Friends​ ​of​ ​MadaTech​ keeps the Museum’s spirit of interactive learning and scientific exploration alive by funding its exhibitions, educational activities, special projects, and expansions efforts. Founded in 1985, Friends of MadaTech- The Israel Institute of Science & Technology is headquartered in New York City.

A Crucial Bridge Across the Altantic

Friends of MadaTech acts as the bridge between the Museum and similar institutions, foundations, Jewish federations, and community leaders in the United States. The organization hosts events with leading Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs and science educators.  

Investing in the Future of Israel

To support MadaTech is to invest in scientific and technological progress for Israeli society and in educational opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds.

“MadaTech is committed to instilling a passion for science in children and adults through interactive learning experiences that have relevant applications in today’s world.” — Leon Recanati, Chairman

Board of Directors

Nathan BernsteinFounder; Nathan A Bernstein & Co. LTD

Ken AbramowitzManaging General Partner; NGN Capital

Iryna GubenkoStrategic Partnership Manager; Areivim Philanthropic Group

David KanterFounder; Kanter Learning Design & Research

Ralph WangerFounder; Columbia-Acorn Funds

Thom WayeManaging Director; Sigma Capital Partners

Steven KhadaviManaging Partner; Dorsey and Whitney