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Temple Beth Sholom veterans program

(Photo courtesy Temple Beth Sholom)
(Photo courtesy Temple Beth Sholom)

Temple Beth Sholom and the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/CBI co-sponsored a veterans recognition program for Veterans Day. From left are FLJC/CBI executive vice president/program co-chair Craig Mon; Commander Ed Rosenblatt of the Jewish War Veterans Post 651; the keynote speaker, U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Stephen Harris; Fair Lawn councilman Marc Zharnest, Fair Lawn’s Mayor John Cosgrove; Rabbi Alberto (Baruch) Zeilicovich of TBS; Councilwoman Lisa Swain; Rabbi Ronald Roth of FLJC/CBI; FLJC/CBI president Michael Baer; TBS program co-chair Allyn Michaelson, and Cantor Ted Prosnitz of TBS.

The JWV Post 651 posted colors, Mayor Cosgrove presented a proclamation, Rabbis Zeilicovich and Roth spoke, and Cantor Prosnitz led the singing of the Armed Forces medley. Corporal Harris enlisted after high school and served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He attends William Paterson University and works with returning veterans.

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