Join the Inaugural Shabbat Table or President's Council

"Deep Jewish learning and compassionate leadership for a pluralistic world…"

In our 2018 – 2019 academic year, please join us as we continue to build a vibrant, pluralistic Jewish community through our enduring core values – love of Torah, communal responsibility, and creativity. We invite you to support Hebrew College this year by making a Shabbat Table gift.

We invite you to join Hebrew College’s 2018-2019 Shabbat Table with a gift at one of the following levels.

  • Companions/Yedidim - For a contribution of $1,800 to $4,999, become one of our Shabbat Table Yedidim, Companions. At this level of support, you will be recognized in all print and digital materials, receive the President’s quarterly newsletter, and have a seat at the table for a Shabbat meal with the President and Hebrew College faculty and students during the coming year.
  • Friends/Haverim - For a contribution of $5,000 to $9,999, become one of our Shabbat Table Haverim, Dedicated Friends. In addition to all of the benefits of Yedidim, you will receive admission for two to Hebrew College’s Annual Spring Gala.

Shabbat Table Members 2018-2019

Shabbat Table – Yedidim/Companions  

Rabbi Adina Allen & Jeff Kasowitz and Pat & John Allen
Rabbi Ezra Balser, Rabbi Aliza Berger, and Rabbi David Winship
Robert Bonney and Gay Lee Ludwig-Bonney
Renata Brailovsky
Rabbi David Ellenson, President, Hebrew Union College
Jewish Institute of Religion 
Danya Handelsman and Jed Shugerman
Elizabeth and Dan Jick 
Judith and William Kates
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum and Randi Weingarten
Rabbi Van Lanckton and Alice Lanckton
Erin Leib-Smokler and Daniel Smokler
Beth S. Moskowitz
Jennifer Howe Peace
The Rabbinical School of Hebrew College Class of 2008
Rabbi Ma'ayan and Rick Sands
Ruth Langer and Jonathan D. Sarna
Leslie and Alan Sherman
Linda Sloane Kay and Barry Sloane 
Sarah Sonnenfeld
Torah Babes
384 Campus: 
Congregation Kehillath Israel and Congregation Mishkan Tefila
The Clergy of Temple Israel of Boston: 
Rabbi Elaine Zecher; Cantor Roy Einhorn; Rabbi Matt Stoffer; 
Rabbi Suzie Jacobson; Rabbi Jen Gubitz; 
Rabbi Bernard Mehlman; Rabbi Ronne Friedman
Temple Beth David of the South Shore 
Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley


Shabbat Table – Haverim/Friends

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Geraldine Acuña Sunshine and Gabriel Sunshine

Carol and Carl Chudnofsky
Renee and Steven Finn
Janice Gross and Stephen Klar
Dorit Harverd and Richard Dale


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We invite you to join Hebrew College’s 2018-2019 President’s Council with a gift at one of the following levels. Your participation in the President's Council will provide essential resources for Hebrew College. As a Council member, you will have the opportunity to meet with President Anisfeld and to serve the College in an advisory capacity, whether as a member of a committee of the Board of Trustees, or in another role.

  • Shutafim/Partners - For a contribution of $10,000 to $24,999, become one of our President’s Council Shutafim, Partners. In addition to all of the benefits of Haverim, the President will choose a recently published book by a member of the Hebrew College faculty for you, personally signed by the author.
  • Talmidi/Lifelong Learners - For a contribution of $25,000 to $49,999, become one of our President’s Council Talmidim, Learners. In addition to all of the benefits above, you may enroll as our guest in a Hebrew College community course, in person or online.
  • Bonim/Builders - For a contribution of $50,000 to $99,999, become one of our President’s Council Bonim, Builders. In addition to all of the benefits above, you will be invited each semester to the President’s Circle breakfast and study session with a senior member of the Hebrew College faculty.
  • Meyasdim/Founders - For a contribution of $100,000 or more, become one of our President’s Council Meyasdim, Founders. In addition to all of the benefits above, you will be invited to meet privately with the President to share some her favorite chocolates, and toast l’chaim! to the future of Hebrew College.

*With your involvement in the President’s Council comes the opportunity to assist President Anisfeld in an advisory role. We welcome your counsel in a way that fits with your personal interests and the needs of the College. We will be in touch to discuss this in further detail with you.

>> Join by making a gift in celebration of Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfled's installation

For questions or more information, please contact Sharon Katz, Development Officer at or 617.559.8732.

President's Council Members 2018-2019

President’s Council – Shutafim/Partners (1/2)

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Marsha and Harvey Chasen
Rabbi Sharon and Shimon Cohen Anisfeld
Cohen Family
Leslie and Alan Crane
Janine and Jevin Eagle
Lori and Michael Gilman
Beth and Larry Greenberg
The Richard & Natalie Jacoff Foundation Inc. 
Rabbi Jamie and Harold Kotler
Tara Mohr and Eric Ries
Rabbi Sonia and Ned Saltzman
Rabbi Becky Silverstein and Naomi Sobel
Myra and Robert Snyder
Denise Sobel
Arnee R. and Walter A. Winshall


President’s Council –Talmidim/Lifelong Learners

Susan and Aron Ain
Mark Atkins
Chleck Family Foundation
Patti and Louis Grossman
Barbara and Leo Karas

President’s Council –Bonim/Builders

Ruth Bork, Kerry Dugan, and Ted Bork
Rita J. & Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation

President’s Council –Meyasdim/Founders

Daniel Miller
Rabbi Suzanne and Andy Offit
Rosalyn and Richard Slifka

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