
Marla Kell Brown and Steve Brown Ellyn and Jacob Margulies
Cathy and Rabbi Paul Cohen Lenore and Dan Mass
Rabbi Dan Danson Rabbi Amy L. Memis-Foler and David Foler
Amy and Harell Dolgin Rabbi Yocheved Mintz
Etty and Giora Dolgin Cantor Jennifer Frost and
Rabbi Ellen Dreyfus    Rabbi Richard Prass
Vanessa  Ehrlich Jim Rosenberg and Deborah Hamilton
Pam and Howard Erlanger Lori and Rabbi Jim Sagarin
Patti and Michael Frazin Susan and Paul Schomer
Jeffrey D. Friedman Kathy Schwartz and Andy Schultheiss
Michelle Drucker Friedman Lauren and Jeremy Seaver
Mark Gershon Rabbi Isaac Serotta
Janet (z"l) and Rich Goldberg Hanna and Rabbi Mark Shapiro
Judi and Steve Goode Rabbi Roxanne and Ben Shapiro
Anonymous Lawrence A. Sherman (z"l)
Harold Grinspoon Mitch Silver, Julie Gelfond and Family
Estate of Evelyn Harris (z"l) Michelle and Alan Silverman
Inbar and Ken Heinrich Rabbi Sharon L. Sobel
Deborah and William Herst Karen and Roy Splansky
The Hibel Family Andrea and James Stein
Judith and Clive Kamins Rabbi Taron Tachman
Paula and Jerry Kaye The Upin Family
Debra L. Krolick Leslie and Rabbi Max Weiss
Sam Lieberman Barbara and Steven Wolf
Debbie and Rabbi David Locketz Cantor Ross Wolman