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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