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As an independent non-profit organization, we rely heavily on the support of our donors to provide positive life-changing Jewish experiences to thousands of children, adults, and families each year.

Your support provides scholarships for children to attend Camp JCA Shalom, strengthen our community and environmental programming, and improve our facilities.

Thank you for your generosity.

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Your gift can also be designated in tribute of a special occasion or in memory of a loved one. We will send a tribute letter to the person(s) you designate.

Our donations are all processed using our safe and secure online payment system.

For more information on giving to Shalom Institute, please call 818-889-5500 ext 107.

Girls’ Side Renovation – Donate Now!

Hopefully, you had the opportunity to see all of the upgrades and changes that we have been making over the last several years to guarantee that our facility reflects the high quality of the experience that our campers and retreat participants have while they are with us. The rave reviews of the new Boys’ Side have been overwhelming, and now it is time for us to do the same for the girls.

Our Supporters

Boys’ Side Renovation – We Did It! 

Shalom Institute Legacy Society

Together, we continue to build and strengthen Jewish identity into the next millennium.
As of July 1, 2014:

  • Dan & Carla Adivi
  • Mathew Arnold
  • Ruben Arquilevich
  • Michael Baranov
  • Elisa Becker
  • Linda & Michael Bennett
  • Benjamin Harris Bessner
  • Vivien Braly
  • Rachel Brand
  • Sunny Caine
  • Jesse & Dale Charnick
  • Shelley & Sami Chetrit
  • Randolph T. Childs
  • Harriett Cohen
  • Laura & Larry Cohen
  • Adam D. Cole
  • Melanie K. Cross
  • Bennett Cross
  • Lee Einhorn
  • Helaine S. Esterson
  • Dori Friedman
  • Lynne & Bruce Friedman Family Trust
  • Joyce & Adam Grant
  • Harold Grinspoon
  • Eric Grodan & Lori Brockman
  • Maury & Elly Hart
  • Mick Horwitz
  • Bill and Rachel Kaplan
  • Gerald & Anne Kaplan
  • Saran and Norton Kirschbaum
  • Dana Lebental
  • Annie Maiser
  • Robin Masnicoff
  • Larry Messenger
  • Tamara Lena Ohayon
  • Pam Sirota, Mike Sirota
  • Barbara Spatz
  • Shana & Lou Yuster
  • Jennifer Diane Rheuban
  • Robbo
  • Alan David & Jodi Zucker Taksar
  • Evan Taksar
  • The Wunderlich Family-Andrea Spatz, Bob, Matthew & Michele
  • And our 30 anonymous members

Shalom Institute is part of the Grinspoon Institute for Jewish Philanthropy’s Create A Jewish Legacy project that works with Jewish camps to develop an organizational Legacy.


We would like to thank the below foundations for their continued support and commitment to the growth of the Shalom Institute:

  • Foundation for Jewish Camp
  • Gendler Grapevine Foundation
  • Harold Grinspoon Foundation
  • JCC Development Corporation
  • Jewish Community Centers of North America
  • Jewish Community Foundation
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
  • Jewish Funders Network
  • Jim Joseph Foundation
  • Lisa & Maury Friedman Foundation
  • Real Estate Principle’s Organization of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

2013 Annual Gala Dinner Sponsors

The Shalom Institute gratefully acknowledges the individuals who gave additional support for the 2013 Gala Celebration:


  • Art Friedman
  • Jody and Dennis Moss
  • Marjorie and Steven Rheuban


  • B’nai Akiva and Moshava Malibu
  • Jennifer and Gil Breakman
  • Harriett and Mitchell Cohen, Rachel and Bill Kaplan
  • Laura and Larry Cohen
  • Natalie and Jonathan Gerber
  • Hillside Memorial Parks and Mortuary, Paul Goldstein
  • Mick Horwitz
  • JCC Development Corporation
  • Karen and Gerry Kessler, Linda and Abe Knobel
  • Melissa Bordy, Sheila and Aaron Leibovic, Karen Saywitz and Richard Romanoff
  • Jacob Knobel
  • Mary MacVean and Mitchell Landsberg, Lewis Wallensky, Andrea Spatz and Robert Wunderlich
  • Lorie and Ron Hirson, Brooke and Sol Lipman, Dani and Dan Paquin, Carrie and Harris Ross, Allison and David Speiser*\
  • Ari Moss
  • Jennifer D. Rheuban
  • Sharon and David Gitman, Roneet and Ken Kahan, Marci Maniker, Paulette and Ron Nessim, Tara Reisbaum, Sandi Schlesinger, Ronna Spiegel
  • Jodi Zucker Taksar and Alan David Taksar, Terry Zucker
  • Tomfoolery,Inc.
  • Gosia and Adam Weiss


  • Rae Finegood
  • Patricia and Dan Simon
  • J Winery


  • Linda and Michael Bennett
  • Erin and Matt Berenson
  • Jana Gersten
  • Susan Jacoby-Stern and Joel Stern
  • Shari and Michael Weinger, Leslie and Jeff Wolman
  • Orna and Keenan Wolens
  • Ida and Robert Worth


  • Jesse Kouffman and Reason Media Group


  • Sasha Ezros, Britney Greenberg, Ira Halpern, Saul Korn
  • Samantha Millman and Brian Van Riper

In-Kind & Service Donations

  • Agapantha Jewelry
  • Bloomingdale’s (Sherman Oaks)
  • Michael “DJ Mikey B” Baranov
  • Jacob Knobel
  • Sandye Linnetz
  • Brooke and Sol Lipman
  • Dani Paquin
  • Jackie Pepper
  • Graphic Productions
  • Aaron Saltzman and Slingr
  • Lauren and Michael Sorochinsky
  • David Starkopf

Thank you!

2013 “Send A Kid to Camp” Campaign

The Shalom Institute gratefully acknowledges the individuals and businesses who contributed in 2012 to our “Send A Kid to Camp” campaign aimed at raising funds for Camp JCA scholarships:

  • Adult Color Wars – Jennifer Rheuban
  • Howard & Nikki Applebaum Foundation
  • Nancy Bell
  • Meryle Berens
  • Arlene and Stewart Bloom
  • Sylvia Brown
  • Harry Bruckel
  • Elisabeth Cobrin
  • Ellen and Stuart Cohen
  • Joan and Lazar Cohen
  • Melanie and Nathan Cross
  • Ande Dagan
  • Miriam and Ephraim Donitz
  • Sam Elias and David Clark
  • Benjamin Feingold
  • Sheryl Kaner and Larry Gaiber
  • Harlee and Alan Gasmer
  • Amy Geiser
  • Greg Goetzman
  • Lois and Fred Goldberg
  • Merav and Ken Goldman
  • Allan Goodman
  • Jay Gould
  • Dana Gray and Graham Brownstein
  • Robin and Karen Hirsch
  • Helen and Sidney Katz
  • Michelle and Mark Kahn
  • Vicki and Arnold Kay
  • Saran and Norton Kirschbaum
  • Charlene Kodimer
  • Kira Krupovylyanskaya
  • Nancy and Greg Laemmle
  • Donna Lasman
  • Lefkowitz Family Foundation
  • Rosa Lucas
  • Melissa Mancini
  • Sandra and Paul Manfredi
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Gena Miller-Divine and Eric Divine
  • Jessica and Jeff Monash
  • Tami Ohayon
  • The Paul Kodimer Foundation
  • Patricia and Neal Pollack
  • Shirley and Steven Quat
  • Barak Raviv
  • Jennifer Rheuban
  • Margo Rosen
  • Marsha and Jeff Rothpan
  • Kathi Sweet and Richard Schmidt
  • Tatyana and Roman Sharfman
  • Ellen Silverman
  • Pam and Mike Sirota
  • Caren and Erwin Sokol
  • Lauren and Michael Sorochinsky
  • Andrea Spatz and Robert Wunderlich
  • Elissa Spiegel
  • Katya Tebeleva
  • Rimma and Igor Tebeleva
  • Zeena Tendis
  • Anna and William Tenenblatt
  • Serena and Gil Tobias
  • Jennifer Yale
  • Robyn Anne Ziegler

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