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RECONNECTING TO MY JEWISH IDENTITY A MESSAGE FROM A JEWISH LEARNERS FELLOW

A MESSAGE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR BOARD CHAIR

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A M E S S A G E F R O M O U R A S S I S TA N T D I R E C T O R

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR STUDENT PRESIDENT

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A M ES SAG E F R OM A J EW I S H L EA R N E R S F E L LOW

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T R AV E L T H E W O R L D : I M M E R S I V E E X P E R I E N C E S

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P E N N S TAT E H I L L E L B Y T H E N U M B E R S

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HONOR ROLL

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Last year I had the incredible opportunity of participating in the first cohort of the Jewish Learners Fellowship at Penn State Hillel. The Jewish Learners Fellowship (JLF) is a 10week experiential, pluralistic, conversational seminar for students looking to deepen their understanding of Judaism on their own terms. JLF adds two critical components to traditional study; first, it builds a cohort of students within each class who befriend one another and create a community, and second, it teaches classical Jewish texts by drawing on the life experience and intuition of college students themselves. Being a part of JFL has been an amazing experience and has given me lots of opportunities to get more involved with Hillel and the Jewish community here at Penn State. Initially, I had hesitations. I was worried that taking on JFL would feel like I was adding an additional class to my workload; I thought the space would be set up like my courses at Penn State, and I was wrong. Before each class we had time to nosh and mingle with our peers. There was music playing and smiles on people’s faces. It was nice to have this time before class began.

W E A R E . . . R I C H I N VA L U E S A N D T R A D I T I O N A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR On behalf of Penn State Hillel, I am pleased to report another successful year in fulfilling our mission of enriching the lives of Jewish students at Penn State! The 2016 fiscal year brought a number of remarkable opportunities and successes as Penn State Hillel continues to develop as a national model of excellence. Our growth is fueled by our efforts to find innovative new ways to provide meaningful experiences for our Penn State students. This year, we celebrate the 80th anniversary of Penn State Hillel. As we look back at our 80 years on campus, we celebrate our past leadership and students, our immense growth as an organization, and our tradition both as Jewish people and as Penn Staters. In our 80th year, we continue to grow and build on our successes in myriad ways for students to uniquely connect with Jewish values and tradition. We constantly seek to infuse our tradition into our programming. Our students and staff are consistently taking risks, breaking boundaries,

and innovating in the ways we help students approach Judaism in their lives and on campus. In the past year, our students have been inspired to “do Judaism on their terms.” Students have access to JewPAC, the Jewish Programming and Allocations Committee, a student-run initiative devoted to promoting Jewish life across campus by helping students to create their own meaningful experiences. This year, with a greater focus on JewPAC, we’ve engaged already close to 600 students. In addition to our Shabbat services and generously sponsored dinners, we celebrate and provide services for all the holidays in the Jewish calendar. Our staff and students lead discussions and study sessions of Jewish texts; our students engage in honoring our traditions in ways that are accessible and meaningful to them. We are proud to offer opportunities for students that forge deep and lasting connection to their Jewish identities. As we continue to flourish as the leading or-

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It gave us a chance to get to know each other on a personal level before delving into the class. Everyone was excited to be there and eager to learn. Each week we covered a different topic or theme that enabled us to look deeper into our understandings of Judaism, and find our own personal connections within the religion. My favorite classes included Collaboration, Intimacy, Learning While Living the Questions, Where is Home, and How Big is Your Story. We tackled difficult subjects that enabled us to pursue our Judaism through different lenses. We challenged each other through difficult questions, inspired each other through personal stories, and encouraged each other to be confident in our Judaism. My favorite part about the classes was the structure. Each class was discussion based which encouraged active participation from each student. Being in this type of space not only made me feel safe, but it gave me confidence in sharing my own thoughts and opinions. Because of this, each class offered new perspectives and ideas to explore.

Since completing JLF, I have become a JLF Intern. As an intern, I help facilitate group discussions and meet with students to help create and develop content that interests them. Through this internship, I have continued to explore Judaism through new people and new text, and I continued to be inspired by the experience. Because of JLF, I feel more confident in my Jewish identity and I continue to look forward to sharing that with others.

Carlie Gould Telecommunications ‘18

ENRICHING OUR JEWISH FUTURE a m e s s a g e f r o m o u r a s s i s ta n t D I R E C T O R ganization for Jewish life at Penn State, we celebrate 80 meaningful years and look forward to what’s to come. Thank you for your investment in Jewish life at Penn State. I hope that you will continue to support our growth and help make Penn State Hillel the premier organization for Jewish life on campus! L’Shalom!

Aaron Kaufman Executive Director

In the book of Joshua, when the Israelites crossed the river Jordan, the reader is given a vivid parallel to another crossing - that of the Red Sea 40 years prior. The water of the river is stopped by God. All of Israel waited. Everybody crossed. The river resumed flowing. Our journey started with a body of water opening - a miracle. It ended with a body of water opening - another miracle. To see it as parallel is to miss the point - they could not be more different in many respects. Crossing the Red Sea was terrifying. With the Egyptians at Israel’s back, with God’s sovereignty still in question, the Israelites at the Red Sea didn’t walk in an orderly fashion away from Egypt. At first, they didn’t even move! Eventually they did, with God’s pillar of light leading the way, and fending off the Egyptians behind them to slow their journey. When Israel crossed the Jordan 40 years later, they didn’t need God’s di-

vine intervention. They didn’t panic. Israel had matured. They had grown and were ready to take on their lives as free Jewish people. What does this have to do with our work at Hillel? Everything. While our students don’t come to us harassed by a formidable army, they do come to us at the first stages of their young adult lives. Like the Israelites crossing the Red Sea, they may be unsure what their Jewish future looks like, or be unsure of how they should live a Jewish life outside of their home community. When our students walk across the graduation stage, they walk across like the Israelites who crossed the Jordan - with clarity on how their Jewish life will look - what their Shabbat looks like, what their engagement around holidays looks like, and what their relationship to Israel looks like. Our students come to us in a time of uncertainty in their lives. They leave with a vision for their Jewish future - and a vision for ours as well.

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We couldn’t do the fantastic work that we do here without generous support from parents and donors. Thank you for all of your support in building a vibrant vision for the Jewish future.

Rob France Assistant Director


A TIME FOR CHANGE, A TIME FOR GROWTH A MESSAGE FROM OUR STUDENT PRESIDENT This past year, I’ve had the opportunity to be Penn State Hillel Student President. When I began my college career, I never imagined I would be in such a prominent leadership role as Hillel Student President. This experience has been incredibly rewarding and something that I am grateful to have been a part of. Throughout my time as President, I have had the unique opportunity to help our organization grow and expand in new and innovative ways. The changes we have seen this past year have not only benefited the 5,000 Jewish students at Penn State, they have personally helped me to grow and develop into the confident Jewish leader I am today. During my time as President, our organization has focused on restructuring and reinventing in order to better serve our student population. Our Student Executive Committee – president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer - has shifted from program-focused to vision-focused which enables us to spend more time improving the Hillel brand and increasing community awareness around our mission and vision for Jewish life on campus. We have also introduced the Student Jewish Life Committee that covers all programming surrounding the Jewish calendar and Penn State academic calendar, and we continue to support the many student groups that receive support from Hillel including Challah for Hunger, LEV Thon, and Students Supporting Israel. Lastly, our 10 Campus Engagement Interns remain focused on broader student engagement and community building initiatives. With this improved structure, we’ve had a number of successes in engaging the 5,000 Jewish students on campus. Our biggest successes came out of the relaunch of JewPAC, the Jewish Programming Allocation Committee. JewPAC embodies the mission of Hillel by pro-

viding students the funding and resources to create personalized, unique Jewish experiences in the spaces and with the people that they feel most comfortable. With JewPAC, students feel empowered to create Jewish life on their terms. Through our improved branding and communications, we have been able to market JewPAC to a variety of communities. Since the start of this year, we have engaged over 600 students with JewPAC alone. Another success to come out of the restructure is our engagement with the University and other campus organizations. Our staff and students have made it priority to participate in campus-wide conversations such as Penn State’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. We have also recognized a need for improved engagement of the freshman and transfer student populations at University Park. Because of this, we are working hard to build leadership opportunities for those students and provide them a space where they feel connected to their community. Lastly, our new leadership structure has allowed staff to refocus their roles as educators and facilitators. Hillel has created a Jewish Leaders Fellowship and a Jewish Learners Fellowship to provide students a space to grow both personally and professionally, and to understand how their unique Jewish identities play a role in their current and future lives. The Jewish Leaders Fellowship convenes once a month. There, students have the opportunity to unpack what it means to be a Jewish leader in their current leadership roles and in their future careers. Students also hear from successful Jewish alumni about how their Jewish values have impacted their careers. The Jewish Learners Fellowship provides an environment for students learn how Jewish text, art, or music can play a role in their everyday life, ultimately

strengthening their connection with Judaism. As I continue on to other leadership and professional opportunities, I look forward to using the skills I’ve learned from my time as Hillel Student President. My passion for Hillel will always remain strong and I am excited to see Penn State Hillel continue to grow as an organization and continue to inspire the thousands of Jewish students, like me, that set foot on Penn State’s campus. Thank you to all the students and staff who have made this year that I incredibly proud of!

Jamie Butler Hospitality Management ‘18

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is proud to partner with

Penn State Hillel to ensure Jewish student life is vibrant and strong at Penn State

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10 Campus Engagement Interns worked year-round to build a personal foundation for students’ Jewish identities through peer-to-peer engagement and community building initiatives.

Penn State Hillel engaged nearly 2,400 of the 4,000 Jewish undergraduates on campus. Dozens of challah were delivered each month by Challah for Hunger.

Penn State Hillel’s student leaders, staff, and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a pluralistic, welcoming, and inclusive environment for Jewish college students, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually, and socially.

The first annual Jewish Leaders Gala celebrated 130 Jewish student leaders across campus. 200+ students traveled to israel.

JewPAC, an entrepreneurial micro-grant program, supported hundreds of students with ideas for innovative Jewish experiences.

20 students joined the first cohort of the Jewish Learner’s Fellowship.

Nearly 2,500 hot meals were served.

60 students traveled on an Alternative Winter or Spring Break.

900 students gathered to hear Holocaust survivor, Sonia Goldstein’s, inspiring story.

60 students joined the first cohort of the Jewish Leadership Fellowship.

we prepared the site for the future home of Penn State Hillel at Beaver Avenue and Garner Street. Penn state hillel sold out indigo night club for Matisyahu’s Purim Concert.

Chicken Soup Hotline delivered 450 hot soups to sick students.

9 full time staff and 1 part-time Rabbi.

5 Passover seder options were given to students – the most to date!

On a national employee engagement survey run by Hillel International, our staff scored higher in all job satisfaction categories than nearly any other Hillel in the country.

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AT T H E F O R E F R O N T O F S U C C E S S A MESSAGE FROM OUR BOARD CHAIR At Penn State Hillel, and Hillels around the world, we live the vision that every Jewish student makes an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel. We strive to provide an environment where our students and staff can grow and develop in a way that is authentic to their unique Jewish identities. From the way we engage with our students, to our educational vision, to our staffing structure and the way we provide development opportunities for our staff, innovation is at the forefront of making Penn State Hillel the best Hillel in the country. We aim to be an organization that continually pushes the envelope and takes risks; we have become the HIllel that innovates for the entire movement. Our approach to programming focuses on meeting students where they are rather than trying to bring them to us. One way we accomplish this is by encouraging our students to innovate through JewPAC—our entrepreneurial micro-grant program that allocates funds to students with ideas for Jewish experiences. Utilizing JewPAC, students from across campus gathered their friends to create High Holiday experiences that were personal, meaningful and authentic--engaging nearly 600 Jewish students in Jewish life (in addition to the over 500 students that attended Penn State Hillel High Holiday programming)! This approach to outreach allows students to share in their own Jewish traditions and embrace new ones and allows Hillel the opportunity to reach out to the broad Jewish student community. In addition to JewPAC, the Jewish Learner’s Fellowship and Jewish Leader’s Fellowship

began their second year. Both fellowships offer a new way for students to engage Jewishly in leadership development, networking, text study, and more. These programs create cohorts of students that build lasting relationships and networks and both have been immensely popular and fill to capacity quickly! Penn State Hillel created and piloted a new way to do Jewish education on campus. Instead of hiring a Rabbi or a Senior Jewish educator, we are investing heavily in a train-the-trainer model where a part-time senior-level Jewish educator trains the rest of our staff to be effective informal Jewish educators. This model provides our staff with the skills and confidence to facilitate Jewish conversation in and out of programs like the Jewish Learners and Leaders Fellowships. This year, Hillel International recreated and adopted this concept on several other campuses. To continue to develop as Jewish educators and to model authentic Jewish life and learning for our students, every Wednesday, each member of our staff dedicates an hour to studying something Jewish that speaks to them personally. The Jewish Educator position is not the only one that Penn State Hillel has innovated. We have a development team, remotely located in Philadelphia, consisting of a Director of Institutional Advancement and the Director of Community Engagement, again a position created by Penn State Hillel and adopted by Hillel International. Additionally, we’ve recently hired an Innovation Specialist through Hillel International’s Springboard Fellows. Our Innovation Specialist, trained in design thinking, is charged with

sparking ideas for transforming areas of Jewish student life into ones that are better suited for today’s students while also infusing creative innovation into all aspects of Penn State Hillel’s work. I know it may sound cliché, but it is truly my honor to serve as Chair of the Penn State Hillel Board of Directors. I cannot say enough about the staff and their dedication to our students; they truly live Hillel’s vision and the belief that each and every Jewish student can make a difference. Add to that our dedicated and talented Board of Directors, which strives to help make Penn State Hillel the warm, inviting, exciting, innovative and exceptional place it already is and you have the proverbial recipe for success. Though we have a ways to go—reaching even more Jewish students, having more join us on Birthright trips and alternative spring breaks, to name a few—I am so pleased to report that Penn State Hillel DID receive a top award at the Hillel International Global Assembly: Top 5 University with Greatest Improvement in Breadth. I wish I were attending Penn State now so I could participate in all the great learning, leadership and social opportunities with a Jewish perspective! If you are interested in joining our Board, please feel free to contact me. I’d love to connect!

Jill Epstein Chair of Penn State Hillel Board of Directors UBS, Vice President - Wealth Management, Wealth Advisor

T R AV E L T H E W O R L D IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES 2015 - 2016

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“It is still hard to understand how someone can live in such poverty as our friends in Honduras, but what’s even harder to understand is why people as beautiful as these have to live like this. What is it that made us change our question from how to why? Its love; the love we felt when we were greeted by strangers with smiles, with a hug, and with looks full of hope and illusion. It is love that we feel, for every single person we met, no matter how briefly it was, and for each other.” - J U A N M A R T I N E Z

Winter Break 2015 – PolanD “The time that I spent in Poland with Penn State’s Aish and Hillel was a once in a lifetime eye-opening experience that has surely brought me closer to Judaism in many ways. Being given the opportunity to travel throughout Poland alongside my fellow Jewish students and rabbis made the experience even better and more meaningful. The group witnessed firsthand many of the sights and places where the Jewish people endured some of the greatest barbarism humanity has even known. This trip I will surely remember for the rest of my life. Although it is inevitable that this trip can and most likely will bring on unwanted feelings of sadness and even disgust, what one can take away from this trip is a true understanding of why it is so important to hold on to one’s Jewish heritage, tradition, and identity, and to always make sure these things are passed on from generation to generation. The trip really impacted me on so many levels, but it especially enlightened my pride in being a Jew. Throughout the history of our people, we have been persecuted and victimized but we always prevail and come out even stronger.” - L e e C o h e n

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“Every Jewish person has certain principles that they live by and values they hold close to their heart. For me, it’s community and tikkun olam. In San Marcos, I had the ability to help a community impacted by so much devastation. This experience helped me directly connect to who I am as a Jew. Because of that, the feeling of community and tikkun olam never

“Birthright was one of the most impactful and meaningful trips I’ve been on. On Birthright I was able to explore a beautiful country, learn a complicated history, try new foods, meet new people, and become a Bar Mitzvah. It was so cool to share these experiences with 40 other Penn Staters who have sine become some of my closest friends! The trip was a trip I will never forget.” - r a y e d e l m a n

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P E N N S TAT E B U D G E T A N D E N G A G E M E N T G R O W T H

B U D G ET B R EA K D OW N FY1 6

Penn State Hillel’s budget increased dramatically over the past couple of years— leading to higher than ever impact on campus. Now more than ever, we need your support in order to maintain this impressive growth.

ENDOWMENT 5%

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FEDERATIONS: PITTSBURGh & PHILLY 9%

BUDGET ENGAGEMENT *

PROJECTED INDIVIDUAL GIFTS 40%

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INVESTMENT PER STUDENT

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

As Penn State’s budget increased, so did its efficiency. We engaged more students than ever and did it at the lowest investment per student ever. This has allowed us to quadruple our impact while only doubling our budget.

engagement investment *

PROJECTED

The chart above shows FY16’s income from four major sources: individual gifts, endowment interest, Jewish Federations (Philadelphia and Pittsburgh), and grants and allocations (Comprehensive Excellence Pilot, and Hillel International grants). In the past three years, not only has Penn State Hillel experienced exceptional growth in student engagement, campus programming, and staff, we’ve had huge growth in our budget. This growth is in large part due to the Comprehensive Excellent Pilot (CEP) which makes up the largest part of our grants and allocations section. CEP has provided us with an opportunity to grow and expand our program. As this grant is phased out, it is more important than ever for us to replace those funds and develop new ways to increase our individual giving and improve donor retention.

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Justin Barrett

BLUE & WHITE GIVING SOCIETY $1,000 - $3,599

Hannah S. and Samuel A. Cohn Memorial Foundation Ed and Judith Anchel Martin D. and Elsie Cohn Steven Cohen and Kirk Iwanowski Norbert z�l and Audrey Gaelen Bernard and Nancy Gutterman Arnold and Bette Hoffman Morris and Adriane Horvitz Marc and Henrietta Katzen

CHAI SOCIETY $5,400 - $9,999 Gary and Jill Brandeis David and Barbara Burstin Rick and Jennifer Jacobs Stuart Levin Jeffrey and Cindy Ruben Elliott and Sue Weinstein Ben and Erica Willner

LION’S PRIDE GIVING SOCIETY $3,600 - $5,399 Marc and Amy Brownstein Lewis and Karen Gold Eric and Danielle Mandelblatt Frank and Helen Risch Raymond and Deborah Rosen

The Merck Foundation

Tina Barry

PNC Foundation

Harvey and Sonya Barsha

Robert Cohn and Ruth Cohn Family

Arthur Chase Charitable Foundation

Scott and Andrea Barsky

Foundation

JustGive

Alan and Sally Bedrick

Beth Sholom Congregation

Ace Charitable Foundation

Mindy Belfer

Celia Bedus

Stewart and Beverly Aaron

Marc Belitsky

Ken and Elana Brownstein

Gil and Blossom Aberg

Jessica Berger-Weiss

Elaine Chase

Harris Abrams

Ernest Bergman

Herb and Marilyn Cheskis

Tracy Abrams

Joan Bergman

Jeff and Sarah Eisenstat

Shaina Abrams-Kornblum

Arthur and Bonnie Berko

Jill and Scott Epstein

Don and Ellen Abramson

Dane Berkowitz

David and Aileen Epstein

Michele Abramson

Meredith Berkowitz

Jerome Epstein

Ellis and Lynn Abramson

Mark and Gail Berman

Kim Friedman

Joanne Adar

Philip and Toby Berman

Scott and Beth Geller

Edwin Adelman

Jason Bernstein

Edward Goldston

Don Agriss

Jan Bickel

Todd and Alisa Goodstein

Stephanie Ahern

Pam Bieber

Nancy Gordon

Errol Aksu

Francine Birns

Selma Harris

Robert and Ann Albert

Lindsey Blatt

Bill and Honey Jaffe

David and Laurie Albert

Josh Block

Earl and Barbara Kaiserman

Gertrude Album

Alex and Doreen Bolotovsky

Richard and Sally Kalin

Gerson and Estelle Alexander

Alla Bolotovsky

Julie Katz

Ronald and Nancy Angerman

David and Rickie Brawer

Hank and Marcie Katzen

Deb Antonucci

Paul and Rochelle Brazina

Ed and Debbie Klevans

Dan and Mira Appleby

Irwin and Laura Brenner

Eileen Leibowitz

Christina Argentati

Lorraine Brill

Mary Beth Leidman-Golub and David Golub

Michael and Gina Arlen

Martin and Deborah Brill

Terry and Cindy Lerman

Maryilyn Atlas-Berney

Allen Brodsky

Gerald Morrison

Robert and Felice Avino

Stanton Brown

Norm and Holly Nelson

Cindy Avivi

Geoffrey and Elissa Brown

Larry and Barbara Rosenberg

Herman and Madeline Axelrod

Linda Brown

Jill and Richard Rosenstein

Joan Bachman

Bruce and Rosa Brownstein

Richard and Susan Sokolov

Lori Bailin

Richard and Sheila Brumberg

Mimi U. Barash Coppersmith

Jordan and Millicent Bailinger

Jeffrey and Jill Bucholtz

Jim and Deena Ultman

Mark and Eileen Balaban

Paul Butler

Steve and Julie Weinstein

Lou Balcher

Debra Campbell

Lisa Bank

Marcia Cantor

Robert and Judy Wiser Lauren Young Rochelle Zohn

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MAIMONIDES GIVING SOCIETY $10,000 +

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Kristen Egan

Ryan Gianola

Lawrence and Suzie Hammer

Scott Caplan

Stanley and Esther Eisman

David Gilberg

Sally Hammer

Leah Chakoff

Maxine Elghanian

Amy Gill

Nina Happ

Lisa Charschan

Earl Epstein

David Gilmour and Tami Levitt-Gilmour

Marc and Debbie Harbus

Nancy Chiswick and Art Patterson

Amy Essenfeld and Ken Temple

Stephanie Ginsberg

Lise Hark

Erick and Robyn Chotiner

Sharon Esslinger

Hannah Giterman

Martin and Judy Harris

Amanda Chow

Roy and Lisa Faden

Todd and Joni Giterman

Elliott and Arlene Harris

Karen Clements

Anne Farber

Susan Glass

David and Ann Harrison

Irvin and Lois Edelstein Cohen

Marilyn and James Farley

Virginia Glatzer

Robert Harrison

Michael and Deborah Cohen

Henry and Joyce Feldman

Ann Gluck

Suzanne Haversack

Raquel and Allen CohenJ

Brad Finberg

Carol Goft

Neil Hecht

eff and Sherrie Cohen

Sheryl Fine

Marcia Goldberg

Jenna Heffler

Linda Cohen

Aimee Finkel

Audrey and Roy Goldberg

Allen and Ruth Heffler

Lori Cohen

Dana Finkelstein

Cydney Goldberg

Scott Height

Mark and Lanny Cohen

Samuel Firestone

Richard Goldberg

Don Heller

Steven and Barbara Cohen

Cara Fisher

Steven and Risa Goldberg

Arthur and Terry Heller

Rabbi Neil and Lori Cooper

Marcy Fisher

Robert and Jan Goldberg

Robert and Jean Heller

Edward and Leslie Corris

Sara Fisher Eligman

Lawrence and Judith Golden

Kjay Hellings

Bernard and Jill Coval

Dan and Magda Fleischer

Jerry and Margie Goldman

Marci Herman

Gerald and Marilyn Cramer

Daniel Fleisher

David Goldman

Devon Herrick

Karole Criswell

Ellen and Martin Fliegelman

David G. Goldman

Arnold and Judith Herrmann

Brian Cuban

Eric and Molly Foreman

Denise and Monte Goldstein

Katie Herron

Melvin Cutler

Gary Forshner

Robert Goldstein

Peter Hirsch

Eric Cytryn

Susan Foultz

Cara and Steven Goldstein

Shelley Hirsh Grossman

Lori and Steve Dabrow

Rob and Sarah France

Edward and Linda Goldston

Sharon and Mark Hochberg

Selma Dafilou

Larry and Celia Frank

Leonard Goodman

Sarah Hochberg

Sarah Dafilou

Peggy Frank

Laura and Jay Gorodetzer

Mark and Linda Hochberger

Charles and Abigail Daroff

Estelle Frankl

William and Lois Gorodetzer

Robin Hornstein

Suzanne Davis

Sam Fredman

Lee Gorsky

David and Linda Horowitz

Janis Davisson

Robert and Susan Freed

Matthew Greenstein

Marlin and Karen Howard

Lenore Denbin

Cecelia Freeman

Daniel Greenstein

Marilyn Hushon

Don and Nancy Devorris

Harold Freidman

Allen and Terri Griggs

Mark and Janice Illfelder

Courtney Devoss

Gordon and Ellen Freireich

Gary and Linda Grobman

Susan Ingram

Sidney and Sandra Diamond

Edgar and Doris Freudenberg

Esther Gross

Ronald Isaacman

David and Marcy Diamond

Robert Friedman

Deena Gross

Austin and Lynn Jaffe

Michael and Robin Doherty

Peter and Jo Ann Friedman

Mitchell Gross

Scott Jaffe

Susan Dominik

Harold and Ina Friedman

Mitchell Grossman

Austin James

Joshua and Hallie Donner

Don and Arlene Fultonberg

Beth Grossman

Kamaya Jane

Sanford Donsky

Joan Furst

Beth Gruber

Bruce Johnston

Judy Dorfman

Jon and Judith Gabel

Arthur Grundfast

Beth Jolles

Ila Dubin

Barbara Gano

Daniel Guthrie

Robert and Renee Jubelirer

Keith Dvorchik

Richard and Lynne Gans

Jenny Gutman

Judith Kadosh

Joseph and Nancy Dweck

Robert GelbWayne and Beverly Geller

Andy Hagen

Ellen Kagan

Arthur and Sue Dym

Robert Gellman

Michael Halle

Fred and Andrea Kahn

Glenn and Cindy Easton

Ramon and Madelyn Gerber

Robert and Bonnie Hammel

Ellen Kalter

Robert Edwab

Carol Gersten

Victor Hammel

Vivian Kane

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David Caplan

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Cheryl Lebowitz

Meyer and Sandra Markowitz

Ellen Nissen

Gary and Linda Kaplan

Stephen and Sheryl Leeds

Sandra Marks

Seymour and Donna Nowicki

Robert and Janice Kaplan

Sheldon and Ann Leisawitz

David and Diane Marks

Dennis and Alice Nudelman

Lisa Kaplan

Jefferey and Michele Lejfer

Randie Marmelstein

Herbert and Donna Nurick

Fred and Helaine Kaplan

Bruce and Joye Lesser

Linda Marr

Jay and Francine Oberst

Tracy and Doug Katz

Ivan and Andrea Levenson

Chris Martincic

Andrea Orris

Julie and Ian Katz

Marc and Susan Levin

Steven Maser

David and Joni Ostrich

Barry Katz

Lawrence and Cynthia Levin

Theodore and Jacqueline Matlow

Dawn Palmieri

Darin Katz and Dr. Marsha Pincus Katz

Robert Levin

Karen Matus

Eve and Michael Pardo

Iris Katz

Darren Levine

Robert and Elaine Matusiak

Michael and Eve Pardo

Aaron Kaufman and Stephanie Herzberg

Sam and Trudy Levine

Lily Matusiak

Candace Parkin

Bernice Kaufman

Charles and Sylvia Levine

Ruth Mauer

Robin Parks

Jared and Marcy Kaufman

Judy Levine

Samuel Mayer

Bryna and Alan Paston

Marjorie Kaufman

Eileen Levine

Amy Mehlman

Lynn Petnick

Thelma Kaufman

Steven Levine

Jim and Janet Meister

Philip Petter

Linda Kaufman

Larry Levinson

Donald and Elizabeth Melman

Harold and Nan Pezzner

Ellen Kaye

David Levy

Mark Melmed

Joseph and Donna Polin

Glynis Keither

John Lewinson

Doug and Marcia Melzer

John Pollack

Elaine Kelbick

Jeffrey Libman

Charles and Martha Mensch

Todd Pontius

Edward and Marjorie Kessel

Stanford and Rosalie Lieberman

Cindy Mermelstein

Jeff Portner

Rikki Keyser

Marc and Jennifer Lieberman

Andrea Messer

Elana Prezant

Sandra King

Robert and Janice Lieberman

Radis Michael

Donald and Judith Pripstein

Ken Kirschner

Esther Liesman

Bruce and Joan Miller

Patricia Prodoehl

Sandi and Kenneth Kirschner

Lisa Linder

Michael and Linda Miller

Edwin Prossack

Nina Kitnick

Herb and Trudy Lipowsky

Lawrence and Donna Miller

Sandra Quinn

Jeffrey and Deborah Klein

Jules and Louise Lippert

Jennifer Miller

Marc Rabinowitz

Gerald Klein

Wayne Lippman

Kaylyn Miller

Beth Rabinowitz

Jeffrey and Ellen Klein

Janice Lippman

Jodi Miller

Jonathan Rapaport

Phyllis Klein

Grigoriy and Faina Livshits

Martha Miloscia

Alvin and Barbara Reiner

Stephen Koenig

Peter Loevy

David and Deborah Minkoff

Ronald Reinfeld

Nadine Kofman

Lawrence Lokman

Shoshana Mintz-Urquhart

Erica Reisman

Samuel Korson

Naomi Lokoff

Michael Mischna

Allen Richmond

Beverly Kramer

Gary and Elise Lubell

Irving Mishkin

Tabitha Riggio

David Kranich

Albert Luloff

Kathy Moncur

David Rittberg

Jeffrey and Patricia Krauss

Warren and Suzanne Lustig

Laurie Moore

Carol Robins

Arthur Kravitz

Andrew Lyons

Lisa Morganstein

Dana Robinson

Susan Kristiansson Sternthal

Mary Magid

Ralph Morris

Mark Rodin

Cynthia Kroger

Anna Maisner

Eric Morrison

Anne Rose

Edward Kronstadt

Dennis and Phyllis Malinger

Irving and Judith Moskow

Diane and Gary Rosen

Barton Kroungold

Leslie Maltby

Jim Mueth

Lewis and Julie Rosenberg

David Ladov

Elisa and Jeff Mandel

Brad Nachman

Alex Rosenblatt

Ellen and Trevor Lange

Charlotte Mandelblatt

Janet Nadel

Jay and Adrienne Rosenblum

Stephen Langfelder

Laura Mandile

Brian Neff

Lee and Jack Rosenfield

Bruce and Philip Lazarus

Barry and Helene Mankowitz

Andrew and Nonna Neft

Mark and Mary Rosenstein

Samuel Lear

Martin Manley

Robert Neidorff

Lisa Rosenthal

Hilary Leboff

Shari Marcus

Itai Niderman

Stacy Rosenthal

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honor roll

honor roll

Lee and Carol Kane

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Stanton and Barbara Selbst

Edward and Phyllis Steinberg

Scott and Abbe Weintraub

Laura Roskind

Herbert and Ellen Seligman

Harvey and Diane Steiner

Kathleen Weir

Eugene and Amy Rosner

Jon Seltzer

Norma Stern

Madeline Weisgal

Stephen Ross

Jerry and Margee Selvers

Phyllis Stern

Melody Weisman

Linda and Joe Ross

Maurice Sessel

Richard Stess

Jeffrey Weiss

Richard and Cathy Rothbard

Michael and Sheri Shafir

David Straus

Ross Weiss

Morton and Dorothy Rothschild

Jonathan Shahar

Charles and Carol Strauss

Michal and Ben Werner

Bernard Rubin

Mike and Janice Shapiro

Gillie Strauss

Robert Werner

Shimon Rubin

Carol Shapiro

Donna Strom

Kathy Whitman

Debi Rubin

Bernice Shapiro

Kaye-Raye Stuter

Michael and Jo Ann Wiener

Elizabeth Rubock

Sally Shapiro Schweitzer

Michelle Suskauer

Peter Wilf

Ina and Daniel Sable

Lisa Sharfstein

Seymour and Terri Sweet

Kerry Williams

Shirley Sacks

Roslyn Shender

Brittany Sykes

Kathleen Williamson

Stanton and Merle Salkin

Theodore Sheskin

Michael Tanitsky

Karen Wish

Suzanne Saltzberg

Martin Shore

Lewis Tannenbaum

Kenneth Wistreich

Joel and Harriet Samitz

Richard Shore

Stefanie Tapper

Michael Woinsky

Marissa Samsky

Bryan and Allison Siegelman

Douglas and Debra Taylor

Joan Wolf

Jay and Claudine Samsky

David and Stacy Silver

Brad Taylor

Craig and Jodi Wolff

Mark Sandberg

Eric Silver

Linda Tedjakusuma

Herbert and Sharyn Wolfson

Janice Santangelo

Edward and Laurie Silver

Jonathan Tendler

Alan and Susan Wolper

Steven and Irma Sarisohn

Louis and Veronica Silverman

Craig Tepper

Irwin Yeagle

Steve and Lynne Savran

Robert and Julie Silverman

Lynn Thames

Eric Yoffee

Sheila Scalia

David Silverman

Monica Thomas

Joshua Yorke

Brian Schachter

Ruth Silverstein

Lori Thompson-Given

Bruce Yoskin

Jennifer and Neal Schack

Leon Sirota

Lisa Tilbor

Ted and Vivian Young

Matthias Schleifer

Risa Skerker

Gina Tognini

Rosalie and Lawrence Young

Amy Schmetterling Steiner

Lindsey Skerker

Herb Toplan

Michael Zacharia

Mark and Ruby Schmidt

Theresa Skole

Jennifer Urquhart

David and Loretta Zehngut

Melissa Schmitt

Carol Smokler

Michelle and Mitchell Vichnin

Philip and Wendy Zeifer

Harvey and Sandi Schneider

Stephanie Snyder

Stanley Vitt

Ted and Nancy Ziff

Anna Schneider

Alan Solinsky

Lynn Wagman

William Zuber

Steven and Lisa Schneider

Mark and Lori Sommer

Steven and Ellen Wagman

Andrew Zydney

Irwin and Ellen Schneider

Brian and Lisette Sopinsky

Robin Waldman

Bechtel Group Foundation

Allan Schneirov

Rhonda Sorensen

William and Carolyn Wallen

Kenneth Schoen

Jerry Sorkin

William Walter

Beth Schonberger

Gayle Sorkin

Wendy Ward

Tim and Cindy Schuchar

Morton and Alyce Spector

Nicole Wasilus

tLauren Schuchart

Jackson and Diane Spielvogel

Lenore and Jack Wax

Richard Schugar

Max Staplin

Terry Wechsler

Richard and Joye Schulang

Greg and Rebecca Stegall

David and Barbara Weglin

Richard and Donna Schutz

Shirin Stein

Joanne Weiner

Amy Schwartz

Barry and Ellen Stein

Samuel Weiner

Stacy Schwartz

Alan Stein

Jackie Schwartz

Helen Stein Schultz

Mark Schwartz

Ira Steinberg

Daniel and Shelly Seigel

Rachel Steinberg

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honor roll

honor roll

Alan Rosinger

Jason and Allison Weiner Lee and Amy Weiner Suzanne Weinick Stephen and Wendie Weinstein

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P E N N S TAT E H I L L E L 114-117 PASQUERILLA SPIRITUAL CENTER UNIVERSITY PARK, PA 16802


Annual Report FY16