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About Us - Advisory/Advocacy Committee

FOUNDER: Goldi Steiner

CO-CHAIRS: Goldi Steiner & Irving Weisdorf





Alan Baker - Canada

  • Advocate, Ambassador (ret.) - Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Richard Bass - Canada

  • Author and Educator


Michael P. Diamond - Canada


Dov Friedberg - Canada

Donna Holbrook - Canada

  • National Executive ICEJ Canada

Carrie Katz - Canada

Barbara Kay - Canada

  • Columnist, National Post and author

Freya Morrison - Canada

Michael Mostyn - Canada

  • CEO-B’nai Brith Canada


Dr. David Nussbaum - Canada

  • Adjunct Professor of Psychology - York University

  • Visiting Professor - China University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China


Aviva Polonsky - Canada

  • President of the Federation of Teachers in Hebrew Schools

  • B.A. (Hon), B.Ed, M.Ed


Jenna Potash - Canada

  • Director of Strategic Initiatives - Hasbara Fellowships, Canada


Robert Eli Rubinsetein - Canada

  • Partner, H&R Developments


Steve Samuel - Canada


Joseph Shier - Canada

Andy Winter

  • President of New Horizon Daycare

  • President of Simcha and Beth Meyer Congregation


Lawrence W. Zeifman

  • CPA CA, Partner



Dan Illouz - Israel

  • Attorney, Member of the Jerusalem City Council, Israel


Mordechai Kedar - Israel

  • Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel


Rabbi Pesach Lerner - New York

  • Executive VP Emeritus, National Council of Young Israel


Matan Peleg - Israel

  • CEO, ImTirtzu.Org


Yifa Segal, Esq. - Israel

  • Director of the International Legal Forum


Irving Weisdorf - CILR Co-Chair

Corey Margolese - Co-Chair
Goldi Steiner - Co-Chair
Anita Bromberg
Agnes Imani

Lauren Isaacs

Daniel Koren

Yifat Bear Miller

Aviva Polonsky

Mark Vandermaas

Yehudit Shier Weisberg

Diane Bederman

Lawrence Hart


Carrie Katz

Dr. David Nussbaum

Yuval Popper




Dianne Bederman - Canada

  • Author, and spokesperson on Current Events


Donald Carr - Canada

  • Attorney, O.Ont., QC, JD, LHD, TEP, practicing in Toronto as Counsel to Aird & Berlis LLP, was a founding senior partner of the former law firm of Goodman and Carr LLP

  • Among many community involvements is President of Canadians for the Rule of Law and was President of UJWF (Toronto Federation), CHAT, The CJN, The Reading Law Club; Chairman of National Budgeting Conference of Canadian Jewry; Sec, & Hon. Counsel, United Israel Appeal of Canada; National Vice-President of Canadian Jewish Congress; Vice-Chairman Canada Israel Committee; Advisory Board CIJA

Doris Eckstein - Canada

  • Journalist and Co-Chair Canadian Institute of Jewish Research (CIJR), Toronto


Lloyd Duckman - Canada

  • Activist

Mahra Hart

  • B.A. Jewish studies McGill, M.Ed University of Toronto

  • History teacher at Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (CHAT) since 1999, including 10 years as Department Head

Agnes Imani

  • Chief Administrative Officer


Lauren Isaacs

  • Toronto Director - Herut Canada 

Joe and Renannah Gemeiner - Canada

Margie Smith - Canada

  • Activist


Bill Smyth - Canada

  • Professor, McMaster University


Mark Vandermaas: - Canada

  • Israel’s Land Rights Trainer

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