Mike Fegelman, Executive Director
A graduate of Carleton University’s renowned journalism program, Mike specialized in broadcasting and international reporting. An twelve-year veteran of the Canadian journalism industry, Mike was a former editor-in-chief, reporter, and anchor of various news programs and publications. Mike brings a marketing savvy to HRC having been a project manager for the market research firm Canmark Technologies for over six years.
Mike is the Editor-in-Chief of HRC and is responsible for the day to day running of the organization, its financial management and project development. Mike’s focus is on delivering efficiency and professionalism as HRC moves into new technological and geographical spheres that include the expansion of our media monitoring services to French Canada with the launch of our Montreal office in April 2008.
Mike has testified before parliamentary committees, and most recently on October 28 2014, Mike gave testimony to the Standing Senate Committee for Transport and Communications to express HRC’s concerns about the CBC’s reporting of Israel and the Middle East and its lax enforcement of its own journalistic standards. Mike’s opinions and views are widely sought out for by Canada’s media and political elite. Mike’s efforts have been published in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post, La Presse, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and many more. Mike is a columnist for Huffington Post Canada and the Times of Israel.
In 2013, Shalom Life listed Mike as one of their Top 20 Under 40 due to his dedication and significant contributions to Israel advocacy.
Mike is also the President of the Village Shul and Aish Hatorah Learning Centre.