Rabbi Yehuda Simes zt”l Torah Project

$21,346   raised
GOAL: $21,000

152

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We are pleased to announce the Rabbi Yehuda Simes zt”l Torah Project. The Rabbi Simes Torah Project is a celebration of the man who positively affected so many lives. His lasting influence on the Ottawa Jewish community and our Congregation is immeasurable. Rabbi Simes loved his family. He loved Judaism. He loved his community and he loved learning.

A Torah scroll dedicated in his memory will honour his love of teaching, learning and commitment to a life of Torah. This Sefer Torah will be housed at Beit Tikvah, the shul Rabbi Simes attended. In recognition of the fact that Rabbi Simes reached the entire community, the Sefer Torah will be made available and brought to other locations for Simchas and sadly, during times of sorrow.

The Simes family will receive great comfort in knowing that their husband and father’s legacy lives on. While his 11 year-old son, Yitzhak, will not have his father at his Bar Mitzvah, he is very excited that he will be able to use the new Sefer Torah, in his Abba’s memory.

The very last mitzvah of the 613 Mitzvot in the Torah is that each individual write his own complete Sefer Torah. If one cannot write a Sefer Torah, the obligation can be fulfilled by participating in a community Torah project. This is a wonderful opportunity to perpetuate the memory and legacy of our beloved Rabbi Yehuda Simes zt”l.

We invite you to join us in honouring Rabbi Yehuda Simes by making a dedication in his honour. A community celebration and public inscription will take place this Spring.rabbi simes

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2018-05-22
Anonymous donor
$3600
2018-05-22
Meyer and Baila Silverberg
$1800
2018-05-17
Anonymous donor
2018-05-09
Dovid and Miriam Mandel
$54
"In memory of Rabbi Simes z"l"
2018-05-07
Moshe & Bracha Katz
$613
2018-05-06
Anonymous donor
2018-05-02
Baruch and Malkie Eisenberg
$54
2018-05-01
Chana gold
$25
2018-04-24
Yaakov and rivky trop
$118
2018-04-18
Botwinik Family
$118
2018-04-16
Jodi Basch
$54
2018-04-15
Anonymous donor
2018-04-12
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2018-04-12
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2018-04-12
Evan, Lenora, Noah & Arielle Zelikovitz
2018-04-11
Anonymous donor
$36
"We are proud to have a part in this endeavor. Hatzlacha Rabba."
2018-04-11
Yisroel and Rochel Goldbaum
$180
2018-04-11
Leah I.
"In Honor of Shaindel, your amazing smile and strength is an inspiration to us all! I am proud to be among your friends."
2018-04-11
Anonymous donor
2018-04-10
Anonymous donor
$18
"Lzecher nishmas Rabbi Simes. In honor of a true role model, Shaindel."
2018-04-10
Toby Klahr
$54
"Leilu Nishmas Rabbi Simes and in honor of Shaindel and family."
2018-04-05
Mark and Jordan Brandt and Lisa Wishman
$180
"In honor of an amazing teacher who continues to inspire"
2018-04-04
Rabbi Dovid Vinitsky
$180
"In memory of RABBI YEHUDA SIMES ZT"L"
2018-03-25
Anonymous donor
$165
2018-03-20
Rabbi Aaron and Rochel Kamin
2018-03-19
Anonymous donor
2018-03-18
Hillel Finestone, Linda Greene-Finestone and Family
2018-03-14
Anonymous donor
"In memory of Rabbi Simes ztz"l, and in honor of his wonderful family."
2018-03-12
Anonymous donor
2018-03-12
Ariel Kagedan
"In memory of my teacher."
2018-03-12
Shmuly&Margalit Simes
2018-03-12
Sylvia and Menachem Serraf
2018-03-12
David and pearl hoffman
$54
"In honor of shaindel and her family"
2018-03-11
Anonymous donor
"Hi Mrs Simes, hope you're doing well."
2018-03-09
Anonymous donor
$185
2018-03-06
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-03-05
Mark and Joanie Ganchrow and family
$118
2018-03-04
Rochie Fine
$54
"May your father's neshama have an aliyah!"
2018-02-25
Koff Family
$36
2018-02-23
Anonymous donor
2018-02-23
Moshe and Chana Striks
2018-02-22
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-02-22
Anonymous donor
$36
2018-02-22
Rabbi Avrohom and Esther Anton
"In honor of Rebbitzen Shaindel Simes,May HaKadosh baruch Hu bench you with gezunt and nachas from your beautiful family."
2018-02-21
Shmulie and Yocheved Zilber
$54
2018-02-21
Tzvi and Sora Malki Max
$118
2018-02-20
Chaim & Chanie Mandel
$118
"In memory Of Rabbi Simes and in Honor Of Rabbi Zisha Shaps"
2018-02-19
Anonymous donor
$118
2018-02-19
Ashira
2018-02-19
Avromi and Nechama Wachsman
$54
2018-02-19
Simcha and Jackie Perkal and family
$18
"In honor of the great tzaddik R' Simes, who continues to inspire so many."
2018-02-18
Chevy Freylich
$25
2018-02-18
Sheya & Shoshana Weinberger
2018-02-18
Ari and Asna Hertz
$118
"L'zecher nishmas our father. May we merit to follow in his footsteps."
2018-02-14
Tova Berernstein
2018-02-11
Anonymous donor
2018-02-10
Steven & Shari Weiss
$180
"In honor of Elisheva Simes"
2018-02-08
Hindy Ausfresser and family
$180
"The neshama should have an aliyah"
2018-02-07
Ashira M
$54
2018-02-07
Jonathan and Temima Cohen
$54
2018-02-07
Layla Rosenkranz
$30
2018-02-05
Simcha Silverman
$18
"In honor of Rabbi Milder"
2018-02-04
Sarah Baila Lederman
$20
2018-02-04
Anonymous donor
2018-02-04
Gittel Tikotzky
$36
2018-02-04
Estee Sulkin
"In honor of Rabbi Simes' incredible children, Malka and Elisheva."
2018-02-03
Hertz Family
$540
"Dedicated to the wonderful Simes family. Mazel-Tov on Yitzchok's bar mitzvah. May he continue to be a source of nachas to the family, Klal Yisroel and Hakodosh Boruch Hu!"
2018-02-02
Tziona S.
$10
2018-02-01
Anonymous donor
"In memory of Rabbi Yehuda Simes, a man whom we always admired"
2018-02-01
Shaina M
$60
2018-02-01
Anonymous donor
2018-02-01
Brian Aarenau
$180
2018-01-31
Anonymous donor
2018-01-31
Anonymous donor
2018-01-29
in memory of Chaim Peretz
$54
2018-01-29
yaakov beker
2018-01-29
Anonymous donor
2018-01-29
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-29
EP
$18
2018-01-28
Anonymous donor
2018-01-27
Peikes Family
$72
2018-01-27
esther eisenberg
$36
2018-01-27
Racheli Taub and family
$54
2018-01-26
yechiel lederman
$18
2018-01-25
Anonymous donor
$54
"Honored to be a part of this special zechus"
2018-01-24
Anonymous donor
$10
2018-01-24
Anonymous donor
2018-01-24
Bracha Rosenberg and family
2018-01-24
Anonymous donor
2018-01-24
Anonymous donor
$54
2018-01-24
Anonymous donor
"test"
2018-01-24
Josh and Sara Leah Solomon
$54
2018-01-24
Sarah Esther Solomon
$180
"I am so lucky that I have been zocheh to get to know the Simes family and get a glimpse of what an incredible person Rabbi Simes was and continues to be through the tremendous inspiration he inspired amongst anyone who got to know him or anyone in his fam"
2018-01-24
The Jacob family :)
"May R'Simes' holy neshama have an everlasting aliyah! He should be a meiletz yosher for your whole family ad me'ah v'esrim shana!"
2018-01-23
Anonymous donor
$118
2018-01-23
Chani Horwitz (née Goldbaum)
$54
2018-01-23
Chanan David and Paula Berger
$613
"Yehi Zichro Baruch"
2018-01-22
Henny hoch
$100
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
$100
2018-01-22
Esther G.
2018-01-22
TBYS
$327
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Same Child of Rabbi Simes
$16
2018-01-22
Elisheva
$280
"Yehi Zichro Baruch"
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Reuvane and Devorah Slater
"Dedicated to Shaindel Simes for being a true example of what it is to live with emunah and bitachon. She continues to be an inspiration for us all."
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
$118
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-22
Anonymous donor
2018-01-21
Anonymous donor
"For Baila, Hatzlacha with everything!"
2018-01-21
Anonymous donor
$10
2018-01-21
Anonymous donor
$268
2018-01-21
Malka S.
$118
2018-01-21
Anonymous donor
2018-01-21
Shari and Azi Feifel
$118
2018-01-21
Penina Levine
$18
2018-01-21
Philip Wrotslavsky
$54
2018-01-21
Anonymous donor
$72
2018-01-19
Bayla
$50
"וַאֲנִי בְּחַסְדְּךָ בָטַחְתִּי"
2018-01-18
Dovid and Chevi Gewirtz
$54
2018-01-18
Elisheva
$40
"Yehi Zichro Baruch"
2018-01-18
Anonymous donor
$18
"May his dear family have comfort from the knowledge that he and his/our Torah continue to bring light into this world"
2018-01-18
Anonymous donor
2018-01-18
Shalom & Shira Meltzer
$25
2018-01-17
Mr. and Mrs. Yitzchok Panitz
$36
2018-01-17
Chaim & Chana Biberfeld Silver Spring, MD
$118
"In Honor of Rabbi Dovid Vinitsky"
2018-01-16
Child of Rabbi Simes
$36
"May his Neshama have an Aliya"
2018-01-16
Shifra Goldman
$54
2018-01-16
Jordy (nee Bregman) and Meir Lipschitz
$118
2018-01-16
Akiva and Layala Males
$36
2018-01-16
Anonymous donor
2018-01-16
Rabbi & Mrs Baruch Lederman
$200
"Zichron Tzaddik Lvracha."
2018-01-16
Moshe and Nina Rubin
$118
2018-01-16
The Weinberger Family
$1800
"In memory of Rabbi Simes and in honor of Shaindel and her wonderful children."
2018-01-15
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-15
Anonymous donor
$54
2018-01-14
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-12
Dovy and Miriam Yarmush
$36
2018-01-12
Cheryl and Mark Kaplan
"What a meaningful way to honor, remember and celebrate Yehuda"
2018-01-10
Menachem and Chavie Friedman
$36
2018-01-09
Anonymous donor
$18
2018-01-09
Milders of Milwaukee
2018-01-09
Eliezer & Fraidel Lehrer
$36

This campaign deals with:

Education & Youth | Judaism & Holidays

Rabbi Yehuda Simes zt”l Torah Project

$21,346   raised
GOAL: $21,000

152

 Donors

Campaign by
Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa - (Rabbi Zischa Shaps Campaign Chair)

Congregation Beit Tikvah, 15 Chartwell Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 4K3. 613-723-1800 or at shul@cbto.org.

  • Letter for a Child
    26 claimed out of 1000 available

    An opportunity for a child to dedicate a letter in the Torah

  • Letter
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    Dedicate a Letter in the Torah

  • Possuk - Verse
    22 claimed out of 500 available

    Dedicate a complete verse in the Torah

  • Amud - Column
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    Dedicate a Column in the Torah

  • Gartel
    1 claimed out of 1 available

    Dedicate the Gartel for the Torah

  • Weekly Sidra
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    Dedicate one of the 54 weekly Parshios of the Torah

  • Yad $1,000
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    Dedicate the Yad (pointer) for the Torah

  • פרשיות מיוחדות - Special Parshios - $1800 each
    2 claimed out of 5 available

    (2) Ten Commandments - עשרת הדברות - Sold Blessings of Cohanim - ברכת כהנים - Sold Az Yashir - שירת הים (3) Shema - שמע - First Parsha Sold Blessing of the Tribes - ברכת יעקב The 13 Attributes - י "ג מדות (6) The Six Days of Creation - ששת ימי בראשית

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    Dedicate one of the Atzei Chaim for the Torah

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    Partner with someone else to dedicate one of the 5 Seforim of the Torah

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    Dedicate one of the 5 Books of the Torah

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