Leora is the Director of the Canadian Facing History and Ourselves program.  Facing History is an educational not-for-profit organization whose mission is to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry. Leora works with public and Catholic school boards across Ontario as well as Jewish day schools in the GTA.  Leora oversees and facilitates professional development for educators here in Canada on teaching practice and pedagogy. She has written study guides to accompany films, most recently for a documentary on the life of Hannah Senesh.  Leora has one son who is a recent school graduate and another son in Grade 3 at Paul Penna DJDS.