Foundation Trustees

Foundation Trustees are responsible for the care, custody and distribution of the Jewish Foundation’s charitable assets and for the promotion and safekeeping of the planned giving program. We thank the Foundation Trustees for their community commitment and leadership.

Leonard Abramsky,
The Dunloe Group

Stephen Altbaum,
Lipton LLP

Stephen Bloom,
Shiplake Management Company

Joel Cuperfain,
RBC Dominion Securities

Lisa Draper, Immediate Past Chair

Jack Frieberg,
WTF Investments LTD.

Jordan Gnat,
The Stars Group

Dan Goodman,
GFI Investment Counsel

Mark Grammer,
Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.

Alison Himel,
BA's Management Inc.

Warren Kimel,
Fabricland

Jay Klein,
The PUR Company

Michael Kuhl,
Meadowcroft

Francy Kussner,
Goodmans LLP

Joseph Lebovic,
Lebovic Enterprises

David Matlow, Chair
Goodmans LLP

Harley Mintz,
Deloitte Canada

Mitchell Oelbaum,
Vector Financial Service Limited

David Posluns,
Cedarpoint Investments Inc.

Keith Ray, Vice Chair
Realvest Management

Craig Rimer,
Cidel Financial Group

Ariella Rohringer

Shael Rosenbaum,
Great Gulf Group

Laurie Sheff,
Cole Investments Ltd.

Anthony Sigel,
TerraNova Partners LP

Leah Silber,
Minden Gross LLP

Fern Simpson-Reich,
Fernco Investments Inc.

Neil Sternthal,
Thomson Reuters

Mona Taylor,
Blaney McMurty LLP


Investment Advisory Committee

Reporting to the Board, the Investment Advisory Committee oversees the management of the Foundation’s assets. We thank them for their invaluable time and commitment to the Jewish community.

Leonard Abramsky, The Dunloe Group
Mark Caplan, Bank of Montreal Ireland PLC
Ira Gluskin, Irager + Associates Inc.
Mark Grammer, Gluskin Sheff + Associates, Chair
David Matlow, Goodmans LLP
David Posluns, Cedarpoint Investment Inc.
Janet Rabovsky, Ellement Consulting Group
Harold Wolkin, Baylin Technologies


Professional Advisory Committee

The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) consists of leading lawyers, accountants, financial planners and advisors, insurance and other professionals who are committed to supporting the Jewish Foundation’s work by promoting philanthropy through their professional practices. We are honoured to be working with the following members of PAC.

Stephen Altbaum, Lipton LLP, Chair
Tammy J. Anklewicz, Fogler Rubinoff LLP
Eric Benchetritt, Independent Financial Concepts Group
Larry K. Berdugo, Wealthmore Financial Strategies
Rachel Blumenfeld, Aird & Berlis LLP
David Wm. Brown, Al G. Brown & Associates
Jeffrey M. Brown, The Boston Tax Advisory Company
Sarah E. Brown, Al G. Brown & Associates
Jordan Caplan, Crowe Soberman LLP, Chair
Brian E. Cohen, Gowlings LLP
Barry S. Corbin, Corbin Estate Law
Laura Cukier, Ernst & Young LLP
Joel T. Cuperfain, RBC Wealth Management Financial Services
Ashley Doidge, Stancer, Gossin, Rose LLP
Paul Engel, Independent Financial Concepts Group
Matthew Getzler, Minden Gross LLP
Daniel Glazerman, Evans Investment Counsel
Michael Goldberg, Minden Gross LLP
Bradley Goldhar, BMO Nesbitt Burns
Jamie Golombek, CIBC Wealth Advisory Services
Mark Halpern, WEALTHinsurance.com, Vice-Chair
Robbie Handelman, Natixis Global Asset Management
Eric N. Hoffstein, Minden Gross LLP
Raquel Kaplan Goldberg, KRMC LLC
Robert G. Kepes, Morris Kepes Winters LLP
Mark Levine, Integrated Financial Strategies
Norman Levine, Portfolio Management Corporation
Jonah Mayles, Sterling Park Financial Group
Israel H. Mida, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jordan Novack, CIBC Wood Gundy
Marni Pernica, Aird & Berlis LLP
Saul C. Plener, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Martin Rochwerg, Miller Thomson LLP
Meir Rotenberg, TD Wealth
David R. Schlesinger, Robins Appleby LLP
Andrew Shalit, Segal LLP
Alexandra Spinner, Crowe Soberman LLP
Brittany Sud, Fasken Martineau Du Moulin LLP
David Weinberg, David Weinberg & Associates
Lorne H. Wolfson, Torkin Manes LLP

Distribution Policy Committee


Harley Mintz, Chair
Leonard Abramsky
Stephen Bloom
Jordan Gnat
Warren Kimel
David Matlow


Admin Fee Committee


Alison Himel
Jay Klein
David Matlow
Keith Ray
Craig Rimer
Anthony Sigel


Book of Life


Laurie Sheff


Lion of Judah Endowment


Felicia Posluns, Co-Chair, LOJE
Reesa Sud, Co-Chair, LOJE
Lesley Binstock Offman, Chair, LOJe25