Matan is proud to have a uniquely qualified team, bringing together professionals and lay leaders with diverse backgrounds in order to meet the needs of Jewish institutions, families and children. For Matan’s dedicated team members, creating Jewish opportunities for children with special needs is much more than a job.


Current Matan Institute Mentors

  • Rabbi Faith Cantor
  • Suzanne Gold
  • Barbara Mann
  • Gena Rosenzweig
  • Michelle Steinhart (Mentor Coordinator)

Past Matan Institute Mentors

  • Miri Arie
  • Lynn Arons
  • Michelle Cades
  • Ellen Ferber
  • Abra Goldemberg
  • Lisa Handelman
  • Mary Meyerson
  • Sandy Miller-Jacobs
  • Elana Naftalin-Kelman
  • Stephanie Slater
  • Abby Uhrman
  • Ellen Weisberg

Current Board

  • Suzanne Aisenberg (Chair)
  • Eileen Lieberman
  • Craig Maurer (Treasurer)
  • Rabbi Laurie Phillips
  • Kenneth Plevan
  • Rabbi William Plevan

Recent Past Board Members

  • Liane Carter
  • Railey Landau
  • Dina Karmazin
  • Jason Lieberman