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Monroeville synagogue to throw 'Cash Bash' fundraiser in November

Dillon Carr
| Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, 12:12 p.m.

A synagogue in Monroeville is throwing a “Cash Bash” in November to help raise money for itself as part of an ongoing 60 th year anniversary celebration.

The fundraiser will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at Temple David, 4415 Northern Pike. The cost is $38, which includes admission and heavy appetizers. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for additional purchase. Children under 10 are free.

The synagogue’s fundraising chair, Jessica Raithel, said the party will include a dance floor and DJ.

“It’ll be a dance party type atmosphere,” she said. “Also, you don’t have to present to win things.”

The fundraiser will feature cash prizes up to $300 and Penguin memorabilia. There will also be a $100 winner announced every 15 minutes.

The event is open to the public. To purchase tickets and reserve your spot, call Temple David at 412-372-1200.

Temple David will also host the following events to celebrate the synagogue’s 60th year in Monroeville:

• Erev Shabbat Service — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. The service will feature a time to reflect on when its congregants became members there. Participants are encouraged to share a sentence about what was happening in the world or in their life at that time.

• Shabbat Morning Service — 10 a.m. Oct. 20. The service will feature a special aliyot, a reading from the Jewish Torah and sermon by Rabbi Jason Edelstein entitled “Stop, Look, and Listen — A Jewish Reality.”

• 60th Anniversary Party — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20. The event will feature food and music. Attendants are asked to RSVP with the temple and will have a BYOB policy. A $9 donation is suggested per person and $36 per family. There is no charge for children 4 and under.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Dillon at 412-871-2325, dcarr@tribweb.com or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

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