Congregatings Speaker - Mark Osterman, George Eastman House

Congregatings Guest Speaker

Mark Osterman, Photographic Process Historian
from the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film

"The Making of Motion Picture Film"

Brown bag lunch at 12:00 noon, program at 12:15 p.m. in the Adult Lounge
Please exclude pork and shellfish products, and mixed meat and dairy items



Parashat Vayishlach

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.