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Committees

There are many committees made up of Temple congregants that do important work essential to TBK.  You do not have to be on the TBK Board to participate as a member of one of the committees. Interested?  Contact Temple President Steven Chaba by e-mail or call (585) 244-7060.

 

Temple B'rith Kodesh Committees

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON(S)
Caring Community Herb Skerker & Monica Skerker
RPO Fundraiser Herb Skerker & Monica Skerker
Finance & Budget David Stone
Human Resources Amy Kahn
Kollel Sunday Series Monica Gurell
Membership Engagement Rachel Wexler

Religous Practices
     Music Subcommittee

Sue Lococo
     Fred Weingarten
School and Youth Alyssa Gupton & Jacqui Liebman

Social Action                                                    Ayala Emmett

Social Action initiatives/participation include:  No One Left Behind, Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network, TEMPRO, Pencils & Paper, Aaron Barveman Legacy, Supper Program at Blessed Sacrament, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

 

 

Parashat

Parashat Vayishlach
December 14, 2019

In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob divides his clan into two camps, so at least some will survive in case of a fight. Jacob sleeps alone in the desert and is awoken by an angel who wrestles him through the night. Jacob survives and is blessed by the angel and renamed Israel. Jacob meets his brother and, surprisingly, they embrace. Dinah, Jacob’s daughter, is raped by Shekhem, who then proposes to Jacob that he marry her. Shimeon and Levi brutally murder Shekhem and his clan. Rachel has another child, whom she and Jacob name Benjamin

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