Rev. John W. Howard Sr., pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Atlantic City, performs with his choir at Congregation Beth Israel in a previous service honoring Martin Luther King Jr.


NORTHFIELD – Congregation Beth Israel will hold a special Shabbat to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy starting with services 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 featuring a guest appearance by the New Hope Baptist Church Choir of Atlantic City and performances by the Beth Israel choir and the Fiddler Under the Roof Band.

The sermon will focus on the ideas and values of Martin Luther King Jr.

After services there will be an oneg Shabbat, the custom of offering sweets and other refreshments. All are welcome.

Beth Israel is at 2501 Shore Road. For information call 609-641-3600 or email