Liviya Mendelsohnn

Manager of Accessibility and Inclusion, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre;  Inclusion Director, UJA Federation of greater Toronto. 


At the MNJCC, Liv facilitates an ongoing initiative to assess and improve the accessibility of facilities, programs and services, guided by community advisory committees and a robust staff accessibility committee. At the UJA Federation, Liv coordinates the Inclusive Synagogues Working Group of 24 synagogues working towards removing barriers and promoting full participation in Jewish life for people with disabilities and their families, and the annual Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month.


Liv is an advisor on the Our Doors Are Open multi-faith inclusion project. She is also Artistic Director of the ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival and producer of the ReelAccess/CinemAccessible Guide.