Mizrachi Canada and Congregation B’nai Torah will dedicate 2 Sifrei Torah in Israel one in memory of Jack Kahn זצ״ל and one for Paul Forman זצ״ל, as a tribute to their leadership and lifetime of service to our community and to Klal Yisrael. 

Please participate in this campaign in memory of Jack Kahn זצ״ל and/or Paul Forman זצ״ל by continuing their legacy of dedication to Torah and the land of Israel.

Fundraising Goal $100,000
$92,000

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Zuck Family
Zuck Family Parsha x 2
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In Honour of Jack and Paul זצ״ל
Rubinoff Family
Rubinoff FamilyParsha
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In Honour of Jack & Paul זצ״ל
Mark Karoly
Mark KarolyParsha
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In Honour of Jack & Paul זצ״ל
David & Zena Zobin
David & Zena ZobinSpecial Parsha
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In honour of Jack & Paul
Joseph Salmon
Joseph SalmonParsha
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Jake Anhang
Jake Anhang
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Israel Koschitzky Family Charitable Found
Israel Koschitzky Family Charitable FoundSefer בראשית x 2
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David M. Cymerman
David M. CymermanPasuk x 2
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Lazer & Shayna Friedman
Lazer & Shayna FriedmanPasuk x 2
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Robert Silberstein
Robert SilbersteinPasuk x 2
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The S. Sigler Family Charitable Foundation
The S. Sigler Family Charitable Foundation Vayakhel-Pekudei
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Dan Valter
Dan ValterPasuk x 2
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Arthur and Agi Dunec
Arthur and Agi DunecColumn
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Benny & Penina Feintuch
Benny & Penina Feintuch Parsha
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In honour of Paul Forman זצ״ל
Benny & Penina Feintuch
Benny & Penina Feintuch Aliyah
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In honour of Jack Kahn זצ״ל
Madelaine & Gerald Greenberg
Madelaine & Gerald GreenbergParsha x 2
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In honour of Jack Kahn זצ״ל & Paul Forman זצ״ל
Jerry & Bea Rosenfield
Jerry & Bea RosenfieldParsha x 2
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In honour of Jack זצ״ל & Paul זצ״ל
Harriette Brown & Yaakov Nagar & Family
Harriette Brown & Yaakov Nagar & FamilyAliyah
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In honour of Paul z'l who was a wonderful inspiration.
Dr. & Mrs. Edward & Lisa Jesin
Dr. & Mrs. Edward & Lisa JesinColumn
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In honour of Paul Forman and Jack Kahn z'l
Jack & Yvonne, Debbie & Michael, Sharon & David, Gav & Ali, Adina & Manny
Jack & Yvonne, Debbie & Michael, Sharon & David, Gav & Ali, Adina & MannyParsha x 2
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Jack and Paul worked tirelessly and devotedly for every cause and task they undertook. They were paragons of dedication and efficiency, and will be sorely missed by family, friends, Mizrachi, Congregation B'Nai Torah and the Jewish community at large.
Michael Schwartz
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David & Dina Brothman
David & Dina Brothman Parsha x 2
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In honour of Jack & Paul z'l
Abe & Chaya Gottesman
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Reuven & Chany Weichselbaum
Reuven & Chany WeichselbaumAliyah
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Zev Kaufman
Zev KaufmanPasuk
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Joe Elmaleh
Joe ElmalehAliyah
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Michael Ritter
Michael Ritter
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Susan Druck
Susan DruckPasuk
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Shlomo & Shaynie Schwartz
Shlomo & Shaynie SchwartzPassuk
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We always admired Jack's energized response to community needs. May his memory continue to inspire his family, his friends and associates
Shlomo & Shaynie Schwartz
Shlomo & Shaynie SchwartzColumn
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A Sefer Torah in Israel is the most appropriate memorial for Pesach Forman as it perpetuates his service to others especially those in Israel
Debbie & Sruly Karoly
Debbie & Sruly KarolyPassuk
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Moishe & Masha Zombek
Moishe & Masha ZombekAliyah
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Mordechai and Lyn Ben-Dat
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In memory of Paul and his unique legacy to Klal Israel, and with warm regards to you Annie.
Hillmount Capital Inc. -  Yitz Levinson
Hillmount Capital Inc. - Yitz LevinsonAliyah
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Akiva & Devorie Grossman
Akiva & Devorie GrossmanParsha
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The torah, that your husband and father embraced and raised shall now raise his neshama to the highest places in shomayim. . With much love, Akiva and Devorie Grossman
Miriam Drazin
Miriam DrazinPassuk
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I first met Paul when I was in high school, and have only good memories of him. May your memories bring you comfort always. Miriam Drazin
Harvey Handelsman
Harvey HandelsmanAliyah
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Robert & Rose Anne Karoly
Robert & Rose Anne KarolyColumn
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Paul was a one of a kind and special person.
Fran & Jules Kronis
Fran & Jules KronisParsha
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Paul was an incredible person. I have many special memories of being with him.
Terri & Jack Sandler
Terri & Jack Sandler
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We were honoured to call Paul, z”l, our friend. He was a pillar of the community that gave pride to Annie, the family and klal Yisrael.
Joy & Danny Zigelman
Joy & Danny ZigelmanColumn
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In honour of Jack z'l & Paul z'l
Diana Sernick
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Dear Annie, It is difficult to fathom the passing of dear Paul. My thoughts are with you. Lots of love, Cousin Diana
Jack & Marla Samuel
Jack & Marla Samuel Parsha x 2
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Jack Kahn Z'L and Paul Forman Z'L were exceptionally kind, generous and talented. They were so devoted to their families, their shul, their community and deeply committed to Torah, Am Yisrael and Medinat Yisrael. It's difficult to measure the impact they each had on religious Zionism in Canada and on the many people who turned to them for friendship, guidance and advice. May their memories be for a blessing.
Samuel & Judy Silverberg
Samuel & Judy SilverbergPasuk
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These 2 individuals were tremendous contributors to the cause of Religious Zionism in Canada. The writing of a sefer Torah is an appropriate tribute to their memories. Samuel and Judy Silverberg
Howard & Janice Langer & Family
Howard & Janice Langer & FamilyMantle x 2
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The loss of our dear friends Jack Kahn and of Paul Forman one year later have left a void not only in our hearts but in the Jewish Community in Toronto where they both worked tirelessly for Mizrachi, Congregation Bnai Torah, and Klal Yisrael . Every Jewish cause both here and in Israel filled every moment of their lives. We miss you . May your memories be a blessing for your families Howard & Janice Langer & Family
Howard Kurlandski
Howard Kurlandski
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In honour of Jack and Paul who both gave tirelessly of themselves for Klal Yisroel. Also in commemortion of the 10th yartzeit of my dear wife, Marika Kurlandski.
Shirley Anne Haber
Shirley Anne HaberAliyah
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We are so happy to participate in this wonderful tribute to the memory of our very special cousin, Paul Forman are pleased to honour Annie and their family in this way. Harvey and Shirley Anne Haber
George & Malka Adler
George & Malka AdlerParsha x 2
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These were great leaders and pillars of the community. We will always remember them fondly and miss them greatly. May their memory be for a blessing.
David & Miriam Gershuni
David & Miriam GershuniParsha x 2
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May their memories be a blessing. Both Paul & Jack were special people who devoted endless energy to Jewish causes. They were zu g-t un zu leit menschen- genuine kedushei hashem. Miriam & I were privileged to know them for many years (but not long enough).
Morris Sosnovitch
Morris Sosnovitch
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A tribute for two mensch. May their memory be a blessing
Ronnie & Shana Strauss
Ronnie & Shana StraussParsha x 2
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Tom & Malka Deutsch
Tom & Malka DeutschParsha
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We miss Paul's vibrance very much. He always lit up the room. A big loss to the community.
Myron Sloutsky
Myron SloutskyPassuk
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In honour of Jack and Paul.
Eli and Penina Honig
Eli and Penina Honig
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Both Paul and Jack are greatly missed.
Rabbi Daniel & Karen Korobkin
Rabbi Daniel & Karen KorobkinAliyah x 2
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May Hashem bless you and keep you, and grant you much blessing in the zchut of these wonderful men.
Marcee & Rosy Rosenzweig
Marcee & Rosy RosenzweigColumn
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Paul and Jack were Leaders dedicated to the principle of One People, One Country, One Torah. They made all our lives better and we miss them. Their Memories are a Blessing.
Murray & Ruth Miskin
Murray & Ruth MiskinParsha x 2
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Dear Kahn and Forman Families, Your personal loss and our communal loss are immeasurable,. Jack and Paul were figures of towering ability, chesed and personality. It is an honour to be part of this wonderful project in their memories--a truly fitting tribute to two extraordinary men.
Ezra and Reena Lauterpaucht
Ezra and Reena LauterpauchtColumn
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We wish that this beautiful tribute brings your family much nechama for the void left by Paul z"l. He was a true community leader and is sorely missed.
Anne Weisblatt
Anne WeisblattPassuk
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Leo and Faige Davids
Leo and Faige DavidsAliyah
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We miss these valiant soldiers of religious Zionism. יהי זכרם ברוך
Marlene Segal
Marlene SegalAliyah
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Dear Kahn and Forman families, Donating a Sefer Torah in memory of Jack z’l and Paul z’l, these 2 exceptional, dedicated men, who gave so much of their energy and time to the Jewish community and to Eretz Yisrael, is a perfect way to pay tribute to their memories. May you all be comforted by the wonderful example they set for all of us. May their memories be for a blessing. Marlene Segal
Rabbi Moshe & Esty Yeres
Rabbi Moshe & Esty Yeres
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Perry Rush
Perry RushParsha
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Tsila Kahane
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May his (Paul's) memory always be a blessing to your family and community as he always was when he was with us. He is missed.
Hertzel and Naomi Lipner
Hertzel and Naomi LipnerAliyah x 2
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Sondra and Myron Sokal
Sondra and Myron SokalPassuk
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In memory of our friend, colleague, traveling companion and so much more. He is truly missed.
Susie Kaplan
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Robert & Karyn Goldberger
Robert & Karyn GoldbergerPassuk
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Bryna Weinberger
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May Paul’s neshama have many aliyot and in his many zchusim may his entire family have hatzlacha, refuot and brachot in all that they do.
Gary & Ella Diamond
Gary & Ella DiamondSpecial Parsha
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We honour the memory of Pesach Dovid, z'l', who was an exceptional human being whose life was dedicated to Torah and doing Chessed for anyone who he knew. We miss him terribly.
Gloria & Paul Halberstadt
Gloria & Paul HalberstadtSpecial Parsha
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Tsila Kahana
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May his memory always be a blessing to your family and community as he always was when he was with us. He is missed.
Hertzel & Naomi Lipner
Hertzel & Naomi LipnerAliyah x 2
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Robert & Karyn Goldberger
Robert & Karyn GoldbergerPassuk
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Sondra & Myron Sokal
Sondra & Myron SokalPassuk
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In memory of our friend, colleague, traveling companion and so much more. He is truly missed.
Susie Kaplan
Susie KaplanPassuk
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Remembering all the wonderful things these two men did for our shul!!
Judy and Les Scheininger
Judy and Les ScheiningerAliyah
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Judy and Les Scheininger
Judy and Les ScheiningerAliyah
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Howard & Roz English
Howard & Roz EnglishAliyah
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Paul's devotion to the Jewish People will always be an inspiration for everyone who knew him.
Howard & Roz English
Howard & Roz EnglishPassuk
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In honour of Jack z"l and his devotion to Israel
Lisa & Ken Kantorowitz
Lisa & Ken KantorowitzSpecial Parsha
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Lawrence & Adele Levine
Lawrence & Adele LevinePassuk
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Dear Annie and family, we did not know that Paul had passed away. May his memory be for a blessing. May this torah dedication be a z'chus for all of klal yisroel. Lawrence and Adele Levine
Miriam & Harvey Poch
Miriam & Harvey PochParsha
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We knew Jack for over 50 years and Paul for over 60 years and stood in awe of their commitment and devotion to us personally, to the shul, to Mizrachi, and to the overall community. We feel their absence deeply and are indeed grateful for this opportunity to continue to benefit the Jewish community in their name. תהיו נשמותיהם צרורות בצרור החיים.
Marina GershteinLetters
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Always in my thoughts.
Harvey & Judy Blitz
Harvey & Judy BlitzAliyah
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Jack and Paul were wonderful community leaders who are truly missed by all.
Rabbi Charles & Lori Grysman
Rabbi Charles & Lori GrysmanAliya
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Pauline Kamin
Pauline KaminLetter
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Rabbi Mordechai Torcyner
Rabbi Mordechai TorcynerAliyah
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Jack z"l and Paul z"l were both wonderful men. Each led in his own way, and inspired so many others, myself very much included. May we merit to learn from them and emulate their principles, their work ethic, and their success.
Gershon & Camelia Pick
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We really miss these 2 special friends and their umpteen acts of chesed to the Jewish people. We share the grief with their surviving family members. H-shem should give their families and all of us chizuk to come to terms with these two tragic losses. Gershon and Camelia Pick
Yaffa & Lorne Factor
Yaffa & Lorne FactorSpecial Parsha
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Eva Peresz
Eva PereszColumn
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Dear Susan & Annie, In honour and in memory of 2 special men. This tribute and dedication should be an aliyas neshama for both Jack z'l and Paul z'l. Sincerely, Eva
Alex & Faigie Abrahamovitz
Alex & Faigie AbrahamovitzSpecial Parsha
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Paul Forman and Jack Kahn worked tirelessly and selflessly for the Jewish Community. Their dedication to B’Nai Torah was consistently appreciated by all the members. They are greatly missed. It is our privilege to participate in honouring these very special men in this well deserved tribute.
Larry Wolynetz
Larry WolynetzParsha x 2
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Frank & Eva Mayer
Frank & Eva Mayer Yad x 2
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Yehuda & Esti Cohen
Yehuda & Esti CohenPassuk
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Debbie Cherniak
Debbie CherniakAliyah
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For Paul, who only saw Possibilities and Opportunities.
Debbie Cherniak
Debbie CherniakAliyah
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For Jack, who worked tirelessly on behalf of the Jewish Community - Toronto, Canada, Israel
Marcel & Rita Weinberger
Marcel & Rita WeinbergerParsha x 2
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In memory of Jack and Paul's tireless leadership and dedication to the Jewish community of Toronto and to Israel.
Norm & Arlene Weisbart
Norm & Arlene WeisbartAliyah
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In memory of a wonderful friend , Paul Forman, who is sorely missed.
Steve & Leah Roth
Steve & Leah RothParsha x 2
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Jack and Paul were both true leaders and pillars of the community and they are both sorely missed.
The Canadian Zionist Federation
The Canadian Zionist FederationColumn
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The Canadian Zionist Federation is pleased to honour Jack Kahn z"l. Jack was a strong lover of Israel and a vital part of our organization for many many years. We miss his guidance and wisdom. But his memory sustains us to continue to be Zionists.
Jerry & Anne Tollinsky
Jerry & Anne TollinskyPassuk x 2
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There can be no finer tribute to two Chevra who have strengthened Israel and Zionism in there lifetime
Hersch & Penny Kanner Family
Hersch & Penny Kanner FamilyPassuk
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From Hersch & Penny Kanner Family
Melanie (Leah) LevensonLetter x 2
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Rolf Lederer
Rolf LedererPassuk x 2
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The community is bereft of 2 giant leaders, who were also my close personal friends for more than 5 decades. Both Jack z'l and Paul z'l worked tirelessly for Klal Yisrael and especially for Eretz Yisrael and they both leave a monumental legacy.
Melanie (Leah) LevensonLetter x 2
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Haim & Mirelle Moussadji
Haim & Mirelle MoussadjiSpecial Parsha
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Paul was the first person that Mireille and I met when we moved from Hamilton to Toronto. He assisted me with the Shul membership. This was in 1984. I appreciated his help. It was a pleasure working with Paul on any project because he was a doer. No matter how busy Paul was, he contributed to the project and made sure that it was done properly.
Susan Jurkowitz
Susan JurkowitzColumn x 2
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Susan and Annie, my heart goes out to you...may your husbands' beautiful memories bring you some peace of mind. Their dedication to Am Yisrael was exemplary.
Fran & David Woolf
Fran & David WoolfParsha in honour of Jack Kahn z'l
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May this wonderful program of writing a sefer torah in Jack's memory serve as an aliyah for his neshama, especially as this Torah will be read in the place nearest and dearest to Jack's lifelong mission of service to Medinat Yisrael. Yehi Zichro Baruch!
Fran & David Woolf
Fran & David WoolfParsha in honour of Paul Forman z'l
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Paul's neshama should have an aliyah from this awesome effort to have his name and good deeds memorialized by the use of a sefer torah in Israel. Yehi zichro baruch!
Sheila Weinberg
Sheila WeinbergPassuk x 2
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Sara Prutschi & Susan Silverman
Sara Prutschi & Susan SilvermanPassuk
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In memory of Jack Kahn z'l.
Roz & Ben Schultz
Roz & Ben SchultzParsha x 2
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Jack & Paul were personal friends & neighbours who exuded warmth & were fun to be with. They were major contributors to the Bnai Torah, Toronto & the world Jewish communities. It's with love & respect that we commemorate their lives & good deeds.
George & Florence Weinberger
George & Florence WeinbergerParsha x 2
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Louis Hochman
Louis HochmanParsha x 2
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In honour of Jack and Paul's tremendous dedication for Klal Yisroel.
Aron & Judi Kohn
Aron & Judi KohnPassuk
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Cousin Paul was a real mench. My father Irving loved him dearly and would have been very proud that he is being remembered in this special way. We are pleased to donate to this worthy project. May his memory always be a blessing. with love, Judi & Aron Kohn
Jonah & Judith Pressman
Jonah & Judith PressmanPassuk x 2
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I am honoured to partake in this important project to perpetuate the memory of two of (Toronto) Jewry's leaders - men who I had the pleasure of knowing from my early years through adulthood in the kehilla of Bnai Torah.
The Bessin and Aronson Families
The Bessin and Aronson FamiliesAliyah x 2
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We join in honouring the memory of Jack and Paul זכרונם לברכה who were outstanding leaders devoted to the Religious Zionist movement, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community. They leave inspiring, sterling legacies.
Asher & Barbara Frankel
Asher & Barbara FrankelAliyah x 2
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Jack and Paul were highly successful community builders who nevertheless remained humble, gracious and warm individuals. They are both most sadly missed.
Daniel & Bayla Barron
Daniel & Bayla BarronParsha x 2
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In appreciation to Jack z"l, Paul z"l , Bnai Torah and Mizrachi for creating the Torah & Zionist environment that provided a platform for our generation.
Avraham Bernice and Rachamim Friedman
Avraham Bernice and Rachamim FriedmanParsha
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In memory of Pesach z”l and Jack z”l who contributed so much to the Toronto Jewish community and beyond. Their legacy lives on in the lives of so many. יהי זכרם ברוך
Barbara & Aubrey Abrams
Barbara & Aubrey AbramsAliyah x 2
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We cherished the friendship and leadership of these 2 amazing leaders and extend our sincere condolences to both the Kahn and Forman families.
Eva & Abe Kaplan
Eva & Abe KaplanColumn x 2
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What a wonderful way to memorialize the contributions of these two giants of our community!
Ruth & Michael Mammon
Ruth & Michael MammonParsha x 2
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In Memory of two very special people who worked tirelessly on behalf of Bnei Torah and Mizrachi.
Paul and Sari Weinberger
Paul and Sari WeinbergerAliyah x 2
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Jochanan and Sheba Sanders
Jochanan and Sheba SandersPassul x 2
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Dear Annie and Susan, It is an honour for us to participate in this dedication in memory of our dear friends Paul and Jack, who worked wholeheartedly on behalf of Klal Yisrael.
Sydney Eisen
Sydney EisenPassuk x 2
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Zev and Susan Shainhouse
Zev and Susan ShainhouseParsha x 2
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Dear Susan and Annie, We are honoured to participate in this project in memory of our friends Jack and Paul.They were both pillars of our community and are sadly missed. Susan and Zevi
Mordechai & Pessy Weitzner
Mordechai & Pessy WeitznerPassuk x 2
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In honour of Jack z'l and Paul z'l, two devoted men and members of our shul and pillars of our community who gave so generously and selfessly to everything they did.
Liz & Josh Gordon
Liz & Josh GordonAliyah x 2
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In memory of Paul and Jack, pillars of the community, who both worked tirelessly and selflessly on behalf of B'nai Torah and K'lal Yisrael. They are both missed deeply. We are privileged to participate in honouring these special men in this most deserved tribute. We pray both families will have a measure of nechamah from this outpouring of love and support for these remarkable men.
Zvi & Yael Katzman
Zvi & Yael KatzmanPassuk x 2
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Yehuda Gelberger
Yehuda GelbergerAliya x 2
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Stephen & Buki SilverLetter x 2
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Allen and Rosemary Katz & Family
Allen and Rosemary Katz & FamilySpecial Parsha x 2
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In honour of of Jack z’l and Pesach z’l. Their dedication and contribution to the community will sorely be missed. Allen and Rosemary Katz, Howard and Linda Katz, Oren and Marni Dishy and Ilana Katz
David & Nina Bernstein
David & Nina BernsteinPassuk
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Paul was kind and always with a smile. We have warm memories of him at Wasaga always organizing the minyanim and helping others. David and Nina Bernstein and family
Bonny Silver
Bonny SilverColumn x 2
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May their neshamas live throughout many years and may they be leaders to us all.
Yakov Zalman and Esther Friedman
Yakov Zalman and Esther FriedmanParsha x 2
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What a beautiful and appropriate tribute to two gentlemen whose lives were dedicated to the K'lal. They built and fostered the growth of B'nai Torah and Mizrachi Canada and it is hard to imagine these entities without Jack and Paul at their helm. We derive some comfort seeing the fruits of their labor live on in all of the thousands of individuals whose lives have been enriched through their work. May these Sifrei Torah similarly touch the lives of the many who will hear and study their holy words.
Lawrence & Monica Weinberg
Lawrence & Monica WeinbergPassuk x 2
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The Weinberg family admired you both very much. Your dedication to the Klal of Toronto and beyond was heroic. May Jack be a Malitz Yosher for Susan and family & Pesach be a Malitz Yosher for Anne and family. Naomi (Korman), Monica & Lawrence, Temma and Aharon (Baker), Moishe & Jillian, Duvid'l & Chaya Sora and the entire Weinberg family.
Chaim and Tami Rutman
Chaim and Tami RutmanParsha
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Gloria Fuerstenberg
Gloria FuerstenbergLetter x 2
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Dear Susan and Annie - May you and your dear families take comfort from the good memories you have. Your husbands’ meaningful accomplishments for the benefit of local and Israeli society are extraordinary.
Rabbi Seth and Leba Grauer
Rabbi Seth and Leba GrauerAliyah x 2
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Esthe (Bashy) Burack
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In honour of Paul Forman z'l
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