BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, on Talamini Road in Bridgewater, will be the site of an Israel Solidarity Rally for Peace Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.

The rally is being held between the JCC and the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, and will be at the Federation offices at the JCC. Additional parking will be available at KRE Realty Group on Route 202/206 in Bridgewater, with shuttle bus service to the rally.

According to a release, in the rally, the community will come together in support of Israel during its ongoing conflict with Hamas, and to pray for peace. Speakers will discuss the current situation in Israel, music will be played and interfaith leaders are invited.

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Many sponsors have signed on for the event with the Jewish Federation and the JCC. They are:

  • Temple Beth El, in Hillsborough
  • Congregation B'nai Israel, in Basking Ridge
  • Congregation B'nai Israel, in Millburn
  • Chabad Jewish Center of Basking Ridge
  • Chabad Center for Jewish Life, in Hillsborough
  • Chabad of Hunterdon County, in Clinton
  • Flemington Jewish Community Center, in Flemington
  • Temple Har Shalom, in Warren
  • Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey, in Washington
  • Jewish Family Service, in Somerville
  • Congregation Knesseth Israel, in Bound Brook
  • Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael, in Morristown
  • Or Chadash, in Flemington
  • Rutgers Hillel, in New Brunswick
  • Temple Sholom, in Bridgewater

All are welcome to attend the rally, and participants can register at

Contact Katie Bopp at 908-725-6994, ext. 238, for more information.