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Temple to hold Haiti benefit with Led Zep tribute
Thursday, February 25, 2010 

Fair Lawn — Temple Beth Sholom of Fair Lawn will be hosting a benefit concert to raise money for the victims of the Haitian earthquake. The concert named Stairway to Haiti, scheduled for March 7 at 2 p.m., will be headlined by the Led Zeppelin tribute band Black Dog.

"It is important to Temple Beth Sholom to do our part to help others less fortunate than us," said Steven Ezratty, president of Temple Beth Sholom. "Temple Beth Sholom aims to be the small temple that can make a big difference. We were looking for a way to raise money for Haiti when Dr. Leibowitz approached us to discuss this concert. It was fate."

Leibowitz who conceptualized the concert stated, the Haitian people, although extremely resilient, are suffering after the recent earthquake. They will need help for a very long time. Good music is a fun and entertaining way to bring people together. Through music, we will raise money to assist the Haitians rebuild their lives.

Advanced tickets may be purchased for $20 at:

Temple Beth Sholom, 201-797-9321.

Fair Lawn Jewish Center, 201-796-5040.

Goodman’s Hardware, 201-796-5090.

The Rose Foundation of Haiti, 201-612-6109.

Remaining tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the concert for $25 cash only.

All of the proceeds will be donated to The Rose Foundation of Haiti. Pierre Romain, a native of Haiti, and the head chef at the Allendale Bar and Grill in Allendale, New Jersey, established the Rose Foundation in 2008. The foundation is named after his mother Rose who is now 86 and still lives in Haiti. Pierre is the youngest of eight children. Rose and her entire family have been doing charity work in Haiti for a generation. She still teaches and inspires her children to give back to their impoverished country. To learn more about the Rose Foundation, visit

Temple Beth Sholom is conservative Jewish synagogue located at 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave.