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Congregation Beth Israel to Hold Community Shabbat Dinner

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will host a Community Shabbat Dinner on Friday, April 25, at 6:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the synagogue’s Member Relations Committee, the dinner is open to families in the community.  Kosher Chinese food will be served.

Following the dinner, everyone is invited to join Congregation Beth Israel’s Friday night services at 7:30 p.m.  These casual family-friendly services are held in the round and are always open to the community.  An Oneg Shabbat will follow Friday night services.

"We hope that people will join us for the first Shabbat after Passover to have a fun meal of Kosher Chinese food together,” said Lisa Strug, Member Relations Chair of Congregation Beth Israel.  “We look forward to sharing Shabbat as a community."

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Congregation Beth Israel is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue, serving the religious, cultural, educational and social needs of congregants from Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Westfield and surrounding towns. Its award-winning Religious School offers classes from pre-school through 11th grade, as well as special needs instruction.  Synagogue membership is not required for Religious School classes through second grade.

The Community Shabbat Dinner costs $18 per adult and $7 for children under 12.  To register for the dinner or for more information, contact Congregation Beth Israel at (908) 889-1830 or Lisa Strug at  Please inform the synagogue of special dietary restrictions so that you may be accommodated.  

Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way, Scotch Plains, NJ  (corner of Martine Avenue). 


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