Staff

Leah Breslow

Leah Breslow

Senior Manager of Outreach and Projects (she/her/hers)

Leah is the Senior Manager of Outreach and Projects at the New Israel Fund of Canada and has been actively engaged in creating vibrant community spaces in Toronto for close to a decade.

You’ll find her out in the community leading services at Annex Shul and Beth Tzedec or leading her Samba Elegua percussion ensemble through Kensington market on a Sunday afternoon.

In her role, Leah is connecting the young Jewish Canadian community in Toronto to civil and human rights issues in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

leah@nifcan.org 
416-781-4322 ext. 2

Hannah Cohen

Hannah Cohen

Operations and Programs Manager (she/her/hers)

Hannah is the Operations and Programs Manager of the New Israel Fund of Canada.

Originally from Toronto, she has lived and worked in civil society organizations around the world, including in Israel, Guatemala, Kenya, Barbados, and Thailand.

She has a Master of Global Affairs from the Munk School at the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.

hannah@nifcan.org 
416-781-4322 ext. 0

Ben Murane

Ben Murane

Executive Director (he/him/his)

Ben is the Executive Director of the New Israel Fund of Canada and a leading voice of Millennial engagement with Israel.

For over twelve years, Ben has led at the intersection of Jewish life, social justice, and Israel. He previously worked for NIF’s US branch, won Jewish innovation awards for his work in environmentalism and campus life, and founded both online and offline Jewish communities.

In 2012, he received the prestigious Dorot Leadership Fellowship in Israel, where he studied Zionism and worked at a political think tank. In December 2017, he became a dad.

ben@nifcan.org 
416-781-4322 ext. 1

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