A child of Holocaust survivors, Jeff grew up in an Orthodox household in Montreal, and attended Jewish Day school through Grade 11. He and his wife Mary Beth Leatherdale, and their children Ben and Sarah have been members of the DJC since 1998. Jeff is a past member of the board, and several DJC Committees. His children attended DJC Jewish Studies and worked as Ed Assistants in the program.
Jeff has worked for AT&T as a Computer Network Architect for many years, and enjoys movies, reading, cycling, cross-country skiing, and wrestling with the 100 plus year old farm house in Chatham Kent where his wife grew up, and where he spends much somewhat relaxing time.
He looks forward to giving more back to the community that has given him so much joy and inclusive Yiddishkeit for the last 22 years.