About Us


Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate bringing Yezidi survivors of ISIS to the safety of Canada, make their adjustment to Canada less difficult, and their integration more successful.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the leading resettlement organization supporting victims of persecution, empowering them to create a future for themselves and their children as fully integrated Canadian citizens.



Our Board of Directors

Karen Goldenberg, Chair
Gary Rose
Martin Mark
David Kornhauser
Vipin Mathew
Emmanuel Didier
Deborah Glatter
Anat Werheim

Our Staff

Debbie Rose, Executive Director

Patron and Founder

Irving Weisdorf


Our Partners

Richmond Hill Welcome Center
York Region District School Board
York Catholic District School Board
St. Matthew's United Church
The Mozuud Freedom Foundation
Lodzer Synagogue
Human Endeavour
Beth Emeth Bais Yehudah Synagogue
Jewish Immigration Aid Service (JIAS)
Office for Refugees Archdiocese of Toronto (ORAT)
Yezidi Human Rights Organization International
Canadian Jews and Friends of Yezidis
Holy Blossom Temple
Congregation Darchei Noam
National Council of Jewish Women (Toronto)
Grandmothers to Grandmothers (The Stephen Lewis Foundation)
One Free World International (OFWI)
Operation Ezra


We are counting on you for your support.  Please give generously to Project Abraham.