The Legacy Society

The Legacy Society is a group of committed, generous community memberswho have made financial commitments to ensure the long-term stability of our vibrant Jewish community. Your commitment is a powerful statement to your family and community about your values and your hopes for the future.

Interested in Joining The Legacy Society?

As you consider your legacy, we invite you to join our Legacy Society by:

  1. Declaring your intent or making a planned gift to the MJF;
  2. Including MJF in your estate or financial plans; and/or
  3. Making a completed or planned gift to non-profit organizations in the general community for which they designate the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) as the manager.

Your legacy gift of any size can be customized and structured to fit your philanthropic goals, lifestyle, family, and financial needs. We would be happy to work with your professional advisor to find a planned gift that accommodates your needs, provides tax-advantaged giving, and assures that your wishes are fulfilled.

As a Legacy Society member, you will be honored for planning a gift to secure the future of our community and will receive invitations to exclusive Legacy Society and other MJF and JCF events.

Kol hakavod to these generous donors

Adam William Lifland Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Adele Lieberman Tribute Fund of the WEF
Alan and Beverly Kasdan Philanthropic Fund
Albert & Deera Tychman Family Philanthropic Fund
Albert and Deera Tychman Young Leadership Award
Aleck Ostrow Permanent Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Alexander C. Lazar Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Allison D. Greenstein Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Alvin E. and Mildred H. Miller Philanthropic Fund
Andrew Frankel Hurwitz Designated Fund
Anne Haydnet Cowl and Carl Banes Cowl Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Annette Paletz Memorial Scholarship for Alexander Muss High School in Israel Designated Fund
Ari Weinstein Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Arnold L. and Sylvia Goldman Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Asher Mintzer Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Asher Pink Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Avi Baron Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Avinoam Kahn Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Aviva Goldblatt Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Barbara Kronson Memorial Camp Scholarship Designated Fund
Barbara Lynn Adelman Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Baron Family Philanthropic Fund
Ben and Joan Rischall Family Fund
Ben and Libby Koval Family Philanthropic
Ben Rosenzweig Holocaust Memorial Designated Fund
Benjamin Segal Family Philanthropic Fund
Benjamin V. Badower Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Benjamin Z. Kahn Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Benjamin Zack Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Bernard and Fern Badzin Philanthropic Fund
Bernie Bergman Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Bertha and Irving Kutoff Family Philanthropic Fund
Beverly and Paul Kunin Family Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Beverly Lederfine Family Philanthropic
Bobby and Elliot Cohen Tzedakah Fund
Bobby and Missy Swiller Teen Israel Scholarship Fund
Bonnie and Steven Heller Rimon Designated
Bradley Birnberg and Stacy Pinck Family Phil Fund
Bressler Family Philanthropic Fund
Brita Lila Hunegs Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Bruce and Bobby Nemer Heilicher Mpls Jewish Day School Scholarship Designated Fund
Bruce and Bobby Nemer Talmud Torah of Mpls Scholarship Designated Fund
Bruce and Ilene Zwick Family Philanthropic Fund
Byron V. Schwartz and Sondra S. Ettlinger Jewish Identity Fund for Youth Designated
Caleb Hausman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Carolyn and Barry Gerr Philanthropic Fund
Carolyn and Stephen K. Lieberman Family Philanthropic Fund
Cathy and Richard Broms Camp Scholarship Designated Fund
Chad and Debbie Goldenberg Donor Advised Philanthropic Fund
Charles Even Lieberman Genesis Mitzvah
Clara Ruth Kaner Children’s Fund
Cohodes-Goldsteen Philanthropic Fund
Cohodes Goldsteen Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Cyrile and Stephen Kieffer Fund
Dale and Lois Dobrin Family Donor Advised Fund
Dan and Jane Fesler Endowment Fund
Daniel & Laura Robbins Charitable Endowment Fund
Daniel A. Mann Philanthropic Fund
Daniel D. Kahn Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Daniel Steven Kronfeld Baum Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Danny Gollin Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Danny, Zack and Eli Leonard Family Philanthropic Fund
David and Benjamin Greenfield Genesis Mitzvah Fund
David and Linda Estrin Family Philanthropic Fund
David Lev Hope Genesis Mitzvah Fund
David Machov Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Diana Chazin Levitt Memorial Designated Fund (B’nai E’met Synagogue)
Dori and Gary Weinstein Philanthropic Fund
Doris and Edwin Sherman L’Chaim Fund
Dorothy and Harold Wittcoff Memorial Lion of Judah Endowment (LOJE) Fund
Dorothy Dworsky Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Dotan Aviv Appelbaum Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Dr Harry S Friedman Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Dr. David H. and Lillian G. Kaplan Fund of MSCF
Dr. James E. Rubin Memorial Medical Scholarship Fund
Dr. Markle and Charlotte Karlen Charitable Gift Annuity
Dr. Melvin B. and Julianne V. Sinykin Memorial Fund of the Mount Sinai Community Foundation
Dr. Michael Belzer L’Chaim Fund
Dr. Moses and Bernice Cowl Gordon L’Chaim
Drs. Linda and Scott Ketover Charitable Fund
Dyanne and Andrew Cooperman Charitable Fund
Ed and Jane Zeman Family Donor Advised Fund
Edward E. Grosmann/I.S. Joseph Scholarship Fund (JVS/JFCS)
Elaine and Gary Dachis Family Philanthropic Fund
Elaine Budd Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Elaine Gingold Designated Fund
Elan Halpern Green Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Elana Kravitz Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Eli Badower Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Elianna Mintz Family Philanthropic Fund
Eliazer Lynne-Seligman Genesis Mitzvah
Elizabeth and Ernest Fraenkel Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Elliot Lazar Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Eloise Kelen Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Elsie Weisman Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Emet Elazar Lieberman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Emma F. Gilbert Tuition Fund for Children of Israeli Veterans
Erwin and Arlis Grossman Family Philanthropic Fund
Erwin and Miriam Kelen Family Philanthropic Fund
Esther Freier Lion of Judah Endowment
Esther Novins Tribute Fund of the WEF
Ethan Heilicher Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Eva and Marius Cohn Designated Fund
Fay and Leonard Ribnick FamilyPhilanthropic Fund
Faye and Mayer Krupp Memorial PACE Fund
Felice E. Kronfeld Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Frailich Family Philanthropic Fund
Frances and Samuel Finkelstein/Janice Finkelstein Mattison Memorial Fund of the MSCF
Francie and Barry Ross Family Philanthropic Fund
Frank and Freda Schochet Educational Fund
Frank and Freda Schochet Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Fred and Tamara Wildauer Endowment Fund for Children with Special Needs
Fremajane and Blair Wolfson L’Chaim Fund
Frieda Kool Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Gabriel A. Kravitz Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Gabriel Robert Fruchter Genesis Mitzvah
Gary and Susan Rappaport Family Philanthropic Fund
Gary Berman M.D. Family Philanthropic Fund
George and Marion Levine Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Gerald and Joy Bratter Philanthropic Fund
Gertrude F. and Harold Wippman Lion of Judah Endowment
Giesener Family Philanthropic Fund
Gisela Konopka Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Gurstel Family Philanthropic Fund
Halper Family Philanthropic Fund
Harad Family Philanthropic Fund
Harold and Adele Lieberman Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Harold and Cynthia Goldfine Endowment Fund
Harold and Eileen Scherling Philanthropic Fund
Harold and Florence Fischbein Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Harold and Mickey Bernstein Fund for Children with Special Needs
Harold and Mickey Bernstein Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Harold Roitenberg Family Philanthropic
Harry & Marilyn Karasov Family Phil Fund
Hart and Susan Kuller Family Philanthropic
Harvey and Barbara Ratner Family Philanthropic Fund
Herman Donor Advised Fund
Howard & Marlee Kaminsky Donor Advised Fund
Howard B. and Ruth F. Brin Jewish Arts Endowment Fund
Hy and Sheila Paisner L’Chaim Fund
Ilan Mintz Family Philanthropic Fund
Ilana Weinstein Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Irving N Sadoff Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Irving Schectman Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Isadore and Molly Boroff Designated Fund
Ivan and Tina Rafowitz Family Philanthropic Fund
Jacob Garber Endowment Fund
Jacob Garber Endowment Fund, Section 2
Jacob M. Garber Education Scholarship Fund
Jane and Steve Benowitz Camp Scholarship
Jared H. Kaufman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Jean and Bud Rivkin Philanthropic Fund
Jeffrey and Mary Werbalowsky Philanthropic
Jeffrey and Mary Werbalowsky Philanthropic Fund 2
Jennifer Berman Family Philanthropic Fund
Jerome and Margery Silverman; Grace E. Ketroser Family Philanthropic Fund
Jerome V. Lavin Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Jerry Strauss Memorial Designated Fund for Holocaust Education
Jessica Noaman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Jewish Communal Educator Professional Development Program Fund
Jewish Community Foundation Jewish Education Scholarship Endowment Fund
Jewish Community Foundation Leadership
Jewish Community Foundation Unrestricted
Jill and Kevin Brazner Family Philanthropic Fund
Joan Chazin-Esterkin and Neil Esterkin Endowment for the Arts Designated Fund
Joan Miriam Feinberg Tribute to Children & Women’s Health & Welfare Fund of the WEF
Joe and Estelle Kane Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Joel A. Mintzer and Heidi A. Schneider Philanthropic Fund
Joel Ratner Genesis Mitzvah Fund
John and Elsie Halper Philanthropic Fund
Jonah Breen Fruchter Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Jonah Tapper Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Jonathan H. Cohen Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Joshua Scholarship Fund

Joy Marcus Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Judith and Alfred Marcus Charitable Gift
Judith and Alfred Marcus Family Designated Fund for Jewish Family & Childrens’ Services
Judith and Raymond Lazar Philanthropic
Judy and Alfie Marcus Family Designated Fund for PJ Library
Judy and Herbert Goldenberg Philanthropic Fund
Jules and Rose Levin L’Chaim Fund
Julius Ancer Senior Fitness Programming Fund at the Sabes Jewish Community Center
Julius and Jean Badiner Designated Fund (JVS/JFCS)
Kaitz Family Philanthropic Fund
Kaynan Avi Appelbaum Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Ken Raskin and Lynn Lederman Philanthropic
Kenneth and Sally Appelbaum Inquisition Studies Fund
Kenneth Stesin Genesis Mitzvah Fund
KI Learning Fund (Marc Kalatsky and Yarden Wolfe)
Koppel Family Philanthropic Fund
KTN Foundation Fund
Kuller Gerber Family Fund
Laura and Stephen Silberfarb Philanthropic
Laura Ratner Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Lavine Family Philanthropic Fund
Leah Keijlis Ingber Designated Fund
Lee and Barbara D. Bearmon Family Philanthropic Fund
Leeyah F. Heilicher Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Leo and Helen Wolk Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Leo Lieberman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Leonard and Fay Ribnick Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Leora Goldblatt Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Loni and Allan Stillerman Philanthropic Fund, LOL (Laugh out Loni)
Lorraine and Stanley Schweitzer Pace Fund
Louis and Kay Galinson Scholarship Fund (JVS/JFCS)
Louis Herman Israel Experience Fund
Louis Herman Memorial Fund
Mara Baron Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Marcee Harris Schwartz and Jon Schwartz Philanthropic Fund
Marcus Family Donor Advised Fund
Markowitz Family Philanthropic Fund
Marlee Stesin Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Marsha Tankenoff Lion of Judah Endowment
Marshall and Deborah Mintz Charitable Gift Philanthropic Fund
Marvin F. Bank Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Mary Gottstein Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Matan Lee Appelbaum Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Matthew and Linda Gilfix Family Technology Designated Fund
Matthew Greenstein Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Max Fritz Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Max Kleinman Professional Continuing Education Fund
Michael Raymond Mintz Family Philanthropic
Micki Naiman Charitable Gift Annuity
Micki Naiman Summer Camp Fund
Mike and Nancy Schoenberger Family Philanthropic Fund
Minnie C. Keller Memorial Fund of the WEF
Miriam and Sarah Feingold Nechama FamilyPhilanthropic Fund
Miriam Kaitz Israel Program Designated
MJF Technology Designated Fund
Morris Berenberg Family Scholarship Fund (JVS/JFCS)
Morton and Merle Kane Family Philanthropic
Morton and Merle Kane Philanthropic Fund
Mount Sinai Community Foundation
Mount Sinai Community Foundation Holding
Mulvien and David B. Trach Family Philanthropic Fund
Myra Giesener MJF Staff Professional Development Designated Fund
Nahum Family Philanthropic Fund
Nancy & Kevin Rhein Family PACE Fund
Nancy S. Brown Philanthropic Fund
Nancy Schachtman Women and Children’s Fund
Naomi Ribnick Rose Donor Advised Fund
Natalie and Leonard Gale Camp Scholarship
Nechama – Jewish Response to Disaster Designated Fund
Nelson S. Neuman Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Noah T. Berman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Northside Friendship Women’s Endowment Tribute Fund
Norton and Bert Rockler Philanthropic Fund
Numero Steinfeldt Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Orbuch Family Philanthropic Fund
Parish Family Community Fund
Pat and Tom Grossman Philanthropic Fund
Paul and Sybil Silverstein Philanthropic
Phi Delta Epsilon Jewish Medical Fraternity (MSCF)
Rabbi Albert G. and Frances S. Minda Leadership Development Fund
Raley and Sam Segal Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Ratner Family Fund in Memory of Ilana
Raymond Lazar Philanthropic Fund
Rebekah M. Lear Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Renee and Arnold Lifson Family Philanthropic Fund
Richard M. Joseph and Ann R. Friedman Family Philanthropic Fund
Richard S. and Jeanne S. Levitt L’Chaim
Rimon Arts Fund
Rivian and Leonard Silesky Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Robert and Ann Jackson Family Philanthropic Fund
Robert and Anne Reznick Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Robert and Lucille Kelner Memorial Fund PACE
Robert and Marcy Strauss Family Philanthropic Fund
Robert J. Beugen Family Philanthropic Fund
Rose Beaver Calmenson & Ann Thorman Memorial Fund of the WEF
Rosenbloom Family Philanthropic Fund
Rotenberg Family Philanthropic Fund
Ruby Garfin Memorial Fund of the Mount Sinai Community Foundation
Rudolph and Gladys Miller Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Russ and Karen Rubin Family Philanthropic
Ruth F. Brin Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Ruth Kayla Hope Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Ruth Lynne-Seligman Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Ruth Peilen Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Sally Jaclyn Abrams Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Sam and Betty Lavine Memorial L’Chaim Fund
Sam Parker Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Samantha Elizabeth Cohen Genesis Mitzvah
Samuel and Frances Finkelstein Lion of Judah Endowment
Samuel Ribnick Family Philanthropic Fund
Sanford and Marlene Goldberg Family Philanthropic Fnd
Schaffer Chester Family Fund
Sharon and Phil Snyder L’Chaim Fund
Sheldon and Lili Chester Philanthropic
Sherry and Mimi Gleekel Family Philanthropic Fund
Shoshana Mann Philanthropic Fund
Solomon and Annette Lederman Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund
Sophie Fritz Genesis Mitzvah Fund
St Petersburg/Berlin Mission Fund
Stanley and Beatrice Cowle Family Philanthropic Fund
Steve Lear Donor Advised Fund
Steven A. Kalin Family Philanthropic Fund
Sue and Mike London Family Camp Scholarship
Susan & Bill Goldenberg Camp Scholarship
Susan and Mitchel Chargo Family Phil Fund
Susan and William S. Goldenberg Philanthropic Fund
Susan Krantz Lazar Lion of Judah Endowment
Susie Selcer Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
Talia Goldblatt Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Talia Kravitz Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Talia Rose Teplinsky Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Tamar Halpern Green Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Tamar-Fink, Inc. Fund
Tara Melissa Lifland Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Terry and Sheldon Fleck Philanthropic Fund
The Grandchildren of Dr. Fredric and Suzanne Langer Genesis Mitzvah Fund
The Greater Berman Family Music Fund
Theresa and Nathan Berman Tribute Fund of the WEF
Theresa Berman Lion of Judah Endowment
Toodie and Frank Trestman Collaborative Education Designated Fund
Toodie and Frank Trestman Special Needs Designated Fund
Tova Leah Mintz Family Philanthropic Fund
Tracy Sweet Memorial Fund
Twin City Holocaust Education Fund
Victor Cowl (Chaim Avigdor) Memorial Duluth, L’Chaim Fund
Vivian Mann Jewish Educator of the Year Designated Fund
Weinblatt/Bass Family Philanthropic Fund
William and Harriet Lumel Memorial Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment
William and Harriet Lumel Post Bar/BatMitzvah Educational Fund
William and Ruth Seltz Family Philanthropic Fund
William S. Rosen Jewish Unity Fund
Women and Children In Crisis Designated Fund
Women’s Endowment Fund
Yoni Israelson Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Zack Family Unrestricted Endowment Fund
Zackary Gilbert Burke Genesis Mitzvah Fund
Zelda and Harold Goldenberg Memorial L’Chaim Fund

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