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WRJ/TBK Sisterhood Donations

Donations to WRJ/TBK Sisterhood are always appreciated. Many people choose to make donations in memory of loved ones at the time of their yahrzeits. If you would like a loved one to be added to our list, we will be happy to send a reminder and contribution envelope each year.

Donations can be made to WRJ/TBK Sisterhood, Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.

Donations can be designated to specific WRJ/TBK Sisterhood funds:

Belle Rose – Beck Bernstein Sabbath Fund
Supplements hospitality for each Oneg Shabbat and related needs.
 
YES Fund
Provides funds for the WRJ Youth, Education and Special Projects at the national level and includes scholarships for rabbinic students at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Education Fund
Provides funds for the Philip S. Bernstein Award, a monetary reward to one or more young persons in our congregation based upon commitment to Judaism and a sincere interest in pursuing Judaic studies.

Floral and Temple Beautification Fund
Provides Sanctuary flowers for Shabbat and holiday services, provides for special beautification of the Temple, and contributes to the care and upkeep of the courtyard.
 
Shirley Gelb Memorial Fund
Provides funds for the upkeep and modernization of the WRJ/TBK Sisterhood Office.

Youth Fund 
Provides campership to Temple youth to URJ Six Points Sci-Tech Academy summer camp, supports College Connection, which sends packages to our college students,  and provides money to supplement youth projects.
 
When no specific fund is designated, donations will be used as needed.
 
 
 

Parashat

Parashat Beshalach

In this Torah portion, God tells Moses to have the Israelites set up camp at the Sea of Reeds, but then Pharaoh changes his mind about freeing the Israelites and chases his former slaves. With the Egyptians on the Israelites’ tail, God splits the sea and Moses leads the Israelites through it. When the Egyptians enter, God closes the waters, and the Egyptians drown. Miriam leads all the Israelite women in song and dance to celebrate. Soon after, the Israelites begin to complain about life in the desert. God provides quail and manna to feed them. The Israelites battle the Amalekites and win.

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