B-Shul Tikkun Olam

Categories: B-shul, Religious School
 

Don’t let the size of our Room 6 kitchen fool you. Big things are happening each week as Beth El Religious School students explore Jewish Holidays through food and preparation. I am incredibly excited to teach “B-Shul,” which is Hebrew for cooking. Today I am including my family mundlebrot recipe for your enjoyment. The Zayin…

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Pareve Pinapple Kugel

Categories: B-shul, Beth El Cookbook, Religious School
 

Throughout October, all grades of Beth El Religious School made individual Pareve Pinapple Kugel in B-shul. Kugel is a baked casserole, most commonly made from egg noodles (Lokshen Kugel) or potato. It is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish, often served on Shabbat and Yom Tov. I discovered in Wikipedia that the first Kugels were made…

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A-Shul, B-shul, Your-Shul, My Shul

Categories: B-shul, Religious School
 

“B-Shul” is Hebrew for Cooking, which is a great part of Beth El Religious School’s Hands On Judaism program. Among my many volunteer jobs over the years, my favorites have been working in our shul’s kitchen and teaching at Beth El Religious School. I am a second-generation member of Beth El and, with my husband…

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“Not a man of words”: Our First Martin Shabbat

Categories: Inclusion, Not a man of words, Religious School
 

As part of our Bar Mitzvah preparation plan, we have scheduled Martin to attend a number of Shabbat morning services over the coming months and to participate in some small way during the service. We haven’t planned out exactly what he will do each time, although an official name for these Saturday morning practice sessions…

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Women and Tallit

Categories: Community Voices, Sisterhood

13 Sisterhood women gathered at the lakeside home of Joan Charlson on a chilly Sunday afternoon, October 18. While sipping hot apple cider around the fireplace, Rabbi Amy led the women in study, prayer and singing. We observed Rosh Chodesh and donned Tallitot from the Gift Shop while Rabbi Amy taught the background and meanings of…

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Lots of Winners at Tuesday Bingo!

Categories: Bingo
 

WOW! What a fun Welcome Back Bingo night! Everyone enjoyed themselves and we had 3 new people join our Bingo Tuesday. We had free delicious food with lots of games and prizes. We had lots of winners to the following games: $250 Door Prize, 2K/1K All Nighter, 4 – 5 jug numbers, 2 magic numbers. Come join us this…

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Steam Team Update!

Categories: Inclusion, Religious School
 

The Zayin class “Steam Team” had a great first session this week! Our 7th graders are making a real difference as they support their classmate Martin and help him prepare for his Bar Mitzvah.  The Steam Team helps Martin learn parts of the Shabbat service, but they also have fun together hanging out, playing with…

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What’s New in the Judaica Shop?

Categories: Community Voices, Judaica Shop
 

Great Wine Selection–Tallitot–Jewelry–Gifts! We have a white wine rack and red wine rack, and both have brief wine descriptions attached for more information.  And we want to hear your reviews of the different wines we are stocking. There are great house gifts, hostess gifts, and we will wrap a bottle of wine to make it look…

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