Photo: Lights for Liberty, A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps

— PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTOn Friday, July 12, “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps” brought hundreds to the lawn of the First Congregational Church in Montclair. Throughout the nation thousands...

Spotlight House of Worship: Tepperman named Human Rights Hero

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsThe “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. General information about the synagogue is below. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please email religion@montclairlocal.news and culture@montclairlocal.news.Montclair...
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In brief: Montclair Baha’i faith community held Race Amity Day observance

The Montclair Baha’i faith community held Race Amity Day observation on Sunday, June 9.On June 3, the mayor and council issued a proclamation declaring the second Sunday in June as Race Amity Day in...
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News in brief: Montclair Interfaith Clergy Association holds prayer gathering

The Montclair Interfaith Clergy Association, representing the diversity of religious expression in Montclair, invites anyone who would like to take 10-15 minutes to both learn and pray, to join them.Each day during Montclair Bounce...
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Holy days: Eid al-Fitr brings Muslims together

Local Muslims look forward to Eid al-Fitr, observed on June 4. The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, and will be celebrated with food and a carnival.

In brief: Ramadan begins May 5

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, begins at sundown on Sunday, May 5, and continues through the evening of Tuesday, June 4. During the month, which is considered...
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Facing shadows on Good Friday

To skip the observance of Good Friday is to miss out on what makes Easter Sunday transformative, say Montclair clergy. Good Friday is Friday, April 14.
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Culture in brief: ‘Tzimtzum’ at Bnai Keshet

Rabbi E. Noach Shapiro will talk about “Tzimtzum: The Expansive Power of Personal Retraction” at Bnai Keshet on Saturday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m.
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Spotlight House of Worship: Unity celebrates 95, prepares for 100

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. General information about the church is below. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news and culture@montclairlocal.news. “Ain’t No Stopping...
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Photos: Ash Wednesday

Worshippers after Mass at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, with ash on their foreheads, observing Ash Wednesday.