Posts Tagged ‘Beth El’

Randy Winston of Temple Israel No. 3 concentrates at the plate.

18 Teams Hope To Sparkle On The Diamond This Season

Play ball! The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League’s 23rd season is under way, although it’s a slow start because after Opening Day on a sunny May 6, there were no games the next two Sundays because of Mother’s Day and Shavuot. Play in the weekly league will resume Sunday, May 27, over the Memorial…

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All-Night Studying

Tikkun Leil Shavuot has evolved over the last decades as a holiday ritual. Since Jews stopped bringing sacrifices, the festival of Shavuot has looked like a generic Yom Tov, without distinctive rituals. Shavuot had an unusual sacrifice (Leviticus 23:17-20), but now another ritual has emerged. The prayer book identifies Shavuot as “the season of the…

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A depiction of the Israelites leaving Egypt at the Temple Beth El Passover mural

Faces & Places: Passover Mural At Temple Beth El

This year at Temple Beth El, the Early Childhood Center staff and students created an interactive, inclusive and hands-on Passover mural. Each classroom took ownership of a plague or of the jellyfish creation. The finished project is gorgeous but, more importantly, reflects the input of the entire staff and student body. Everybody feels connected to…

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