Discussion of Lakewood’s Orthodox Community to be held in Pt. Pleasant Boro

The Point Pleasant Borough branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Road, will present the program “Heart of the Stranger” Monday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

The program will be led by Ocean County College professor Ali Botein-Furrevig who will read excerpts from her new book and discuss the customs and laws that define the Orthodox Jewish community in Lakewood.

Lakewood is home to a large Orthodox Jewish population.  It hosts Beth Medrash Govoha, one of the largest rabbinical colleges in the world.

 This program is free and open to the public.  Please register online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call (732) 295-1555.

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