"His connection with the crowd and Ruach are among the best I've seen"
- Rabbi Meir Azari , Daniel Centers TLV
Shimon Smith is one of the leading Songleaders / Cantorial Soloists in Israel. His home congregation is The Daniel Centers for Reform Judaism in Tel Aviv, where he leads musical services, teaches hundreds of Bar and Bat Mitzvah students a year, runs the Mitzvah Chug, and leads special musical services with his band on various festive and solemn occasions. Since the begining of the Covid Pandemic, Shimon has become the main Broadcaster and video editor for Beit Daniel and the Israeli Reform Movement - check out this page for what that looks like.
Check out Shimon's show on Jewish Rock Radio!
"Shimon brings a level of energy, excitement and professionalism to Capital Camps the likes I’ve never seen in a song leader. His ability to bring our camp community together with his charismatic and dynamic energy is something every camp should experience. He is the total package"
- Sam Roberts , Capital Camps Director
"Shimon is a top-notch musician whose high-energy performances of Jewish music deeply touch the soul. Shimon's creativity, charisma, love of Judaism and love of Israel are powerfully expressed in his music for all ages"
- Rabi Robert Scheinberg, United Synagogue Of Hoboken
"Shimon brings enthusiasm and energy to Camps Airy & Louise. The campers get involved and love the show. We can't wait to have him back!"
-Jonathan Gerstl , Camps Airy & Louise Executive Director
"Shimon's performance at my community in Modiin was original, informative and breathtaking. His ability to connect with any crowd is unparalleled and his original songs are sung in our community. He has an ability to get everybody singing with a smile even at 3AM in Shavuot"
-Rabbi Nir Barkin, Yozma Modiin Israel