Bingo Blog: Big Winner and Free Pasta Dinner!

Categories: Bingo
 

All of our players had so much to be excited for this week at our Bingo Tuesday. We had our free pasta dinner for all our players, which they all enjoyed. Many thanks to Brian Moidel and Cliff Spungen  for preparing the delicious pasta dinner for us.  We also introduced a new game–and a big winner who…

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Beth El Takes on the Ruderman Inclusion Challenge

Categories: Community Voices, Inclusion

Beth El’s Inclusion Committee and the synagogue’s overall inclusion practices moved one step up the ladder in early 2015 when we became one of only 15 Conservative congregations in North America selected to be a participant in a USCJ Ruderman Inclusion Action Community Initiative. The Ruderman Foundation, based in Boston, enables Jewish institutions to move…

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Come join us at BINGO

Categories: Bingo

All of our players had so much to be excited for this week at our Bingo Tuesday. We had Allen Frank’s Free Lottery Machine, available only at Beth El Bingo, with a great chance to win up to $700. Think of how much Bingo you could play with all this cash! We had an awesome Jackpot opportunity to win…

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Volunteerism: The Benefits of Saying “Yes”

Categories: Community Voices
 

At our Annual Meeting in June, I was asked to say a few words about volunteerism at Beth El, what I have done over the years, and what those experiences have meant to me.  Without hesitation, my answer was “of course, I’ll say a few words.” Now you might be thinking, why did he say…

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