About Us

URJ North American Board - CDN Members

Mr. Mark S. Anshan
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON
Austin Beutel
Honorary Vice-Chair
Temple Sinai, Toronto, ON
Morris Cooper
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON
Mr. Elliott Jacobson
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON
Mr. David Baskin
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON

Mr. Norman Yanofsky
Temple B'nai Tikvah, Calgary, AB

Ms. Carole Sterling
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON

Mr. Len Bates
Temple Har Zion, Thornhill, ON

Miriam Pearlman
Temple Sinai, Toronto, ON

Ms. Phyliss Deneburg
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, ON

 

 


Canadian Council for Reform Judaism (the Charity)

President
Pekka Sinervo
Temple Emanu-El – Toronto
psinervo@urj.org

 

Vice President
Jonathan Wyman
City Shul – Toronto
jonathan@wymans.ca

 

Secretary/Treasuer
Ron Lubarsky
Temple Sinai Toronto
ron.lubarsky@rogers.com

Immediate Past President
Dr. Paul Leszner
Temple Emanu-El - Toronto
paulleszner@rogers.com

 

Past Presidents

Carole Sterling
Holy Blossom Temple – Toronto

Elliott Jacobson
Holy Blossom Temple – Toronto

Gavin Herman
Solel Congregation – Mississauga

Nancy Bercovitch
Temple Israel – Ottawa

Arthur Benjamin
Temple Israel - London


URJ Canada Steering Committee

The Steering Committee includes all congregational presidents, committee chairs and representatives from affiliate organizations. 

Directors:

Carole Sterling
Holy Blossom Temple - Toronto

Elliott Jacobson
Holy Blossom Temple - Toronto

Barbara Weinstein
Religious Action Centre
Washington DC

Chair:

Pekka Sinervo
Temple Emanu-El – Toronto
psinervo@urj.org

Vice Chair URJ Canada Community:

Charles Magerman
Temple Har Zion - Toronto


National Social Action Committee (NSAC)

Isla Adelson
Honorary Chair

Helen Poizner
Co-Chair
Temple Emanu-El, Toronto
helenpoizner@sympatico.ca

Fran Isaacs
Co-Chair
Temple Har Zion, Thornhill
thisisfran@yahoo.com