Received Donations

Kolot Mayim Reform Temple – Donations

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from September 1, 2022 to November 30, 2022. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Susan and Alan Miller (in honour of Carolyn Canny) Julie Elizabeth Susan Barak
Neomi and Brian Summers (in honour of Louwrier’s wedding)
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky (in honour of Louwrier’s wedding)
Susan and Les Halpert (condolences on the loss of Richard Weiss’s sister)

Building Bridges- Speaker Series

Lynn Switzman David and Dorothy Torontow Mary K. Marr Gillian Levy

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Jack and Sharon Shalinsky Anita Wolfe

YAHRZEITS

Sandy Fagan – in memory of Meyer Sugarman
Morris Bleviss – in memory of Bella Bleviss
David Torontow – in memory of Harry Torontow and Sarah Gottdank Torontow
Howard Margolis – in memory of Lisa Margolis
Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Ken Conlin
Betty Polsky – in memory of Morris H. Polsky

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from June 1,2022 to August 31, 2022. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Mary Casselman (in memory of Ralph Levy) Carl Mosk Jerry Polsky Janna Ginsberg

Lindy Shortt Morris & Janna Bleviss (in honour of the Louwrier Chuppah wedding)

Murray & Charlynne Ashford ( condolences to Ariel Louwrier)

YAHRZEITS

Sandi Fagan – in memory of Margaret Sugarman

Joel Fagan – in memory Evelyn Beck

Mary K. Marr – in memory of Eugenia Mysliwetz

Joan Greiff – in memory of Annette Ruskin

Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Geoffrey Gillean

Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Audrey Conlin

Mary Casselman – in memory of James F Casselman and Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum

Morris Bleviss – in memory of Rosalind Van Wilde Rode

Lis Louwrier – in memory of Lenny Cobas

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Anita Wolfe Mary K. Marr Joan Greiff Laurel Weeks Neomi Summers

Lesley Friedmann Sharon Shalinsky Julie Elizabeth

Dvora and Harvey Mendelzys (in honour of the conversion of Aidan Doduck and Shai Fulger)

Bill Evans (in honour of Winnie and Lindsay Hall)

DONATIONS

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from March 1,2022 to May 31, 2022. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Laura and Bryan Bowley (in honor of Joyce Skolnik) Shelly Bercovich Susan-Rose Slatkoff

Murray and Charlyne Ashford (condolences to the Louwrier family on the loss of Karina Sarney)

Chai- in support of Building Bridges programme

Juliet Simon Sharon Fitch Carolynne Parsons Yehudi Freedman and Donna Kirk

YAHRZEITS

Marilyn Wolovick – in memory of Sarah Wolovick and Morley Wolovick

Betty Polsky – in memory of Elsie L. Polsky

Marilyn Wolovick – in memory of Morley Wolovick

Morris Bleviss – in memory of Julius (Ziggy) Bleviss

Betty Polsky – in memory of Mike and Elsie Polsky

Juliet Simon – in memory of Sophie Patterson

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Anita Wolfe Gilda Good

DONATIONS

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from December 1,2021 to February 28, 2022. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Leah A. Hollins Corinne Hardin and Adam Sharpe Doug Marshall and Pat Dunphy

Natalie Grunberg-Ferreira Lisbeth Louwrier Kostantina O’Connor Justin Lewis

Sarah Brickett Shawna Vogel Marilyn Wolovick Susan Barak Mary K. Marr

Maurice Yacowar Eleanor Mintz Mary Casselman

Chai- in support of Building Bridges programme

Kozue Shirakawa Monica Lewis Luka Garvin Jane Heyman

Ted Lobley Aaron Severs Jesse Robertson Lisa Alexander

Gilda Good Lisbeth Louwrier Sandra Glass

Chai- in memory of Joe Gougeon-Ryant

Julie Elizabeth Morris and Janna Bleviss Joel and Sandy Fagan

Jack and Sharon Shalinsky Rafi and Dahlia Beck Arlette Baker Hans Denee

David and Dorothy Torontow Aaron Banfield Martin and Caroline Hergt

Chai- in memory of Lisa Margolis

Howard Margolis Anita Wolfe

YAHRZEITS

Dorothy Torontow – in memory of Harry Agulnik and Sonia Rowicki Agulnik

Ariel Louwrier – in memory of Sonya Bober

Arlette Baker – in memory of Fernand and Renee Levy

Murray Greiff  – in memory of Irving Greiff

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Anita Wolfe Julie Elizabeth Lisbeth Louwrier David and Yvette Freeman

Erik Greenberg

 

DONATIONS

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from September 1,2021 to November 30, 2021. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND
Stephen Larre Murray Greiff Jeff Eichler

Joel and Sandy Fagan Marla Yacowar Lisbeth Louwrier

Cheryl Devor Paulette Zetler Rella Balkan

Chai- in support of Building Bridges programme

Susan Halpert Anne Petrie Nechama Ferstman Susan Edwards

Johannes Denee Sandie Bornstein

YAHRZEITS

David Torontow – in memory of Harry Torontow and Sarah Gottdank Torontow
Morris Bleviss – in memory of Sarah Bleviss
Joel and Sandy Fagan – in memory of Joseph Sugarman
Joel and Sandy Fagan – in memory Ronald Sugarman
Julie Elizabeth – in memory of Nancy Phyllis Mundinger

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND
Susan Halpert Anita Wolfe Mary K. Marr Susan Cogan Selma Linzer

DONATIONS

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from June 1,2021 to August 31, 2021. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Kostantina O’Connor, Hal & Marla Yacowar, Julie Elizabeth. Hans Denee, Carolyn Canny, Joel & Sandy Fagan, Aaron Devor

YAHRZEITS

Mary K. Marr – in memory of Eugenia Mysliwetz
Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Audrey Conlin
Bill Evans – in memory of William Hugh Evans
Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Geoffrey Gillean
Lisbeth Louwrier – in memory of Lenny Cobas
Sandy Fagan – in memory of Meyer Sugarman
Morris Bleviss – in memory of Bella Bleviss

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Murray Greiff, Ariel and Lisbeth Louwrier

 

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Lisbeth Louwrier, Mary K. Bett, Gilda Good, Yehudi Freedman, David and Dorothy Torontow, Andrew Christie, Lis Louwrier, Mary Casselman

In support of the Online School:

Leah Kinarthy

In support of Speaker Series:

Ben and Carla Levinson, David Boroditsky

YAHRZEITS

Leah Kinarthy – in memory of Rona Steinman

Betty Polsky – in memory of Elsie Polsky

Arlette Baker – in memory of Fernand and Renee Levy

Arlette Baker – in memory of Bill Baker

Gilda Good – in memory of Hyman Stern

Morris Bleviss – in memory of Julius (Ziggy) Bleviss

Charlyne Ashford – in memory of Jack and Byrna Monson

Joel Fagan – in memory of Evelyn Berk

Sandy Fagan – in memory of Margaret Sugarman

David Torontow – in memory of Ray Torontow

David Sandell – in memory of Dora Sandell

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Lisbeth Louwrier, Hans Denee, Mary K. Bett, Julie Wittock, Julie Elizabeth

 

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from December 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

George Hamiotis
Leah Kinarthy
Marla Yacowar
Leah Smith
Marilyn Wolovick
Linda Bonder
Leah Kinarthy
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky
Jennifer Roth
Stan and Lindy Shortt

In support of the Online School:

Carolyn Canny
Leah Kinarthy

In support of Speaker Series:

Dan Russek
Monique Dull
Qualum Holdings Inc.
Sid Tafler
Amanda Cait
Linda Bonder
Irving and Betty Nitkin
Ariel and Lisbeth Louwrier
Richard and Debra Weiss

 

YAHRZEITS

Sandy Fagan – in memory of Ronald Sugarman, and Joseph Sugarman
Joel Fagan – in memory of David Fagan
Arlette Baker- in memory of Alfred Levy
Deena Kinarthy – in memory of Elsie Polsky
Leah Kinarthy – in memory of her parents
Dr. Shelley Evans – In memory of Dr. George J.I. Halpern
Dorothy Torontow – In memory of Sonia and Harry Agulnik
Ariel Louwrier – in memory of Sonja Bober

 

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Judith Schacter
Ireta Fisher
Hans Denee
Selma Linzer
Rabbi Ilana Krygier
Arlette Baker
Lisbeth Louwrier

 

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from October 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue. 

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND 

Aaron Devor
Rella Balkan 

In support of Speaker Series: 

David Torontow, Leah Kinarthy, Lisbeth Louwrier, Anne Petrie, Juliet Simon, Sharon Shalinsky,  Carolyn Canny 

In support of Neomi Summers on the passing of Aharon BenDavid

Julie Elizabeth
Michael Herman
Neomi Summers 

In memory of June Kadanoff 

Julie Elizabeth 

 

YAHRZEITS 

David Torontow- in memory of Harry and Sarah Gottdank Torontow 
Sharon Shalinsky – in memory of Ken Conlin 
Monica Lewis- in memory of Rita Lewis 
Morris Bleviss- in memory of Sarah Bleviss 
Arlette Baker- in memory of Elias Pappo 
Betty Polsky- in memory of Morris Polsky 
Julie Elizabeth- in memory of Elsie Polsky 

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND 

Reva Hutkin 
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky 
Leanne Kramer 
Lisbeth Louwrier 

 

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from August 1,2020 to September 30, 2020. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Sheila Bailin and Daniel Barer
Frances Lake
Leah Kinarthy
Stephen Larre
Bill Cox

YAHRZEITS

Morris Bleviss – in memory of Roseline van Wilde Rode
Monica Lewis – in memory of Rita Lewis
Bill Evans- in memory of William Hugh Evans
Lisbeth Louwrier– in memory of Lenny Cobas
Marilyn Wolovick- in memory of Richard Avery Claxton
Sandy Fagan- in memory of Myer Sugarman
Morris Bleviss- in memory of Bella Bleviss

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Mary K.Bett
Hans Denee
Gillian Levy

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from June 1,2020 to July 31, 2020. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

CHAI (GENERAL TEMPLE) FUND

Betty Polsky – in appreciation
Julie Elizabeth – speedy recovery to Scott and Olga Miller
Clara Halpern – in appreciation
Julie Elizabeth – in honour of Willem’s Bar Mitzvah
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky- in honour of Joel Fagan’s special birthday

YAHRZEITS

David Torontow – in memory of Ray Torontow
Susan Edwards – in memory of Allan Manning (Boaz) Edwards

LIFE CYCLE EVENTS

Katrina Greenfield Hanevelt – in honor of Willem’s Bar Mitzvah
Daniel and Michelle Nozick – In honour of Ethan’s Bar Mitzvah
Rabbi Shawn Zevit – upon the passing of Les Zevit

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

Mary Bett
Aaron Devor
Julie Elizabeth

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from December 1, 2019 to May 22, 2020. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

Chai – for the Temple

Joel and Sandy Fagan – condolences to Rabbi Louis Sutker
Todd and Suzanne Litman – on the wedding of their son
Hal Yacowar

In support of Channukah Party:

Ora Stefanic
Leah Kinarthy
Paula Blitstein  – in honour of Julie Elizabeth
Speedy recovery to Murray Ashford from Torontow’s
Speedy recovery to Murray Ashford from Fagan’s
Speedy recovery to Jack Shalinsky from Fagan’s and Torontow’s
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky – In celebration of the birth of their great grandson Jonah Adam Chenkis

Condolences to Sandy Fagan by:

Charlyne and Murray Ashford
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky
Morris and Janna Bleviss
Joel Fagan
David and Dorothy Torontow
Sandra J. Marsh – in honour of Morris Bleviss
Arlette Baker- in commemoration of the liberation of Aushwitz
Ralph and Gillian Levy – on account of Torah study

In lieu of Pesach Seder tickets:

Jack and Sharon Shalinsky
Charlyne and Murray Ashford
Mary Casselman
Gilda Good
Lizbeth Louwrier
Linda and Ted Bonder – in appreciation of Rabbi Lynn
Howard and Susan Mintz – Covid assistance

For Yahrzeit

Leah Smith – in memory of her mother
Leah Kinarthy- in memory of her mother Patricia Connolly (Fromson, Manes)
Joel Fagan – in memory of David Fagan
Peter Barwin – in memory of Sydney Barwin
Arlette Baker – in memory of Fernand and Renee Levy
David and Dorothy Torontow- in memory of Harry and Sonia Agulnik
Lisbeth Louwrier- in memory of her mother-in-law
Leah Smith- in memory of Jack Smith
Arlette Baker – in memory of William Baker
Sandy Fagan – in memory of her mother Margaret Sugarman
Morris Bleviss – in memory Julius (Ziggy) Bleviss
Gilda Good – in memory of Hyman Stern
Betty Polsky – in memory of Elsie L. Polsky
Joel Fagan – in memory of Evelyn Berke

For the purchase of Chumashim

Leah and Elior Kinarthy
Allan & Hester Peters
Hans Denee
Gilda Good
Joel Fagan
Charlyne Ashford
David and Dorothy Torontow
Mary Casselman
Susan Edwards
Esther Stevens
Maurice Yacowar

For the purchase of Benchers

Dr. Shelley Evans

For Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

Peter Barwin
Joel and Sandy Fagan
Hans Denee
Mary K. Bett

For Jewish Education

Jewish Federation of Victoria and Vancouver Island

Leah and Elior Kinarthy

We acknowledge the following donations which were made from August 1 to November 30, 2019. The Kolot Mayim community is sustained by contributions from members of the synagogue, the larger Jewish community, and the public. We are deeply grateful for contributions of any size for supporting our synagogue.

Chai – for the Temple

Morris and Janna Bleviss
Julie Elizabeth and Reva Hutkin
Julie Elizabeth and Reva Hutkin – condolences to Rabbi Louis Sutker
Joel and Sandy Fagan
Joel and Sandy Fagan – condolences to Rabbi Louis Sutker
Rowena Keeb – in celebration of the Ashfords
Leah Kinarthy
Betty Polsky
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky – in celebration of the Ashfords
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky – condolences to Rabbi Louis Sutker
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky – condolences to Yehudi Freedman
Eric Shenfeld
Ora Stefanic
Neomi Summers – condolences to Rabbi Lynn
Dr. Richard and Deborah Weiss
Hal Yacowar
Maurice Yacowar and Anne Petrie
Central Vancouver Island Jewish Community Society

For Yahrzeit

Morris Bleviss – in memory of Linda van Wilde Rode
David Torontow – in memory of Ray Torontow
David Torontow – in memory of Harry and Sarah Torontow
Joel Fagan – in memory of Joe Sugarman
David Sandell – in memory of Louis Ostrov
Neal Wasser

In honour of Rabbi Lynn Greenhough

Neil and Karen Ackerman
Dr. Georges Benloulou
Dror Chen
Aaron Devor
Susan Edwards
Joel and Sandy Fagan
Les and Susan Halpert
Sharon Kabrinsky
Yehudi Freedman and Donna Kirk
Caren Zilber-Shlensky
Corrine Hardin and Adam Sharpe
Cheryl and Brian Hebb
Rowena Keeb
Ken Mintz
Cecilia Negin
Allan and Hester Peters
Jack and Sharon Shalinsky
Jack and Denise Sturmwind
Dr. Jeff and Yael Wollach
Hal and Marla Yacowar
Paulette Zetler

For Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund

Jocelyn Abrams
Leonda Adler
Murray and Charlyne Ashford
Sheila Bailin and Daniel Barer
Morris Bleviss
Johannes Denee
Rabbi Allan Finkel
Martin and Caroline Hergt
Leah Kinarthy
Jeff Kushner
Selma Linzer
Billy Love
John and Marcy Manning
Susan-Rose Slatkoff
Esther Stevens

For Jewish Education

Jewish Federation of Victoria and Vancouver Island