Passing of Zena Wise z’l

We are saddened by the passing of Zena Wise, mother of Bryna (and Rabbi Vernon) Kurtz, Leah Wise Torem, and Rabbi David Wise (and Judy Krinitz).
The funeral will be held on Thursday, December 1, at 1:15 PM graveside at Pardes Shalom Cemetery in Vaughan, Ontario in the Beth David section.
The funeral can be attended virtually at and find the link for Zena Wise.
Shiva will be observed at Zena’s home, 2 Neptune Drive, Apt 607, North York, ON, at the following times:
Thursday 12/1 from after the funeral until 5:30 PM (minhah/maariv at 4:30 PM) and 7-9 PM;
Friday, 12/2 from 8 AM beginning with Shaharit until 12 PM;
Saturday 12/3 from 7-9 PM;
Sunday 12/4, Monday 12/5 and Tuesday 12/6 from 8 AM beginning with Shaharit until 12 PM; from 1-2 PM on Rabbi Wise’s Zoom
Click HERE to join the Shiva via Zoom
To dial in by phone, call:
646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 653 052 1420
and 2-5:30 PM in person with minhah and maariv at 4:30 PM and 7-9 PM;
Wednesday 12/7 from 8 AM beginning with Shaharit until 10 AM. 
Messages of condolence can be sent to Bryna at , to Leah at , and to David at .
Those who wish to give tzedakah in Zena’s memory are encouraged to contribute to her synagogue, Beth David Bnai Israel Beth Am (, or to the charity of your choice.
HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort the mourners.