HEW Donors & Sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of our donors and sponsors whose support ensures that Neuberger HEW can present more than 100 outstanding free educational programs to thousands of community members in cultural, educational, spiritual and community centres throughout the GTA and surrounding region.


The Elizabeth & Tony Comper Foundation


 Azrieli Foundation   Malka & Harry Rosenbaum


CTV National Post

Judy & Larry Tanenbaum 
and Family
      Myra & Joel York        
            Honey & Barry Sherman


 Austrian Embassy Austrian Embassy    
German-Consulate-Toronto  Polish-Consulate-Toronto US Consulate Romania 

May & Fred Karp and Family   Fran & Ed Sonshine  Cohen Family Charitable Trust

We gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors who made their generous contributions in support of the 2016 Neuberger Holocaust Education Week in honour or in memory of loved ones. Sponsors who made donations in support of specific programs have tribute wording listed at the individual program.

Tammy & Jerry Balitsky in memory of their parents, Holocaust survivors Philip & Esther Balitsky and Icek & Luba Muskat.

Sylvia and Edward Fisch in honour of our children and grandchildren: Sherri, Darryl, Michelle, Randall, Adam, Marla, Zackary, Rachel, Aaron and Sidra.

The Sam & Gitta Ganz Family Foundation in loving memory of Sam Ganz.

Noah, Jessica & Daniel Geist in loving memory of their grandparents, Anna & David Geist, who survived the Holocaust to begin a new life in Canada.

The Glick & Glicksman Families in loving memory of Max & Guta Glicksman and Rose & Morris Glick.

Sharon and Norman Gottlieb in memory of Josef & Pauline Krystal.

Lucille and David Griff in honour of Allan Weiss.

Seymour Hershenfeld and Susan Weltman in honour of Edzia Weltman, a Holocaust survivor; in memory of Leon Weltman, a Holocaust survivor; and in memory of Sam & Freda Hershenfeld.



Edna and David Magder in memory of her grandmother, Reisl Chana Brodi, and grandfather, Marc Weissman, who were murdered in the Holocaust.

Rapoport and Rosenthal families in honour of Mania Rapoport and in memory of Jack Rapoport, both Holocaust survivors.

Aida and Avie Seetner in memory of Anna-Lea Katz and Hyman Katz.

Frieda and Leslie Sherman in memory of Sam & Ann Salcman.

Carole and Jay Sterling in memory of Ralph F. Dankner.

Martha Sud and sons Avrom, Howard, Elliott and Warren Sud in memory of beloved husband and father, David Sud. 

Reesa and Avrom Sud, in memory of David Sud, whose family perished in the Holocaust, and in memory of Louis Hotz.

Celine Szoges in memory of her grandparents, Johan Spitznal & Elizabeth Schwartz.

Nancy and Philip Turk in memory of the 6 million.

Rosie Uster, Phyllis Gould and Sandra Srebrolow in honour of our loving parents, Helen & Mayer Fogel.

Glenda and Alan Wainer in memory of Leisor & Ann Wainer and David & Diane Tessler.



Tammy & Jerry Balitsky

The Brown and Lindenberg Families

Gail & Stanley Debow

The Sam & Gitta Ganz

Family Foundation

The Glick & Glicksman Families

The Greenbaum Family

Dorothy & Pinchas Gutter

Robin & Eran Hayeems

Donna & Richard Holbrook


Joy Kaufman, Eric, Lindsay and Loren Cohen

Janice & Howard Langer

Naomi Rifkind Mansell & David Mansell

Eleanor & Martin Maxwell with
Scotia Bank, Bathurst/Sheppard Branch

Joyce & Aaron Rifkind

The Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman

Rhonda Silverstone & Nathan Rapoport

Sally & Mark Zigler



Helena & Jeffrey Axler, Feiga Glazer, Gerry Glazer & Lilliane Perez-Glazer

Cansew Inc.

Circle of Care

DH Gales Family Charitable Foundation of Toronto

Marina & Jon Geist

Ernest & Barbara Goldenberg

Endowment Fund

Liddy Beck & Steven Gottesman and Rina & Irving Gottesman  

Stephen Greenberg

Roslyn & Ralph Halbert

Edna & David Magder

Maybird Investments Ltd.


Julia & Henry Koschitzky

Leboff Family Charitable Foundation

Bonnie & Larry Moncik and Eleanor & George Getzler

Yigal Rifkind

Carole & Jay Sterling

Helen Stollar

Reesa & Avrom Sud

Nancy & Philip Turk

Jeff and Annalee Wagman, Echelon Wealth Partners

Glenda & Alan Wainer

Wendy & Richard Wengle

Ernie Weiss Memorial Fund


Pamela & Paul Austin

Deborah Berlach & Ron Csillag

Erika Biro

The Abraham Bleeman Foundation

Jack Chisvin

Anita Ekstein and Family

Shelley & Steven Ekstein and Nili & Paul Ekstein

Dori & Ari Ekstein

Sylvia & Edward Fisch

The Frankel Family Foundation

The Lillian and Norman Glowinsky Family Foundation

GRA Charitable Trust

Lucille & David Griff

Sheri Griffiths, BMO Bank of Montreal Commercial Banking

Susan Weltman & Seymour Hershenfeld

Jewish War Veterans of Canada

Lily & Daniel Kim

Perri-Anne & Charles Magerman 


Ellen & Shawn Marr

Crowe Soberman LLP

Annette Metz Pivnick & Richard Pivnick

Danny Pivnick

The Rash Family

Doris & Rammy Rochman

Lorraine & Alan Sandler

Judy & Les Scheininger

Anne & Jeff Schwartz

Aida & Avron Seetner

Mary Seldon & Family

Stacey Shein & Mayer Pearl

Frieda & Leslie Sherman

The Nathan & Lily Silver Family Foundation

Guido Smit

Martha Sud

Celine Szoges

Van Rijk Jewellers Inc.

Nita Wexler & Hartley Hershenhorn



Lead Sponsors

Canadian Jewish Holocaust
Survivors and Descendants


Marilyn & Stephen Sinclair

Speaker Sponsors

Ruth Ekstein & Alan Lechem, Lillian & Rick Ekstein,
Stella & Peter Ekstein

Sherry Glied & Richard Briffault
Tammy Glied & Robert Beliak
Michelle Glied Goldstein & Allan Goldstein


The Gottdenker Family Trust

Larry & Frieda Torkin and Family

Rochelle Reichert & Henry Wolfond

Workshop Sponsors

Tammy & Jerry Balitsky

The Blankenstein Family Foundation

Marlene Brickman

Edell Family Foundation


Marika & Bill Glied

Susan & Jack Kahn

Felicia & David Posluns, Barry & Nelly Zagdanski, Ian & Sara Zagdanski

Lisa Richman & Steven Kelman


Hilda & Jerry Cohen

Ari & Dori Ekstein & Family

Esther & Albert Michaels

Faye Minuk

Sarah & Morris Perlis

Annette Sacks 


Hinda & Alan Silber

Charlotte & Ken Tessis with Gail & Aubrey Appel

Dorothy Tessis and Family

Ulmer Charitable Foundation