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Shabbat Renewal: College Send Off Shabbat

Friday, August 12, 2022 15 Av 5782

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMFreedman Levit Sanctuary

Join us as we offer a special blessing for our kids heading off to College at our Shabbat Renewal service.  We will welcome the Executive Director of the Texas A&M University Hillel, Risa Bierman, to give advice on staying Jewishly involved and connected on college campuses today.

Also, if you'd like your College Student to receive special gifts from our Sisterhood and Rabbi Strauss on High Holy Days, Hanukkah, and Passover, please complete this form  by September 15th so that we can stay in touch with your student!


More about Risa Bierman:

Risa Bierman is beginning her 6th year as Texas A&M Hillel’s executive director. Risa has lived in College Station for 27 years and has been actively involved in the local Jewish community. She has 25 years of experience working with college students at various institutions across the country, including nearly 20 years in student life at Texas A&M. She is excited to work with Jewish students at A&M and really make it feel like a welcoming place for them to go to college and grow. Her husband is a professor at Mays Business School, and she has two sons.  One is a sophomore at Texas A&M, and the other will be starting graduate school there.   

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