Current Members

The following individuals, descendants of the early Jewish residents of the Chesterfield area, are members of the reactivated New England Hebrew Farmers of the Emanuel Society:

Ellie Rae Balatovsky, Milwaukee, WI
Ruby Lou Balatovsky, Milwaukee, WI
Nancy J. Bateman, Westfield, NJ
Hazel Brown, Norwich, CT
Marilyn Buchenholtz, Tucson, AZ
Amy and Lester Cohen, Medfield, MA
Harley Devlin-Manning, Essex, CT
Brad Ellins, Greeley, CO
Rachel Ellins-Iozzia, Longmont, CO
Scott Epstein, Jenison, MI
Ina Freifeld, Napa, CA
Susan Friedland, Cabot, VT
Daniel J. Glass, Boston, MA
Blanche Savin Goldenberg, West Hartford, CT
Allan E. Goodstone, New City, NY
Dennis Hoffman, Middle City, NY
Regina G. Karas, Bloomfield, CT
Sheila Lorraine Katz, Toronto, Canada
Linda Kaye-Moses, Dalton, MA
Myron Kirsch, Sandy Springs, GA
Dr. Wolff Mayer Kirsch, Redlands, CA
Dede Krasnow, Rocky Hill, CT
Andrew Lieberman, Weatogue, CT
Amy Meisner, Los Angeles, CA
Judy Miskin, Toronto, Canada
Myra Monfort Ryan, Fort Collins, CO
Dr. Daniel Wolf Savin, New York, NY
Rishy and Scott Savin, Aventura, FL
Jeffrey and Ana Schneider, Stonington, CT
Julie Schneider, New York, NY
Mark A. Schneider, Waterford, CT
David Silver, West Hartford, CT
Jerome Squire, Colchester, CT
Jesse Szewczyk-Buff, New York, NY
Judith Turbin, North Miami, FL
Linda Hollandersky Walker, McDonough, GA
Dr. Erica Willheim, New York, NY

Donor: Martin Cohen, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Honorary Members:

David Wordell, Salem Historical Society, Former President

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    Officers and Board of Directors

    Nancy R. Savin, Riverdale, NY, President & Executive Director

    Jerome E. Fischer, New London, CT, Vice President
    Barbara Ball Buff, New York, NY, Vice President
    Michael S. Kirsch, Granger, IN, Vice President
    Nancy D. Butler, Waterford, CT, Treasurer
    Joanne Nelson, Southbury, CT, Recording Secretary
    Ruth Savin Greenberg, Bedford, MA
    John Kaplan, Marlborough, CT
    John D. Lieberman, Newport, KY
    Seth Mitchell, New York, NY
    Allen I. Polsby, Bethesda, MD
    Jerome A. Schwell, Ledyard, CT
    Yohanna S. Willheim, Riverdale, NY

    Honorary Board of Directors

    Nicholas F. Bellantoni, Ph.D., Former Connecticut State Archaeologist, Office of State Archaeology, Storrs, CT

    Jon B. Chase, Esq., Municipal Historian, Town of Montville, CT

    Mary M. Donohue, Assistant Publisher, CT Explored, West Hartford, CT

    Dana Kline, author, Connecticut College, MA Thesis To Begin Again: Russian Jewish Immigration to America with Special Emphasis on Chesterfield, Connecticut (1986), Sarasota, FL

    Dr. Stuart S. Miller, Professor of Hebrew, History and Judaic Studies and Associate Director for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

    Mandy Ranslow, Advisory Council for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC