• Noted soprano to perform Sarah Vaughan Tribute in October for Daniel Pearl World Music Days

  • The Daniel Pearl Education Center (DPEC) is hosting its 4th annual Golf Classic on Sunday, June 11 at the Cranbury Golf Club in West Windsor. In addition to an 18-round golf tournament, the outing will include a dinner in the clubhouse and chances to win exciting golf equipment and other prizes.[...]

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    The nationally-renowned PS22 Chorus, a 5th-grade chorus from Staten Island, is coming back to East Brunswick for another amazing free concert in support of the Daniel Pearl Education Center (DPEC) on Thursday, June 1 at 7 p.m. The concert will be hosted by Temple B’nai Shalom, 15 Fern Road in [...]

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      Soprano Beverly Owens, well known throughout the area for her solo and choir performances, will perform a special Sarah Vaughan Tribute concert as part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days in October (date to be announced). The concert is free and will be hosted by Temple B'nai Shalom, 15 Fern Road, [...]

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    It is with a great deal of sadness that we note the passing of a great friend of the Daniel Pearl Education Center. Dr. Paul Winkler, the long-time director of the New Jersey Holocaust Education Commission, died this week. Paul became very involved with the DPEC very early in our history. His [...]

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    Speaker Series to Feature Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

    The latest installment of the Daniel Pearl Education Center Speaker Series will feature a presentation by Sheryl Olitzky, the co-founder in 2010 of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 7:30 pm at Temple B’nai Shalom in East Brunswick, and [...]

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    Soprano Beverly Owens, well known throughout the area for her solo and choir performances, will perform a special Sarah Vaughan Tribute concert as part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days in October (date to be announced). The concert is free and will be hosted by Temple B'nai Shalom, 15 Fern Road, East Brunswick, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
     
    Daniel Pearl World Music Days was created in response to the kidnapping and murder in early 2002 of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl at the hands of extremists in Karachi, Pakistan. Pearl was a talented musician who joined musical groups in every community in which he lived, leaving behind a long trail of musician-friends spanning the entire globe. Commemorating his October 10th birthday, World Music Days uses the universal language of music to encourage fellowship across cultures and build a platform of “harmony for humanity.”
     
    East Brunswick is home to the Daniel Pearl Education Center (DPEC), a non-profit, charitable organization committed to the ideals of understanding and community. The DPEC sponsors a number of area programs and activities, including an annual trip to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum for Temple B’nai Shalom’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah class, the eighth grade class at East Brunswick’s St. Bartholomew’s parochial school, and other youth groups; Daniel Pearl scholarships to graduating seniors at East Brunswick High School; teacher training workshops; a speaker series; and much more. Owens' concert marks the 12th free Daniel Pearl World Music Days concert hosted by the DPEC.