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:

Dr. Emily M. Agree, Baltimore, MD
Ellie Rae Balatovsky, Milwaukee, WI
Ruby Lou Balatovsky, Milwaukee, WI
Marilyn Buchenholtz, Tucson, AZ
Amy and Lester Cohen, Medfield, MA
Samuel A. Cohen, Princeton, NJ
Brad Ellins, Greeley, CO
Rachel Ellins-Iozzia, Longmont, CO
Scott Epstein, Jenison, MI
Edward Feltcorn, Fairfax, VA
Jerome E. Fischer, New London, CT
Ina Freifeld, Napa, CA
Blanche Savin Goldenberg, West Hartford, CT
Allan E. Goodstone, New City, NY
Dennis Hoffman, Middle City, NY
Sara Hollander, Toronto, Canada
Sheila Lorraine Katz, Toronto, Canada
Myron Kirsch, Sandy Springs, GA
Steven Kirsch, Arlington, VA
Dr. Wolff Mayer Kirsch, Redlands, CA
Andrew Lieberman, Weatogue, CT
Mindy Mantorama, Mattituck, NY
Amy Meisner, Los Angeles, CA
Paul Roochnik, Bethesda, MD
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
Jerome A. Schwell, Ledyard, CT
Jerome Squire, Colchester, CT
Jesse Szewczyk-Buff, New York, NY
Linda Hollandersky Walker, McDonough, GA
Dr. Stan Wasserman, Bloomington, IN
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

    Barbara Ball Buff, New York, NY, Vice President
    Michael S. Kirsch, Granger, IN, Vice President
    John D. Lieberman, Newport, KY, Vice President
    Nancy D. Butler, Waterford, CT, Treasurer
    Joanne Nelson, Southbury, CT, Recording Secretary

    Ruth Savin Greenberg, Bedford, MA
    Brenna Kaplan, Chicago, IL
    John Kaplan, Marlborough, CT
    Seth Mitchell, New York, NY
    Allen I. Polsby, Bethesda, MD
    Yohanna S. Willheim, Riverdale, NY

    Honorary Board of Directors

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

    Kelley Berliner, Northeastern Regional Director, TAC (The Archeological Conservancy of America)

    Attorney 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 M. Ranslow, Advisory Council for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC

    Carin Savel, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut