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WRJ/TBK Sisterhood College Connection

Do you have a child or grandchild attending college or graduate school?  WRJ/TBK Sisterhood would like to keep in touch with our students during the year.  Our committee sends out care packages at no cost to our Temple families.  Please remember that we create a new list each year.  You must contact us fo your student to receive packages for the 2019-20 year, even if they received packages last year.  

To sign up or renew a connection, please send the following information about your student to the WRJ/TBK Sisterhood office by email at wrj@tbk.org 
or by mail at 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.

  • student’s name
  • food allergies
  • parent email address
  • expected year of graduation
  • student’s mailing address (including college, if required)

    Please remember to update information from last year.  Let us know if there are any changes during the 2019-2020 academic year.

 

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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