Monthly Archives: April 2016

Passover Sequel

Dayeinu! It’s enough. With the melodies of the seder songs still lingering somewhere in our heads and running out of new ideas for a schmear to lively up a week of matzah eating, what else can say, or sing, other … Continue reading

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Passover Fundraiser

Happy Passover and thank you to all for your commitment to our Passover Appeal!  If you haven’t yet had a chance to pledge, please consider contacting Shais at the BE office. Every matzah crumb helps, really! Wherever you gathered, I … Continue reading

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Passover Food Traditions

By Cantor Linda Semi Of all our holidays, I think Passover is the most home-centered one we have. None of the others require us to prepare our homes to the extent of this chag. While Jews have always been open … Continue reading

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“Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Elijah.”

By Rabbi Mark Melamut  When I was young, I remember being intrigued every year at Passover by the ritual of opening our doors at the end of the seder. I recall anxiously awaiting Elijah, who I thought might walk through … Continue reading

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Upcoming Holidays

Pesach Erev Pesach (1st Seder) — Friday, April 22 BE Closed. If you have space at your seder or need a place to go, contact the office. Pesach Day 1 (Second Seder) — Saturday, April 23 Morning Service at 9:45am … Continue reading

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I Almost Missed The Exodus: A Passover Children’s Story

By Bonnie G. Lindauer    I’ll never forget that day when I was almost left behind in Egypt. I was drawing camels in the dirt when I overheard someone at our front door telling my father to be ready to … Continue reading

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Bingo, Burgers and Beer

People were feeling lucky as they filled the hall to play bingo at Sisterhood’s annual Bingo, Burgers and Beer event. From the very young to the very old, folks gathered around to first feast on veggie burgers, with all the … Continue reading

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