New Orleans JCC Donors

The New Orleans JCC is not only a place where you build stronger relationships with your family and friends, but where you help build a stronger, healthier community. Invest in the JCC to make an impact on and improve the lives of others in the community. 

Thank you to all of our donors, especially during this challenging time. Because of you, the JCC is able to continue serving our mission despite setbacks due to COVID-19.

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IN APPRECIATION OF OUR DONORS, October 2020

ACE Fund

in memory of Rosario Carimi
Beth Orgeron

in memory of Joanne and Clyde LeBlanc
Pat and Joe Norton                         

Building Fund

in honor of the birth of Levi Ronan Mizrahi
Rachel Zoller

in honor of Shira Glazer’s birthday
Rachel Zoller

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Barbara Bonfield

JCC Nursery School Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Edith and Irwin Feinberg

in honor of the birth of John David Sileo
Beth Orgeron

in honor of the birth of Finn Brecken
Beth Orgeron

Kovod Fund

Charles (Rusty) A. Levy III

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Jacqueline Stern

in memory of Shirley Haspel
Jacqueline Stern

in memory of Fran Lake
Leslie and Nathan Fischman
Jacqueline Stern

in memory of Rachel Zoller’s Grandmother
Jill Incaprera
Julie Ward

in honor of the birth of John David Sileo
Julie Ward

September 2020 Donors

ACE Fund

in memory of Shirley Haspel
Leslie and Nathan Fischman

in memory of SM Schwarz
Jane and Stanley Cohn
Leslie and Nathan Fischman
Allison and George Freeman
Lynn and Chuck Skelding                      

Building Fund

in honor of the marriage of Rebeccah Ratner and Jason D’Silva
Rabbi Robert and Susan Ratner

Marks Park Fund

in memory of Bobbie Yuspeh
Melanie and Sam Zurik, Jr.

in memory of Shirley Haspel
Melanie and Sam Zurik, Jr.

August 2020 Donors

ACE Fund
in memory of Mercedes Pepperman
Alison Marts

in memory of SM Schwarz
Diane Cohen
Pat and Joe Norton

Arlene D. Barron Endowment Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
Patricia and Timothy Hummel

in honor of Byron Kantrow’s 80th birthday
Arlene and Paul Barron

Building Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
LaRone and Carroll Blow
Linda Blow Christy
Marilyn R. Cohen
Gale and Jodie Dunlap
Allison and George Freeman
Maureen Hoskins
Ashley and Michael Kirschman
Ms. Lisette LaPrairie
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Nierman
Cammie and Tom O'Connor
Lee E. Sear
Sandi and Allen Stern
Harold Wainer
Lorraine Williams

Goldring Fitness Center Equipment Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
Jan and N’Ann Glade
JCC Nursery School Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
Dr. and Mrs. Danny Bronfin
Ellen and Marc Yellin

JCC Seniors Club Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bart
JCC Accounting Staff

in honor of Dena Grenell’s 90th birthday
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Zimmerman

Kovod Fund
Mr. Kevin Wilkins

in memory of Juan Barroso
Margaret Parker and Juan Barroso

in memory of Maria Luisa Cano and Carlos Rigoberto Rivera
Julie Ward

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Mrs. Ruth Nierman

in memory of Pat Cromiller
Julie Ward

in memory of Mercedes Pepperman
Julie Ward

Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund
in memory of Peggy Cohn
Lazelle, Amy and Becky Alexander
Joyce Giordano

July 2020 Donors

ACE Fund

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Haspel                                                                  

Alan Rosenbloom JCC Endowment Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Lisa and Brian Katz                                                       

Building Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Ms. Diane Africk
Aimee Bain
Arlene and Paul Barron
Mrs. Betsy Goldin Becker
Pam Cohn
Al and Dudley Cook
Cindy and Avrom Denn
Ann and Robert Eisen
Deanie Fischman
Debra Fischman
Mrs. Jean H. Frank
Ms. Rebecca Friedman
Corinne M. Gaillard
Judith A. Gainsburgh
Cathy and Charlie Glaser
Leigh Goodman and Nancy Sternberg Goodman
Amy Gainsburgh-Haspel and John Haspel
Laurel and Allen Hebert
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Incaprera
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Israel
Celia Katz
Alison Marts
Kathleen McCabe
Mr. David A. Mintz
Mr. and Mrs. Neal Morris
Mrs. Robyn Nowak
Dr. and Mrs. Brad Philipson
Mr. Philip Richardson
Mrs. Sarah Richardson
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Schlackman
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Singleton
Joy Stahl
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ungar
Lynn and Gerald Wasserman                       

JCC Endowment Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Dr. and Mrs. Mike Alvarez
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Sucherman 

JCC Nursery School Fund

Ellie Streiffer and Ben Horowitz

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Paula and Joel Picker
Ms. Adrienne Shulman

JCC Seniors Club Fund

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Haspel 

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Janice (JJ) Jensen Kornman
Beth A. Orgeron

Kovod Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Deena Gerber
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lieberman
Ms. Jennifer Richardson Oestrike
Ms. Julie Ward
Ms. Rachel Zoller

in memory of Bertha Omega Feldman
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kupperman 

in memory of Jerry Hanaw
Sharon Alterman

in memory of Jo-Ellyn Kupperman
Dana and Louis Shepard
Joy Stahl

Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Patricia and Howard Hodes

in memory of Warren Flint
Jane Crowell
Hoolyse Davajian
Anne and Richard Garrett
Patricia and Howard Hodes
Phyllis Loubier
Linda West 

Marks Park Fund

in memory of Peggy Cohn
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Polmer

March-June 2020 Donors

ACE Fund                                                                                 

in memory of Jo-Ellyn Kupperman
Brian Akchin
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Staples

in memory of Liz St. Cyr
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman III

(Dance for Parkinson’s)
in memory of Marjorie Cowen
Amy and John Haspel
Jewish Federation of Cleveland
National Council of Jewish Women

JCC Nursery School Fund

in memory of Willie Maxine Perry
Sharon Robinson

in memory of Jo-Ellyn Kupperman
Paula and Joel Picker
Joel Picker

Kovod Fund

The Greater New Orleans Foundation
Mrs. Theresa Taylor
Dr. Shira Glazer
Mrs. Maurice Handelman
Mrs. Emily Kupperman

in honor of Tevin Marbeth
Mr. Casey Burka

in memory of Jo-Ellyn Kupperman
Mimi and Herschel Abbott
Suzanne and Ted Baer
Mat S. Berenson
Leslie and Nathan Fischman
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman III
Julie Grant Meyer
David A. Mintz
Marsha and Skip Zander

in memory of Dr. Saul Schneider and Mrs. Jennie Schneider
Julie Grant Meyer

in memory of Jo-Ellyn Kupperman
Nancy Bissinger
Arlene and Arnold Cooper
Susan and Lou Good III
Morris M. Jurkowitz
Naomi and Larry Orlansky
Dr. and Mrs. Lance Turkish

in memory of Daniel Walters
Nancy Bissinger 

Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

Professor Monty Krieger

Levy Rosenblum Children’s Center Fund

in honor of Edie Rosenblum’s birthday
Meryl Rosenbloom 

February 2020 Donors

ACE Fund                                                                              

in memory of Marjorie Cowen (Dance for Parkinson’s)
Ron and Lisa Brill Charitable Trust
Jean and Saul A. Mintz Foundation

in memory of Sandy Heller
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman III
Mrs. Claire Lovett
Paula Picker
Judy and Sylvan Steinberg

Bernstein Library Fund      

in honor of Joseph Bernstein’s 90th birthday
Mark A. Mayer, Eric J. Mayer, and Josh A. Mayer

JCC Nursery School Fund

in memory of Julie Penick
Paula Picker

Kovod Fund

in memory of Sandy Heller 
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Booth IV
Lin Emery
Tracy and Alan Esenstad
Leslie and Nathan Fischman
Cynthia and Leon Rittenberg, Jr.
Mr. Timothy Slater
Harold Wainer

in memory of Lon David Flurer
Mrs. Monika Singletary

Georges Lurcy Charitable Trust
Mr. Perry Stein
Mrs. Theresa Taylor

January 2020 Donors

ACE Fund

in memory of Marjorie Cowen
Ms. Kelly Cherwin
Marilyn Isler
Susan and Byron Kantrow
Mr. and Mrs. James Lapeyre, Jr.
Mr. Richard Levitt
Julie Grant Meyer
One River Place Condominium Association
Mr. Richard Seldow
Jim Silberman

JCC Nursery School Fund

in honor of Judy Steinberg
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Samuel

Kovod Fund

Mrs. Edward Heller
Mr. Max Nathan, Jr.
Mrs. Theresa Taylor
Rachel Zoller

Maccabi Program

in honor of Gabe Feldman
Gold Family Donor Advised Fund 

2019 Donors

December 2019 donors 

ACE Fund

in honor of Ellen Bellone
Adrienne Bacchus

in memory of Marjorie Cowen (Dance for Parkinson’s)
Phyllis and Jack Alltmont
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barron
Rose and George L. Bernstein
Goldring Family Foundation
Susan and Louis Good III
Gries Financial LLC
Ms. Kathy Krumpe
Mr. Robert Priddy
Andre and David Rubenstein
Mr. and Mrs. Paul S. Rosenblum
Dr. and Mrs. David Seyburn
Tina and Sonny Small
Ms. Lizbeth Turner
Marjorie and Roy Weiner
Janet and E. Richard Yulman

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust


Alan Rosenbloom JCC Endowment Fund

In honor of Morris Bart
Jeanne Demarest


Arlene D. Barron Endowment Fund

Toni Weiss


Building Fund

Nancy Bissinger


Kovod Fund

in honor of Harold Wainer
Ms. Nancy Ellington

Anonymous
Dr. and Mrs. Aden A. Burka
Gabe Feldman
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kirschman
Kirschman Foundation for Health & Education
Mr. Terrence Lestelle
Nancy Dozier Murray
Percival Stern Family Foundation
Kathy and Hal Shepard
Renee and Robert Surgi


Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

in memory of Mildred Krieger
Diane Africk

Kathy A. Rush


Security Fund

Patsy Kanter

November 2019 Donors

ACE FUND

Dr. Marc N. Behar

JCC NURSERY SCHOOL FUND

in memory of Jeffrey LeBlanc
Jill and Robert Incaprera
 

MARKS PARK FUND

in memory of Sam Corenswet, Jr.
Melanie and Sam Zurik, Jr.

Mrs. Marilyn Z. Kullman

SECURITY FUND

Jaymi and Mark Baum

 

October 2019 Donors

JCC Nursery School Fund

in memory of Jeffrey LeBlanc
Leslie and Nathan Fischman
Paula and Joel Picker

in honor of Judy Steinberg’s 80th birthday
Marcie Fenster


Kovod Fund

Mr. Rene Lehmann
Theresa Taylor


Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

in memory of Elaine Rabin
Mrs. Hertha Bart

in memory of Tsipileia Glotser
Julie Ward


Marks Park Fund

in memory of Michael Meyer
Melanie and Sam Zurik, Jr.


JCC Camp 

in memory of Tsipileia Glotser and Jeffrey LeBlanc
Rachel Zoller

in memory of Jeffrey LeBlanc
Jack Truxillo 

September 2019 Donors

ACE Fund

in honor of Cathy and Charlie Glaser’s 45th Anniversary
Marsha and Skip Zander


Capital Campaign Fund

Glazer Family Foundation


JCC Seniors Club

in memory of Alice “Winkie” Hymel (Mind Matters)
Bonnie and Ed Belkin


Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

in memory of Mildred Krieger
Alan and Margie Levin
Margery Resnick and Stephen Ault

in memory of Anjie Krieger
Lynn and Jimmy Gutentag 

May-August 2019 Donors

ACE Fund

In memory of Cathy Vaughn
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Haspel


Arlene D. Barron Endowment Fund

in honor of Peggy Cohn’s 90th birthday
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barron


Capital Campaign Fund

Virginia Wise and Kevin Wilkins

in memory of Allan H. Bissinger
Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Fischman
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barron

in honor of Leon Pesses’ 70th birthday
Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Fischman


Goldring Fitness Center Equipment Fund

in memory of Jane Fitzpatrick's mother
Naomi Glade


JCC Nursery School Fund

in memory of Mrs. Joel Myers
Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Fischman


JCC Seniors Club Fund

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Haspel

in memory of Winkie Hymel
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman III

in memory of J.D. Demarest
Mr. and Mrs. George Freeman III


Kovod Fund

In honor of the anniversary of Carol and Sam Schudmak
Joy Stahl

Mrs. Maurice Handelman

Mr. Steven Jacobson

In memory of Allan Bissinger
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Rabin
JB Charitable Fund – Brent Barriere and Judy Barrasso

Mrs. Harold W. Bohn

in honor of Molly and Josh Schneider’s birthdays
Nicole Newhouse

in honor of Lance Turkish’s birthday
Jacquelyn and Chuck Stern

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Pesses

Ms. Theresa Taylor


Krieger Senior Citizen Transportation Fund

in memory of Michael Sclar
Mrs. Mildred Krieger

In honor of Phyllis Loubier’s birthday
Dena Grenell

in memory of Mildred Krieger
Gayle and Jacob Cohen
Mrs. Julie Eiben
Janet and Mark Fagan
Shelley and John Hebert
Beatrice and Theodore Hirsh
Celia Katz
Ms. Barrie Keller
Wilfred M. Kullman, Jr.
Ms. Nina Silverstein
Pam Staples


Marks Park Fund

in honor of Carol Good’s 90th birthday
Melanie and Sam Zurik, Jr.

in honor of Marciann Marks
Mrs. Robyn A. Nowak

Allen Marks Designated Fund


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