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Summer 2015

belong here!


BFFs:

Best Friends Forever. At The Summit at Brighton, we value friendships. Whether she is a classmate from kindergarten or someone you just met yesterday, friends enrich our lives. Residents at The Summit enjoy convenient services and thoughtful amenities and programs that entertain and inspire. Friends can share a laugh over coffee in our cafĂŠ, get some exercise in our fitness center or attend our free summer concert series. We provide our residents with every opportunity to live life to the fullest, either in the privacy of their own spacious apartments, or in the company of neighbors who quickly become friends. So grab your BFF and go have a blast.

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Contents In this issue

Exciting Changes are Happening at Your JCC! Please note: The existing JCC pool will be closed May 30 – mid-September 2015.

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Youth Fitness

6 Fitness 8 It's Personal Training at the JCC 10

Jewish Life & Learning

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Children & Families

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Cultural Arts

• new pool surface

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Adult Programs

• new deck tiles

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Contributors

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The True Value of the JCC

While we begin construction on our brand new pool, the existing pool is getting a face lift and will be completely renovated, including:

• new wall coverings

Holiday Hours:

• new lighting

Monday, May 25: 7am-1:30pm Friday, July 3: 5:30am-5:30pm Saturday, July 4: 8am-1:30pm

To minimize this inconvenience for you, our valued members, the JCC’s Markus Park pool will offer expanded hours during this time, as well as the use of the following alternate area pools:

All locker rooms and spas will close 30 minutes later.

Brighton High School, Nazareth College, The Summit at Brighton, Irondequoit Country Club, and Harro East For detailed schedules to use alternate area pools, visit jccrochester.org or pick up a printed schedule at the Main Desk.

Enjoy Markus Park this summer!

Cover photo: Grant Taylor Photography

FREE TO JCC MEMBERS

• heated swimming pool

Markus Park Pool Schedule

• kiddie pool

• men’s, women’s, and family locker rooms

• children’s playground

• picnic area

MAY

• tennis courts

• stream and pond

May 23 & 24, 30 & 31........................... 10am-7pm

• basketball court

• 70 acres for hiking

May 25 (Memorial Day)......................... 10am-7pm

Opening Saturday, May 23!

May 26-29.................................................... 1-7pm

JUNE Monday-Friday................................... 6:30am-8pm Saturday & Sunday.................................. 8am-8pm

JULY & AUGUST Monday-Friday.....................6:30-9:15am & 4-8pm Saturday & Sunday................................ 10am-8pm

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Look for the "MP Splash" throughout the magazine for events at Markus Park!

SEPTEMBER Monday-Friday.....................6:30-9:15am & 1-7pm Saturday & Sunday................................ 10am-8pm

Markus Park is available for rent for your next special event! For more information, contact Marisa Garber at ext. 285 or mgarber@jccrochester.org.

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The JCC of Greater Rochester will be relevant to every member of our Jewish community. The mission of the JCC is to strengthen Jewish identity and promote Jewish continuity through all stages of life. This is accomplished in an environment that provides opportunities for meaningful cultural enrichment, physical well being and social, educational and recreational experiences for individuals and families. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS

President Matt Ryen

Vice Presidents Dan Goldstein Richard Gray Burton Kleinman Karen Menachof

Secretary

Staci Henning

Treasurer

Justin Goldman

Directors

Valerie Alhart Bernard Birnbaum Judy Blaustein Howard Cohen Loren Flaum Robert Fogel Sharon Gray Aaron Hiller Marisa Kessler Josef Kilimnick Sheila Konar Susan Sagan Levitan Ben Levy Robyn Morgan Rabbi Michael Silbert Seth Silver Marcia Stern Ron Von Perlstein Karen Zivan

Dear JCC Members... It’s almost summer, and at the JCC, summer means camp. With day camps, residential camp, teen programs, Family Camp, and more, we offer something for everyone. This summer, we are thrilled to announce the expansion of Theatre Young Kids Enjoy (TYKEs) into a year-round children’s theatre program! TYKEs has been consistently voted the #1 children’s theatre in town by participants in the Rochester kidsoutandabout.com survey, and its shows always sell out. Beginning with KidStage this summer at Camp Sisol, look for new opportunities for children of all ages to make their mark on the JCC stage and join TYKEs in the magical world of theatre. We are pleased to be sending the largest delegation of teens to Israel through our Camp Seneca Lake “CSL in Israel” program in its third year. Thirty-seven teens will be traveling to Israel this summer to immerse themselves in Israel’s land, history, culture, politics, and society, exploring the beauty and depth of Israel from the inside out. We are so excited to hear of their adventures and live vicariously through their photographs, as together they experience this once-in-a-lifetime summer to remember. Earlier this spring, Aaron Cantor, the Director of Camp Seneca Lake, traveled to Israel to participate in the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Summer Shlichim Program. The Shlichim “Israel Emissaries” program places young Israelis at summer camps throughout the nation, where they use their training and expertise to bring Israel to life. This summer, Camp Seneca Lake is proudly hosting nine shlichim, while a tenth shaliach will be placed at Camp Sisol to serve our day camp community. If you're looking for something beyond our traditional day camp experience, check out Camp Sisol’s KidSport and other specialty camps for children entering grades 3-6 as well as our outstanding teen travel program for teens entering grades 7-9. All programs proudly infuse Jewish culture and traditions seamlessly into daily camp life while remaining accessible and welcoming for all. Take the whole family and join us August 28-30 at Camp Seneca Lake for an allinclusive three-day, two-night vacation at Family Camp! Shabbat services on the lake, swimming, boating, crafts, campfires, delicious food, and more await you at one of the most picturesque locations in the Finger Lakes.

Chairman, Board of Governors: Jeremy Wolk

Executive Director: Leslie Berkowitz Associate Executive Directors: Eke Aiono David J. Pieramico

Development Director:

Providing rich opportunities for children to celebrate Jewish traditions and heritage while immersing themselves in the wonder of the great outdoors is at the heart of the JCC. It’s what we do; it’s what we love. So, whether at Camp Seneca Lake, Markus Park, our own backyard here in Brighton, or in Israel, come join us this summer. Everyone is welcome!

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Membership Director: Barbara Conklin Marketing Director: Susan LaRosa Graphic Designer: Lyndsay Thomas JCC Magazine is published quarterly by Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester 1200 Edgewood Avenue Rochester, NY 14618 Contact us at (585) 461–2000 Or online at jccrochester.org. To advertise in the JCC Magazine, call (585) 461–2000, ext. 258.

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Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jun 9-Jul 2 4-5:30pm Gymnasium/Grades 3-5 Sign up for a motivating and fun league. Dribble, pass, shoot, and play defense all while learning to play with your teammates. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $35 Non Member: $45

Razorsharks Basketball Clinic

Sunday, Jun 28, 2:30-5:30pm Gymnasium/Grades 3-8 The Rochester Razorsharks will teach you offensive and defensive skills and strategies that will help you become a better basketball player. Instructor: Rochester Razorsharks Professional Basketball Team For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $50 Non Member: $65

4-on-4 Basketball Tournament

Grades 6-8: Tuesdays & Thursdays Jul 7-Aug 6, 2-4pm Grades 9-11: Mondays & Wednesdays, Jul 13-Aug 12, 2-4pm Gymnasium Get your friends together and come in for some summer hoops! Each team will have five or six players. Each player will receive a team shirt. Awards will be presented at the end of the playoffs. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $75 Non Member: $85

Fencing Clinic

Monday-Friday, Jul 13-17, 1-4pm Auditorium B/Grades 5-12 Beginners will be introduced to the modern sport of competitive fencing in a fun and safe environment, while intermediate and advanced fencers looking to improve their competitive results will learn advanced tactics, techniques, and footwork. Knickers or sweatpants are required for electric

fencing. Please arrive 15 minutes early to change into fencing gear. Instructors: Nat Goodhartz and Jean-Raynaud Lao-Kan For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $80 Non Member: $100

Rugby Clinic

Monday-Friday, Jul 27-31, 1-4pm Athletic Fields/Grades 7-12 Receive outstanding instruction that increases individual skill development and team strategies. The coaches will demonstrate conditioning, stretching, and sport-specific exercises designed to help prevent injuries and increase physical performance. Instructors: Robert West and Eke Aiono For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $80 Non Member: $100

New! Angleball

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays Aug 17-28, 2-4pm Athletic Fields/Grades 5-10 If you like basketball, ultimate frisbee, team handball, dodgeball, and rugby, you will love angleball! Run, dodge, pass, defend, score, tag, laugh, and enjoy this game in the great outdoors. Balanced age groups will be created for fun and safety for all. Instructor: Anthony Fazzary For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Member: $35 Non Member: $45

work. play. dream.

In Zone

Hours of Operation (Jun 29-Sep 6) Sunday: 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday: 4-7pm Friday: 3-5:30pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Saturday, Jul 4: 8:30am-1:30pm

The PiT

Hours of Operation (Jun 29-Sep 6) Monday-Thursday: 4-7pm Friday: 3-5:30pm Saturday & Sunday: 12-4pm Holiday Hours Saturday, Jul 4: 9am-12pm

YOUTH FITNESS

Youth Basketball League

Sport-Specific Coaching

Gymnasium Learning a new game or looking to sharpen your skills? Coach Anthony will help you to become a better allaround player! Instructor: Anthony Fazzary For more information, contact Anthony Fazzary at ext. 291 or afazzary@jccrochester.org. Individual: $30 Group (2+): $20

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New! Outdoor Triathlon Training at Markus Park

MP Wednesdays, May 27-Aug 12 6:30-8:30pm Focus on swimming, running, cycling, and strength training. Instructor: Kim Levitsky For more information, contact Marisa Garber at ext. 285 or mgarber@jccrochester.org. Member: $120 Non Member: $200

Krav Maga

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7-8pm Session C: Jun 8-Jul 2 Session D: Jul 6-30 Session E: Aug 3-27 This self-defense system was developed in Israel consisting of a wide combination of techniques for realistic situations. Gain fitness and confidence as well as self-defense skills. Unlimited class training access for participants. Instructor: Ronald Finstuen Member: $80 Non Member: $100

Krav Maga Prep

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-6:50pm Session C: Jun 8-Jul 2 Session D: Jul 6-30 Session E: Aug 3-27 For participants with physical concerns who wish to begin slowly with lower intensity. Instructor: Ronald Finstuen Member: $80 Non Member: $100

FITNESS

Krav Maga Multi Pass

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The multi pass allows you to attend any 5 classes of Krav Maga or Krav Maga Prep. Member: $60 Non Member: $80 For more information on any of the Krav Maga classes, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org.

Pickleball Academy

Tuesdays, Jun 2-16, Aug 4-18 Saturdays, Jun 6-20, Aug 1-15 Focus on shot selection, doubles strategies, spin techniques, and accurate placement (minimum: 4, maximum: 6). For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. Member: $60 Non Member: $80

Pickleball Clinic

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am Session B: Jun 9 & 16 Session C: Jul 7 & 14 Session D: Jul 21 & 28 Session E: Aug 11 & 18 Gymnasium Learn the game or improve your skills. Review rules, strokes, and strategies. Registration required (minimum: 2, maximum: 6). Member: $15 Non Member: $20

Summer Celebration Canal Walk

Sunday, Jun 28, 1pm; Main Desk Join Bev Hillabrandt for a casual walk down the canal to Schoen Place to stop for ice cream. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and money for ice cream. Member: Free

Lean & Mean in 15 Group Fitness Challenge

Jul 5-Sep 5 Win a free T-shirt this summer by taking 10 different types of group fitness classes. Register at the Main Desk to pick up your scorecard. Member: Free

Pilates Reformers & Chairs

8-week small group classes begin Jul 5 (limit 4 per class) Private and semi-private session packages available. Visit jccrochester. org for details. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org.

CAMP

(For Adults)

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays Jul 6, 8, 10 & Aug 3, 5, 7 10am-12:30pm Camp isn’t just for kids anymore. Work out your body and mind with us! FitCamp Schedule: 10-10:45am: Boot Camp Workout 11-11:45am: Unwind with Yoga/Pilates 12-12:30pm: Lunch For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Member: $75 Non Member: $100

Summer Yoga Workshops Sundays, Jul 12-Aug 16, 4-5:30pm Each week a different instructor will offer a different focus. Choose just

one or all six. Themes and instructors will be listed at jccrochester.org. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. 6-week series Member: $72 Non Member: $108 1 workshop Member: $15 Non Member: $20

Learn to Run: A 5K Training Class

Mondays & Wednesdays Jul 13-Sep 2, 10:15am Challenge yourself with weekly outdoor runs, lower body and core strength training, and stretching. Class fee includes registration fee for the JCC 5K on Sunday, September 6. Instructor: Rhonda Grieff For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Member: $80 Non Member: $100

Member Connections

Save the Date: Grillin' at the JCC! Monday, Aug 10, 11:30am-1pm Join us for a hot dog and a drink. Hot dog: $1 Hot dog & drink: $2

25th Annual JCC 5K Road Race

Sunday, Sep 6, 9:30am Challenge yourself! The first 200 registrants will receive a long-sleeve Tech shirt. For more information, contact Brian Dengler at ext. 248 or bdengler@jccrochester.org. Registration: $20 On and after Aug 19: $25

Holiday Group Fitness Schedules Memorial Day Fitness Classes 9am: BodyStep™ with Suzy; Group Cycling with Diane 10:15am: BodyPump™ with Suzy; Mixed-Level Yoga with Ijlal 11am: Silver&Fit® with Andrea 11:30am: Zumba® with Steve C. Fourth of July Fitness Classes 9am: Zumba® with Dylan; Group Cycling with Diane 10:15am: BodyPump™ with Diane & Steve; Mixed-Level Yoga with Dylan 11am: Silver&Fit® with Andrea

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org


Wellness Programs

Summer session begins Jul 5 An 8-week group exercise class for individuals with varying stages of Parkinson’s disease. Improve flexibility, posture, and balance; increase body awareness, strength training, and the ability to get up from a chair or the floor. An evaluation must be completed prior to class. For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Member/Non Member $100

Music, Mindfulness, and Motion

Male winner, Jason Zoghlin, lost 20 pounds. Female winner, Betsy Park, lost 19.5 pounds. Far right: Kaydian’s team won, losing 50.5 pounds total.

Silver&Fit®

provides eligible members with no-cost or low-cost fitness memberships and older adultoriented group exercise classes through arrangements with certain health plans. Silver&Fit® is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated. To join the JCC, bring your health insurance card to the JCC Main Desk and complete a membership application. You can pay the $25 annual member fee for 2015 by calling American Specialty Health Fitness at 1-877-4274788 or online at silverandfit.com. Silver&Fit® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. Your JCC membership includes participation in any of our group fitness classes, which are free with membership. Zumba® Gold: Wednesdays, 11-11:45am Silver&Fit® II: Experience: Sundays, 11-11:45am

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jun 2-Jul 9 Jul 28-Sep 3, 1-1:55pm & 2-2:55pm Dance Studio Provides people with early- to midstage dementia and their caregivers an opportunity to exercise in a safe and nurturing environment. Instructors: Kathy Mulvehill and Carm Heidt, Certified Personal Trainers For information, call Kathy at ext. 831 or Carm at ext. 306. Free Underwritten by the Konar Family Foundation.

SilverSneakers®

The JCC is a fitness provider for the Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. To receive your free JCC membership, present your Healthways SilverSneakers® card and your health insurance card at the time of joining. SilverSneakers® members must scan their key tag card each time they visit the JCC. Your JCC membership includes participation in any of our group fitness classes, which are free with membership. Contact your health insurance carrier for eligibility information or by calling, toll-free, 888-423-4632. SilverSneakers® Classic: Mondays & Thursdays, 11-11:45am SilverSneakers® Circuit: Tuesdays & Fridays, 11-11:45am SilverSneakers® Yoga: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1-2pm SilverSneakers® Splash: Mondays & Fridays, 11-11:45am

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 10AM-2PM

FITNESS

Stretching the Limits Parkinson’s Class

March Meltdown Success!▶

FREE TO JCC MEMBER S& GUESTS!

Join us at Markus Park for a day of fitness and fun in the sun! Enjoy a refreshment while DJ Dennis spins tunes on the pool deck. 10am: Poolside TRX® Rip Training 11am: Hydrorider Aqua Cycling 12pm: Zumba® in the Pool 1pm: Poolside Yoga For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org.

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It's Personal

small group and personal training... THE real deal

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Trainer: Rob West JCC Member: His entire life What is your weekly exercise regimen? Every day is “abs” day. Monday I train with Rob. Tuesday I rest or do cardio. Wednesday is “push” day. Thursday is “pull” day. Friday is “leg” day.

How has using a Personal Trainer worked for you? It helps me cope with stress and provides a healthy after-school activity. I had set goals and have succeeded within the first six weeks of training with Rob.

What advice can you give others about keeping physically active throughout life? Keeping physically active is important because it helps you deal with everything at school. Since working out, my schedule has been more

Trainer: Bev Hillabrandt

JCC

orgranized. I know what I need to do every day. I like coming to the JCC because it's a relief from the normal atmosphere at school.

What part of your workout regimen do you DREAD? Mondays! It’s a love-hate relationship with Rob!

Junk foods you cannot resist? I eat a lot of food. I eat pretzels, but I don't think that’s a bad food. I don’t even like cake. I like ice cream and frozen yogurt, but I don't overdo it.

Favorite music to work out to? I don’t listen to music much when I work out. I don’t think it's necessary.

Who was your childhood hero? I never wanted to be like someone specific, but my family and my Camp Seneca Lake family put me on the right path. I learn more during one summer at camp than in a whole year at school.

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JCC Member: 20+ years What is your weekly exercise regimen? I train with Bev one day on the TRX equipment. I also take a one-hour weekly Pilates Reformers class. In between, I practice TRX and do cardio (spin or cross-trainer) 3-4 days per week.

How has using a Personal Trainer worked for you? I find that it’s quite crucial to ensure that I do the exercises correctly and that I don’t get into a habit of doing the same exercises. Bev comes up with some creative routines for me every month. Most of the time, I follow her instructions without deviation...but then there are those times when my stamina begins to decrease and I “muscle through” the exercise instead of moving correctly. It’s during these times that Bev’s instructions are critical to making sure I get the greatest benefit of each exercise and don’t injure myself. When working out alone, I can often hear Bev’s voice: “Engage your abs...open your chest...” and that keeps me out of trouble!

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What advice can you give others about keeping physically active throughout life?

As Bev often tells me, “A body in motion stays in motion.” When I first started training, I was having knee discomfort. A few cortisone shots helped initially but the effect was not long-lasting. Bev helped me develop incredible muscle strength to the point that I virtually have no knee pain. This makes a big difference, not only while working out but in life. Everything in life requires maintenance and keeping active helps to prevent those costly repairs, physically and cognitively.

What part of your workout regimen do you DREAD? Haha...if I dreaded any of it, I probably wouldn’t be there. No matter how challenging, Bev can figure out a way to modify an exercise so that my muscles learn the move in a gentle way and then advance from there.

Junk foods you cannot resist? Before I became vegan, there wasn’t anything that didn’t taste good with Nutella...don’t get me started!

Favorite music to work out to? My favorite music during cycling classes is anything that has a driving beat that matches what we’re doing. Of course, when I pass a Zumba® class and hear a reggae or Latin tune, I can’t resist!

Who was your childhood hero? My grandfather, who was an orthodontist. Ever since I can remember, he would tell me to dream big and to have many dreams in case my first choice wasn’t within reach. What great advice that was. I follow it to this day.


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Trainer: Joween Opperman, for over six years JCC Member: 11 years What is your weekly exercise regimen? My regimen includes two hour-long sessions of weights with Joween; 2 to 3 one-two hour bike rides; 2-3 days I run 3-10 miles; 1-2 days of swim training; 1 recovery day.

How has using a Personal Trainer worked for you? About 6 ½ years ago, I had a conversation with a friend. I mentioned to him how difficult it is for me to commit to training and to make it to the gym early morning. He recommended a Personal Trainer as it has been working for him for many years. I took his advice, and here I am more than six years later.

What advice can you give others about keeping physically active throughout life?

keep you motivated to train. Once you train long enough, you get hooked!

What part of your workout regimen do you DREAD? Pull-ups! Difficult to breathe while hanging up there…

Junk foods you cannot resist? I keep a pretty strict plant-based diet with no wheat or added oils. But when I’m in NYC or Israel, I cannot resist my favorite falafel, hummus, and pita bread, preferably with ‘Schug’ (hot sauce) and Coca-Cola to intensify the burning sensation. It brings back childhood memories.

Favorite music to work out to? Mostly pop and some rock

Who was your childhood hero? MacGyver

I know it may sound like a commercial for the JCC, but I would recommend a Personal Trainer. For cardio, I recommend joining a running or cycling group and to sign up for a race. It will

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What is your weekly exercise regimen? I’m currently participating in the FitPass Move Strong program. Our small group training meets Monday - Thursday. Workouts include Kettlebells, TRX Suspension and RIP Trainer, Pilates mat, and Pilates Reformers. I also attend a Pilates Reformers class on Sundays.

How has using a Personal Trainer worked for you? It keeps me accountable and keeps me moving. I really enjoy the variety of the workouts they design. It’s wonderful to have the individual attention to ensure my form is correct and to provide me with any modifications.

What advice can you give others about keeping physically active throughout life? Setting specific goals and being patient with yourself is key to maintaining an active lifestyle. Also, having a workout buddy (or buddies in my case) really helps make even the most challenging workouts fun.

What part of your workout regimen do you DREAD? Running on the track – I don’t like running in circles.

Junk foods you cannot resist: Burritos!

Favorite music to work out to? Anything from the ’80s

Who was your childhood hero? Kermit the Frog

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Moonlight Yoga for Rosh Chodesh

Wednesday, Jun 17 & Thursday, Jul 16, 7:30-9pm Downstairs Courtyard Welcome the new lunar Jewish month. Member: Free

JEWISH LIFE & LEARNING

18th Annual Rikud Rochester Israeli Dance Marathon/Workshop with Ken Avner

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A Celebration of Yiddish Poetry

Wednesday, Aug 12, 7pm Yiddish Culture Center A celebration of Yiddish poets and poetry on the 63rd anniversary of the Night of the Murdered Poets, when Soviet officials executed 13 Soviet Jews, including five Yiddish writers, on false charges of espionage and treason. Free

Israeli Dance for Everyone

Saturday, Jun 20, 7pm-2am & Sunday, Jun 21, 1-5pm Saturday: $25 Sunday: $20 All-Weekend Pass: $45 (includes Sunday dinner)

Sundays 6:30-7pm: Beginner lessons 7-9pm: Open dancing and instruction Instructor: Max Steiner Member: Free Non Member: $6

PJ Library® Goes to the JCC Ames Amzalak Rochester International Jewish Film Festival

Yiddish Reading Group

Sunday, Jul 19, 10:30-11:30am The Resource Place Watch Macropolis, a film about friendship and inclusion. Listen to a story on diversity and uniqueness. Complete a project. Enjoy a snack. For children ages 3-7. Free

A Bottle in the Gaza Sea: Film Screening

Thursday, Aug 6, 1pm Auditorium A In honor of the tenth anniversary of Israel's disengagement from Gaza, join us for a screening of this beautiful coming-of-age story about an Israeli teen who struggles to understand the conflict in Gaza and the young Palestinian who tries to explain. (French, 100 mins.) Preceded by a short presentation on the 2005 disengagement. Free 2012 Rochester Jewish Film Festival Audience Favorite!

Yiddish Culture Center A peer reading group run by particpants in the JCC Yiddish program to study advanced texts. Times and subjects may change to suit members. Free

Shabbat Yoga

Fridays, 11:15am-1pm Combine Jewish spirituality with the practice of yoga. All levels are welcome. Instructor: Wendy Beller-Madway For more information, contact Rebecca Schmidt at ext. 271 or rschmidt@jccrochester.org. Free For more information about Jewish Life & Learning programs, contact Joy Getnick at ext. 239 or jgetnick@jccrochester.org. The Department of Jewish Life and Learning is generously funded in part by the Harry and Regina Cornell Fund.

Jewish Rochester in the Summer Wait, no holidays? Whereas during certain times of the year it can seem like there’s a new Jewish holiday every day, in the summer, there are none. From Shavuot in late May until Rosh Hashanah in September, there are no major Jewish holidays or celebrations. But that doesn’t mean vibrant Jewish living stops. The JCC is a great place to be Jewish in the summer! July features our annual Ames Amzalak Rochester International Jewish Film Festival (RJIFF), now in its 15th year. With something for everyone, RJIFF is a great way to connect with Jewish culture and heritage on the big screen. In the Department of Jewish Life and Learning, we are offering a new Moonlight Yoga program for Rosh Chodesh. Come join us in the Downstairs Courtyard by the Yoga Studio as we celebrate the arrival of the new lunar/Jewish months. Has it really been 10 years since Israel disengaged from the Gaza Strip? It will be this August! Learn about how and why Israel made this difficult decision during our two-part series. Looking to mix up your workout? Check out Israeli Dance for Everyone, running every Sunday night since the 1960s! Or join us for our 18th Annual Rikud Rochester Israeli Dance Marathon/Workshop, bringing together dancers from throughout the nation. And, of course, be sure to check out our Jewish Life Table located to the right of the Main Desk, featuring events and programs happening throughout Jewish Rochester. Don’t let the lack of holidays fool you—the summer is still a great time to celebrate Jewish traditions at the JCC. —Joy Getnick, Ph.D., JCC Jewish Program Director

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org


JCC dedicates new memorial for Rochester Holocaust survivors Hundreds came to honor and remember... Close to 200 people attended an event on April 12, 2015 to honor 286 survivors who settled in Rochester, whose names were permanently engraved on panels that were added to the Holocaust Memorial Garden at the JCC.

There will also be an educational component of this project to be shared with all area school districts to teach future generations about the Holocaust.

Top Left: The Rochester Holocaust Survivors Memorial Committee included (left to right) Shaina Kovalsky; Leslie Berkowitz, JCC Executive Director; Rose Bernstein, committee chair; Mary Ann Colamarino; Mickey Kinel; Bonnie Abrams; and Barbara Appelbaum. Not pictured are Pearl Cytryn, Joy Getnick, Paulina Kovalsky, Robyn Morgan, Ron Newman, and Enid Ryen. Photographs courtesy of Jonathan Getnick

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CHILDREN & FAMILIES

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There is still time to register for summer at Camp Sisol! Traditional Camp (Entering grades K-6) Jul 6-Aug 28 Hobby Camp (Entering grades K-6) Jun 29-Jul 2 (no camp Jul 3) TYKEs/KidStage (Entering grades 3-6) Jul 6-10: Musical Theatre Workshop Jul 13-24: The Lorax Jul 27-31: Theatre Workshop Aug 3-21: Annie Aug 24-28: Musical Theatre Workshop KidSport (Entering grades 3-6) Jul 13-17: Floor Hockey Jul 20-24: Basketball Jul 27-31: Baseball/Softball Aug 3-7: Flag Football Aug 10-14: Soccer Aug 17-21: Tennis Specialty Camps (Entering grades 3-6) Jul 13-17: Creek Explorers Jul 20-24: Camper vs. Wild Jul 27-31: Aeronautics Aug 3-7: Reporting from Camp: Photography and Journalism Aug 10-14: Camp Cuisine Aug 17-21: I Canoe, Can You? Chalutzim Teen Travel (Entering grades 7-9) Session 1: Jul 6-17 Session 2: Jul 20-31 Session 3: Aug 3-14 Session 4: Aug 17-28 Counselors in Training (CIT) (Entering grade 10) Session 1: Jul 6-31 Session 2: Aug 3-28 For more information about Camp Sisol, contact Dan Irving at ext. 274 or dirving@jccrochester.org.

Sitter Service

Ages 6 weeks-4 years Free to JCC Family Members! Two-hour time limit observed. Hours of Operation Sunday: 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-1pm, 4-8pm Friday: 8:30am-1pm, 3-5pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Friday, Jul 3: 8:30am-1:30pm

Ages 2-10 Free to JCC Family Members! Children under the age of four must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or sibling in the seventh grade or above, who shall remain with the child in the PlayGym area and on the structure at all times. Children ages 4-10 must be signed in and out by an adult remaining in the JCC. All children must be potty trained. Hours of Operation Sunday: 9am-4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am-2pm, 4-8pm Wednesday: 8:30am-2pm, 5-8pm Saturday: 8am-4pm Holiday Hours Friday, Jul 3: 8:30am-1:30pm

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JCC Wolk Children’s Center

Ages 8 weeks-Pre-K Give your child the gift of an exemplary early education and highquality care! At Wolk Children’s Center, children are loved, nurtured, and provided with a wide array of opportunities to grow and learn. Classrooms are led by certified teachers who truly have a passion for working with young children. Space is limited. To arrange your personal visit, contact Jill Shellman at ext. 505 or jshellman@jccrochester.org.

Birthday Parties

Our staff will entertain your children and guests and run the party for you. We have many packages to choose from, including Movie in the Pool, PlayGym, In Zone, Reptiles, Disco Roller Skating, Ponies, Mini Ark, Magicians, and Obstacle Course Bounce House! To reserve your date today, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester.org.

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

We will work with you to create a unique event that your family and friends will remember forever! Activities may include swimming, disco skating, games and sports, DJ and dancing, and more. To reserve your date today, contact Amy Exton at ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester.org.

Birthday Parties at Markus Park

MP Celebrate your summer birthday at Markus Park! Choose from Pool, Ropes Course, Zip-Line, Sports, and more! To reserve your date today, contact Marisa Garber at ext. 285 or mgarber@jccrochester.org.

Gesher Before and After School Care

Gesher bridges home and school life for children in grades K-6. Busing available for Brighton and RushHenrietta schools. Our programs include: Before School Care—Start the day in a calm, enriching environment before riding the bus to school. After School Care—Choose from activities like performing arts, cooking, gardening, athletics, homework help, and more! Kids may also sign up for Youth Fitness classes and swimming lessons at no additional cost when registered at least three days per week.

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org


Story Time with Mike

Tuesdays, Jun 9 & Jul 14, 11:15am JCC Coffee Shop Mike Miller has been telling stories as a teacher, camp counselor, and professional storyteller for over 30 years to parents, grandparents, and children of all ages. Free

Summer Kickoff: Shalom, MP Summer!

Sunday, May 31, 10am-3pm In conjunction with PJ Library®, we are proud to share this introduction to all that Markus Park and Camp Sisol have to offer. Busing is available from the JCC for first-time campers. Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, sports, and more. Snack and lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Marisa Garber at ext. 285 or mgarber@jccrochester.org. JCC or Markus Park Member: $5 Non Member: $8

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Family Camp at CSL Aug 28-30 Take the entire family to Seneca Lake for an allinclusive three-day, two-night vacation with activities for baby, grandma and grandpa, and everyone in between. What a great way to say goodbye to summer...on the lake with the family!

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Kindercrew—Wraparound care designed for kindergarteners to foster independence. Curriculum focuses on both academics and social skills in a playful setting. Snow Days, Superintendent’s Days, and Half Days—Your children can enjoy time with their friends, participating in entertaining and stimulating activities during their time off from school. Vacation Camps—Fun programming offered during school vacations, often including field trips and themed programs. For more information, contact Olivia Frost at ext. 262 or gesher@jccrochester.org.

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Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor

The Attention You Deserve At Brighton Securities, we believe that building the best financial plan to meet your financial goals starts with you. That’s why when you talk, our trusted and experienced advisors, like Bob, listen. Plus, he is a 5 time Chairman Circle Recipient which just goes to show how good he is at what he does.

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The JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival Hosted Great Events This Year!

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"A Date with Diamonds" David and Michael Cornell of Cornell's Jewelers chat with local author Julie Smutko Daugherty at the Lunch and Learn event.

Local journalist Pam Sherman (a.k.a. the Suburban Outlaw) interviews Gail Sheehy.

Gail Sheehy talks about her book Daring: My Passages to an audience of 360 people at Jewish Senior Life.

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Coney Island Christmas After another record-breaking season of theatre and the introduction of two new shows, JCC CenterStage is one of the hottest tickets in town. The 39th season will again feature two world premiere works, along with acclaimed new plays from New York City and Los Angeles and an American classic. Artistic Director Ralph Meranto is thrilled to announce:

Oy Vey, It’s the Calamari Sisters!

World Premiere: Oct 8-25, 2015 When Delphine and Carmela Calamari are hired to cater an event at a Jewish funeral home, there’s no telling what they’ll whip up in the kitchen. From matzah balls to meatballs, challah to pizza dough, and gefilte fish to baccalà, the girls try desperately to bridge the cultural

by Donald Margulies; based on “The Loudest Voice” by Grace Paley East Coast Premiere: Dec 5-20, 2015 A delightful holiday show for people of all ages and faiths. When a young Jewish girl is cast to play the role of Jesus in the school Christmas pageant, her immigrant parents struggle to balance their traditions with their new role as Americans during the holidays. The newest play from Pulitzer Prize for Drama-winning writer Donald Margulies is a timeless and universal tale for adults and families alike.

The Hit Factory 2: Brill and Beyond

World Premiere Musical: Feb 6-21, 2016 The team that brought you last year’s sold-out sensation The Hit Factory is back with an all-new tribute to American popular music. Using last year’s pop-infused “Brill Building Sound” as a jumping-off point, The Hit Factory 2 takes us to the end of that era as singer-songwriters became the norm and performers like Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Neil Sedaka, Carole King, and Bobby Darin became household names.

JUlY 11–19 AMERICAN IDIOT, based on Green Day’s Grammy® Award-winning multi-platinum album of the same name, is the Tony Award®-winning hit musical telling the story of three lifelong friends and their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world. Their trip down the “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before.

(585) 461-2000 • Order Online www.jcccenterstage.org

Other Desert Cities

by Jon Robin Baitz Area Premiere: Apr 2-17, 2016 A searing comedy-drama in the tradition of August: Osage County and Bad Jews, the joys of a family reunion quickly unravel when a prodigal daughter returns to her family’s Palm Springs home and announces plans to publish a childhood memoir. As her retired ambassador father, image-conscious mother, rehabbing aunt, and ne’erdo-well brother team up to stop her, long-held family secrets continue to be revealed. This 2012 Broadway hit was nominated for a Tony Award® for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Ain’t Misbehavin’, the Fats Waller Musical Show

Music by Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller; conceived by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. Tony Award® Winner for Best Musical May 7-22, 2016 The Joint will be Jumpin’ when the golden age of the Cotton Club and Savoy Ballroom get recreated in this rollicking, finger-snapping, toetapping, and bawdy tribute to the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1900s.

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gap. The sisters pay their respects in the only way they know how— by singing, dancing, and cooking through memorable songs less than appropriate for your typical interment.

Full details are available at jcccenterstage.org or the Main Desk. Subscriptions are on sale now.

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July 12-20 Generously underwritten by the

William and Sheila Konar Foundation and Rubens Family Foundation

Celebrating 15 years! FESTIVAL COMMITTEE Bonnie Abrams Melanie Bailey Michal Benita-Weiss Frederick Burger* Ruth Cowing David Cyrkin Denise Cyrkin Elliot Fix* Stuart Hanau Les Katzel Rebecca Klymn Rona Litt

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FESTIVAL CHAIR Marcia Stern

2015 JCC Ames Amzalak Rochester International Jewish Film Festival Donors VISIONARY $25,000 William and Sheila Konar Foundation Rubens Family Foundation DIRECTOR $5,000 First Niagara Jewish Senior Life Foundation New York State Council on the Arts EDITOR $2,500 Bernard Schuster CHAI Fund Futerman Supporting Foundation WRITER $1,250 Class Action LLC Marc L. Frankel - Constable Marc and Jennifer Fleischer Debby Goldman Mona and Mark Kolko Susan and Saul Marsh MassMutual Financial Group: Michael Argaman Deborah Ronnen and Sherman Levey Judy and Harold Samloff Bunny and Mort Skirboll St. John’s State of Israel Bonds Barry and Barbara Steinberg Marcia and Gary Stern Dr. Oren Weiss: Rochester Periodontal Group

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR Lori Michlin Harter

This list reflects gifts received by 4/21/15. Gifts received later will be acknowledged in the fall JCC Magazine.

AGENT $500 Marilyn and Howard Berman Norm and Judy Blaustein Betsy and Stuart Bobry Sharon Brodsky Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss The Erdle Foundation Roberta and David Feldman Mike and Heidi Fishman Audrey and Jerry Freedman Freedom Financial Planning, LLC: Michael Silverstein and Judy Plain Warren and Joyce Heilbronner Bonnie Jackson Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Paulina and Laurence Kovalsky Ilana and Merwyn Kroll Stuart Levison Anna and Ben Markowitz Drs. Arnold and Margaret Matlin Rabbi Amy Sapowith Joyce and Charles Schachter Linda and Sherwin B. Weinstein Robin and Michael Weintraub Elise and Joe Wojciechowski LP Wolch, CPAs, P.C.: Lorraine Wolch and Donald Onimus ACTOR $360 Donna and Martin H. Adwin Ann and Murray Astarita Debi and Ralph Brenner The Brokery Daniel S. Daniel and Fern Marlan Daniel

ACTOR $360 (continued) Eileen and Marvin Fishman Carolyn and Roger Friedlander Essie Germanow Marvin and Barbara Gray Heritage Financial Services: Stewart and Josh Moscov and Steven Kane Carol and Michael Hirsh, M.D. Robert and Merilyn Israel Richard and Marcia Kaplan Monika and Les Katzel Charles Konar Michael and Sue Lococo Kenneth Merzel Arthur and Joy Moss Barb Orenstein and Jim Present Lee and Arlene Pollan Barbara and Richard Rappaport Dr. Gerald and Maxine Rosen Noreen Salerno Professor Avi Seidmann and Raquel Benchoam, M.D. Allan and Chantiza Stern Judy and Alan Wertheimer Susan and Maurice Zauderer SYLVIA & PHILIP KOWAL FUND Susan Carp in memory of Robert Fink Bonnie Jackson Robert and Janet Kowal Kathleen London June L. Stornelli


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The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC All of the following listings are open to Members and Non Members. The Resource Place offers programs designed to help people of all ages navigate life’s challenges and opportunities. Stop in and meet the staff or visit The Resource Place library. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW, at ext. 232 or mrleve@jccrochester.org or Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or cadengler@jccrochester.org. If minimum registration is not met, classes may be cancelled. Please call 461-2000 for more information. The Resource Place is made possible through the generosity of the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation.

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Learning to Understand Your Child’s Behaviors Wednesday, Jun 3, 12pm; Room 3 Find out why your child behaves the way he or she does and how to properly respond. Price includes lunch. Facilitator: Emily Horowitz, M.A., LMHC Member: $15 Non Member: $18

MVP Health Care Presents: Farm Market Fresh to Table Thursday, Jun 11, 12:30pm The Resource Place There is such an abundance of produce this time of year. Learn how to navigate farm markets and choose the best fruits and vegetables. Recipes will be provided. Facilitator: Cheryl Minchella, MVP Health Care Free

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Super Noggin A brain fitness program to help you improve your brain health and stay mentally sharp throughout your life. 10 Steps to Brain Fitness Tuesday, Jun 9, 2-3:30pm Conference Room Only 30 percent of how well we age is controlled by our genes— the other 70 percent is up to you! We will cover important topics such as diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, and memory fitness. Facilitator: Emily Krohn, LCSW-R, CDP, Co-Owner of Connection Compass and Certified Super Noggin Brain Fitness Instructor Member: $18 Non Member: $22 Laughter and the Mind-Body Connection Aug 25, 2-3pm Conference Room Learn the physical and emotional health benefits of humor and laughter. Discover the top 10 reasons to laugh and how laughter relates to your brain health. Facilitator: Emily Krohn, LCSW-R, CDP, Co-Owner of Connection Compass and Certified Super Noggin Brain Fitness Instructor Member: $18 Non Member: $22

Help Fulfill the Mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim Are you willing to open your home during secular and Jewish holidays to those who are new to the area or don’t have family here? If so, call Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. You may be asked to provide transportation. Thank you for your kindness! Jewish Family Service of Rochester First & third Friday of each month 9-11am A Geriatric Care Manager will be available in the Main Lobby to answer your questions related to older adults living in Monroe County. For more information, call Kate O’Brien, B.S.W., M.S., M.H.S.A., Supervisor of Community Case Management, at 461-0110, ext. 123. Lifespan Presents: Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program Are you eligible for Medicare and need unbiased information about choosing health insurance? Lifespan’s trained volunteer counselors can help. To schedule an appointment, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free

Shop. Compare. Enroll. First & third Friday of each month Coordinated Care Services, Inc. can assist you with the enrollment process through New York State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace. For an appointment at the JCC, call 613-7662. Free Caring for a Parent/Loved One Support Group Mondays, Jun 15, Jul 20 & Aug 17 1pm; Room 1 Get the support you need to help care for your aging parent or loved one. Registration is required 48 hours prior to a group meeting. Facilitator: Kate O’Brien, B.S.W., M.S., M.H.S.A., Supervisor of Community Case Management, Jewish Family Service of Rochester For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support, Education, and Advocacy Second Thursday of each month 7-9pm; Conference Room Free monthly meetings include medical experts and a forum for survivors of prostate cancer and their loved ones to speak. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. WXXI Reachout Radio This audio information service provides convenient access to printed material for thousands of people who can no longer read standard print due to visual or physical handicap. For more information, call Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free

Register for any of these programs. It’s easy as 1 ONLINE @ jccrochester.org


Interfaith Connection Connect with other interfaith couples in a welcoming, supportive group. Interfaith Connection serves couples with one Jewish partner in a committed relationship, with or without children. For more information, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free Interfaith Relationship Counseling The interfaith subject can be a sensitive one. We offer guidance and help to find solutions that work best for your family. For an appointment at the JCC or an area synagogue, contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free The Mothers Circle For women in interfaith relationships who want to learn about Jewish rituals, ethics, and creating a Jewish home for their children. The Mothers Circle is a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute. Free Sitter Service is available. Facilitator: Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW For more information, visit themotherscircle.org or contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free The Grandparents Circle For Jewish grandparents whose children are intermarried. Share your Jewish heritage and nurture your grandchildren’s Jewish identities. The Grandparents Circle is a program of the Jewish Outreach Institute. Facilitator: Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW For more information, visit joi.org or contact Michele Ruda Leve, LMSW. Free Interfaith Connection, Interfaith Relationship Counseling, The Mothers Circle, and The Grandparents Circle are made possible through the generosity of the Regina and Harry Cornell Fund.

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Musical Mondays First & third Monday of each month, 10:30-11:45am; The Resource Place Want to sing songs of yesteryear? Join Sue Krieger as she accompanies this informal choir on piano. Lyric sheets will be provided. Free

Art and Music The Art of Painting Mondays, 10am; Art Studio Express your creative side! Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class. Instructor: Allison Roberts For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: $55 Non Member: $88 Marquetry Wednesdays, 9am; Art Studio Marquetry is art made from thin pieces of wood veneer glued together to form a picture or pattern. Drop in to learn this craft or work on your own project. A list of materials will be provided. Facilitator: Nadia Sanow For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: Free Non Member: $20 Crafting Thursdays, 10am-2pm; Art Studio Drop in, work on a project, and get tips and assistance. Instruction will focus on copper enameling and quilting. Facilitator: Norma Gingold For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: Free Non Member: $20

New! Jewelry Making Friday, Jul 10, 10am-2pm; Art Studio Bring your jewelry making materials and create your own special pieces. Please call for a list of suggested supplies. Instructor: Allison Roberts For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: $8 Non Member: $10

New! Show Tune Showcase Tuesdays, Jun 9, Jul 14 & Aug 11 10-11am; Auditorium A Join this choral group to sing popular show tunes. Facilitated and accompanied by Mike Miller. RSVP to Carrie Dengler. Free

Clubs and Connections Men in Transition Tuesdays, 8:30-10am The Resource Place An association of retired men ages 60+. Enjoy bagels, coffee, and discussion. Special speakers are regularly scheduled. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Free

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Current Events Wednesdays, 11am-1pm; Room 1 Are you a news junkie? Come to discuss topics that interest you. The group breaks for lunch. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Free Connections for Women One Thursday of each month 1-2:15pm; Room 1 Enjoy coffee, speakers, outings, and discussion with this group of women ages 60+. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Free Senior Days at the “J” Mondays & Thursdays, 10:15am-1pm The Resource Place Looking to meet other adults in a casual atmosphere? Come to our social group! We follow a calendar of events, including discussions, card games, bingo, movies, sing-alongs, and more. Monthly schedules are available in The Resource Place. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Free

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Coffee & Conversation First Thursday of each month 10:15-10:45am The Resource Place Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and a snack. Meet new friends and hear what events are coming up. Feel free to exercise after or stay for the rest of the Senior Days at the “J” program. Free Book Club Room 2 Calling all book lovers! In conjunction with the JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival, we host a Book Club that meets every six weeks. Read thought-provoking books and enjoy stimulating conversation. Facilitator: Michael Miller For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Free

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Education AARP Driver Safety Course Mondays & Wednesdays, Jun 1 & 3 Jul 6 & 8, Aug 3 & 5, 9am-1pm Conference Room Earn discounts on your auto insurance with this New York Stateapproved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. For

more information, contact Carrie Dengler. AARP Member: $20 Non AARP Member: $25 What is Your Vision? Wednesday, Jul 15, 1pm Conference Room What is a vision board? Why is it one of the most powerful mind exercises you can perform? Learn how to create and bring your own vision board to life! Facilitator: Adrienne Markus Member: $20 Non Member: $24 Mahjong Instruction Wednesdays, Aug 5-26, 10am Room 3 Students will learn the official rules and strategies, with the confidence to join an ongoing game. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Instructor: June Rapowitz For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: $50 Non Member: $55

Schmoozing and Socializing Happy Hour with Live Music Thursday, Jul 16, 5-6pm JCC Coffee Shop Come have a complimentary glass

Join us for a day trip to

TURNING STONE CASINO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 meet outside the JCC

Annual Senior Adult Picnic Thursday, Aug 6, 12pm The Resource Place Summertime and the livin’ is easy! Menu: hotdogs, hamburgers, salads, and more. Registration is required. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler. Member: $6 Non Member: $9 QuickChat: A Speed Dating Event for Adults 65+ Thursday, Aug 13, 5:15pm The Resource Place Join the adventure—you never know when a quick chat may change your life! This 20-person speed dating event gives you five minutes to find out about your tablemate. Use our questions or bring your own, but be strategic because once the bell rings, off to the next table you go! QuickChat is limited to 10 men and 10 women. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up now! Event includes light appetizers. Member: $15 Non Member: $18

PRINT WITH CONFIDENCE! Offering Complete Commercial Printing With Full In-House Design Capability, Prepress and Bindery Services. From Annual Reports, Specialty Advertisement Pieces, and Newsletters to Complete Business Packages, Including: Folders, Letterhead, Envelopes and Business Cards.

We Do it All and Much More! St. Vincent Press, Where Our Quality Speaks for Itself!

Depart at 7:30am/Return approximately 6pm. *pick up & drop off also available at Exit 44, Canandaigua at 8am.

JCC Member: $30 Non Member: $35 Cost includes bus fare, $25 casino cash and $5 food voucher FREE transportation and a GREAT time!

REGISTER NOW

One Team... One Goal... One Satisfied Customer

at the Main Desk or at jccrochester.org.

For more information, contact Amy Exton at 461-2000, ext. 268 or aexton@jccrochester.org.

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of wine and some fun with musical guest Warren Paul, one of the most touching, gifted, and hilarious songwriters in the Rochester area. Free

250 Cumberland Street • Rochester, NY 14605 • 585-325-5320

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EASTMAN HAS IT ALL Overnight and Half-Day Programs Email: summer@esm.rochester.edu Jazz and Classical Call: (800) 246-4706 or (585) 274-1400 Middle, High School, and Adults summer.esm.rochester.edu Eastman Campus or Keuka Lake

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Todah Rabah (Thank You) A special thank you to our donors for contributions received January 10-April 8, 2015. Your generosity ensures the excellent programming we enjoy; enhances and maintains the facility we love; and serves our community, including individuals and families who require financial assistance. Special thanks to our Markus Society Members, who support the JCC each year with a minimum gift of $360.

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Barbara Flender Abittan Carol T. Aldridge Jacqueline and Anthony Andolina Diane Aser Deborah and Kevin Baldwin Linda and James A. Baroody Kathye Simon and Aharon Baruch Barbara and Marvin Becker Sandra Behnke Linda and Carl Berger Karen and Andrew Berger Lawrence Berger Linda Bice Marcia and Eric Birken Olivia and Noah Block Virginia and Willard Boehm Jennifer Leigh and Ethan Borg Judith Branch Ann and Melvin Braverman Mary Jo Brennan Rachel and Jonathan Bress Mary Klee Burns Diane Camelio Charlene and Stanley Caplan Joseph Capurso Violet R. Cartledge John P. Casella Nanette Castle and L. Austin Nancy and Peter Castro Karen and Edward Cattron Marjorie Chapin and Jean Parker Kenneth Christian Michelle Cicilline and Craig Morrell Beryl and Bill Clymer Diana Collins Anthony Conte Patricia and Kenneth Corl Susan and Stewart Cramer Mary Davis Judy Dell Shirley and Morris Diamond Robert Dublin Dottie and Joel Elias Marlene and Ross F. Elkin Peggy and Larry Elliott Susanne Esan

Ethel and William Farash Reenie and Stanley Feingold Anne Fenstermacher Doris and Henry Fields Kristi and David Filmore Andrea Fleishman Joan and Fred Franke Dawn and Hugh Fuller Helga Gertsen John Ghidiu Julene and Barry Gilbert Annette and Harry A. Gleason Sandra Gonyo Richard Greene Shirley Grossman Donna Grozowski Deborah and John Harvey Pat and Lee Hasiuk Jeanette Hauck and Philip Neurer Dan Horsky Susan and Will Houde-Walter Patricia and Charles Hunt Joanne and Robert Insull Amy and Andrew Iserson Susan and Neil Jaschik Susan and Frank Johnston Montine Jordan Naomi and Jerrold A. Kalnitz Mary Ellen and William Kane Margaret and Martin Kleinman Phyllis and Martin W. Korn Maurice Landesberg Georgette and Stephen Lesnak Renate Livingston Illa and Stuart Loeb Roslyn and Lenard M. Metzger Esther Miller Linda and Arthur Moore Jack M. Nau Janet Nemetz Robert Nenno Maxine Newman Dorothy O'Brien Lawrence Y. Ota Glenn Palmer Molly and Bernard J. Panner Sally and Charles Parmigiani Laurie and Michael R. Peres Jennifer and Art Pluretti Anne and Stanley Refermat Joann and Alan Reinnagel

Ann and Robert Riemer Rebecca and Carmen Rinaldis Karen Robbins Marilyn Salit Susan and Ronald Salzman Seymour Sandler Cathie Schoenfelder Rosalyn Schreiber Jeanette Scott Beth and Joseph Seeley Trudy and Albert Sheinfeld Simi and Leonard Singer Leland Smith Dorothy and Robert Stundtner Donn Sweet Connez Todd Kate Tompkins Marian and Charles Turner Sheri and Marc Urowsky in memory of Phil Schaff Sherry and Alan Volinsky Alison and Donald Wilder Netta and Thomas Zahavi Markus Society gifts received January 10-April 8, 2015

Markus Society

Gerald M. Eggert Judith and Geoffrey Epstein Helen Hecker Karen and Laurence Kessler Leslie Berkowitz and Michael Lebowitz Ben and Rosemarie Levy Renee Liebschutz Ellen and Harry Rosen* Shelby Nelson and Lewis Rothberg Susan Sagan Levitan and Michael Levitan* Robert and Hedria Saltzman Deb and Marc Solomon Caroline and Richard Yates* *We welcome new Markus Society members


Abe & Fannie Kessler Fund

Bertrand Boddie Heart Fitness Fund

Elizabeth S. Boddie in honor of Dr. Hobart Lerner

Camp Seneca Lake

In memory of Phil Schaff Leslie Berkowitz Hillary Brotherton Joan and Robert Clar The Cohen, Calkins and Silverstein Families Barbara Conklin Lori Drutz and Jonathan Tabachnikoff Lisa and Joel Elliot Ilene and David Flaum Elizabeth Goldman Victoria and Daniel Goldstein Wendy and Morley Gwirtzman John and Judith Hoffman Keith Hovey Mona and Mark Kolko Tobi and Nathan Lewinger Sally Hirst and Douglas Miller Peter Pavarini and Colleen Wulf Abigail and Saul Rasnick Cathy and Louis Schneider Louis Seminski Tim N. Tompkins Frumel and Alvin Ureles Lisa Maas Vangellow and Neal Morchower Rachel Weinstein and Jason Pizer Linda and Sherwin B. Weinstein Chana Widawski Jamie Young Daphne and Howard Cohen in honor of Jayme Menachof's Bat Mitzvah Remy and Alan Freeman Marcy (DeMayo) Kay and Stephen Kay in honor of our family - Rachel and Brian Grodofsky and Sara Kay and Danny Lieberman Donna and Norman Lederman in memory of Roberta Shelby Lenore and Marshall Lesser in honor of Joanne Viener's new knee and in memory of Lou Ryen's beloved sister Renee Liebschutz in memory of Marjorie Present and Selma Levy Karen and Daniel Menachof in honor of Xandy Hochfelder

Nancy Moscov-Rapp CBR, ASP

Bus: (585) 389-4050 Cell: (585) 230-4770 rapp@nothnagle.com www.nothnagle.com

Professional Service, Personal Style

Camp Sisol

St. John Fisher College

Campership for Camp Seneca Lake

In memory of Phil Schaff Judith and Norm Blaustein Leah and Justin Goldman Andrea and David Gordon Nancy and Monte Lavine Rachel and Jeffrey M. Wexler Ashley Lalonde Tim Schmandt Campership Fund Belza Family Fund - Jodi, Jon, David, Lauren, Alissa, Lori, Edwen, Kate, Sara, Marcie, Joel, Jon and Julie in honor of Elaine Gold "Lanie's" special birthday Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation Ellie Holtzman in honor of Jerry Zakalik's special birthday and new home Donna and Norman J. Lederman in memory of Rose Gold Theresa and Donald Mazzullo in memory of Phil Schaff Dvorah and Henry Shulman in honor of Terri and Harold Bobry Capital Campaign Harriet and Ron Blitstein in memory of Bernie Kucker

BOCES friends and colleagues: Mary Stazie-Reinhardt, Lori Milazzo, Nancy Griffen Shadd and Patricia Byrne Patricia Chadwick Barbara Conklin Marlene and Ross F. Elkin Gloria A. Emmanuel Judith A. Emmanuel Barbara and Harvey Fine Annette and Philip H. Garver Steven Goldberg Burton Gordon Bev Hillabrandt Michael Hooper Anna Ingrassio Janet and Larry Josephson Herb and June Katz Knights of Pythias Jay Lodge 639 Ann and Philip Koven Jill and Robert Kravetz Joan Leary Stella Levinson Katherine Macbeth and Chip Eura Joan McCormack Carolyn and Marvin Miller Deanna Rodriguez and Michael Miller Perry Myers Helene Newman Maxine Newman Joanne Prives Marjorie and Michael Rein The Ressel Family David Runzo Ruth and Paul Sandler Elaine and Ivan R. Sanzel Laurence Schacht James Sloan

CONTRIBUTORS

Lynda Kessler Newman in memory of Roger Kessler

Ruth Messinger in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of Sarah Freedman Nancy Moscov-Rapp and Neil Rapp in memory of Phyllis Becker Bertsche Reeca Rothbaum Frumel and Alvin Ureles in memory of Sidney Levine

CenterStage

Elaine Montrose Usdane In memory of Marilyn Goldberg Steven R. Abramson Eke Aiono Leslie Berkowitz Marlene and Jerry Bernstein MANY THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS

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Debbie Metzger Athletic Fund

Mara and David A. Metzger in memory of Phil Schaff

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Boylan Code, LLP Mayflower Clark Moving & Storage, Inc. Elaine and Ivan R. Sanzel in honor of Lana and Gerry Russ Nancy Schrum and family in honor of Anna Rutberg's Bat Mitzvah James Sloan

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Deborah and Michael Gordon Jewish Book Festival Mona Kolko in honor of Joy Plotnik's promotion

Jewish Community Center

Leslie Berkowitz in memory of Cecile Weiss and Rose Gold Chabad Center for Jewish Enrichment in honor of Leslie Berkowitz Jill Vigdor Feldman and Jonathan Feldman in memory of Phil Schaff Jodi Kaiman in memory of Phil Schaff Madeline and Nathan Lichtcsien in memory of Sidney Rayburn Douglas Lubic in memory of Phil Schaff Jenny Peterson in memory of Bertha Marion Solomon Albert Pinsky in memory of Paul Denenberg Rhea Seldin in memory of Sid Rayburn Jewish Life Programs Ann and Richard Howell in memory of Betty Brelnin Helene Newman in memory of Anna S. Rubin and Selma Levy

Deborah Kravetz and Michael Kravetz in memory of Betty Hurvitz The Resource Place Selma and Michael Berger in memory of Paul Denenberg Senior Adult Programs Maxine and Morton Bittker in honor of Irwin Wagman's 80th birthday Special Needs Programs Irwin Goldberg and the Romeo Group in memory of David Newman Amy Gootnick Stella Levinson in memory of Sidney Rayburn Maxine and Gerald Rosen in memory of Sidney Levine Jacqueline Saltoun Jean Shafer

Susie Goldstein Sands Fund for Camp Seneca Lake

Inge and Lawrence Goldstein in memory of Dr. Zane Burday, Shelly Fine and Harold Bruno Joan and Gene Labue in honor of Larry Goldstein's special birthday Barry Roos in memory of Jimmy Rosenthal's father Leslie and Barry Roos and family in memory of Liz Kirshenbaum and family's loving father Linda Rubens in honor of Larry Goldstein's special birthday

Sylvia & Philip Kowal Fund for the Jewish Film Festival

Susan Carp in memory of Robert Fink Thursday Arts Program Wendy Swift

Winkler-Lococo Campership Fund

Sue and Michael Lococo in honor of Monica Serker's retirement; wishing David Silver a speedy recovery; in memory of Abe Levitt and William Lopatin's beloved father, Harold; wishing Morrie Weinstein a speedy recovery and in honor of Jeremy Wolk's appointment as a partner at Nixon Peabody

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Irondequoit Country Club 4045 East Avenue

In Memory of Larry and Jane Glazer Co-Chairs Judy Blaustein, Norm Blaustein, Michael Cooper, Bunny Skirboll

Rochester, NY 14618 Presented by:

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– ATTORNEYS –

For more information, visit jccrochester.org or email Sarah Goldstein Post at spost@jccrochester.org.

“T The True Value of the JCC... A life-long member speaks about five generations of involvement in the JCC community.

he JCC is no small thing to Burt Gordon! "My family has considered the JCC a part of our home for five generations," he explains. "My mother was an ardent member of the volleyball league and swam in the pool almost every day. My father had his weekly massage with 'Red' Shapiro and my children and grandchildren all attended Camp Seneca Lake, most ending up as counselors." Burt proudly adds, "Plus, my greatgranddaughter will be starting daycare at the Wolk Children's Center next month!"

Burt, presently 90 years old, has been a JY/JCC member since the age of 10, when his parents sent him to the Franklin Street JY. “Back then, all the Jewish kids went to the JY. They had a very strong youth program,” Burt recalls. “Nearly all members of the JY were Jewish, so it became a central meeting place for Jews of all ages.” “I’d leave work during my lunch hour to swim laps in the Andrews Street pool. I continued lap swimming at the JCC when it moved to Edgewood Avenue," but as the pool grew to be one of the busiest areas of the JCC, Burt decided to move to the fitness area for his exercise. Now, Burt's weekly ritual includes exercising three times each week using the Cybex Circuit, stationary bike, and doing Pilates

with his personal trainer, Kathy Mulvehill. One of Burt’s beliefs is: “If you make your living in a community, you have a responsibility to give back to that community.” He not only talks the talk, but he walks the walk. Burt and his late wife, Audrey, chaired the JCC Annual Gala many years ago. He served as part of the JCC Board of Directors and has been a supporter of CenterStage, the Jewish Film Festival, and the Jewish Book Festival as well as a longtime member of the Markus Society. Burt looks beyond the actual physical facility when he assesses what he considers the true value of the JCC. “What is important are the relationships and camaraderie that members have with each other here. The JCC should be kept alive and enduring and be a part of both the Jewish and Rochester communities. I wish it well!”

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Our Vision, Our Future JCC Capital Campaign & Building Project

Sincere thanks to each and every member of our community who has made a contribution to the Our Vision, Our Future Capital Campaign. This list recognizes all gifts made as of April 8, 2015. CORNERSTONE ($2,000,000+)

Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation

GUARDIAN ($500,000 - $999,999) William and Sheila Konar Foundation

FOUNDER ($250,000 - $499,999) Cornell/Weinstein Foundation The Kovalsky Family Ann Lib & Bernard Kozel Family Foundation, Inc. Estate of Leon Posen

CHAMPION ($100,000 - $249,999)

Max A. Adler Charitable Foundation Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust in memory of Henry Ames, Semon Amzalak and Daniel Amzalak Terri and Harold Bobry Essie Germanow in memory of Irving Germanow Larry and Jane Glazer z’l The Kessler Families of Larry and Karen and Dennis M&T Bank

BENEFACTOR ($50,000 - $99,999)

Burton S. & Charles J. August Family Foundation Michael Bobry Stuart and Betsy Bobry Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation Davenport-Hatch Foundation The Flaum Family Gordon Family Trust: Burt Gordon, Ken and Margaret Gordon, Michael and Debbie Gordon, Jane Gordon and Miles Zatkowsky Isaac Gordon Foundation Saul and Susan Marsh Bunny and Mort Skirboll & Family

PILLAR ($25,000 - $49,999)

Mr. and Mrs. Burton August Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting Foundation David J. Kauffman Post #41 Jewish War Veterans Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss Daniel and Victoria Goldstein William Goldstein Warren and Joyce Heilbronner Deborah Goldman Landsman in memory of Elliott Landsman Landsman Development Corp. in memory of Elliott Landsman Lenore and Marshall Lesser Joseph Lobozzo II in memory of Elliott Landsman

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Sanford and Jill Miller Lewis Norry Jeremy and Melanie Wolk

SUSTAINER ($18,000 - $24,999) Anonymous (2) Drs. Douglas and Jane Bennett Helene and Bruce Newman z’l Joshua and Jennifer Weinstein

PATRON ($10,000 - $17,999)

Anonymous Reuben Auspitz and Dawn Good Elk Leslie Berkowitz and Michael Lebowitz Jonathan and Ellen Broder Rivka Chatman Howard and Daphne Cohen Howard and Leslie Crane David and Anna May Eisenberg ESL Federal Credit Union in memory of Larry and Jane Glazer Sara Futerman, Daphne Futerman and Ira Jevotovsky, Peggy and Eli Futerman, Rina and Danny Chessin Stuart and Shari Goldstein Richard and Kim Gray Richard and Joan Markus Karen and Dan Menachof David, Mara, Zoe, and Jaime Metzger Beryl and Joan Nusbaum Ben and Leora Rozin Noreen Salerno Susan Schaubert in memory of Bill and Maureen Schaubert Myron S. Silver Elaine and Leonard Simon Michael and Lynda Stock Matthew and Jennifer Wallace

ADVOCATE ($5,000 - $9,999)

Anonymous Ann and Murray Astarita Carol and John Bennett Lauri and Sam Berns Bernard and Lisa Birnbaum Michael and Joany Cooper Tammy Cohen and Barry Silverstein Jackie and Howard Davidson Loren and Jamie Flaum Flower City Glass/Richard Gianforti, Jr. Marilyn and Ronald Furman Daphne Futerman and Ira Jevotovsky Justin and Leah Goldman Barbara and Marvin Gray Howard J. Grossman Sherrie and Martin Handelman Douglas Miller and Sally Hirst Dr. Ronald and Trudie Kirshner and Family The Kleinman and Lestin Families Pamela and Richard Kroll

Sherman F. Levey and Deborah Ronnen Sarah F. Liebschutz Valerie and Jim Marsh Hyla and Richard Mink Perry Myers in memory of Eleanor Myers Jeffrey and Patrice Pierce Eva Pressman and Seth Zeidman Jodi Groden Roberson and Jon Roberson Erinn and Matthew Ryen Dr. Edward M. and Nancy L. Smith Dr. Sidney and Linda S. Weinstein Karen and Sy Zivan

FRIEND ($2,500 - $4,999)

Anonymous Eke and Claudette Aiono Valerie and Jon Alhart Dr. E. David and Barbara Appelbaum Lisa and Larry Axelrod Judy and Norman Blaustein Aaron and Amanda Cantor Barbara Conklin Steven and Diane Feldon Larry and Elise Fine Heidi and Mike Fishman Monica and Asher Flaum Robert and Lisa Fogel Warren and Risa Frankel Dr. and Mrs. Irene and Zachary Freedman Annette and Philip H. Garver John Golden and Judy Zeeman-Golden Steven and Susan Gordon in memory of Bruce Newman Sharon Gray and Scott Sherin Lewis J. Gould and Miriam G. Gould z’l Michael and Karen Haymes Aaron and Staci Hiller Steven and Michelle Kostick Jill and Robert Kravetz Renee L. Liebschutz in memory of Peter R. Liebschutz Tobie and John Olsan David J. Pieramico Daniel and Sarah Goldstein Post Emily and Joshua Rittenberg June Rogoff Louis and Enid Ryen Bud and Joan Rusitzky James Sloan Larry Wallnau in memory of David W. Wallnau Andrew and Jocelyn Wolff Ron von Perlstein in honor of Geulah von Perlstein

SUPPORTER ($1,000 - $2,499) Mary and Don Alhart Brian and Shari Blaustein Elyse and Walter Capell


Angelo and Marie Casciani in memory of Giraldo A. Casciani, a German concentration camp survivor of Stalag 1-XC Brian Dengler in memory of Arthur Rosen Curt and Carrie Dengler Lisa and Joel Elliot Amy Exton Gary Fishman and Bethany Kandel in memory of Marsha Fishman, Gary Passer, and Arlen Brodsky Nadine and Steve Friedlander Jocelyn Goldberg-Schaible and Rochester Research Group Sheryl Goldstein and Cindy Sherman Dr. Richard Greene Staci Henning Dr. and Mrs. Marvin J. Hoffman Jerome and Rosalind Joseph Marisa Kessler and Aaron Flajsing Nancy Kleintop Irving Krebs Hy Kreitzman Dr. and Mrs. Norman Lederman Carol and Julian Lee Stella Levinson Ben and Rosemarie Levy Jennifer Litwak Sue and Michael Lococo R. Frederick Porter and Carolyne Garman David and Susan Rothenberg Jeffrey Schwartz Terry Schwartz and Richard Mader Morris J. Shapiro, M.D. Jill and Val Shellman Meghan, Jason, and Avery Smith Dawn Sweeney Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Williamson Richard and Laura Wing Paula and Robert Zeman

CONTRIBUTOR ($1 - $999)

Anonymous (5) Anonymous in memory of Nana and Nani Judy Abelman and Barry Goldfarb Mr. and Mrs. David Allyn Ellen and Richard Arnold Joyce Ashman Sue Baker Ken and Barb Baron in memory of Sam and Bea Baron Rina and Bernie Baron John Bell Ainsworth and Virginia Bennett Mort and Maxine Bittker Kathleen Carroll and Margaret Keller Ronald and Jean Brandwein Juliana and Richard Buck Vincent Butler, Jr. Robert Calkins Patricia Chadwick Friends of the JCC, Marjorie Chapin and Jean Parker Ann Chazan Barry Clements Lola and Esten Coan Barbara and Irving Cohen Mary Ann Colamarino and Susan E. Kazak Janet Collamer and James Baker Charles and Somsri Collins

Elnora Cooper Anne and Arnold Cordts Pearl Cytryn Monique Delettrez Sharon and Melvyn Diamond Louise Dolliver Edward and Susan Drexler Louise and Richard Eggleston Dr. Ross and Marlene Elkin Ted and Judy Ertischek Anthony Fazzary Susan and Raymond D. Feasey Karen Fernandez Moisey Feygin Irving Fierman Dorothy Fredenburg Zema Gelin Marilyn z’l and Morton Goldberg Joyce and Morrey Goldman Art Goldstein and Jill Feine Donna Greene Sylvia and David Harrison Janet C. Hickman Mary and Gary Hillyard Wendy Howitt and Jeffrey Levinson Barbara and Edward Ingerick Robert and Merilyn Israel Susan and Howard Itkin Sheryl and Dan Jacobson Emily Joseph Mrs. Roberta Kinel Rachel Kosoff David Kotok Andrea Kozel Dorrance Lamb Connie and Thomas Lathrop Donna Lawrence Michele Ruda Leve The Levitsky Family Frances and Anthony Limuti Cindy Lockwood Judith Holender Loeb Joseph Lupiani Martin Maltz Jackie Marchand Marilyn and John McCrank James McGrath Lauren McKenna in memory of Carl Link Anna and John McLaughlin Ralph Meranto Kenneth Merzel Ruth Messinger Henry N. Metzger Dr. Steven Meyers and Dr. Barbara Weber Nancy and James Miller Jim and Carolyn Moore Mary Pizzente-Morich and William Morich Ralph and Barbara Mosher Bev and David Movsky Anthony and Barbara Mugnolo William and Susan Mulligan The Myers Family Kimberly and Vincent Nolan Joween Opperman Phyllis Parker Phyllis Perry Glenn and Sally Pezzulo Merle and Nick Pieramico Irving Pobboravsky

Lois Posner Judith Prevratil Joanne Prives Cynthia Rand and James Leach Abbey and Saul Rasnick Golda Rayburn Sara and Darren Ressler Richard and Beatrice Rosenbloom Ralph Ellis and Alice Rudolph Christopher Rzatkiewicz John Schwartz Christy Shaffer Bernice and Alan Shank Bill Sheridan Joel Shertok Leland and Sally Smith Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Smith Mindy and Scott Stein Max and Devora Steiner Tamara Strubel Cypora and Uszer Teigman Laura Thurner and Michael Barclay Lyndsay Thomas Eleanor and John Tierney Craig R. Travers Dinah and Rusty Tyson Laticia Valle and Jason Mendler Debbie and Don Waltzer Marcia and Scott Wiesenberg Mr. and Mrs. Sidney C. Wilkin Bernard Winterman Mark and Carin Wohlfeld Emily and Ying Yee Amy and Assaf Yosha Susan and Maurice Zauderer

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