Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (CABGU) opens an office in Vancouver, British Columbia
CABGU Vancouver Interim President Victor Elias,
Rabbi Baitelman and Regional Director David Berson
David Berson MSW is the newly appointed Regional Director of CABGU Vancouver. A graduate of the Charlotte B. and Jack J. Spitzer Department of Social Work at BGU, and as a former resident of the Negev desert and someone who grew up in Vancouver, he is excited about the possibilities for strengthening connections between the region and the Negev.
Since concluding 10 years of employment at the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver in 2010, he has assisted a variety of community non-profit organizations to help them achieve their potential. Prior to returning to Vancouver in 2000, David lived in Israel for 22 years where he completed two degrees in Social Work and served for 15 years in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) retiring with the rank of Major.
Click here to view David's welcome message.