No more crying over frying

Categories: B-shul, Religious School
 

I can’t wait to hand grate potatoes for latkes said no one EVER! This recipe is dedicated to all my followers who are short on time and/or don’t have a food processor to grate potatoes.  I also broke it down to an individual portion so ANYONE can make lakes ANYTIME! (Howard Shirey-no more desperate requests…

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Why make a dreidel out of clay…

Categories: B-shul, Religious School
 

…When you can make it out of CHOCOLATE?!? For a spin on the classic song “Oh dreidel dreidel dreidel, I made it out of clay,” I decided it would be fun and delicious to make chocolate dreidels.  Pictured are Chavarim students using squeeze bottles & special molds to turn liquid chocolate into dreidels. While allowing…

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Pictures of Torah in Uganda

Categories: Community Voices, President's Blog
 

New correspondence and pictures from Uganda! From: Gershom Date: November 28, 2016 at 12:40:21 AM EST To: Cliff Spungen Subject: Re: Teffilin Cliff We had hachnasat Torah ceremony today and I delivered the $200 for kippot to Aaron. Thank you so much and please convey my thanks to the rabbi and the community. Thanks Gershom   From: Aaron Kintu Moses Date: November…

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Update from Rabbi Sizomu

Categories: Community Voices, President's Blog
 

I am happy to report that Rabbi Sizomu and the Torah arrived in Uganda safely.  Please read our email correspondence below: 23 Nov 2016 Rabbi Gershom, We hope that your trip home went well for you.  It meant so much to our community to host you for Shabbat.  Your words were so meaningful, and it…

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Beth El Donates Torah to Uganda

Categories: Community Voices, Rabbi Alex's Blog
 

Dear Friends, Eight year ago, when we purchased new prayer books for our congregation, we donated our 400 used prayer books to the Abayudaya of eastern Uganda, a community of black African Jews. Three years ago, we proudly dedicated our new “Inclusion Torah”, which meant we now have one more Torah than we had before.…

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Jewish Diversity and Vegetable Soup

Categories: B-shul, Religious School
 

Jews are diverse, yet we are tied to each other historically and religiously. In preparation for Torah Weekend, November 18-20, featuring Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, the leader of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda, Bshul is focusing on Jewish Diversity. I am teaching students that historically Jews around the world were a migrating people.  As Jews moved about, they often married…

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