FANWOOD, NJ -- Rabbi Howard Tilman, of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, was a “celebrity scooper” at Rocko’s Ice Cream in Fanwood on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The back-to-school social was sponsored by the synagogue’s Religious School, which offers instruction for students in pre-kindergarten through high school. 

First-grader Nate Melville was excited about classes starting at Congregation Beth Israel’s Religious School after receiving an ice cream cone from the rabbi, who succeeds Rabbi George Nudell, who retired in July after serving as spiritual leader of the Conservative Jewish synagogue for 35 years. 

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Read TAPintoSPF's recent profile on Rabbi Tilman here.

If your organization wants to sponsor a "guest scooper" event, contact Brandon Watterson of Rocko's at (908) 322-0102.

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