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    Tikkun Olam Members worked with Habitat for Humanity
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    You are Welcome Here
  • Youth Kallah
    Youth Kallah Teens from the whole Northeast gathered at TBK
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    Family Pray and stay--a perfect summer Shabbat
  • Tikkun Olam
    Tikkun Olam Our youth learn to work for social justice.

We note with sorrow the passing of the following and extend our sympathy to the family members who are part of our TBK family:

Marilyn Frank member and wife of Dr. Irwin Frank passed away December 16, 2017

Betty Mock member and wife of Herbert, mother of Dr. David Mock (Cheryl Crocci

David Trachtman member and husband of Linda died December 30, 2017

Shirley Weiner member and mother of David & Daniel died January 2, 2018

John Kennedy brother in law to member Donald Onimus (Lorraine Wolch) passed away December 5, 2017.

Sophie Gryska passed away November 29, 2017.  Member son in law Doug Gallant and grandchildren Heather (Ben) Patterson & Aaron Gallant.

Bella Katzelnick Harris mother of member Barbara Reisinger passed away November 23, 2017.

Member Zakhar Shvartsman husband to Sofiya Moldavskaya passed away on November 16, 2017

Alfred Stolberg father of Lee Stolberg & Meyer (Michele) Stolberg, grandfather of David, Amelia, Lillian, Sophia passed away November 1, 2017.

Member Madlyn McKay wife of Bernard Isaacson passed away November 8, 2017

Lolly Theuman mother of member John (Liza) Theuman and grandmother of Benjamin & Alex (Sarah) Theuman passed away November 8, 2017

Member Mortimer Levy passed away November 5, 2017, husband of Dwaine Levy. 

Louis Fraum father of Stephen (Rose) Fraum and grandfather of Jaclyn & Lane Fraum died November 1, 2017.

Member Libby Flum passed away November 3, 2017.  Mother of member Iren (Thomas) Galvin and grandmother of Rachel & Daniel (Katie) Galvin.

Pat Kelly wife of our Kollel teacher Joseph Kelly, passed away October 28, 2017.

Member Anna Gubler passed away October 20, 2017.  She is survived by her husband Gennady & daughter Tatiana.

Helen Estreicher October 6, 2017. Mother of Sharon (Paul) Underberg and grandmother of Daniel & Jillian Underberg

Samuel W. Braverman October 6, 2017 husband of Sandra Epstein Braverman & friends of TBK

Louis Alan Rappaport on October 6, 2017.  Sister Ann (Harold) Kanthor

Joyce Barrow August 24, 2017 sister of member Natalie Schwartz

Sophie Swire 9/14/17 mother of Alan (Francine) Swire

>Shelby Penberg 9/15/17 aunt of Kevin Penberg

Jayson Kraut, member

Herbert Doktor brother of Marlene Berger and uncle of Cheryl Berger Sussman (Jeffrey) passed away August 3, 2017

Martin Davis brother in law of Stanley Friedman passed away August 5, 2017

Member Laura Gallant passed away July 23, 2017.  Wife of Doug Gallant; mother of Aaron & Heather

Julian Alexander member & husband of Virginia passed away July 19, 2017

Philip Onimus brother of member Don (Lorraine Wolch) Onimus passed away July 16, 2017

Sanford Gradinger member & husband of Stephanie Gradinger passed away July 14th.  Daughter Laurel (Christopher Sloan) Gradinger and their children Camryn, Carter, Chandler, Kyler and Hudson

Member Sylvia Itkin passed away July 7, 2017.  Wife of member William Rapkin, Sister of member Ruth Weiss

Rochelle Sur, mother of Joe(Kristi) Shur and grandmother of Taylor & Alex passed away on July 6, 2017

Malcolm Moses father of Betsy (Marc) Album & grandfather of Jacob & Maxwell Album on July 5, 2017

Member Musya Voskoboynik passed away July 5, 2017

Member Mikhal Kotel passed away June 15, 2017.  Survived by wife Genya Feldman

Peggy Goldberg, mother of Barbara Baron (Ken)

Elaine Hoffman, member

Dr. Saul Narotsky father of member Samuel (Irene) Narotsky

Marian Rifkin mother of member Gail (Richard) Leess

Member Mariya Gordon mother of Anna (Seymour) Papernov

Irwin Rosenbloom, brother of member Barbara Movsky (widow of our past Executive Director)

Hildegard Herz member and mother of Josh (Ruth Fried) Herz

Member Dr. John Green, husband of Marlene Green

Member Annette Sheiman

Toby Shinder mother of member Nancy (David) Wallach

Member Ruth Bloom

Member Elaine Brauer

Member Florence Wecksler

Member Maurice Isner survived by his wife Marcia

Craig George member and husband of Sarada George

Rosalind Krebs, member and wife of Paul Krebs

Roslyn Hirst, member and mother of  Sally Hirst (Douglas Miller)

Louis Rusitzky, brother of Harris ‘Bud’ Rusitzky (Joan)

Dan Bratu, member and father of Anca Leibovici (Adrian)

Robert Fine, nephew of Harvey Fine, Paul Fine and Gerri Fine, and cousin of Steven Fine (Lynn)  and their son Jordan

Barbara Fine, member, wife of Harvey Fine, mother of Lori Taschman (Robert), grandmother of Zachary, Jane and Caroline Taschman and sister-in-law of Paul Fine and Geraldine Fine

Jack Sherman, member and husband of Marcia

Charles ‘Chuck’ Mendelson, father of Susan Fogal (Tim) and grandfather of Benjamin and Adam Fogal

Esther Krieger, member

Suzan Litten, member and partner of Curtis Robinson

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TBK Religious School will  meet Sunday January 21st
Our next Preschool Workshop is Sunday January 28
at 9:30 am
- Tu B'Shevat!
To register or for information contact the Religious School or
244-7060 ext. 252.

Teens Traveling to Israel
The Farash Institute for Jewish Education offers a gift of $360 to all teens who enroll in an Israel experience program lasting longer than three weeks. By registering your child for an Israel program, you qualify to receive this gift from the Freddy Fund providing you are a greater Rochester area resident. Please go to www.farashinstitute.org to apply for your gift now. Request forms are available through the end of March 2018.

If additional financial support would be helpful the Jewish community of Rochester has a community-wide financial assistance application for families sending their teens to Israel on an Israel experience program. By completing this ONE application, families will be able to apply for financial assistance from multiple communal agencies including the Farash Institute for Jewish Education, The Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester and some local area synagogues providing a family is a dues paying member. The community application can be found at www.farashinstitute.org. It is due March 2, 2018.

For further information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 479-4468, or visit the Farash website.

National Council of Jewish Women Presents
Learn Why Courts Matter: You Be the Judge, an Interactive Workshop
Tuesday January 23 at 7:00 pm at TBK
Free and open to the public. Space is limited; registration is recommended. For more information and to register contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Brighton Town Judge Karen Morris will kick off the evening with an informative introduction to the federal court system. Participants will then consider an actual federal case.

Geva Theatre Tour sponsored by WRJ/Sisterhood
Thursday February 1 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or
244-7060 ext. 233 for more information.