Beth Ohr Men’s Club presents mensch award


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Beth Ohr Men’s Club presented the annual Sydney Lustgarten Mensch Award to Allen Appel at a ceremony at the synagogue.

The award is voted on by members of the Men’s Club. The award honors a Men’s Club member who has worked to further the goals of the club, which is to provide services to the synagogue and surrounding community at large. Appel has been a member for more than 50 years and has served as president of both the congregation and the Men’s Club, according to information provided by the temple.

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The award is named for Sydney Lustgarten, who received the first Mensch Award in 2014, and it was immediately renamed in his honor. His son, Mitchell Lustgarten, attended the ceremony on Nov. 25 and shared a few words about his father who passed away three years ago, just short of his 96th birthday. Sydney Lustgarten a World War II veteran.

The award was endowed by the Lawrence Schacht Foundation, Milton Heumann, Trustee.

Congregation Beth Ohr is a conservative synagogue located on Route 516 in Old Bridge. Information is available by calling 732-257-1523.

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