Israel Office 48 King George Street P.O.B. 7280 Jerusalem 91072 P  02-6202234 F 02-6247580 E

Yossi Tanuri, Director General

Ann Levine, Assistant to the Director General

Accounting and Administration

Director, CFO: David Corre
Senior accountant: Eddie Schwebel
Junior accountant: Bina Landsman
Special projects & scholarships: Francine Stuart
Social welfare & IEC programs: Estie Weisman

The Accounting and Administration Department channels and distributes over $60 million in Canadian contributions annually to projects, organizations and partner agencies in Israel. As a charitable organization, the department is fully committed to complying with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) standards and legislation.  In order to guarantee the highest level of transparency, the department regularly visits capital projects in which JFC-UIA is invested.

Community representatives

Community representatives oversee strategic investments across Israel on behalf of the Federations. Director Yossi Tanuri is the principle liaison with main partners the Jewish Agency, JDC and Rashi Foundation.

Bat-Yam: Laura Kindler

Eilat-Eilot: Richard Summers

Sderot: Eddy Azran

Be’er Sheva-Bnei Shimon: Arie Levy

Galilee Panhandle: Eran Shmueli-David

Resource Development & Marketing

Director, Sharon Schwartzman

The Resource Development and Marketing Department produces materials meant to assist Canadian Jewish federations with fundraising campaigns for Israel. Marketing materials include funding proposals for new opportunities in Israel, videos, brochures and comprehensive marketing packages. Material is also developed in recognition of current donors, including signs and plaques, planning ceremonies and donor recognition reports.


The department also promotes public awareness of Canadian Jewish projects in Israel and plans major events like live feeds from Israel for solidarity rallies in Canada. Sharon is in charge of liaising with NGOs, private organizations, Israeli foundations and national projects. She also coordinates the partnerships of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.