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consultant , painter , Advertising executive , Communications executive

Menahem Dunsky was Canadian advertising executive, communications executive, consultant, painter.


Dunsky, Menahem was born on July 5, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Shimson D. and Esther Dunsky.


Teaching diploma, Jewish Teachers Seminary, Montreal, 1948. Bachelor, Concordia University, Montreal, 1952. Master of Arts, New York University, 1954.

Diploma (honorary), Parsons School Design, 1956.


Teacher Jewish People's Schools, Montreal, 1948-1952. Assistant art director L.W. Frohlich Advertising, New York City, 1956-1958. Creative director Gordon, Lewinson Advertising, Tel Aviv, 1958-1959.

Founding member Committee for Planning Saidye Bronfman Cultural Center, 1962. Lecturer art history Saidye Bronfman Cultural Centre, Montreal, 1960-1963. Founder, president Dunsky Advertising Ltd., Westmount, Canada, 1960-1987.

Consultant Government of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1970-1977, Government of Saskatchewan, Regina, 1971-1982, Government of British Columbia, Victoria, 1972-1975. Panelist public symposium Politics and the Media, 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Published Jewish Iconography, 1961. Paintings exhibited at Jewish Public Library., Montreal, 1964.

      Retrospective Le Waldorf, Montreal, 2002.


Chairman board Saidye Bronfman Cultural Centre, 1969-1970. Officer Jewish People's School System, Montreal, 1982-1985. Chairman education committee Bialik High School, Montreal, 1981-1985, chairman personnel committee, 1983-1985.

Executive member YM/YWHA, Montreal, 1969-1971. Chairman national education committee Canada Zionist Federation, 1984-1988. Member national executive committee, 1985-1988.

Board directors Jewish Education Council, 1986-1988. Chairman public relations committee Canada Ben Gurion Centennial Celebration, 1986-1987. Member Trans Canada Advertising Agency Network-Toronto (founding member), transactions Canada Advertising Agency Network-Toronto (board director 1962-1987), Trans Canada Advertising Agency Network-Toronto (president 1965), Institute Canada Advertising-Toronto (director 1972-1975), Institute Canada Advertising (chairman professional committee 1974-1975), Advertising Agency Council Quebec (founding member, executive committee 1969-1975).


Children: Ron Abraham, Ilan Isaac, Dan David Gil.

Shimson D.

Esther Dunsky

Ron Abraham Dunsky

Ilan Isaac Dunsky

Dan David Gil Dunsky