Thank you!

The JCC Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival gratefully acknowledges its generous 2018 supporters.

VISIONARY $25,000:

William and Sheila Konar Foundation

 Rubens Family Foundation


DIRECTOR $5,000:

Sherry and Richard

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WRITER $2,500:

Sharon R. Brodsky and Family

Futerman Supporting Foundation:
Sara Futerman, Daphne Futerman and Ira Jevotovsky,
Peggy and Eli Futerman, and Rina and Danny Chessin

Debby Goldman


Susan and Saul Marsh

Miller Family:
Carolyn Miller, Michael, Deanna and Sophie Miller, and Andrea Miller and Dennis Kessler

Lewis Norry

Stacey and Marc Saiontz and Sammy and Jeanne Feldman

Judy and Harold Samloff

Marcia Stern

Susan and Maurice Zauderer
in honor of Hillel Community Day School

AGENT $1,500:

Terri and Harold Bobry

Class Action LLC / Marc Frankel-Constable

Barbara and Marvin Gray

Dr. Jocelyn Hicks-Brody

Mona and Mark Kolko

Ilana and Merwyn Kroll

Deborah Ronnen

Skirboll Family Foundation

Linda Cornell Weinstein and Sherwin Weinstein

Dr. Oren Weiss: Rochester Periodontal and Dental Implants

LP Wolch, CPA’s, P.C.: Lorraine Wolch and Donald Onimus

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Marcia and Eric Birken
Judy and Norm Blaustein
Betsy and Stuart Bobry
Elyse and Walter Capell
Randi and Richard Cowen
Denise and David Cyrkin
Fern Marlan Daniel and Dr. Daniel S. Daniel
Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss
Roberta and David Feldman
Heidi and Mike Fishman
Burt Gordon and Phyllis Kasdin
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Joyce and Warren Heilbronner
Merilyn and Robert Israel
Bonnie Jackson
Marcia and Richard Kaplan
Jan and Rabbi Alan Katz
Monika and Les Katzel
Paulina and Laurence Kovalsky
Sharon Kovalsky and Jerry Jacobs
Sue and Michael Lococo
Drs. Margaret and Arnold Matlin
Kenneth Merzel
Barb Orenstein and Jim Present
Drs. Saul Moress/Max Presberg Service Fund
Barbara and Richard Rappaport
Maxine and Dr. Gerald Rosen
Suzanne and Dr. Paul Rosenberg
Noreen Salerno
Joyce and Charlie Schachter
Elise and Joseph Wojciechowski

ACTOR $360:

Ann Astarita
Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting Foundation
Essie Germanow
Hy Kreitzman
Marcia Nabut
Marianne and Bruce Williamson


Debi and Ralph Brenner
Bonnie Jackson
Janet and Robert Kowal
Kathleen London
Joanne K. Ouzer
Noreen Salerno
Nancy Potter


community partners:

Eastman School of Music
High Falls Film Festival
ImageOut LBGT Film Festival
Jewish Community Navigator
Memorial Art Gallery
Monroe Community College
ReelMind Film Series
RoCo Arts Center
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Red Wings


in-kind support:

Harvest Eatery
Roberts Travel


special thanks to:

Marc Cataldi, Bill Donahue and the JCC Main Desk Staff,  Allen Buell and the Dryden Theatre Staff, Ellen Comisar,
Jessica Kaufman of the Eastman School of Music, post-film moderators and guests, and the generous volunteers who help make it all happen. A special thank you to Dennis and Larry Kessler for their early, visionary support of this event.



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The RJFF is made possible with public funds from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.