Catholic, Jewish teens bond on trip to Holocaust Museum

by Norm Oshrin
Special to NJ Jewish News

The students filed into the social hall of the Daniel Pearl Education Center at Temple B’nai Shalom early Tuesday evening, Jan. 17. Quietly. No teenage chatting or high jinks. Their mood was reflective, even somber — a mindset fitting the occasion.

The 50 or so youngsters from B’nai Shalom and St. Bartholomew’s Roman Catholic Church, both in East Brunswick, were there to talk and reminisce about their visit a day earlier to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. There were 75 in all on the trip — 45 from the temple, 30 from the church.