Ma’ayanot Annual Scholarship Dinner 2023

Join us as at Ma’ayanot’s 26th Annual Scholarship Dinner as we show HaKarat Hatov to:

Learn more about our honorees by clicking the images below.

Shira & Yisroel Hochberg

Nedivat Lev Award

This year’s Nedivat Lev award is being presented to Shira and Yisroel Hochberg. Shira serves on Ma’ayanot’s board and executive committee as the Assistant Financial Secretary. Shira served on the Head of School Search Committee, COVID Reopening Committee, and currently sits on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Shira is also a member of the Parent Council and enjoys participating in their many initiatives. Yisroel served on the Capital Campaign committee for Maayanot’s recent expansion. Shira and Yisroel are committed to Ma’ayanot and are involved in other community organizations including Yeshivat Noam, Bais Medrash of Bergenfield, Areyvut, as well as Israel based organizations such as Keren Or. Shira and Yisroel are very appreciative of Ma’ayanot and all that the school does for their daughters and the community. Shira and Yisroel are proud parents of Yehoshua, Ora (‘20), Miri (‘24), Eli, and Aliza.

Michal Kaufman Gulko (’01)

Amudei Ma’ayanot
Alumna Leadership Award

Michal Kaufman Gulko is being honored with this year’s Amudei Ma’ayanot award and is our first recipient of the Alumna Leadership Award. Michal has been part of the Ma’ayanot community for over two decades. As part of the second graduating class in 2001, Michal loved her Ma’ayanot experience and maintained strong ties since then. She took part in the alumnae reserve board and formally joined the board of trustees in 2017. Michal serves on the executive committee as the chair of the Engagement and Development team. As an educational counselor for her other alum, MIT, she interviewed Ma’ayanot students for admission into the school. Michal knows how crucial the high school years are in forming amazing young women, and has enjoyed participating in STEAM Talks, running senior interview clinics, and giving advice to different classes in finance and entrepreneurship at Ma’ayanot. Michal and her husband David are proud parents of Nessa (‘25), Odelia, Shylie and Brielle.

Mrs. Reyce Krause

Faculty Excellence Award

We are thrilled to present Mrs. Reyce Krause with this year’s Faculty Excellence Award. A beloved math teacher for many years, Mrs. Reyce Krause is Director of our STEAM curriculum, coordinating the planning, development, and implementation of our constantly evolving, cutting-edge STEAM curriculum. Mrs. Krause teaches freshmen and sophomore STEAM courses at Ma’ayanot. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Ramapo College where she won the Wiley Prize for Excellence in Mathematics.

Rabbi Zev Prince

Distinguished Leadership Award

This year’s Distinguished Leadership Award is being presented to Rabbi Zev Prince. In addition to serving as Assistant Principal of Co-Curricular Life, Rabbi Prince teaches Talmud and Halacha. Rabbi Prince brings heart and soul to Ma’ayanot inside and outside the classroom, and inside and outside the building. He works hard to ensure that all Ma’ayanot students are given opportunities for personal growth, leadership, and a holistic, vibrant education. Rabbi Prince runs many of our Torah and Student Activities programs and works with our co-curricular departments, faculty advisors, and coaches in a supervisory and mentorship capacity.

March 22, 2023

כ״ט אדר תשפ״ג

Ahavath Torah Congregation, Englewood, NJ

Ma’ayanot allocates close to $2 million annually for scholarships and every gift ensures that Ma’ayanot’s outstanding education remains available to the young women of our community. This year, all new and increased gifts will help us reach our IDEAS Challenge Grant goal of $500,000.

Please contact Rachel Shtern, Director of Development, with any questions:; 201-833-4307, ext:215.

Dinner RSVP & Donation

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