About Us

URJ North American Board - CDN Members

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

Marc Newburgh
Shaarei Beth El Oakville

Carole Sterling
Holy Blossom Temple - Toronto

Len Bates
Or Hadash Newmarket 

Miriam Pearlman
Temple Sinai Toronto

Phyliss Deneburg
Holy Blossom Temple - Toronto

 

 


Canadian Council for Reform Judaism (the Charity)

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

Vice President
Pekka Sinervo
Temple Emanu-El - Toronto

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

Immediate Past President
Carole Sterling
Holy Blossom Temple - Toronto

MUM Chair
Steve Mendelsohn
Temple Israel - Ottawa

Past Presidents

Arthur Benjamin
Temple Israel - London

Nancy Bercovitch
Temple Israel - Ottawa

Gavin Herman
Solel Congregation - Mississauga

Elliott Jacobson
Holy Blossum Temple - Toronto


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
Dr. Paul Leszner
Temple Emanu-El - Toronto
ccrj@ccrj.ca


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

Rebecca Rogerson
Strategic Planning Chair
Neshmah Congregation, Thornhill