Who are the Shomrim?

The JLV Shomrim are the stewards of our Jewish Learning Venture community,
who lead the effort to ensure that we are able to provide Jewish education and engagement
across the Greater Philadelphia community. They are our most committed supporters,
who have invested in a generous donations that will support
all of our fundraising initiatives during our 2024 fiscal year.

as of 4/19/2024

2023–2024 Shomrim


Jonathan Broder and Joy Bernstein *
Susanna Lachs Adler
Levine & Sons / Jonathon and Rachel Levine *
Mary and Nathan Relles *
Janet and Steve Schwartz *
Susan and Jeff Schwartz
Rabbis Margot Stein and Myriam Klotz *


Marcy and Dan Bacine *
Jaime and Barak Bassman *
Linda Schwartz Satlow and Eric Satlow *


Judy Beck and Richard Busis *
Amy Falk and Mitch Russell *
Dr. Andrew and Valerie Kind-Rubin *


Lisa & Ephraim Dardashti *
Lowell Dubrow
Kareen and Robert Hartwig *
Michele and Robert Levin *
Elaine Lindy
Frank Lindy
Linda and H. Laddie Montague
Mary and Emanuel Rosenfeld Foundation
Nina Robinson Vitow
Daniel and Sheila Segal *
Gayle and David Smith *
Jon and Meri Stevens
Elana Weinstein and Ken Brownstein
Sherrie Willner *


Myron and Sheila Bassman
Michael and Paula Dvorak
Walter Ferst *
Jeffrey and Shana Goldstein
Rachel Isenberg/David C, Isenberg Family Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation
Alison Joseph & Matthew Kirschen
Marilyn Kutler
Sharon Musher and Daniel Eisenstadt
Susan and Michael Paul *
Deborah Rivel and David Levenfeld

*one of our inaugural Shomrim

Benefits for all JLV Shomrim

We recognize the generous support of our JLV Shomrim and, in that spirit, will not ask for additional donations to our 2023–2024 annual campaign.

Sponsorship recognition

Recognition of your annual Shomrim level will be listed on the JLV website and on materials for any other of our organization’s fundraising campaigns. You will also receive a full-page ad in our virtual Celebration journal.

Exclusive opportunities

You will be invited to attend a private Shomrim Havdalah experience and will receive tickets to all JLV events, including all special events, such as our annual Celebration.

JLV Shomrim Levels

Visionary ($10,000+)*

Champion ($7,200+)

Innovator ($5,400+)

Advocate ($3,600+)

Partner ($1,800+)

*Bonus benefit for all Shomrim Visionary donors:

Your name on our 5,200+ PJ Library mailings for one month.

Donors are eligible for Shomrim benefits for gifts/pledges made by 1/31/2024.

Interested in becoming a member of the JLV Shomrim?

Contact Rhona so that we can draft a customized pledge plan for you or make your commitment online.