Dani Fine chosen as next Vice President of Canada Israel Experience
January 30, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Jewish Federations of Canada- UIA is pleased to announce that Dani Fine will be assuming the role of Vice President of Canada Israel Experience. He is succeeding Michael Soberman.
Dani has been working in the field of experiential Jewish education for over 15 years in Toronto and Canada. As Director of Hillel Canada since 2012, he has been working with leadership on campuses across the country to build and implement programs that expand Jewish identity and engagement within the student population. In collaboration with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, he has developed and executed powerful Israel advocacy strategies and initiatives for campuses. As director of MASA Israel Journey - Canada since 2008, Dani has been actively involved in the promotion and development of experiential Israel education programs.
As a seasoned Jewish communal professional, Dani’s background in community relations and political affairs has fostered a depth of knowledge and experience that will bring Canada Israel experience to new heights.
“To date, Canada Israel Experience has brought over 30,000 Canadians to Israel. As a leading player in the field of Israel immersive educational experience, it is poised to build on past successes and develop new ideas in the field of Israel engagement. We know that Dani will do an outstanding job in expanding the reach and impact of Canada Israel Experience” said Linda Kislowicz, President & CEO of Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA.
Dani will continue to work on Hillel Canada and MASA Israel initiatives for the next few months until plans are finalized to cover that area of responsibility.
About Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA www.jewishcanada.org
From offices in Toronto and Jerusalem, Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA works with Canadian Jewish Federations and communities to strengthen Jewish life in Canada, Israel and overseas. It represents ten Canadian Federations and four regional councils, each of which raises and distributes funds annually for social welfare and educational needs in Canada and Israel.
About Canada Israel Experience www.canadaisraelexperience.com
Canada Israel Experience programming strengthens Jewish identity and support for Israel and the Jewish people among youth and young adults by coordinating and leading unique Israel experience programs. As the leading Israel tour organizer in Canada, CIE ensures that all programs provide participants with an unparalleled Israel Experience. Programs operated by Canada Israel Experience include Taglit-Birthright Israel, MASA Israel Journey – Canada and March of the Living Canada.