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A Trip Back In Time

by Arliene Botnick, November 28, 2017

Let me take you back in time…… Fall 1975. A young couple with 5 kids between the ages of 2 and almost 11 decided that the part-time Hebrew School (Western…

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The Origins of Hanukkah

by Arliene Botnick, November 1, 2017

It’s coming! The big one! Perhaps the holiday (next to Passover) that impacts our Jewish community, especially our children, the most. It’s a long holiday – 8 days. We light…

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Education/Enculturation – Two of Our Goals

by Arliene Botnick, October 4, 2017

Bet Sefer Solel must both educate and enculturate our children. Our curriculum is based on an increasing level of understanding about what it means to be a Jew. From the…

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The Questions That Need Answers

by Arliene Botnick, September 1, 2017

At Bet Sefer Solel, we teach about Jewish holidays, rituals, customs. Our students learn about a prayer service; the choreography of a service. Hebrew skills are taught to enable the…

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