The People of Beth El: Questions to Consider

Use these questions to spark your memories of Beth El

We wanted to jot a few questions down to help you think about your writing about Beth El.  This list is just meant to help you brainstorm.  This is not intended to direct what you have to write about but rather to help you think about ideas.


How long are/were you a member of Beth El?

What major family milestones did you experience at Beth El?

How has it changed over those years?

What was it like when you grew up here/first moved here?

What do you miss most about the way it used to be? Or do you like best about how it is now?

Do you remember any great or silly stories about Beth El?

Did you enjoy religious school?

Are you still friends with anyone from that time in your life?

How has your time at Beth El shaped who you are now?

Is there anything we didn’t talk about that you would like to add?


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