Overseas Boards of Directors & Trustees

Overseas Boards of Directors & Trustees

Akiva Aronson – Akiva lives in Toronto with his wife Shana, four kids and a dog. He has spent the last twenty years primarily in various entrepreneurial ventures including: commodities and real estate. Akiva is known for being an active member of Jewish communal life in Toronto, and has served on the Board of several charitable organizations.

Ben Feferman – Ben is a managing partner and co-founder of Amuka Capital, an investment bank based in Toronto.   He has more than 15 years of experience building successful companies in media, technology and real estate. Ben received his B.A. in Law from Carleton University and is currently working towards his M.B.A and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation. Out of the office you’ll find Ben training for his next marathon and organizing InvestTO events.

Adir Koschitzky – Adir founded and is a Portfolio Manager at AYAL Capital Advisors, an equity investment firm. He previously worked at Waratah Capital Advisors from 2010-2013 and for JL Advisors in New York  from 2008-2009. Adir holds a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Yeshiva University. He is currently on the board of Netivot Hatorah Day School and serves on UJA’s Israel and Overseas Committee. Adir is married to Elianne and they have two daughters.

Rabbi Yossi Sapirman – is Senior Rabbi and CEO of Beth Torah Congregation in Toronto, Ontario, a conservative Judaism-affiliated synagogue founded in 1962. Rabbi Yossi was awarded the Rabbi Kelman Humanitarian Award by The Reena Foundation in recognition of his inclusive and empathetic leadership. He is also the founder of Living Jewishly, a visionary organization dedicated to providing and creating Jewish experiences that touch the heart. Rabbi Yossi appears regularly on radio and television and having hosted his own television segments on CTS. He lectures on a wide range of subjects and is regularly consulted by government and business leaders.

Carolyn Fineberg

Jesse Kaplan

Dan Scheiner

Elana Winkler

Gerry Bichunsky – Gerry has served as the CEO of a Geneva-based family office for the past 18 years. Prior to that, he was a director of a London-based investment management company. He completed his BA and MA degrees at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Gerry was born in South Africa and lived in Israel for 11 years before moving to London 30 years ago. He enjoys combining his commercial and investment responsibilities with a number of philanthropic functions.

Paul Filer – Paul Filer graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in economics before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. He works as finance director for a large multi-national company based in the UK. He is married to Wendy and they have two children. A founder trustee of Leket UK, Paul has enjoyed bringing the message of Leket Israel to the UK.

Clive Nathan – Clive is Chief Executive of GRP Underwriting. He joined GRP from Primary Group, where he fulfilled a variety of senior roles including non-executive chairman of Rural Insurance and executive chairman of One Commercial MGAs. Between 2006-2016 he was CEO of Towergate Underwriting, having joined the business in 2003 as a regional managing director. Clive began his career in 1987 as a graduate entrant with Commercial Union, where he had a number of different roles. He joined AXA UK in 1999 as national broker director and was involved in the acquisition of GRE that resulted in him becoming regional director. Clive is a past member of the CII Underwriting Faculty and was awarded Industry Achiever of The Year in 2012.

Sandra Cohen, Saint Mande

Natalia Hercot Steiner, Paris

Robert Karsenty, Arnouville

Francky Perez, Paris

Marc Smadja, Asnieres-sur-Seine

Sophie Uzan, Paris

Martine Levi, Paris

Simone Houri. Paris

Nicole Agus, USA

Victor Asser, Greece

Erez Biala, USA

Daniel Billig, Israel

David Braginsky, Israel

Gershon Distenfeld, USA

Hillel Drazin, UK

Dorothy Elmaleh, Israel

Jonathan Epstein, Israel

Paul Friedman, Israel

Alex Glasenberg, Canada

Paula Gottesman, USA

Yossie Horwitz, USA

David Kahn, Israel

Gabriel Katri, Israel

Gina Katri, Israel

Margartet Kok, Singapore

Emanuel Kronitz, Israel

Gordon Kuper, London

Marc Lauer, Switzerland

Jane Leaver, UK

David Lebor, USA

Michele Levine, USA

Jeremy Lustman, Israel

Abe Meyer, USA

Jody Perla, USA

Ann Rogers, USA

Jason Rosen, USA

Jack Rosenblum, USA

Ilan Rubinstein, Israel

Abir Samuel, USA

Jordana Schoor, Israel

William (Zeev) Schubin, USA

Roy Schwartz, UK

Joshua Schiffman, USA

Shear Family Foundation, USA

Ron Sklare, USA

Josh Swidler, UK

Avi Vogel, USA

Larry Weiss, UK

Rebecca Wolf, USA