SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will host a prayer service (minyan), breakfast, and program honoring military veterans on Sunday morning, Nov. 10. The event is free and open to the community. Jewish veterans are particularly encouraged to attend.

The prayer service will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by breakfast at 9:30 a.m., and a program at 10:00 a.m. The guest speaker will be Al Odesskiy, a former corporal of the U.S. Marine Corp from 2007 to 2012, who served in Iraq. Mr. Odesskiy will share his experiences as a Jewish Marine and veteran.

The event is jointly sponsored by the Men’s Clubs of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, Temple Beth O’R-Beth Torah in Clark, and Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim in Cranford. The Men’s Clubs of the three synagogues sponsor the Military Veteran’s Minyan annually and take turns hosting the event.

Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way (corner of Martine Avenue), Scotch Plains, NJ. The synagogue has been recognized as an ABLE Awarded Congregation by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest for its commitment to inclusion and accommodation for all its members. For more information, or to request an accommodation, contact the synagogue office at (908) 889-1830.