NJ Transit is alerting commuters to prepare for possible travel delays tomorrow afternoon, Wed. August 1st, as nearly 100,000 Jewish men and women are expected to attend a celebration and reading of the Talmud, Judaism’s holist book. The event, Siyum HaShas (which means “completion of the Talmud”), will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Organizers are calling it the largest celebration of Jewish learning in centuries, according to NJ.com.
A concert on the Pier in Hoboken at the same time as the celebration can only make commuting even trickier.
From an NJ Transit release:
Large crowds expected @ SEC, NYPS, HOB & NPS due to event @ MetLife Stdm. on Wed. Aug. 1 from 4pm Customers should allow extra travel time for the pm commute.
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