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​​Founders are BGU supporters who have made contributions of $50,000 or more. Their names are listed on the Founders Wall, which wends its way through the Marcus Family Campus and chronicles the history of giving from the University's inception. 

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Nina Appel, Chicago, IL
Marion and Stanley Bergman, New York, NY
Eric Beutel and Deborah Siegel, Toronto, Canada                     
Irwin Beutel Foundation, Montreal, Canada
William Cohen JCA & Ze'ev Miller ICA in Israel
Riva Collins and Ira Mitzner, Houston, TX
Andrea and Robert Colton, Boca Raton, FL
Michael and Stella Dubey, Sherman Oaks, CA
Oscar Farmati, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
Judith A. Friedman, Chicago, IL
Linda Frum & Howard Sokolowski, Toronto, Canada             
Jeff and Geraldine Hart Family Foundation, Montreal, Canada
IPTHS– Israeli Association for Pitt Hopkins Syndrome
Richard Jacobson, Netanya, Israel
Yuri and Olga Kanner; Alex Bondarenko
Eleanor M. and Herbert D. Katz Family Foundation, FL
Reiko and Barry Kayne, Wilmington, DE
The Kingswood Group (Joseph Segal Family), Vancouver, Canada
Klionsky Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA
Lucy Laufer, Vancouver, Canada
The Second Joseph Aaron Littman Foundation, UK
The Luhby Family, Bronx, NY
Minrav Group, Israel
Toby Morantz, Montreal, Canada
Holly and Norm Nelson, Wynnewood, PA
Rivka Rosenzweig, Israel
Dr. Judith and Chanoch Shamian, Toronto – Israel
World Jewish Congress - Ronald S. Lauder, President
Wynn Family Charitable Foundation, Toronto, Canada
Carole & Bernie Zucker, Toronto, Canada
דניה סיבוס, ישראל


  • Gerald L. Anchor, Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Apple Israel
  • Ruth H. Arnow, Encino, California
  • Edith and Abe Ballonoff, Los Angeles, CA
  • The GRIN Project, Adam Banet, Israel
  • Marjorie, Terri, Lisa, and Bonnie Cohen, CT
  • Consolidated Anti-Aging Foundation
  • Patrick and Lina Drahi Foundation
  • In Honor of Sherry & Gerry Feifer, Montreal, Canada
  • Brenda and Russell L. Frank, Las Vegas, NV
  • Xuemei He and Benjamin Golub, Pompano Beach, FL
  • Anita Handel, Brooklyn, NY
  • Irwin Herman in Memory of Ilene Herman, Bay Area, CA
  • Dr. Richard and Sandra Jackson, Houston, TX
  • Jusidman Foundation, Mexico
  • Ernest R. Kretzmer, Sarasota, FL
  • Barbara Kroll Ph.D. & Ruth Spielman, Los Angeles, CA
  • Seymour and Anne Lapporte, Orinda, CA
  • Hanna and Gustav Machol Family, New York, New York
  • Matanel Foundation from Luxemburg
  • Michael & Laura Mirilashvili, Israel
  • Barbara and Clive Miskin, Dallas, TX
  • Estate of Jeannette Goldwater Moscovitch, Montreal
  • Howard, Hope, Joshua and Samantha Morry, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Debbie and Lloyd Myers Family, Miami, FL
  • Lelaine & Dr. Stuart Nemser, Wilmington, DE
  • Mack Ness Fund, JCFGMW- NJ 
  • The Oelbaum Family, Toronto, Canada
  • Gail Palevsky, Simmy Mendelson and Family, Canada
  • Dr. Carol Poll, Sea Cliff, NY and Sarasota, FL
  • Margles, Max and Roslyn, Montreal, Canada
  • Family of Carol & Steven Rothschild, Delaware
  • Sherrie R. Savett, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Dr. & Mrs. Howard S & Judith Selig Rubenstein SD, CA
  • The Edward Shade Family, Newton, MA
  • The Sherman/Saifer Family, San Carlos, California
  • Danna and Alex Slusky, San Francisco, CA
  • Molly & George Soudack, Honoured and Remembered by Linda Soudack and Sigmund Silber Soudack, Toronto, Canada
  • Bronya & Israel Silber, who were killed in August 1943 by Ukrainian Banderites. Honoured and Remembered by Linda Soudack and Sigmund Silber Soudack, Toronto, Canada
  • Dr. Burton Spiller, Rochester, New York
  • Rowena Swanson, Alexandria, VA
  • Gabriel and Angel Tamman, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Taube Philanthropies, Belmont, CA
  • Carol and Norman Tasgal, Waban, MA
  • Vladimir and Dmitry Zelman Families, Los Angeles, CA



  • Jack and Diane Altman, Montreal, Canada
  • Elyse and Joshua Arnow, Pound Ridge, NY 
  • Michele Sukenik Banker & James Banker, Belmont, MA 
  • Ignatz Deutsch, Clarks Summit, PA 
  • Dollinger/Levine Family, San Rafael/Los Angeles, CA 
  • The Family of Dr. Richard Dozor, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Electra Consumer Products Ltd., Israel 
  • William Fidelholtz, Fremont, CA 
  • Genesis Philanthropy Group 
  • Edwin F. Hantman, New York, NY 
  • Dr. Joel Javish, Los Angeles, CA  
  • Charles and Florence Kaplan, Rome, NY 
  • Wendy and Hank Kaplowitz, Union, NJ 
  • Flora & Murray Kuritsky, “Knowledge is Life," SD, CA 
  • Marianne & Doron Livnat, Tel Aviv
  • Yvette and Ira May, Towson, MD 
  • Ruth Sragow Newhouse, Bethesda, MD
  • Renia, Moshe and Sharon Perel, Vancouver, Canada
  • Person Centred Software via University College of London 
  • Prosserman Family in honour and in memory of
  • Dr. Vivian Rakoff z"l, Sir Aaron Klug z"l and Dr.Adam Klug z"l 
  • RBC Royal Bank, British Columbia Region, Vancouver, Canada
  • Bathsheva Rifkin and Howard S. Hochster 
  • Tobey Roland, Baltimore, MD  
  • Rosetrees Trust, London - supports the best medical research   
  • The Rosman/Morris Family, Pacific Palisades, CA  
  • Carla Rothman, New York, NY 
  • William and Renee Rothmann, San Francisco, CA 
  • Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Fdn. for Women and Girls 
  • Fonds Edy et Mireille Saiovici Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael 
  • Smart Family Foundation of New York 
  • Robert S. Snyder, Newton, MA 
  • The Spatz Foundation
  • Sylvia Sprecker, Delray Beach, FL 
  • Sherman M. and Roxanne Starr, Santa Barbara, CA 
  • Rachel and Eric Teltscher, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 
  • Sara Sacks Wegad in Memory of Gilbert Wegad ​


  • Sylvan Adams, Tel Aviv
  • Terry and Joe Agris, Houston, Texas
  • Terri, Bruce, Sarah and Rachel Alpert, Madison, CT
  • Estate of Mark Bernstein, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Drs. Joan and Jay Bloch, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Gottesman DeBode Family, New York, NY
  • Dyck Family Foundation, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Albert Engleman, Prescott, AZ
  • Marilyn P. Friedman Women's Academic Achievement Fund
  • Beverley Gilmour, Vancouver, Canada
  • Sipporah (Sophie) Judah Foundation, Judah Family, U.K.
  • Jeanne & Richard Kaskey, Palm Beach, FL
  • Francine H. and Marshall B. Katz, San Marino, CA
  • Philip & Ellie Kives Family Foundation, Winnipeg, Canada
  • BBK Fund of Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles
  • Nathan Lustman, Los Angeles, CA
  • Diane Lynn Family Foundation, Boca Raton, FL
  • Florence and Efraim Margolin, New York, New York
  • Vivian & Marcos Metta and children, Mexico
  • Estate of Rosie & Frank Nelson, Vancouver, Canada
  • Stanley and Miriam Newman, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Zelda Porte, Washington, DC
  • Lillian Raphael, Los Angeles, CA
  • Michael Reynard M.D. & Laurie Beth Reynard M.D., CA​
  • Marcia and Donald Rivin, Croton on Hudson, NY
  • Robert Rosen, Edmonton, Canada
  • Rochelle, Steven and Henryk Schwarz, USA
  • David Shamash, England​
  • Harry Sugarman, Boca Raton, FL
  • Renee Hamer Tarantino, Richmond Hill, Canada
  • Charles S. Temel and Judy Wesalo Temel, New York, NY
  • Vera Tolor, Boynton Beach, FL​​
  • Mortimer B. Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program
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NEW FOUNDE​​​​​​​RS 2019

  • Fonds de dotation AFER
  • The Bendit Family, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Drs. Gail & Lawrence Berkove and Family, Michigan
  • Cecile Bittkower, New York, NY
  • The Broad Family, Port Washington, NY
  • Estate of Bill Danczinger, Toronto, Canada
  • Arlene and Robert Davis, Delaware
  • Electra Bnia, Israel
  • Robert Elman, Montreal, Canada
  • Max Foigel, Highland Park, NJ
  • Hedda A. and Stanley N. Gold, Petaluma, CA
  • Morris & Rosalind Goodman, Montreal, Canada
  • Paul E. Grayson and Family, Silver Spring, MD
  • Sarita and Elmer Gross, Israel
  • Zahava Haenosh, Houston, Texas
  • Ina and Lewis Heafitz, Boston, MA
  • Maria Herskovic, Los Angeles, CA
  • Moshe and Inbal Hogeg, Israel
  • Lia and Ennio Levi, Israel
  • Dotan Malkiely, Lehavim, Israel
  • Edna and Mark Mendelson and Family, Montreal, Canada
  • Moscona Family
  • Sallie and Stanley Needles, Elkins Park, PA
  • Arthur Rath, Queens, NY
  • Joseph Ronell, Oceanside, CA
  • Samowitz Foundation Trust, Longboat Key, FL
  • Ida Sands, Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Dr. Saul Unter, New York, NY
  • Abie Werth, Shreveport, LA
  • Morris Berger Ed. Trust, Milt Zegerman Trustee, NY