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Something New in Easton by Peter Arnold

A communit y on t he Easter n Shore has such faith in the future that it is building a new house of worship. Although many members of t he c ong r e gat ion a r e you ng families, most congregants are ages 60 and above. What’s more, the new building, designed primarily for religious and educational activities, has major areas available for use by members of the wider community. Temple B’nai Israel, a Reform congregation located Mid-Shore in Easton, is completing construction of the new 9,400-square-foot syna-

gogue for its 200-member congregation. Its new full name is Temple B’nai Israel, The Satell Center for Jewish Life on the Eastern Shore, and it will offer a greater variety of religious and cultural programs for the congregation and the surrounding area. “Our new synagogue w ill give u s a n e w h o r i z o n w i t h m aj o r opportunities to better serve our members, and we w ill welcome every Jew on the Eastern Shore as part of our family,” says Rabbi Peter Hyman. “We will also enhance our

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