Maharat gives special thanks to our Major Donors for their vision and support throughout the year, prioritizing women's spiritual leadership at a high level. We are grateful to the families and foundations who have also made multi-year pledges and commitments to our yeshiva.

sustaining donors

The Belda K. Lindenbaum Center for 21st Century Rabbinic Leadership

Belz Center for Halakhic Studies

Chani and Steve Laufer/Aviv Foundation


leadership cabinet

The Covenant Foundation

Audrey Cappell

Dr. Jack Goralsky

Jim Joseph Foundation

Zelda R. Stern and Stanley Rosenzweig



Abbie and Moshe Greenberg

Jan and Andy Groveman

Marilyn and Jack Belz

Ariel Groveman Weiner and Josh Weiner

Ambassador Alfred Moses



Crown Family Philanthropies

Meyer Koplow

Ann and Jeremy Pava

Alisa Robbins Doctoroff

The Wexner Foundation



Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York

Rella Feldman

Faye and Hartley Koschitzky

Elena Neuman Lefkowitz and Jay Lefkowitz

Carol and Irv Smokler

Marianne Novak and Dr. Noam Stadlan

Audrey Axelrod Trachtman and Dr. Chaim Trachtman


The Applebaum Foundation

Dr. Mayim Bialik

The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation

Marsha and Henry Laufer

Ambassador Alfred Moses

Gloria and Burton Nusbacher

Harriet and Marc Suvall


Rabba Dr. Carmella Abraham and Dr. Steven Kubersky

The Arev Fund

Phyllis Hammer

Atara Miller and Rabbi Benjamin Shiller



The Beker Foundation

Jen Pepper and Jed Bergman

Daniela Bellows Schreiber and Laurence Schreiber

Dobkin Family Foundation

Leonard Fassler

Jewish Women’s Foundation of South Palm Beach

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches

Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta

Sasha and Andrew Fox

Sharon and Steven Lieberman

Linda Mirels

Carol Kaufman Newman and Mel Newman

Nancy Spielberg and Shimon Katz

Daniella Fuchs and Jeffrey Wechselblatt



Dr. Esther Altmann and Richard Cantor

Rabba Sara Hurwitz and Josh Abraham

Harvey and Gloria Kaylie Foundation

Leah Krakinowski and Andy Silberstein

Alexandra Leichter

Elisa and Alan Pines

Lisa and David Pulver

Margo and Jack Schwartz

Erica and Robert Schwartz

Abigail and Shai Tambor

Toby and Rabbi Avi Weiss

Maharat is supported by a number of foundations and individual donors who support women playing a role in leading Orthodox Jewish communities. You can learn more about some of our institutional supporters