Temple Beth El

Notes from Keshet

December 2019

Our Early Childhood Department has been booming over the past few months!  Keshet got off to a strong start, with several new families and so many new opportunities for our students. We have partnered with Jewish Senior Life to create a program called Circle of Friends.  Once a month, our students have gone to Wolk Continue Reading »

January/February 2019

It’s hard to believe we are already in the middle of our school year!  Our classes had wonderful Thanksgiving and Hanukkah celebrations, and are excited for the winter season!  We have welcomed a brand new group of Pitzels, and they are acclimating quite well! We still have a few spaces left in the class, so Continue Reading »

September/October 2018

As the year changes to 5779 and we change from summer to fall, we are seeing some incredible changes around our Early Childhood Department and Keshet Preschool!  Camp Keshet had record-breaking numbers, with over 45 families enrolled, and we had some new and unique themes. We even had the Zoo-mobile come for a visit during Continue Reading »

July/August 2018

Our last few months of Keshet finished on a strong note!  Our children spoiled their moms and dads during Donuts with Daddy and Mother’s Day Tea, and we had a spectacular send-off for our end of the year party!  Special thanks goes to Laura Pullem and Sara Metz for co-chairing the end of year party Continue Reading »

May/June 2018

Spring has truly sprung in Keshet and the Early Childhood Department!  We have had some amazing opportunities over the past month, including a tour of the synagogue with Rabbi and Hazzan, family visit to the Model Matzah Bakery, trip to Hillel School, special art day with Gail Vail, and even Channel 13’s Mark McLean.  Mark Continue Reading »

March/April 2018

February marked a year since I began my position at Temple Beth El, and I cannot say enough times over how exciting of a ride this has been!  I have loved helping Keshet grow and expand and creating programs for our youngest members. Keshet has been busy welcoming new faces and busy with special guests Continue Reading »

January/February 2018

If you are looking to escape the cold winter air, just come down and feel the warmth and energy from our youngest community members in Keshet! It’s not just from the leftover Hanukkah candles either! The smiles, hugs, and enthusiasm creates immeasurable warmth! As we welcome in the new year, we are also welcoming two Continue Reading »

October to December 2017

The Keshet school year has really taken off quickly, and our youngest community members are quickly adjusting back into the routine.  The children have been busy learning about the High Holidays and fall, as well as working on early literacy and mathematical concepts.  Our rooms all have two brand new rugs in them, thanks to Continue Reading »