Member of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: November 15, 1995
- Invested on: May 08, 1996
He is known as "Mr. Campaign" in the city of Montreal for his philanthropy and unabated fund-raising efforts on behalf of a wide range of causes. Although most notably involved in the Jewish community while Chairman of the Combined Israel Appeal of Canada, and President of the Allied Jewish Community Services, he has shown generosity and commitment to people of all ages and religions.