Rating: 4.92 stars 13 13 reviews
333 Mamaroneck Avenue #342 White Plains NY 10605 USA
Matan supports Jewish communities, professionals, and institutions in educating children with special learning needs. Matan is committed to exposing all children to the “wonder” of Jewish life and fostering literate and engaged Jews through creative and multi-sensory approaches. By strengthening the capacity of Jewish institutions to support and sustain more educationally varied programs, Matan is expanding the Jewish community’s ability to fulfill the obligation to include all children – not just typical learners - in their Jewish educational birthright.
Geographic areas served:
New York tri-state area
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For many years I served on the Board of Education of the Hebrew school in a large synagogue in upstate New York. The school was well-staffed, had good teacher-student ratios and an experienced principal, all doing their best to serve the students and the community. We also had children with learning disabilities who needed people trained to provide them with the education they deserved and that their parents wished for. It was difficult to find the teachers, programs and resources they required. Sometimes we were successful but what a gift it would have been if Matan had been there to guide us and teach us so that a healthy and rewarding Hebrew education could have been accessible to all the children. We wish Matan continued success in its very important mission.
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Seeing families benefit who I have recommended to Matan.
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The expertise of the staff, and knowing that if I point a family in their direction they will be well taken care of.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
Extremely dedicated and hard-working. They do the work of angels.
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Matan operated in more parts of the country so that I could refer more friends.
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