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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

Aviv Foundation

Jim Joseph Foundation

Micah Philanthropies

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Jim & Marilyn Simons

The Belz Foundation

leadership cabinet

Mayim Bialik

Tova Bulow

Crown Philanthropies

Abbie & Moshe Greenberg

Charles & Seryl Kushner

Abigail & Shai Tambor

The Applebaum Foundation

Ariel & Josh Weiner

Jan & Andy Groveman

Hadassah Foundation

Rabbanit Gloria and Burt Nusbacher

Rabbi Dr. Erin Leib Smokler & Rabbi Dr. Dan Smokler

Ellen Schwartzberg

Zelda R. Stern

The Lindenbaum Family

Wexner Foundation


Arev Fund

Audrey Axelrod Trachtman and Dr. Chaim Trachtman

Rella Feldman

Josh Goldberg

Phyllis Hammer

Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York

Shari & Nathan Lindenbaum

Daniela and Laurence Schreiber

Erica and Rob Schwartz


Nancy Spielberg and Shimon Katz

Dobkin Family

Daniella Fuchs and Jeff Wechselblatt

Dan Katz

Faye Koschitsky

Chani & Steven Laufer

Elena & Jay Lefkowitz

Maimonides Fund

David and Lisa Pulver

Sheira and Steven Schacter

Margo and Jack Schwartz


Rabba Sara Hurwitz and Josh Abraham

Lisa and Michael Leffell

Esther and Richard Cantor

Audrey and Jacob Cappell

Rabbi Marianne Novak and Dr. Noam Stadlan

Steinberg Family

Rabbanit Adina and Steve Fredman

Melanie and Mervyn Hurwitz

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 

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