The Shorashim Class: Friends and Fun in Religious School

Categories: 100 Reasons, Community Voices

This week’s 100 Reasons blog focuses on Beth El Religious School’s Shorashim class. Below, these 1st and 2nd graders share what they like best about their Beth El community:

Becca:  What I like about Religious School is that I have so many good friends.

Ari: What I like is cooking and art.

Leah: I like cooking.

Marcus:  I like making new friends.

Cole:  I like getting reward days.

Blake: I like Beth El because it is fun!

Renee: I like Beth El because we make stuff in cooking.

Riley:  I like praying and saying thank you to God.

Sydney:  I like to hang with my Beth El friends!

Tatiana: I like having a lot of friends and art.

Maya: I like learning Hebrew.

100 Reasons is a new blog series featuring members of our diverse and delightful congregational family.  We are celebrating Beth El’s 100th anniversary this year with 100 stories, 100 memories, 100 reasons to join us! If you would like to add your story or memory to the blog, please contact Nancy Langer.



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