Igor Irtenyev

Popular Russian poet, journalist

Born in Moscow in 1947, Igor is one of the most important representatives of the contemporary Russian poetry with ironic trends. He graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Cinema. He worked on TV, for the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets”, was the chief editor of the satirical magazine “Zhvanetski’s shop”. Igor is also a member of the Union of Journalists of the […]

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Elena Korotaeva

Life Coach

Elena Korotaeva grew up in Moscow, Russia. She graduated from the Moscow Linguistic University with a Master’s degree, and for a number of years, worked as translator for scientific negotiations in the Institute of Genetics, Moscow and in Cambridge, England. In 1991, Korotaeva moved to Israel, and lived there for 9 years working as an EngIish teacher at […]

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Yakov Palatnik

Rabbi, Jewish Educator

Rabbi Yakov Palatnik is originally from Chicago. Like most of us, he had the classic “twice-a-year” synagogue experience, and was part of the “13-and- Out” club at his Bar Mitzvah.  As a young adult, he traveled through Europe and then to Israel.  There, he discovered the vibrancy and relevancy of Judaism.  He studied for 10 years […]

Max Wallace

Max Wallace

Author, documentary filmmaker

Max Wallace is the author of “In the name of humanity”, a book about the the secret deal that ended the Holocaust. Max Wallace spent 17 years investigating the people and the secret deals that led to the Nazis destroying the major instruments of mass murder at Auschwitz and other death camps in the waning months of […]


Harry Rosenbaum

Co-founder and COO of Great Gulf Group Limited; Honorary Chair of Limmud FSU Canada Horizons 2017

Mr. Rosenbaum is the Honorary Chair of Limmud FSU Canada Horizons Conference 2017.  Mr. Rosenbaum co-founded Great Gulf Group Limited in 1975 and also serves as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Rosenbaum is a Founding Principal of the Great Gulf Group of Companies. He has been instrumental in manifesting such iconic projects as One Bloor […]


Adrienne Gold

TV host, Jewish educator, lecturer and leader for Jewish Women's Renaissance Project

Adrienne Gold was a fixture on Canadian Television for over 15 years, both as host of her own daily fashion and beauty program and as a regular contributor on scores of others. Her direct, no holds barred approach and her disarming humor won her a large and loyal viewership! About 18 years ago, Adrienne’s family […]


Alex Yentin

Individual and group psychotherapist

Alex is NYS licensed clinical psychotherapist and certified group psychotherapist with BA from Ben Gurion University and Bar Ilan University (Israel) and Master’s Degree from New York University, three years of postgraduate studies for Clinical Psychotherapy and two year studies for Group Psychotherapy in Selig Institute in NYC. He works as an individual and group psychotherapist […]

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Alexander Levin

Patent Portfolio Management and Intellectual Property expert

Alex Levin is co-founder of Levin Consulting Group. He holds an MBA from Schulich S.B. Toronto, P.Eng. electrical and computer science (Israel) with diverse experience in management consulting of technology companies. Alex manages Business Development of Levin Consulting Group and commercialization activities. In IP department, Alex performs patent portfolio analysis and outlines client’s IP strategy, while ensuring it […]

Alexandra Gerson

Alexandra Gerson

Radio host, producer and program director, Radio VERA in Vancouver

Alexandra Gerson is a radio host, producer and program director, Radio VERA, in Vancouver, BC. For close to ten years Russian speaking population of Western Canada and United States have been listening to Alexandra hosting a daily morning variety show on Radio VERA originated in Vancouver. Under her direction the show has experienced a steady […]

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Anna Kissin

Director of Hillel York and Jewski

Anna Kissin was born in Moscow, grew up in Israel and Toronto and has been involved in the Russian-speaking Jewish community for many years, focusing on arts and culture. She is currently the Director of Hillel York, and Jewski where she works with university students to create vibrant Jewish life on campus, and to develop […]

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