November 6 - 20, 2016  •  JCC Rochester  •  Rochester, New York

Festival Supporters

THANK YOU to our
2016 Festival Supporters:

Wendy and David Dworkin

AUTHOR: $5,000-$7,499
Alesco Advisors

PUBLISHER: $2,500-$4,999
Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust
Rick and Sherry Goldstein
Jewish Senior Life
Drs. Saul Moress and Max Presberg Service Fund
Pinnacle Investments, LLC

NOVELIST: $1,250-$2,499
B&B Recycling
Ellen and David Comisar
     in honor of Spencer Dworkin
Futerman Supporting Foundation
Genesee Valley Trust Company
Deborah Goldman
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester
Mona Friedman Kolko
The Kovalsky Families
Dawn Lipson
St. John’s
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

EDITOR: $500-$1,249
Barbara and E. David Appelbaum
Judy and Norm Blaustein
Eric Dreyfuss
Roberta and David Feldman
Mike and Heidi Fishman
Carol and Michael Hirsh
Sharon Kovalsky
Joyce and Charles Schachter
Marcia and Gary Stern
Dr. Robin and Michael Weintraub
Melanie and Jeremy Wolk

READER: $300-$499
Betsy and Stuart Bobry
Simon and Josephine Braitman Family Supporting Foundation
Ronny and Alan Frishman
Esther C. Germanow
Lenore and Marshal Lesser
     in memory of our very dear friend Karen Zivan

Dr. Sarah Liebschutz
Dr. Gerald and Maxine Rosen
Joan and Harris Rusitzky
Elise and Joseph M. Wojciechowski




Special Thanks

The Jewish Book Festival Committee
Marc Cataldi, Bill Donahue, and the JCC Rochester Staff
Ellen Comisar
Gail Drew, Abbots
Celebrate Events
Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester

To the book sellers, 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.