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Board Members

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Matti Feigelstock

Matti is a certified Youth and Family counselor and is currently a Program Director at “The Bayit”.

Already at a young age, Matti was an active volunteer within the Jewish community. She directed outreach programs for youth and kids and dedicates much of her time to help others. She moved all the way from Israel to Vancouver with a strong desire to help the Jewish community grow and flourish.

In the past 15 years, Matti has been running and managing successful social community programs and initiatives. She hosts and welcomes people into her home and teaches Jewish philosophy to women.

Matti graduated BCIT with a Business Management Certificate and obtained a Counseling certificate from VCCT. This education helped her develop exceptional organizational and communication skills. These skills, together with her innate love for people and an open ear, are being put to good use in her work with Mamatefet, where she is organizing and planning inspiring events and working to strategically develop and establish Mamatefet as a recognized organization.

Matti currently lives in Richmond and is a wonderful mother to 6 beautiful children.


Co-Program Director at The Bayit and Youth and Family Therapist.

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Lilach Golan

Lilach is a postpartum doula and breastfeeding support professional. Her decades of experience as a mother (to 4 daughters), educator, and specialist has taught her that the postpartum experience is unique for every parent, child and family. Lilach understands that the birth of a new child impacts more than just mothers- it can change the dynamic of the entire family. Lilach incorporates this understanding to develop tailored experiences for every family that she works with. Lilach has worked with everyone from first time parents, large families, new immigrants, and LGBTQ2+ families. 


Lilach became a doula after an extensive 25 year career as a professional educator in Toronto’s private school system. As an educator, Lilach strives to continue to grow and learn in order to better understand others' experiences and takes the time to explain her advice and rationale so parents can learn on their own. Lilach completed her CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association) Postpartum doula training in 2016, is an active member of the Doula Services Association of British Columbia, and participates in breastfeeding workshops and mentorship programs. 


Blending her rich background in education, ample experience working with children and parents, and her passion for supporting young families, Lilach puts the family at the heart of everything she does.


Postpartum Doula, Lactation Doula

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Ilana Binenbaum

Ilana Binenbaum is a dedicated professional with a diverse background in education, banking and customer service.

She is currently the Director of Customer Relations at an online learning company. In addition to her career, Ilana is passionate about empowering women and fostering community connections.


Ilana is a Director in the Mamatefet team, where she leads Mamadates, monthly local meetups for Israeli women to encourage support and growth within the community.


She is also a mother of two and has a keen interest in running, sports, and healthy nutrition. Through her various roles and initiatives, Ilana strives to make a positive impact on the lives of others.


Director of Customer Relations

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Adi Even

Adi is a software development manager with 20 years experience in the IT sector.

She joined Mamatefet in 2017 as one of the first volunteers.
She was part of the Downtown Vancouver volunteers group which organized, cooked and delivered the first home meals to new mothers and their families.


As an advocate for the importance of having online presence in Mamatefet's early days Adi built and continues to maintain Mamatefet's website as well as administering Mamatefet's Facebook group.
Being a "behind the scenes" key volunteer she joined the board in 2023.


Adi resides in Vancouver, BC with her husband and two boys.


Software Development Manager

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Dr. Mark Rosengarten

Dr. Rosengarten is an obstetrician and gynaecologist working in Vancouver British Columbia. He is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia. He works out of B.C. Women’s Hospital where he practices obstetrics and out of St. Paul’s Hospital where he provides gynaecological care.

Dr. Mark Rosengarten graduated from medical school in Johannesburg a long time ago. He graduated with the highest temperature in his class!

He immigrated to Canada in 1988 and moved to Northern Manitoba where he worked as a rural family doctor for 3 years.

After relocating to Vancouver in 1991, he started his residency at UBC in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and graduated in 1995. Some say he has not left the hospital since.

His scope of practice includes high and low risk obstetrical care, minimally invasive surgery as well as general gynaecological surgery when he can get some OR time.


Dr. Rosengarten, OBGYN

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