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Congregation Beth Israel to Hold Passover Wine Tasting

The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold a tasting of Kosher-for-Passover wines on Saturday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. Light dairy refreshments will be served at the event.

Wine will be provided by ShopRite Liquors of Westfield.  After the tasting, participants will be able to order their own bottles of wine in preparation for Passover.

“There is a large selection of  Kosher-for-Passover wine available these days,” said  Dave Labush, Congregation Beth Israel Men’s Club event chair.  “We are holding this wine tasting so that people can make educated decisions about the wine they choose for their Passover Seders.” 

The wine tasting costs $18 per person.  To register for the event, or for more information, contact Dave Labush at or call the synagogue office at (908) 889-1830 .  Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way (corner of Martine Ave.), Scotch Plains, NJ. 

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