Shimshi is, according to the Los Angeles Times, "Undoubtedly, anything but ordinary." He develops every aspect of his performance and is something everyone must experience firsthand.
He is a three time consecutive winner of The Strolling Olympics Award given by the Academy of Magical Arts at the world famous Magic Castle; earning him the title of The Grand Champion of The Magic Olympics. He has also received the Milbourne Christopher Award for "Best Newcomer" and most recently the prestigious Mandrake D'OR Award in Paris, France (this is the equivalent of the Oscars for magic in Europe).
Since living in Las Vegas, shimshi has performed at "The World's Greatest Magic Show" at Sahara's Hotel and Casino, The "V" Show at the Planet Hollywood Resort, and for two years he was the resident magician at the world famous Mirage Hotel and Casino. Bill MacBeth, President of Bellagio Casino Said the Shimshi has "the best mentalism I have ever seen."
In 2008 shimshi was recognized as the best, out of literally hundreds of magicians, by NBC's America's Got Talent. His appearance was viewed by over 15 million people and rendered him the title of America's Got Talent's, "Best Magician in America for 2008"
He had performed at literally hundreds of corporate and private events and his celebrity audiences have included such names as: Michael Jackson, Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Brittany Spears, Steve Martin and Muhammad Ali (who said to Shimshi, you are ... "The best in the world, you're faster than me!")