Will celebrate with potluck and service
In 1894 Samuel Beskin, originally of Russia, showed up in Beacon, the first Jew to do so. He was followed by Affron, Cahn, Fisch, Ginsberg, Green, Lewis, Pearson, Ritter and Werber.
On May 27, 1921, the group incorporated the Beacon Hebrew Alliance, which then bought a Torah (1923), built a building (1929) and dedicated a cemetery (1930). They were followed by Breslauer, Pirie, Gross, Smith, Alperstein and then Morenoff, Davidovits, McCredo, Pincus, Slater and Harary.
On Friday, May 27, the Beacon Hebrew Alliance will celebrate its 95th anniversary with a New Members Shabbat and Birthday Party. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a potluck dinner and slide show, followed by learning at 7 p.m. and davvening at 7:30 p.m.