Board of Directors
We are pleased to present our Board of Directors and thank them for their work and dedication to the Hamilton Jewish Federation.
Chief Executive Officer
Howard Eisenberg - Vice President
Janis Criger - Administration
Lorne Rochwerg - Treasurer
The Board of Directors of the Hamilton Jewish Federation recognized some of the challenges that our community is now facing and it may face in the near future. The following new committees are now in place to address those emerging challenges;
The Grow Hamilton Committee
Chaired by Laura Wolfson
The Grow Hamilton Committee’s core mission is to attract and welcome newcomers to the Hamilton Jewish community. Outreach to those who would consider moving to Hamilton, and welcoming families and individuals who have moved or are in the process of moving to Hamilton.
The Strategic Planning Committee
Chaired by Howard Eisenberg
To address the future needs of our community, establish new goals and look at how Hamilton Jewish Federation has to change in order to meet the needs of the new generations.
The Advocacy and Community Engagement Committee
Chaired by Larry Levin
Will work at developing good relations with other faith and cultural groups in the community; deal with media when necessary and develop an emergency response team and protocol to deal with urgent issues relating to our community.
The Jewish Education Committee
Chaired by Alice Mendelson
The Education Comittee is dedicated to strengthening, enriching, and promoting the quality of Jewish education in our community; and will ensure its continuity by providing leadership and supporting a sustainable system of quality programs.
Chaired by Arlie Singer
SNAP (Special Needs Advisory Project)
Chaired by Anita Bernstein
Committed to supporting individuals with special needs by promoting equity, inclusion, and opportunities within the Hamilton Jewish Community. This committee includes a broad spectrum of professionals from the Hamilton Jewish Community. Members of SNAP are representatives from religious life, recreation, education, social services, the disability sector, Federation, persons with lived experience, and advocates.