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Community Corner - Elana Vorspan, Director of Marketing & Communications

05/01/2019 11:22:24 AM

May1

Community Corner

Elana Vorspan, Director of Marketing & Communications

The Value of Membership

I'm often asked to define the value of a VBS membership. Certainly the answers can be long and full of intangibles, but for...Read more...

Community Corner - Camryn Kruger, Youth Dept

03/19/2019 01:49:51 PM

Mar19

Community Corner

Camryn Kruger, Asst. Dir. of Youth Engagement

Purim Staff Spotlight

Welcome to Purim! The official “party” on the Jewish holiday calendar.  Each year, we gather in our costumes and share this incredible story of wild characters in an ancient land,...Read more...

VBS ECC Participates in BJE Conference for Early Childhood Educators

03/08/2019 11:04:41 AM

Mar8

Community Corner

Valley Beth Shalom Participates in BJE Conference for Early Childhood Educators

On Monday, March 4, the early childhood staff from Valley Beth Shalom, together with close to 300 educators from...Read more...

Community Corner - Matthew Weintraub, Executive Director

02/21/2019 03:14:20 PM

Feb21

Community Corner

Matthew Weintraub, Executive Director

VBS: A SACRED COMMUNITY & ANSWER TO MASLOW'S HIERARCHY OF NEEDS

We Jews can be a needy people. We kvetch, we argue, we want" but we are simply human. As psychologist Abraham Maslow laid out,...Read more...

Community Corner - Tal Barak, VBS Day School Director of Admissions and Marketing

02/12/2019 05:50:00 PM

Feb12

Community Corner

Tal Barak, VBS Day School Director of Admissions and Marketing

My name is Tal Barak and I'm a lot of things. I'm a VBS congregant, all three of my children graduated from the ECC and I'm a current Day School mom. Last, but not least, I am the Director of...Read more...

Community Corner - Shelley Margulies, Day School President

01/03/2019 12:30:26 PM

Jan3

Community Corner

Shelley Margulies, Day School President

In a world where you hesitate to turn on the news, I thought I would share something happy, genuine, and worthy of discussion.

Many people ask me why I chose Valley Beth...Read more...

Community Corner - Bill Green, VBS Board of Directors, Administrative Vice President

11/20/2018 04:50:00 PM

Nov20

Community Corner

Bill Green, VBS Board of Directors, Administrative Vice President

My wife Barbara and I both grew up in the Valley. My first understanding of how important a synagogue can be in the...Read more...

Community Corner - Scott Howard, Immediate Past President of VBS

11/07/2018 11:42:28 AM

Nov7

Community Corner The Gift of Life
Scott Howard, Immediate Past President of VBS

When I was a teenager, some 45 years ago, my teacher and spiritual leader, Rabbi Schulweis taught us in a weekly confirmation class. We sat on the floor in his office and he would...Read more...

Community Corner - Keri Loventhal, ECLC Director

10/30/2018 12:07:06 PM

Oct30

Community Corner

Traditional Learning Through The Academies
Keri Loventhal, ECLC Director

The word tradition is defined as passing down information, beliefs, and customs from one generation to another. Celebrating Shabbat is a tradition that has been passed down from many...Read more...

Community Corner - Ben Cutter, Coordinator of Chesed and Community Engagement

10/18/2018 11:54:40 AM

Oct18

Community Corner

A Community of Good: Mitzvah Day is Coming - Please Join Us!
Coordinator of Chesed and Community Engagement

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