From The New York Times
August 11, 2002
Memorial Through Education
By Karen DeMasters
Temple B'Nai Shalom, a Reform synagogue in East Brunswick with a congregation of 650 families, will honor Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter killed while working in Pakistan, by naming its synagogue school after him.
The Daniel Pearl Education Center will be formally dedicated Oct. 20 with members of Mr. Pearl's family in attendance, said Linda Scherzer, a spokeswoman for the congregation.
Mr. Pearl disappeared Jan. 23 while researching links between Pakistani extremists and Richard C. Reid, who was arrested for smuggling explosives in his shoe onto an airplane.
Mr. Pearl was born in Princeton and lived with his family in New Brunswick when Mr. Pearl was a young child; his father worked for RCA Laboratories in Princeton before moving to California.
In addition to the naming of the school, a Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture will be delivered, and classes will be devoted to tolerance and music to honor Mr. Pearl, who was also a violinist.