JCRC75 Host Committee

Samantha Joseph* and Justin L. Wyner**, Co-Chairs (Bios Below)

Rabbi Laura Abrasley* &
Julie Childers
Dr. Herb Birnbaum
Stacey Bloom, JCRC President
Joyce & Michael** Bohnen
Elise* & Marc Busny
Susan A. Calechman**
Amy Caplan & Geoffrey Lewis**
Ruth B. Fein**
Irene & Ronne Friedman
Valerie & Mark* Friedman
Lauren & Bill** Gabovitch
Caroline Gammill &
Nathan Rothstein*
Nicole* & Joshua Gann
Elisha & Sam* Gechter
Beth & Scott* Gilefsky
Rae M. Ginsburg**
Jill Goldenberg** & Sidney Kriger
Alex Goldstein*
Amanda & Campe Goodman
Debbie Isaacson*
Nancy K. Kaufman,
Past Executive Director
Rav Claudia Kreiman*
Lisie Krieger
Emily Leventhal & David Rontal*
Emily Levine
Barbara & Frank* Litwin
Michelle Paster & Josef Blumenfeld*
Caren & Ben Pearlman
Rachel & Joel** Reck
Leah Robins*
Dan Romanow & Andrew Zelermyer*
Nancy & Phil Rosenblatt
Margie Ross Decter* & Adam Decter
Shelley & Stuart** Rossman
Amy Schottenfels & Jonathan Klein*
Mimi & James** Segel
Risa Shames & Neil Silverston
Robin & Mel Shuman
Martha & Donald** Siegel
Leslie & Craig* Slater
Hope & Adam** Suttin
Gerri & Ken** Sweder
Kathy Weinman* & Cameron Kerry
Jennifer & Amiel* Weinstock
**Past President
*Board Member
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JCRC75 Co-Chairs

Justin Lawrence (Jerry) Wyner, JCRC Board Chair 1971-1973
Justin Wyner has been involved in many Jewish and civic activities over the years. A longtime member Boston’s Temple Israel, at different points he has served as president and trustee. At the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS), Justin served on the Board of Trustees, then as its president from 1993-1998, and later as chair of the Board of Overseers of AJHS-New England Archives (AJHS-NEA). Much of his work with AJHS has been dedicated to finding the right home for its archival collections. Under Jerry’s administration, AJHS moved to the Center for Jewish History in New York City, while the New England Archives remained in Boston.

Samantha JosephJCRC Development Chair
Currently an account manager in Porter Novelli's purpose practice, Samantha counsels leading corporations such as CVS, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Keurig Dr Pepper to think differently about creating social value for employees, customers, investors and communities. For the past ten years, Samantha has worked as a corporate responsibility executive in a variety of capacities including at Iron Mountain where she built the corporate responsibility function and managed all philanthropic, environmental and diversity programs. Samantha has an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Brandeis University. In her free time, Samantha is actively involved in her community. She is a member of the board of directors and development chair for the Jewish Community Relations Council, helping to bring a voice to vulnerable populations. After losing her aunt to suicide, Samantha became motivated to ensure others did not experience the same loss, and became a volunteer and member of the board of directors for Samaritans, a non-profit based in Greater Boston focused on suicide prevention.

Letter from Executive Director Jeremy Burton

"Looking to the past, embracing a bold, new future."

JCRC Historial Timeline

A timeline of major moments throughout JCRC's history. We'll be uploading new photos and facts every month with help from the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center archives!

JCRC75 "No-show" Gala

We are raising funds to benefit JCRC’s vital programming through donations, sponsorships, online auction, and personal online fundraising pages.