JEDx 2016

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Tuesday May 31st, 2016

7 – 10pm

St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts


Now or Never

Please join us at the 4th Annual JEDx, Toronto’s largest, most popular Jewish community event for young professionals.

Some of the biggest and brightest personalities around converge on the JEDx stage to share how Jewish ideas and wisdom have shaped their successes, and helped them tackle significant life decisions.

This year’s theme, NOW OR NEVER, will grip audiences in an instant! Because life is about seized moments, and your chance to make a difference can pass you by if you don’t take action today…




TH151022_Jedx_2016_Media_Hexagon_Fuld_RedHillel Fuld | Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer of ZCast, Tech Blogger, Start-Up Strategic Advisor

Hillel Fuld knows the ins and outs of the start-up landscape: he’s Chief Marketing Officer at ZCast, a company taking on the pain of modern audio broadcasting, and is a mentor for various Israeli start-ups in different accelerators such as Google Launchpad, The Junction, and the Microsoft Ventures accelerator. In tune with the pulse of the tech industry, Fuld blogs for various influential sites including Mashable, The Huffington Post, Business Insider and Venturebeat. He has been named Israel’s top marketer, has been featured on CNBC and Forbes, and was recently added to Google’s marketing experts program. Twitter: @Hilzfuld


TH151022_Jedx_2016_Media_Hexagon_Anthony_RedSgt. Benjamin Anthony | Founder of Our Soldiers Speak, Combat Reservist in the Israel Defense Force

Sergeant Benjamin Anthony served in the Israel Defence Forces as a combat soldier along Israel’s northern borders and in the West Bank, to defend Israeli citizens in the face of new age terrorist activity. He founded Our Soldiers Speak in 2007, a non-for-profit-non-governmental organization that brings the proud truth of Israel’s soldiers from the front lines of military service to the campuses and communities of the English speaking world. He continues to serve as a Reservist in the IDF on an annual basis.

TH151022_Jedx_2016_Media_Hexagon_Adler_RedJoey Adler | Founder of ONEXONE, Former President and CEO of Diesel Canada Inc.

Former President and CEO Joey Adler used her entrepreneurial savvy and keen understanding of the Canadian marketplace to grow Diesel Canada Inc. into one of the most recognizable and sought-after fashion labels in the country. Now she runs ONEXONE, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of children worldwide with programs based in food and nutrition, health, water, education and play. She firmly believes that every life is precious and that individuals can make a profound difference in the lives of others.

TH151022_Jedx_2016_Media_Hexagon_Goodman_RedJonathan Ross Goodman | President and CEO, Knight Therapeutics Inc.

Flying high after a momentous acquisition for his hugely successful drug distribution company, Paladin Labs Inc., Jonathan Goodman and colleagues celebrated with a bicycle victory lap that would forever change this vivacious entrepreneur’s life. Falling from his bike, Jonathan suffered a traumatic brain injury which rendered him comatose for five weeks. Merely months after the accident he was on the road to recovery, throwing himself back into the ring by founding publicly-traded Knight Therapeutics Inc. in 2014, convinced that his experience could be an inspiration to anyone facing life-altering challenges.



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