Who We Are

SINAI operates inclusive special education schools for children with a wide range of developmental, intellectual, and complex learning disabilities.


SINAI tailor-crafts a highly individualized program for each student based on his or her academic, social, and emotional needs.

Inclusion by Design

Each of SINAI’s Schools is integrated within a mainstream Jewish day school or high school, where our students are included as full members of that school’s culture and community. Each child’s inclusion experience is carefully and individually planned to maximize his or her strengths.

Setting the Standard

Educators across the country seek out SINAI’s guidance regarding curriculum and methodology. SINAI is the only Jewish special education school to be accredited by the prestigious Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Changing Lives

Often, children come to SINAI after struggling for years in other schools that have been unable to meet their needs. At SINAI, these children thrive.

Our Children Need Your Help

With our 1:2 professional to student ratio and many specialized therapies and services, we undertake extraordinary costs in order to meet the unique needs of each of our students. We do everything we can to make sure that financial difficulties don’t stand in the way of any child who needs us. This is only possible thanks to the generosity of donors like you.

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Avi Vogel , President Rabbi Mark Karasick, Chairman of the Board
Danny Federbush, William Hochman, Bernie Horne, Sandy Horne, Esther Lerer, Sheryl Schainker, Tzvi Solomon, Moshe Weinberger


Leah Bien, Dov Brandstatter, Ilana Chill, Fred Cohen, Ruvan Cohen, Ed Gerstley, Arthur Goldberg, Carol Grundman, Micah Kaufman, Dr. Ellis Malovany, Dara Orbach, Dawn Orlinsky, Gail Rieder, David Shapiro

Rabbi Dr. Yisrael Rothwachs, DeanSam Fishman, Managing Director
Judi Karp, Associate Dean ● Arielle Greenbaum Saposh, Assistant Managing Director & Counsel
Solange Captan, Tuition Director & Counsel ● Hannah Cowan, Director of SINAI at Heichal HaTorah ● Pam Ennis, Director of Development ● Marcy Glicksman, Director of SINAI at RYNJ ● Chavie Hagler, Director of Adult Services ● Abigail Hepner Gross, Director of Communications ● Sima Kelner, Director of SINAI at Ma’ayanot ● Esther Klavan, Director of SINAI at TABC ● Aura Lurie, Director of SINAI at SAR ● Gittie Rothschild, Director of SINAI at YCQ ● Debra Siesser, Director of Finance ● Frada Stone, Director of Maor at RKYHS
Laurette Rothwachs, Dean Emeritus