The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor would like to thank all of the organizations and individuals who support the Book Festival and are listed below. The list of supports will be updated as sponsorships are received.

2021 Festival Committee

Leslie Bash, Chair
Laurie Barnett
Elissa Benedek
Judy Cohen
Judith Endelman
Susan Fisher
Linda Grekin
Nancy Hanflik
Merrily Hart
Susan Hellerman
Shira Klein
Rachel Newman
Mary Schuman
Roberta Tankanow
Esther Ullman
Morley Witus

Professional Staff

David M. Stone, Executive Director
Ariella Monson, Director of Development and Operations
Denise Bennett, CFO
Deborah Christy Ryan, Director of Marketing
Tamara Lewis, Staff Accountant
Noemi Herzig, Director of Jewish Cultural Arts and Education

Individual Sponsors

Agent – $500

Ann Arbor JCC Board of Directors
Harlene and Henry Appelman
Center for Jewish Studies EMU
Heather and Stuart Dombey
Rita Gelman*
Jewish Family Services
ORT America/Ann Arbor ORT Book Group
Valerie and Victor Rosenberg
Prudence Rosenthal
Fred and Ned Shure Endowment*
Temple Beth Emeth
Elise Weisbach

Author – $360

Harriet Bakalar and Edwin Tobes
Bernard and Barbara Banet
Leslie Bash
Judy and Malcolm Cohen
Babette Levy Daskin and Mark Daskin
Judith and Todd Endelman
Eileen and Gary Freed
Lisbeth and Michael Fried
Florence and Marvin Gerber
Shira and Steve Klein
Pamela & Stephen Landau
Nancy and Irv Leon
Deborah Dash Moore and Mac Moore
Bruce and Gayle Moyer
Barbara Stark-Nemon and Barry Nemon
Sharon and Chuck Newman
Susan and Mark Orringer
Owen and Sheila Perlman
Jillian and David Rosen
Mary and Art Schuman
Gretta Spier and Jonathan Rubin
Roberta and Larry Tankanow
Eileen and Ted Thacker
Esther Ullman and Morley Witus

Artist – $180

Dorit Adler
Sue and Larry Adler
Carol Amster*
Levana and Stephen Aronson
Linda Bennett and Bob Bagramian
Beth Israel Congregation
Ilene Birge
Echo Valley Quality Garden Products
Ann Epstein
Susan Fisher
Hillary Murt and Bruce Friedman
Thea Glicksman
Laurie Greenberg*
Linda Grekin
Merrily Hart
Phyllis and David Herzig
Judie and Jerry Lax
Joan Lowenstein and Jonathan Trobe
Elaine and Barry Margolis
Nancy Margolis
Pat McCune and Edward Stein*
Lauren and Eric Metzendorf
Lisa and Larry Molnar
Susan and Murray Rebner
Ronald Schaffa
Alida Silverman*
Sidney Simon
Lisa and Steve Weiss
Sarajane Winkelman
Martha and Eric Young
David Zimet

Additional Supporters

Jessica ‘Decky’ Alexander
Maryann and David Beltzman
Carol and Steven Dworkin
Alice Fishman and Michael Di Pietro
Sheryl Fagin
Cynthia and Richard Frey
Susan an Barry Gross
Alice and Clifford Hart
Susan Hellerman
Natalie and Roger Palay
Amy and Charles Roehrig
Carole and Mitchell Rycus
Margaret and Michael Singer
Adam Solender
Elana and Ronald Sussman


Ann Arbor JCC Board of Directors
Beth Israel Congregation
Center for Jewish Studies – Eastern Michigan University
Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies – University of Michigan
Jewish Book Council
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor
Literati Bookstore
ORT America/Ann Arbor ORT Book Group
Temple Beth Emeth

*Gift of support was larger than the designated amount for this sponsor level.


Corporate Sponsors