Archive: September 2016

Thoughts from NFTY in Israel

Posted on September 1, 2016

A senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of our SMOOCHY Board, Sam spent a portion of his summer in Israel as part of the NFTY in Israel program. Here he offers reflections on the impact of the trip on his life. [Rapper] A$AP Rocky said it best, “Everything eventually becomes a memory, so Continue Reading »

Meet Rachel Frish, Director of Youth Engagement

Posted on September 1, 2016

Shalom y’all! My name is Rachel Frish and I am thrilled to be the new Director of Youth Engagement here at Temple Beth-El. I’m a recent graduate from the University of Kansas (go Jayhawks!) with a degree in communications. I have lived in Dallas, Texas for most of my life, but was born in Bergen Continue Reading »

At Temple Beth-El, We Make Jews

Posted on September 1, 2016

Recently, I have been thinking about our mission. We have a beautifully written vision statement that accurately reflects who we are and what we strive for as a community. (If you haven’t read it, you can find it here.) However, it’s also long and difficult to remember. It occurred to me that if we asked Continue Reading »