Holocaust Survivor Peter Fleischmann Shared Amazing Journey to Freedom with Union Catholic Students

March 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Holocaust survivor Peter Fleischmann shared his extraordinary journey on Thursday, March 15, when gave a heartfelt, enlightening, and educational presentation to a group of students at Union Catholic as he detailed his remarkable path to freedom from Czechoslovakia to the U.S. 77 years ago.

Speaking to Mrs. Kathleen Webber’s English class, Fleischmann, now 91 ...

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Students at Congregation Beth Israel Receive Their Own Prayer Books

March 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Third graders in the Religious School at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains received their own prayer books (siddurim) at a ceremony for their families on Sunday, March 11.  The families participated in a short program, with the students leading some of the prayers they had learned and explaining the meaning of their Hebrew names. Rabbi Howard Tilman led ...