Manny is a consultant, advocate, and public speaker, and has extensive experience in social entrepreneurship and leadership. In 2011 Manny disclosed his experience of child sexual abuse within the Jewish community. In 2012 he established Tzedek, an Australia-based support and advocacy group for Jewish victims/survivors of child sexual abuse. Manny was featured in a 2014 ABC documentary, Code of Silence, which covered his personal story of the abuse and its aftermath. In 2015, the ABC followed up with the sequel, Breaking the Silence. His previous roles include: Founder and President, Capital Jewish Forum; Founding Director, Online Hate Prevention Institute; President, Canberra Jewish Community; Vice President, Executive Council of Australian Jewry; Governor, New South Wales Jewish Communal Appeal Board of Governors; Convenor, Australian Association of Jewish Studies Conference; Member, PresenTense 2012; Global Institute Committee Alumnus, Nahum Goldmann Fellowship/PresenTense Global Institute Assistant Director; Office of Transport Security Executive Officer; B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission; Golani Brigade, IDF.