Maine Jewish Museum creates Maine Jewish Hall of Fame

Media Alert
For Immediate Release

Maine Jewish Museum
267 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101

Maine Jewish Museum creates Maine Jewish Hall of Fame.
16 Inaugural inductees to be enshrined in a ceremony at 3 pm on October 7, 2018.

The Maine Jewish Hall of Fame was created in 2018 to bestow recognition on outstanding Jewish leaders from throughout the state who have brought distinction and honor to the State of Maine or beyond. Those who were elected into this Inaugural Class by the Nominating Committee reflect the Jewish value of making the world a better place through outstanding accomplishments and/or humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors. Inductees include leaders in the fields of medicine, law, business, philanthropy, politics and life.

The inaugural class includes the following individuals or couples or families: Joel and Linda Abromson, the Adelman family (including Hiram and Katherine, Milton and Gloria, Yale and Mary and Jack and Elizabeth Mazer) , Dorothy and Harold Alfond, The Bernstein Family
( including Isreal and Rebecca, Selma and Louis, and Sumner and Rosalyne), Judge Morton Brody, Samuel L. Cohen, Al Glickman and Judy Glickman Lauder, Gerda Schild Haas, Philip Lown, Judith Magyar and Irving Isaacson, The Minsky Family( Including Meyer and Bess, Leonard and Renee and Norman), Harold and Millie Nelson, The Osher Family (including Harold and Peggy, Bernard and Barbro, Alfred and Suzi, and Herbert and Marion Sandler), Roxanne Quimby, and Jack Spiegel.

The Maine Jewish Museum will induct a new class into the Hall of Fame on an annual basis, and invites the entire community to attend this year’s inaugural event on October 7th at the Maine Jewish Museum.

Tickets are available by going to our website,
or by emailing Event Coordinator Karen Belton at

Contact: Steven Brinn (207) 712-8237