Thank you to everyone who supported us on Kickstarter!

Last summer 2018, we wrapped a successful crowdfunding campaign, which raised funds to finish “The Rabbi Goes West.” We’d like to extend a warm thank you to our amazing backers. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Meg Gross 
Nancy Grossman
Roberta Grossman
Eric Grunebaum  
Margo Guernsey
Richard L. Haas III
Ghassan Haddad
John Hall
A. S. Hamrah
Matt Hanson
Ilana Hardesty  
Beth Harrington  
Richard Hawke
Barbara Haynes
Muriel Heiberger  
Annie Heringer
Alexandra Herzog  
Robin Hessman
Marc Hilbert
Ron & Ruth Hoffeld 
Charles Horak
Henry Horenstein  
Andrew Horton
Allie Humenuk
Charlotte Humenuk
William Humenuk
Becky Hunt & Bill Marx
Annette Insdorf
Dror Izhar
Larry Jackson
Tim Jackson  
Nora Jacobson  
Sandy Jaffe  
Lorna Jane
Rob Jaret  
Uncle Mike & Auntie Paula (Jenkins)
Randy Jenkins  
Lori Johnson
Patrick Johnson
Fern Josephs
Laurie Kahn  
Deborah Kalin  
Jen Kaplan  
Mindie Kaplan
Chiemi Karasawa
Edward Kargir  
Alexa Karolinski
Sam Kauffmann
Aviva Kempner  
Claire Kennedy  
Jill Kibildis
Jonathan Kiefer
Mark Kiefer  
Andrew Kightlinger
Wayne Kimball
Laurie Kimmelstiel
Houston King
Rena Klein    
Cindy Kleine
Bea & Dan Kleppner  
Lynn Klotz
Nellie Kluz
Peter Knessl
Glenn KnicKrehm  
Andrew Kolker
Polly Kornblith
Deborah Kory
Alla Kovgan
Matti Kovler  
Jeff Kreines  
Jeremy Krones
John Kusiak
Mitch Lackie
Sherry Laramie
Lynne Larkin & Kevin McGann   
Paul Lauter  
Will Lautzenheiser  
Jennifer F. Lawrence
Daniel Lazare
James Lazor  
Michelle Le Brun  
Amy Lederman
Ellie Lee  
Zachary Lee
David Lefkowitz   
Jesse Lehrhoff
Jonathan Lethem
Maria Letunic 
Susan Levesque
David Levine 
Stu D. Levitan
Shawn Levy  
Susan Lewinnek
Alex Lipschultz
Mordechai Lightstone  
Elena List & Nevin Shanabrook
Anna Litten & Brian Johnson
Stefan Loble
Derek Lomba  
Robert & Ruth Louf
Lorna Lowe
Jennifer Lucas & Steven Young
Jodi Luber
Jan Lumholdt
Min Ma
Randall MacLowry
Guy Maddin
Stephen Maing
Anne Makepeace  
Jeff Malmberg  
Alice Maltin
Juan Mandelbaum
Rajiv Aaron Manglani
Fred Marchant
Leah Marino   
Mason Marino  
Olya Marko  
Alice Markowitz
Ian Mashiter  
Walter Matteson
Jenni Matz  
Judith Mayne
Adam Mazo 
Maisie McAdoo
Joseph McBride  
Pam Mccutcheon
Lisa McElaney and Abe Morell
Ross McElwee
Daniel McGuire
Cynthia McKeown
Mary Ann McQuillan
Melissa McWhinney  
Medan
Tom Meek  
Myron Meisel  
Charlotte Meyer  
Julius Miller  
Bonnie Millender   
Susan Miron
Lucy Mitchell  
Craig Milton  
Amy Monaghan
Jennifer More Glagov
Alex Morelli  
Patti Moreno  
Mo Morris  
Joanne C Moses  
Rhonda Moskowitz
Robb Moss
Jacqueline Mow  
Ivy Moylan  
Patty Mulready
John Mulrooney  
J. J. Murphy
Chale Nafus  
Michel Negroponte  
James Nelson  
Lisa Nesselson


Andrea Abrahamson
Will Aitken
Edith Aldridge
Norma Allen & Roger Lesser
Max Alper
Alexandra Anthony
Alice Apley
Ava Apple
Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan  
Margo Attaya
Kimberly Bache  
Alvart Badalian
Karl Baden
Sally Baldwin
Melissa Banta
Amir Bar-Lev
Susan & David Barach
Jerry Barrish
Todd Bassen
David Barach  
Elisha Baram  
William Barmore
Joey Baron  
John Beifuss
Thomas Bena
Shlomo Menachem ben Avraham
Annie Berman  
Rebecca Bernardo
Beth Blacksin
Mendel Blesofsky  
Doug Block
Franziska Blome
Jon Bloom & Miriam Lewin  
Jamie Boardman
Kathy & John Boardman
Alice Bouvrie
Miljana Bovan
Hilary Bowers  
Mike Bowes
Paul Brenner
Mara Bresnahan
Angelica Brisk
John Britton
Ellen Brodsky  
Tatyana Bronstein  
Joan Brooks & Jim Garrels
Barry Brown  
Chris Brown
Leslie & Marc Brown
Colin Browne  
Robin & Bryan
Paul Bryer-Charette  
Sean Buffington
Andrew Bujalski
Lornie Bullerwell  
Peggy Burchenal
Sean Burns   
Michael A. Burstein
Nomi Burstein
Kristin Bye
Justin Callahan
Suzanne Campbell 
Heather Cassano
Ronni Cavener
Jon Cavellaro  
Carolyn Cavalier & Sanford Rosenberg
Carmen Chan  
Damien Chapelle
Godfrey Cheshire
David Chin
Chizfilm Jewish Movie Reviews
Charles Church 
Bryce Clark
Rachel Clark
Mary Clarke
Lee Clifford
Laura Colella  
Michael Colford
Laura Conrad Mandel  
Controversy Films
Jason Cortlund  
Barbara Costa & Eric Stange
Timothy Couillard
Antoinette Cudney  
David & Kathy Cullen  
Wendy Dahar
Don Daniel  
Isaac Dansicker
Todd Davis
Austin de Besche
Shulem Deen  
James Demo
Benjamin Dewey  
Kathryn Dietz
Bruce Ditzion
Aunali Dohadwala
Mary Jane Doherty
Nancy Donahoe
Garth Donovan 
Peter Michael Dowd
David Dreifus
Jon Dreyer  
Sara Driver  
Deric Duncan
Marcia Dworkind 
Goldie Eder
Kate Eidam  
Caren Eliezer  
Steve Fagin
Semyon Feldman  
Ron & Debbie Fellman
Jesseca Ferguson  
Ken Field  
Jesse Finley Reed  
The Fish Family
Avi Flax
Ann Fleck-Henderson
Maureen Foley
Alison Folland
Justin Freed  
Steven Freedman & Norma Shapiro
David Freeman
Helen Fremont
David Friedman
Deborah Frost
Cory Gann
Ann & Jeffrey Gantz  
Elizabeth Gardner
Rob Garrett  
Shandor A. Garrison  
Joellen Gavin
Alicia Geller
Amanda Geller
Judy Geller
Mark & Julie Geller
Howard Gelman
Don Gervich 
Nick Giannino
John Gianvito  
Marc Glassman
Bryan Glick
Yehoshua Gold  
Luke Goldberg  
Mark Goldblatt
Wade Gometz 
Laura Goodfriend  
Julien Gordon
Lisa Jayne Gordon
Anna Graham
Hilary Graham  
Preston Gralla  
Christine Gratto
Lawrence Green
Sam Green
Laurel Greenberg
Kenneth Greenberg
Sharon Grimberg  
Sue Gronewald

Martin Norman
Cathleen O'Connell  
Vicki Oleskey  
Bonnie Orlin  
Connie Ostrovsky & Jerry Gossel
Rick Ouellette
Jennifer Pearce
Danny Peary & Suzanne Rafer
Ben Pender-Cudlip  
Tom Perrotta
Richard Peterson  
Elinor Pierce  
Kavita Pillay  
Mary Louise Piret 
Michéle Plott & Wolfgang Ketterle
Debra Pollak  
Gabriel Polonsky  
Brian R. Post
Alicia Potter
Linda Powell  
Nicole Prowell Hart  
Nora Puricelli
Peter Rainer
”Ratso, the Rabbi who stayed East”   
David Rauh  
Stephen Rebello  
Elizabeth Recurt
Shulamit Reinharz
Keri Reininger
Harriet Reisen
Kim Relick
Peter Rhodes
Kelly & Rob Ribera  
Susan & Bob Richards
Judith Richland
Rebecca Richman Cohen
Adam Riemer
Pat Riley  
Sebastián Riquelme Sáez
David Rivard  
Carolyn Robbins  
Blythe Robertson
Kim Romano  
Jeffrey Rosen
Ben Rosenthal  
Laurie Rotstein
Tyler Rubenfeld
Jason M. Rubin  
Sara Rubin
Phyllis Ruffer  
James Rutenbeck
Ashley Sabin  
Franco Sacchi
Jonathan Sahula
Jaymie Saks
Lexi Salomone   
David Sampliner
Jackie Sand & Gus Freedman  
Kristen Salerno  
Elias Savada  
Dia & Garret Savage
Lynn Schlesinger
Stephen Schiff  
Bernice Schneider
David Schisgall  
Jeff Schmidt
Dan Schoenbrun  
Erica Schwartz
Joel Schwartz
Stacy & Carl Schwartz
Henry Schipper 
Rachel Segall
Morten Seglem  
Lucy Semonoff-Flam  
Bayberry Shah
Daniel Shaw  
Kenneth R. Shaw  
Carol Sherwin
Ken Shulman
Rachel Shuman  
Lynda Shuster  
Anna Shusterman  
Susanne Simpson
Slobodan Sijan  
Roberta Silman
Jamil Simon  
Marshall Simpkins  
Bob Skloot
Allison Sloan
Lucia Small
Ashley Smith
Liz & Manny Smith
Rachel Smith
Marc Smolowitz
Kyle Sorenson  
Valerie Spain  
Jill Stauffer  
Dena & Dan Stearns
Stephanie Stender
Jerry Stephani
H. P. Stern   
David Sterritt
Kevin Stoehr   
Lara Stolman  
Alice Stone
Tracy Strain 
Barry Strongin
Ellen Stutman  
Elissa Suh
Michaela Sullivan
Jennifer Sutkowski
Clemence Taillandier
Catherine Taylor  
Signe Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor-Mead
“Ted William's Head”
Rivka Teich  
Daniel Thomas
Desson Thomson
Dorian Tocker
Alexandra Todd
Ramо̃n Torres Santa
Caroline Toth  
Katie Toulmin  
Anike Tourse  
Jill Tufts  
Kenneth Turan
M. Tyszler
Gary & Robin Miller Ungar
Caroline Van Valkenburg
David A. Varon  
Leo Vegoda
Larry Velarde
Jared Vincenti  
Diane Waldman
Gary Waleik
Joanne Walton  
David Wasserman
Josh Weinstein
Gerry Weiss
Valerie Weiss
Yoel Weisshaus
Rita Weiter
James Westby
Anna Wexler
Laura Wexler
Mike White
Linda & Saul Whynman
Denise Widman
Wiley Wiggins
Andrew Willis
Kaj Wilson
Michael Wilson
Randall Wilson  
Pamela Wolfson
Jennifer Yablonski
Virginia Youngren
Yenta Vegan
Sandy Zuckerman