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2022 Donor Report: 2021 – 2022 Volunteers

Without our dedicated volunteers, the work of the Alliance would not be possible. We thank our volunteer leadership for their commitment of time and expertise.

Alliance Board of Directors 2021 – 2022

Chair
James Pious

Vice Chairs
Harris Chorney, Community Development
Richard Glucksman, Philanthropy
Sara Miller-Paul, Communications
Mara Ostro, Jewish Life & Learning
Oswald Schwartz, Governance

Treasurer
Jay Rosenstein

Secretary
William Krieger

Board of Directors
Jason Bazarsky
Reza Breakstone
Adam Cable
Susan Leach DeBlasio
Brauna Doidge, Chair Appointee
Rabbi Barry Dolinger, Rabbinical Representative
Michael Eides
Ryan Forman
Susan Froehlich, Leadership Development
Sharon Gaines
Marisa Garber
Janet Goldman
Robert Landau
Sara Meirowitz
Cara Mitnick, Community Relations Council
Jeffrey Padwa
Andrew Palan
Tiferet Sassona Rose
Eric Shorr
Richard Silverman
Miriam Esther Weiner

Honorary Directors
Melvin G. Alperin
Alan G. Hassenfeld

Mitzi Berkelhammer, Immediate Past Chair
Adam Greenman, President and CEO

Alliance Audit Committee
Robert Landau, Chair
Harris Chorney
Jay Rosenstein

Alliance Finance Committee
Jay Rosenstein, Chair
Jason Bazarsky
Susan Leach DeBlasio
Brauna Doidge
Joan Gray
Jeffrey Padwa
Richard Sutton

Alliance Governance Committee
Oswald Schwartz, Chair
Andrew Bramson
Harris Chorney
Ryan Forman
Marc Lewin
James Pious

Alliance Facilities Committee
Harold Foster, Chair
Michael Eides
William Krieger
James Pious
Oswald Schwartz

Alliance Realty, Inc. Board
Ronald Markoff (z”l), Chair
Sharon Gaines, Secretary/Treasurer
Marc Gertsacov
Robert Stolzman, Vice Chair

Jewish Federation Foundation of Greater Rhode Island Board
Mitzi Berkelhammer, Chair
Melvin G. Alperin
Harris Chorney
Susan Leach DeBlasio
Diane Ducoff
Robin Engle
Mark R. Feinstein
Sharon Gaines
David M. Hirsch
Marilyn Kaplan, Treasurer
Richard Licht
Michael Nulman
James Pious, ex-officio
Ralph Posner
Jay Rosenstein
Robert Sherwin, Vice Chair
Barbara Sokoloff
Herbert Stern
Cheryl Greenfeld Teverow, Secretary
Mindy Wachtenheim

Jewish Federation Foundation Investment Committee
Robert Sherwin, Chair
Mitzi Berkelhammer
Matthew Blank
Mark R. Feinstein
Sharon Gaines
David M. Hirsch
Marc Lewin
James Pious, ex officio
Jerrold Salmanson
Steven Shalansky, Treasurer
David Sheer
Kenneth Shimberg
Terrence Smily
Herbert Stern
Mindy Wachtenheim
Joel Westerman

Financial Resource Development Committee
Richard Glucksman, Chair
Melvin G. Alperin
Reza Breakstone
Harris Chorney
Susan Froehlich
Lezli Pious
Ralph Posner
Edward Rotmer
Richard Silverman

Annual Campaign Solicitors
Melvin G. Alperin
Alan Buff
Harris Chorney
Beverly Ehrich
Mark R. Feinstein
Edward D. Feldstein
Harold Foster
Fred J. Franklin
Susan Froehlich
Sharon Gaines
Richard Glucksman
Edward A. Greene
David M. Hirsch
Hope L. Hirsch
Marilyn Kaplan
Robert Landau
Judith Levitt
Mayer A. Levitt
Alan Litwin
David London
Cara Mitnick
James Pious
Lezli Pious
Ralph Posner
Judy Robbins
Edward Rotmer
Steven Schechter
Richard Silverman
Barbara Sokoloff
Miriam Esther Weiner
Joel Westerman
Ada Winsten
David Yavner

Super Sunday Volunteers
Abigail Anthony, Co-Chair
Brauna Doidge, Co-Chair
Samuel Abrams
Susan Adler
Pete Bilderback
Rabbi Joshua Bolton
Reza Breakstone
Jana Brenman
Harris Chorney
Donna Cole
Rabbi Barry Dolinger
Susan Froehlich
Marissa Garber
Richard Glucksman
Shoshana Golden
Robyn Goldstein
Alexandria Greenman
Nora Greenman
Stephanie Hague
Carissa Hill
Jeffrey Jarrett
Ruth Jarrett
Wendy Joering
Rabbi Nathan Karp
Rabbi Noach Karp
Ronit Cohen Kott
David London
Julia Masri
Noah Masri
Sara Miller-Paul
Erin Minior
Cara Mitnick
James Pious
Gail Putnam
Tiferet Sassona Rose
Edward Rotmer
Rabbi Raphie Schochet
Richard Silverman
Barbara Sokoloff
Marvin Stark
Joy Sullivan
Larissa Weiner
Miriam Esther Weiner
Maude Weisser
Jennifer Zwirn

An Evening with Bret Stephens Host Committee
Dee Dee Witman, Chair
Barbara Cottam
Susan Leach DeBlasio
James Diossa
Susan Froelich
Michael Goldberg
Nancy Harris
David Hirsch
Carol Levinger
Stephen Lewenstein
Sandra Oster
Mathew and Deborah Shuster
Darrell Ross
James Vincent
Jeffrey Vogel
Mindy Wachtenheim
Susan Weiner

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s 36th Annual Dwares JCC Golf Classic
Jeffrey Brier, Co-Chair
Douglas Emanuel, Co-Chair
Jeffrey Vogel, Co-Chair
Stewart Lander
Lawrence Sadwin
Mindy Sherwin
Richard Bornstein, Honorary Chair
Bruce Leach, Honorary Chair
Alan Litwin, Honorary Chair
Rose Malkin, Honorary Chair
Mark S. Mandell, Honorary Chair
Richard Mittleman, Honorary Chair
Sam Suls, Honorary Chair

Branding Communications Committee
Sara Miller-Paul, Chair
Stephanie Markoff Cohen
Ryan Forman
Susan Froehlich
Sara Meirowitz
Charles Meyer
Miriam Esther Weiner

Community Development Committee
Harris Chorney, Chair

Afula Gilboa, Israel Partnership
Howard Bromberg
Cindy Feinstein
Janet Goldman
Richard Licht
Barbara Mer

Rosario, Argentina Partnership
Rabbi Michael Fel
Susan Froehlich
Robert D. Mann

Warsaw, Poland Partnership
Adam Cable
Stacy Emanuel
Rabbi Howard Voss-Altman

Local Partnership Committee
Adina Davies
Sharon Gaines
Jeffrey Isaacs
Robert Landau
Sara Meirowitz
Sara Miller-Paul
Jennifer Oelbaum

Relief and Recovery Fund Distribution Committee
Abigail Anthony
Rabbi Alvan Kaunfer
Rabbi Sarah Mack
Miriam Esther Weiner

Community Relations Council
Cara Mitnick, Chair
Elaine Budish
Adam Cable
Rabbi Jeffrey Goldwasser
Michael Klein
Robert Landau
Tiferet Sassona Rose
Eve Savitzky
Susan Sklar
Shammai Weiner
Irving Wise

Anti-Hate Workgroup
Channavy Chhay, Center for Southeast Asians
Kannyka Pouk, Center for Southeast Asians
Janson Wu, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Bob Cooper, Governor’s Commission on Disabilities
Reverend Howard Jenkins, Ministers Alliance
James Vincent, NAACP Providence
James McNulty, Oasis
Jonathan De Jesus, Progreso Latino
Isabel Kayembe, Refugee Dream Center
Rabbi Barry Dolinger, Board of Rabbis of Greater Rhode Island
Jodi Glass, Rhode Island Commission on Prejudice and Bias
Reverend Chontell Washington, Rhode Island State Council of Churches
Samantha Cullen-Fry, Tomaquag Museum

Jewish Life & Learning Committee
Mara Ostro, Chair
Michael Baer
Elisheva Bielory
Rabbi Barry Dolinger
Marisa Garber
Jeffrey Isaacs
Paul Nahme
Mindy Stone

Personnel Committee
Oswald Schwartz, Chair
Harris Chorney
Susan Leach DeBlasio
Sharon Gaines
William Krieger
Mara Ostro
James Pious
Richard Silverman

Security Committee
Eric Shorr, Chair
Kevin Blake
Rabbi Barry Dolinger
Gary Klein
Joanna Mankin
Ralph Posner
Norman Rosenfield
Elizabeth Sandler

J-Plan Committee
William Krieger, Chair
Reza Breakstone
Brauna Doidge
Susan Froehlich
Sara Meirowitz
Mara Ostro
Andrew Palan

Early Childhood Center Parent Committee
Adina Davies & Reza Breakstone, Co-Chairs

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