Rafi holds a BComm from York University and worked in the hi-tech industry before joining the UJA as Manager of Strategic Initiatives. Rafi has worked as Toronto Director of Chai Lifeline, Campaign Director at JNF Toronto, Baycrest as Manager of Major Gifts with his most recent position at Shaare Zedek Canada as their National Executive Director. Rafi has volunteered for numerous Jewish organizations and serves on the Board of the Montessori Jewish Day School. A member since 2017 he served most recently on the Exectuive Director Search Committee. Rafi was honoured with the prestigious Notable.ca 2015 Award - Best in Not for Profit Under 40 in Canada. His greatest accomplishment to date is raising his 4 year old son Jaden, 1 year old son Brody and his 5 year old fur-daughter Sophie alongside his wife, Sam.