He is the former Director of Community Relations and Outreach for the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). Prior to working with CIJA Len was employed in successive roles with Canadian Jewish Congress, acting as Ontario Regional Director, National Director of Community Relations and Ontario Director of Community Relations.
He has represented the position of the Jewish community on a variety of issues including antisemitism, discrimination in the workplace, reasonable accommodation and Holocaust denial. He has represented CIJA and CJC at international conferences focusing on Holocaust education, antisemitism, hate speech and freedom of speech.
He is a member of the Canadian Interfaith Conversation, the Christian-Jewish Dialogue of Toronto and the Canadian Ethnocultural Council. He has also served on the Race Relations Advisory Committee of the York Region District School Board and the City of Vaughan Equity and Diversity Committee.
He has participated in The Forum series at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, presenting on the topics of the Merchant of Venice, King Lear and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Len holds an Honours BA from Concordia University, a Bachelor of Education degree from University of Toronto and is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers. He is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for community service.