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Mrs. Natalia Kadish

Natalia Kadish

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  • Natalia Kadish teaches art at Ma'ayanot.  Ms. Kadish, who holds a B.A. in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York, has extensive and varied experience as an art teacher:  she is the President and Founder of Kadish Studios, where she conducts artistic workshops to promote understanding and stimulate creativity for students seeking art enrichment; she created and directed Spirit Art Camp and has worked as an art instructor for numerous other summer camps; and she conducts art therapy for the elderly. Ms. Kadish is also a professional illustrator, with three books due to be published in the near future, and has had her artwork and stained glass displayed at numerous venues in New York and New Jersey. 

Mrs. Ivy Weiner

Ivy Weiner

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  • Mrs. Ivy Weiner teaches art and serves as Community Service Coordinator at Ma'ayanot. She earned a B.F.A. from The City University of New York, where she majored in printmaking—a skill she utilized when she worked as a master fine art printer for various artists. Prior to joining the Ma'ayanot faculty, Mrs. Weiner taught at both SAR Academy and Moriah Hebrew Day School. She has won many awards for her work on the Salute to Israel Parade, and has donated her talents and expertise to a variety of schools and organizations. In addition, for the past eleven years she has run a successful faux painting business in Westchester, NY.