November 3 - 19, 2013  •  JCC Rochester  •  Rochester, New York

Festival Supporters

AUTHOR $5,000+
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Lane/Dworkin Family
M&T Bank
Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust
Drs. Jacques and Dawn Lipson
Drs. Saul Moress and Max Presberg Service Fund
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
ESSAYIST $1,000+
Deborah Goldman Landsman
Futerman Supporting Foundation
Naomi Silver
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Gail and James Biben
Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss
Jack and Norma Erdle
Roberta and David Feldman
Heidi and Mike Fishman
Mona and Mark Kolko
Paulina and Larry Kovalsky
Sarah F. Liebschutz in memory of Sanford J. Liebschutz
Dr. Morris J. and Miriam F. Shapiro Fund
Robin and Michael Weintraub
Melanie and Jeremy Wolk

READER $200+
Barbara and E. David Appelbaum
Jane and John August
Gail and James Biben
Maxine and Morton Bittker
Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting Foundation
Ellen and David Comisar
Lisa and Joel Elliot
Louise W. Epstein
Ronny and Alan Frishman
Essie Germanow
Warren and Joyce Heilbronner
Robert and Merilyn Israel
Allan Kaplan
Lenore and Marshall Lesser 
Steven and Kimberly Levitsky
Robert J. and Marcia Wishengrad Metzger
Joy and Arthur Moss
Dr. Lee and Arlene Pollan
Dr. Gerald and Maxine Rosen
Rabbi Amy Sapowith
Rachel Rosen and Ron Wexler 
Lorraine Wolch and Donald Onimus, LPWolch, CPAs, P.C.
Karen and Sy Zivan

This list reflects contributions and pledges received by October 16, 2013.

Special Thanks

To the book sellers, box office volunteers, ushers, special guests, and committee members, it could not happen without you! We are indebted to the following for their guidance: Jewish Book Council, Atlanta Jewish Book Festival, Houston Jewish Book Fair, and the St. Louis Jewish Book Fair.

Jewish Book Council

Jewish Book CouncilWe extend our gratitude to the Jewish Book Council, and Carolyn Starman Hessel and Miri Pomerantz for their assistance. The Jewish Book Council is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1943 to promote the publishing, writing and reading of quality books of Jewish interest. It is the sponsor of Jewish Book Month, the National Jewish Book Awards, and other programs and activities. Visit for additional information.