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Congregation Beth Israel Volunteers Make Sandwiches for Local Youth Center

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Volunteers at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains prepared sandwiches for Plainfield’s Second Street Youth Center (SSYC) on Wednesday, Dec. 14. 

The synagogue’s Social Action committee organizes monthly sandwich-making sessions for volunteers of all ages to prepare after-school snacks for participants at the youth center.  Sandwiches are delivered to the youth center the following day.

The Second Street Youth Center Foundation is a multipurpose non-profit organization that provides educational, vocational, cultural and recreational activities for youth and adults in the Plainfield community. 

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Congregation Beth Israel’s sandwich-making program is open to the community.  Anyone interested in preparing or delivering sandwiches should contact the synagogue office at (908) 889-1830.  Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way, Scotch Plains, NJ  (corner of Martine Avenue). 

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