Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
New Director, Quebec and Atlantic Regions: Vanessa Fhima

We are excited to announce that Vanessa Fhima has joined the CJPAC team as our new Director for Quebec and Atlantic Regions. Vanessa has extensive experience in law, management and event planning in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

We are certain that Vanessa will do a tremendous job bringing great new programming and many political engagement opportunities to the pro-Israel communities in Quebec and Atlantic Canada!

In her own words:

“I am thrilled to have joined the team at CJPAC and look forward to getting more involved in the Canadian political arena!

I am very excited to work on engaging more of Quebec and Atlantic Canada’s Jewish and pro-Israel community in our democracy, and meeting our amazing program participants.”

Please find Vanessa’s biography below and feel free to reach out to her directly at

Vanessa Fhima is an attorney and received her law degree from the University of Montreal. She worked with Simon & Associés for nearly ten years and was later the General Counsel at UPCLICK Inc before practicing on her own. Most recently she was the Project Manager for Centennial Events with Federation CJA. Vanessa also served in many capacities on the Board of Directors of Maimonides School including President and legal counsel.