Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Racheli Morris, Director of Education TBEeducator@bethelsp.org Until recently, I did not know who wrote the lines: Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone. It was Ella Wheeler Wilcox, a woman who saw the last turn of the century and understood the meaning and power of words. They […]
Be an Excellent Mentor to Your Student Racheli Morris, Director of Education TBEeducator@bethelsp.org There are many circles in life, rather than long lines. Our age increases in a line, but our experience is circular in nature. We don’t need to re-invent the circle or wheel, but we do need to examine it from our own […]
Karen Golden – Storyteller Extraordinaire On Sunday, September 23rd, Karen Golden performed for our students, parents, and other congregants. Karen was at the same time entertaining, funny, educational, and amazing. One children and the adults as well thoroughly enjoyed her show and we would like to thank her for coming to perform at our synagogue. […]
Passing Knowledge to Our Children Racheli Morris, Director of Education TBEeducator@bethelsp.org Dear Members, As the religious school year 5778 comes to an end and year 5779 starts in September, we are delighted to welcome our new and returning members to our school. As a religious school community, we carry a message of hope, conﬁdence and […]
The Shape of Learning Racheli Morris, Director of Education TBEeducator@bethelsp.org Shalom! I am filled with excitement to have a few words to share with you as I begin the position of Educational Director for Beth El. Your energy, creativity, history, members and facility show much about the community to which I am being welcomed. Pausing […]
Camp Weekend — Guardians of our Earth Debi M. Rowe, MAJE, RJE, Director of Education and Programs email@example.com Our Torah School students in Grades Alef/3rd through Heh/7th spent a weekend with students from several Los Angeles area synagogues at Camp JCA Shalom in early December. The theme of their weekend was “Shomrei Adamah” — being […]
Meet Our Teachers Debi M. Rowe, MAJE, RJE, Director of Education and Programs firstname.lastname@example.org Each year it is my great honor to introduce our congregation to the wonderful people who teach the children in our Torah School. This year, we have an extraordinary team of caring and talented individuals, who bring, warmth, enthusiasm, joy, and […]
A Fabulous Year To Remember Debi M. Rowe, MAJE, RJE, Director of Education and Programs email@example.com Our students, along with their teachers, learned a great deal and enjoyed the time they spent together. From learning to blow a shofar, to Torah readings, Purim celebrations, Matzah Almond Roca, and more—it was a great year!