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 and most recently as Manager of Major Gifts at Baycrest. 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 Associate Rabbi 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 21 months old son Jaden and his 1.5 year old fur-daughter Sophie alongside his wife, Sam.