Telling Elizabeth’s history

Telling Elizabeth’s history

Ellen Lieberman of Union recently donated boxes of archival materials from Congregation Beth-El of Elizabeth to the Jewish Historical Society of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest in Whippany. Ellen’s mother, Lea Lieberman, was a former president of the congregation.

The JHS seeks materials from Union County and encourages residents to donate historical items to the society so there’s more representation of Jewish life in Elizabeth, Union, Scotch Plains, Westfield and surrounding towns. For information, call Jill Hershorin, the society’s archivist and curator, at (973) 929-2995 or email

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