Emily and Seth Josephson of West Windsor will be honored at “Peace, Love, and Beth El,” a 1960s concert and dance party on Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue in East Windsor. The Strictly 60’s Band presents music, and there will be light hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and a wine bar. Tickets are $69 to $85.
Seth Josephson was raised on a farm in Hightstown. A graduate of Stockton State College with a degree in business and accounting, he received his doctor of jurisprudence from Seton Hall University. His private practice in West Windsor focuses on personal injury, corporate litigation, real estate, wills, trusts, and more. He has served on the boards of the Jewish Federation, New Jersey Jewish News, the Campus Council, and Beth El Synagogue. His grandfather was a founding member of the synagogue.
Emily was raised in Pittsburgh, graduated from Penn State, and worked in national advertising in magazines in New York for 15 years. An instructional assistant in the WW-P School District’s special education department, she has served on the boards of the Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, and Hadassah. A founding member of Jewish Families and Children Services’ special needs task force; she has delivered meals for the JFCS Meals on Wheels program. She has also chaired the annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks event for many years.
The couple was introduced when Emily’s co-worker at Better Homes and Garden Magazine introduced her to his brother, Seth (The News, October 12, 2012). The family lived in Plainsboro for five years and in West Windsor for the past 15 years. Their children are Isabel, a junior at High School South; and Louis, a freshman at South. Both volunteer frequently along with their parents in the community, and Louis has composed Jewish songs and conducts the Beth El Choir in performing them.
The couple has contributed service to the Jewish community for many years. Together they have chaired the Jewish Federation’s Super Sunday fundraising effort many times, chaired various Federation outreach events, been involved with Chabad of the Windsors and the Shalom Heritage Center, and hosted parlor meetings, community fundraising, and cultural events in their home. Isabel, 17, and Louis, 14, are actively involved in Hebrew high school, Gesher Le Kesher, and the Jewish Community Youth Foundation.
Peace, Love, and Beth El, Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor. Saturday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. Register. $69 to $85. 609-443-4454. www.bethel.net.