Joseph Newman received the Rabbi Yehuda Simes Memorial Award in honor of achieving the highest marks across all Jewish subjects. He received a book, a plaque, and a $100 scholarship towards his Jewish high school program. The award is sponsored by Rabbi David & Aviva Rotenberg in memory of Rabbi Simes ztz”l. Rabbi Simes was a beloved teacher in OJCS, formerly known as Hillel Academy. This year is the second year that the award was given.