Computer and Mathematics

  Mr. Menachem Borenstein (since 2015)

  B.A. Chemistry, Yeshiva University

  M.S. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University

  Mr. Borenstein expertise in math and science has enabled him to develop master strategies to excel in regents,    APS, SATs, and other standardized tests. He taught SAT prep at Kaplan regents review at One Stop Tutor and      A+ Achievement, where he specialized in math and science topics. At A+ Academy, he coaches students bound    for Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, and other specialized high schools. He has substantial experience teaching both    entry level and advanced AP courses, including Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, and Psychology.

   Mr. Donni Feit (since 2019) 

Daniel Feit, has tutored for the high school math regents, both in one-on-one and group settings, as well as for the SATs, since 2015. An alumnus of Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, Daniel has been giving back to the high school since he has graduated by providing students with opportunities to improve in their basic math skills. This year he is teaching the 10th grade Geometry and 11th grade Algebra II/Trigonometry classes, focusing on the skills and information needed for both the New York State regents exams and the SAT and ACT.

   Mr. Howard Daar (since 2010) 

B.S. Operations Research, Columbia University

M.S. Columbia University School of Engineering

Mathematics Program Coordinator

Teaches: Economics and Algebra 2/Trigonometry

Mr. Daar joined MAY after a 25 year career as a quantitative analyst and Project Manager on Wall Street, where he designed advanced financial analysis tools for Reuters.  He has also designed curricula in financial mathematics and quantitative analysis. Mr. Daar volunteers at Ohel/Bais Ezra and Mishkan and completed his first marathon at age 50.

Mr. Ijo Itzhak Grayevsky (since 2015)

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technion of Haifa - Israeli High Institute of Technology.

Electrical Engineering Post Graduate, Officine Galileo, Florence Italy.


Mr. Grayevsky worked for The Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI) where his duties ranged from Design Engineer to Projects Management. He also taught college Math and Physics in Israel. He is also a successful entrepreneur, having owned and managed two firms design-ing and manufacturing Electromagnetic Engaging Devices.

   Mr. Jonathan Weiss (since 2019)

B.A. Film and Television, New York University

M.S. Applied Psychology in Counseling and Guidance, NYU

Mr. Weiss presently teaches in Touro College’s Undergraduate Division. The courses that he teaches there include Theories of Counseling, Developmental Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Industrial Psycholgy, Psychology of Addiction, Family Therapy, and Interpersonal Communication. Mr. Weiss has taught English Language Arts at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem before coming to Mesivta Ateres Yaakov as a teacher of AP Language and AP Literature, as well as general ELA.He has worked extensively in various capacities in social service over several decades, most recently as the Director of Vocational Rehabilitation for adults with disabilities under the auspices of the National Jewish Council for Disabilities.

Last Updated on December 2019