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,
Brookfield Financial Real Estate Group

Stephen Bloom,
Shiplake Management Company

Jordan Caplan,
Crowe Soberman LLP

Eric Cohen,
Cohen Family Charitable Trust

Barry Corbin,
Corbin Estates Law

Joel Cuperfain,
RBC Dominion Securities

Lisa Draper

Jordan Gnat,
Scientific Games Products Corporations

Bonnie Goldstein

Mark Grammer,
Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.

Alison Himel,
BA's Management Inc.

Warren Kimel,
Fabricland

Michael Kuhl,
All Seniors Care

Francy Kussner,
Goodmans LLP

Bruce Leboff,
Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc.

Joseph Lebovic,
Lebovic Enterprises

David Matlow,
Goodmans LLP

Harley Mintz,
Deloitte Canada

Faye Minuk,
Minuk Construction

Mitchell Oelbaum,
Vector Financial Service Limited

David Posluns,
Cedarpoint Investments Inc.

Keith Ray,
Realvest Management

Laurie Sheff

Fern Simpson-Reich,
Fernco Investments Inc.

David Stein,
Leaders Fund Inc.

Mona Taylor,
Blaney McMurty LLP

Dov Zevy,
Korn/Ferry International


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, Brookfield Financial Real Estate Group
Blair Bernholtz, Onex Corporation
Mark Caplan
Peter Fink, Kensington Capital Partners Ltd.
Ira Gluskin, Irager + Associates Inc.
Mark Grammer, Gluskin Sheff
Ronit Holtzman, Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto
Marc Lipton, Cambridge Brain Sciences Inc.
David Matlow, Goodmans LLP
Neil Petroff
David Posluns, Cedarpoint Investment Inc.
Janet Rabovsky, Ellement Consulting Group
John Sherrington
Peter Sklar, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Benjamin Tal, CIBC World Markets Corp.
Toby Elias, Dancap Group of Companies
Frank Vessio, Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto
Peter Zaltz, Gluskin Sheff


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
Tammy J. Anklewicz
Sylvia Azoulay
Eric Benchetritt
Larry K. Berdugo
David Wm. Brown
Jeffrey M. Brown
Sarah E. Brown
Jordan Caplan, Chair
Brian E. Cohen
Barry S. Corbin
Laura Cukier
Joel T. Cuperfain
Ashley Doidge
Paul Engel
Matthew Getzler
Daniel Glazerman
Michael Goldberg
Jamie Golombek
Mark Halpern
Robbie Handelman
Eric N. Hoffstein
Robert G. Kepes
Caroline G. Kiva
Mark Levine
Norman Levine
Israel H. Mida
Saul C. Plener
Martin Rochwerg
Meir Rotenberg
David R. Schlesinger
Michael Shain
Jeffrey Sniderman
Corrine Spiegel
Alexandra Spinner
Trevor Stein
David Weinberg
Lorne H. Wolfson

Distribution Policy Committee


Lisa Draper
Warren Kimel
Harley Mintz
Faye Minuk
Harold Wolkin, Chair


Insurance Policy Committee


Barry Corbin
Joel Cuperfain
Israel Mida
David Posluns
Ian Rosmarin


Book of Life


Ruthie Ladovksy


Lion of Judah Endowment


Barbara Bregman, Chair
Janice Tkatch, Chair
Lori Rosenthal, Past chair
Laurie Sheff, Past chair


Teen Philanthropy Committee


Laurie Davis
Samara Bell