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Sunday evening, June 23, 2024

Join us in honoring

Eradicate Hate Global Summit Founders

Laura Ellsworth

Mark Nordenberg, Chancellor Emeritus

Rodef Shalom Congregation’s 2024 Pursuer of Peace Honorees

Rodef Shalom Congregation invites you to join us for our

2024 Pursuer of Peace event honoring Laura Ellsworth, Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives at Jones Day, and Mark Nordenberg, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh, for creating the Eradicate Hate Global Summit. 

The Summit is the most comprehensive anti-hate initiative in the world.

Benefactor
Anonymous

Diamond

Anita and Ira Gumberg

Platinum
Giant Eagle Foundation

PNC Bank

Gold

Debra Demchak

Hillman Family Foundations

Catherine and Mark H.* Loevner

The Heinz Endowments

University of Pittsburgh

UPMC

UPMC Health Plan

Silver

Barbara and Alan Ackerman
Erica and Hal Coffey
Duane Morris LLP
Sheila Reicher Fine 
Jones Day
Aaron and Amy Katz Leaman

Signature Financial Planning
The Pittsburgh Foundation

Bronze

Dr. Holly Swartz and Dr. Steven Abo

Babst Calland

Baird

Maureen and Jared* Cohon

Kim and Curt Fleming

President Ken Gormley and Duquesne University

Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Sharon and Alan Lesgold

Levy Catering

Anne Lewis

Nancy and William Rackoff

Rodef Shalom Brotherhood

Cindy and David Shapira
The Buhl Foundation

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Marcie and Matthew Weinstein

Leatrice Wolf

Brass

Caryn Rubinoff and Craig Dunham

Cantor Toby Glaser

Rabbi Sharyn Henry

Susan and Eric Kruman

Mollie and Tom Lang

Richard and Ann Bass Roth

Phyllis and Dr. Lawrence Wechsler

Copper

Amy and Michael Bernstein

Carnegie Mellon University

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

Matthew and Adam Falcone

Frederick N. Frank, Esq.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Goldie and Joel Katz

Keller Maxson, Inc.

Lois Michaels

Joe Mineo Creative

Post Script Films

The Event Group

Three Rivers Entertainment & Production

Trailblaze Creative

Women of Rodef Shalom

In-Kind

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Gifts through April 17, 2024
*Z''l, of blessed memory

Honorary Chairs

Barbara and Alan Ackerman
Frederick N. Frank, Esq.

Steering Committee

Goldie Katz
Mimsie Leyton
Phyllis Wechsler

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

Amy Katz Leaman

Martina Battistone

Steering Committee Chairs Emeriti

Mollie Lang

Catherine Loevner

Caryn Rubinoff

Tribute Committee

Dr. Holly Swartz and Dr. Steven Abo
Meryl and David Ainsman
Dr. Catherine Augustine
Martina and William Battistone
Jenn Beer
Dr. Leslie and Matthew Braksick
Karen and Richard Brean
Louise J. and Robert Byer
Roxanne and State Sen. Jay Costa
Maureen and Jared* Cohon
Erica and Hal Coffey
Teri and Barton Cowan
Dr. Sandy Davis
Debra Demchak
Hallie and Joshua Donner
Caryn Rubinoff and Craig Dunham
Judith Erlen
Matthew and Adam Falcone
Stefani Pashman and Jeremy Feinstein
Karen and Steven Feinstein
Sheila Reicher Fine
Kim and Curt Fleming
Debra and Rep. Dan Frankel
Deborah and Rabbi Larry Freedman
Cantor Toby Glaser
Anne Clair Goodman
President Ken Gormley and Duquesne University
Rabbi Sharyn Henry and Dennis Grinberg
Anita and Ira Gumberg

Karl Herrup
Jacki and Jeff Herzog
Tim Hindes
Karen Hochberg
Jennifer Marin and Jeremy Kahn
Barbara and David Kalla
Susan Friedberg Kalson and David Kalson
Goldie and Joel Katz
Rebekah B. Kcehowski
Ellen and Jack Kessler
Carolyn Klasnick
Lisa Klein and Mark Kleinman
Susan and Eric Kruman
Eileen and Nicholas* Lane
Mollie and Tom Lang
Aaron and Amy Katz Leaman
Sharon and Alan Lesgold
Debra Caplan and Dr. David Levenson
Anne Lewis
Elizabeth and Judge Timothy Lewis
Catherine and Mark H.* Loevner
Peter Longini
Mike Mankovich
Deborah Maxson
George Meehan
Lois Michaels
Gwen Miller
Michele Modany
Karen and Charles Moellenberg, Jr.

Deborah Polk and Valerie Monaco
Pearl Moore
County Controller Corey O'Connor
Judith O'Toole
Anne Molloy and Henry Posner III
Nancy and William Rackoff
Nancy and Bob Rosenthal
Sarah and Jon Rosenson
Ann Bass Roth and Richard Roth
Cantor Michele Gray-Schaffer and Eric Schaffer
Lisa Schroeder
Cynthia and David Shapira
Jan and Don Shaw
Megan and Justin Sigal
Elizabeth Black and Donald Simon
Councilmember Erika Strassburger
Meredith and David Strassburger
Mona and E.J. Strassburger
Laura and Harlan Stone
​Becky and John Surma
Laura Swiss and Richard Swartz
Dr. Susan Traverso
Councilmember Barbara Warwick
Phyllis and Dr. Lawrence Wechsler
Sheila Weiner
Marcie and Matt Weinstein
Jodi and Andrew Weisfield
Carrie Yauch
Bishop David Zubik

*Z''l, of blessed memory

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Rodef Shalom Congregation’s Pursuer of Peace Award recognizes

the significant commitment and sustained contribution of an individual

or organization to the pursuit of peace through fostering interfaith understanding, encouraging humanitarianism, and/or promoting a social justice agenda to bring healing to our fractured world.

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SEEK PEACE AND PURSUE IT

רודף שלום

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