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BZBI Abigail R. Cohen Preschool’s Trip to the Art Museum 2/25

Last Wednesday our Abigail R. Cohen Preschool 3’s class and Pre-Kindergarten went on a field trip to the Philadelphia Art Museum. The children were so excited…for the very first time we went on our very own school bus! The children were treated to the Art Museum’s Looks and Picture Books program designed especially for 3-5… Read More

Posted: February 26, 2016 by

Consecration at BZBI

On Shabbat morning, February 27th, our Gimel class will celebrate their special Consecration Day at the Neziner Hebrew School! You may be asking yourself, “What is Consecration?”  Consecration is an old tradition that celebrates the milestone of marking the formal beginning of a child’s Jewish Educational Journey. Many years ago, children did not begin Hebrew School until the 3rd grade,… Read More

Posted: February 24, 2016 by

BZBI Introduces Monthly Pop-Up Collections!

Get ready to give to those in need!  In the spirit of Tikkun Olam and after much success with our Hanukkah #Servefor8 programs, BZBI will begin monthly Pop-Up Collections. We will begin in February with a collection of Diapers and Baby Wipes to be donated to The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank. Why Diapers? The Philadelphia Diaper Bank… Read More

Posted: February 17, 2016 by

Inside Out

Terumah 5776/13 February 2016

A few years after I started playing guitar, increased confidence in my playing combined with frustration over low sound quality gave me the idea to upgrade the pickups on my electric guitar. With help from my friend James, who had more experience and a soldering iron, we dedicated a Sunday to the project. It was… Read More

Posted: February 16, 2016 by

Building Community

After three years as the Chair of the Community Committee I can definitely say that my favorite event of the year is the New Member Shabbat dinner.  This year we had over 75 members attend the event — a dinner that followed Kabbalat Shabbat Services.  The attendees covered the gamut — families, empty-nesters, singles of all ages,… Read More

Posted: February 12, 2016 by