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Bayit Va'Lev - Our Heart, Home & Future

What is Bayit Va’Lev?

Bayit Va’Lev is an opportunity for our congregation to celebrate its past, rejoice in the present, and prepare for its future. Congregation Beth El leaders have embarked on Bayit Va’Lev as an expression of our collective commitment to celebrate Congregation Beth El’s rich 100+ year history, rejoice in its vibrant present, and plan for a strong tomorrow.

Congregation Beth El will build and develop a strong future based on the successful achievement of 10 fundamental commitments

We are grateful for your generosity and commitment to the future of Beth El!
Join the growing list of donors: 

$250,000+
Joel & Linda Appel
Harv Cohen

$100,000 – $249,999
Arnold & Marcia Cohen *
Debbie & Ed Hochberg and Family * ^
The Katz Foundation
Stacy, Andy, Madeline, Jessica & Devyn Levin *
Judy Love * ^
Marvin Samson Foundation*

$50,000 – $99,999
Donna & Richard Bell * ^
Fran & Neal Cupersmith * ^
Laura, Jeffrey, Stephen, David and Jack Gottlieb

$25,000 – $49,999
David & Susan Backal * ^
Elissa & Eric Boory *
Dorothy and Sam Feigenbaum
The Keim Family Foundation * ^
Miriam & Stan Meltzer *
Ann & Bernie Miller
Michael Silver & Ariel Lager ^
Zev Rose*
Leon & Donna Rose
Adam & Sharon Sackstein * ^
Jonathan & Lauren Soll * ^
Barbra & Allen Wilen and Family *

$10,000 – $24,999
Iris & Steven z”l Auerbach *
Abby & Robert Belafsky
Andrew & Jennifer Bender *
Dr. Saul & Helene Bresalier
Jocelyn Borowsky and Family * ^
Josh & Beth Brodkin and Family * ^
Jennifer & Ari Brooks and Family
June & Steven Eisner and Family ^
Rabbi David & Stephanie Englander
William & Christine Feinberg *
Robyn Greenberg Gelernt & Bill Gelernt & Children and Debbie Schwartz
Eric & Laurie Grossman and Family
Ilene & Harry Grossman *
Myra & David Gutin * ^
Jerome M. Katz * ^
Maxine & Edwin Ladov
Arlene & Ed Plasky ^
Pomerantz-Boro Family
Nancy & Fred Rosen
Sharon & Jay Ruder *
Sherry & Stuart Sauer and Family * ^
Karen & David Schlessel and Family * ^
Dr. Gary & Faye Shapiro and Family * ^
Linda & David Wander *
Judy & Stuart Wasserlauf ^
Jim, Jen, Ilana & Emma Weiss * ^

$5,000 – $9,999
Gerry & Howard Abramsohn *
Ira & Joanie Adler and Family
Evelyn R. Behrend
Jeffrey, Celestine, David and Rebecca Berg
Beth El Sisterhood
Leslie & David Breslau and Family *
Dr. Henry & Debbie David and Family
Marsha Z. Dollinger * ^
Dr Scott M. Dorfner and Family
H. Barton Greenspan *
Ray & Valerie Katz
Linda G. Kraemer
The Laster Family
Ellen & Michael Lowenberger *
Darin & Jamie Morgan *
Steve & Lynn Goldman Paul ^
Ellen Podell *
Erica Ritter
Ilene Rosen & Todd Rowan * ^
Carol Rosof
Robert & Betsy Schwartz *
Melanie & Eric Stoopler and Family
Rob & Amy Weinstein
Julie & Jason Whitney * ^
Beth & David Zive

$3,600 – $4,999
David & Sara Baumgarten
Amy & Eric Clayman and Family * ^
The Dollinger Woods Family
Carol & Joel Fleisher
Nicole & Michael Gray * ^
Aaron, Ben, Emma, Ari & Josh Greenberg
David & Jill Hulnick
Cheryl & John Kirby
Marci & Jason Levine
Jack & Barbara Levitz
Ronda & Steve Manders
Allegra Cohen-Monk & David Monk
Julia, Adam, Maddie and Annie Roberts
Claudia & Craig Sternberg
Judy & Len Wizmur *

$1,000 – $3,599
Larry & Stacy Abrams
Mark & Pamela Adler
Danielle Algazi & Scott Brenner
Howard & Randi Bresalier
Gloria & Scott Andersen
Lois Asbell and Family
Mira & Aaron Aumiller ^
Scott & Caroline Austin
Meredith & Andrew Becker and Family
Bell Baeuerle Family *
Steven Bushinsky
Judy Charny and Family
Larry & Myrna Cohen *
Sharon & Mitchell Cohen
Harris & Arlene Colton * ^
Adam, Leila, Samuel & Ariel Cupersmith
Debbie & Brian Drachman
Jeff & Lisa Enda
Leonard Feldman *
Larry & Jan Foster
Missy, Justin, & Micah Fox
Marla & Jeff Glauser
Lori & Richard Goldstein
Jessica & Aaron Inver
Howard Joffe
Alan & Rita z”l Kagan
Sandra & Arnold Kaminer * ^
Barbara Kanalstein
Sharla & Morton Kanovsky * ^
Carol Kaufman
Debra Kelberg ^
Judi Keller & Alvin Zeises
Marilyn Kirshbaum
Betty & Harris Klear
Henry & Cindy Kohn
Jonathan Korn & Deborah Shore ^
Gerson & Becky Korntreger
Jodi & Michael Kratchman and Family
Robin Sue & Bill Landsburg
Ronnie Levi
Suzanne & Victor Levy * ^
Ross & Susannah Lieberman
Valerie & Robert Linden
Samuel & Sheila Mandel
The Minor-Massenburg Family
The Mirons
Linda & Richard Moskowitz *
Edwin & Marilyn Ogen
Sheryl & Sandy Pearl
Michael & Marcy Postelnek
Marty & Gail Raffner
Renee Rudolph & David Lieberman*
Ilana & Seth Scholl
Brandi, Greg, Hara, and Jordyn Seltzer *
Shari & Jeffrey Shapiro *
Carol & Joel Silbert *
Debbi & Michael Silverman
Robert & Perri Silverstein and Family
Stephanie & Bradley Specter
Andrea & Michael Stein
Tami Bogutz Steinberg * ^
Phyllis Steinsaltz
Melody & Craig Taylor
Bruce & Marcia Tomar
Stacey & Andrew Unterlack
Joe & Barbara Walkes
Cookie & Allan Weinberg *
Linda P. Weiss & Joshua R. Matusow
Yoel Weiss & Jennifer Jagust * ^
Barbara & Marvin Waxman
Bobbie & Steve Wenick
Mimi & Harold Weitzman
Bernie & Eileen Yaffa *
Shirley Yaffa

Up to $999
Mandee, Alex, Emily and Hailey Andoian
Anonymous
Michael Boro
Jon & Nikki Cohen
Marion Cohen
Jeff & Rachel Cohn
Chuck & Brenda Driben *
Selma Feldschneider
Robin Finkelstein
Cheryl & Larry Hanover
Isenberg Family
Sharon & Robert Katz
Janet & Phil Kirschner
Judy & Arthur Kratchman
Jane Andrea Lorber
Andrea & Marc Millstein *
Jeremy & Taylor Orlin
Kameron & Richelle Rabenou
Helene & David Raush
Cheryl & Dennis Riley
Marla & Martin Rosenthal
Marilyn & Steve Roth
The Roth Family
Lauren & Joel Rudin
Barbara & Martin Sharofsky
Barbara & Howard Strosberg
Heather Tomar, Andrew Levin, Zach and Alana
Nicole Wasilus & Josh Raffel
Dr. James & Diane Silberman
Rabbi Nathan Weiner & Samuel Warren
Risa & Peretz Wittman
Rochelle & Matt Wizmur

Private Meaningful Gifts
Carol & Fred Adelson
Jonathan, Lindsey, Noah, and Benjamin Belman
Ira & Michelle Besser
Jerrold & Wende Bralow
Katie & Sebastian Goldstein
Judy & Larry Gross
Valerie & Laurence Gross and Family
Jaime & Micah Herndon
Leila & Ian Joffe
Laurie & Robert Kolmins
Paula Luborsky
Scott & Brooke Lipson
Rabbi Nogah & Scott Marshall and Family
Amitali Aviv McElveen
Carol & Donald Meltzer*
Rachel & Stephen Miller * ^
Ayelet, Matt, Maya & Sadie Mittelman
The Respes Family
Shelby & Andrew Ruder
Judd & Linda Serotta
Shera & Stuart Shalit
Steven Shapiro
Stacy & Marc Shenker ^
Juli & Glenn Sloves and Family ^

* Indicates Shomrim Member
^ Indicates Life & Legacy Member
(List as of June 6, 2024.)