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Redeemer Montclair church seeks to build addition

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Redeemer Church of Montclair is looking to demolish a house adjacent to its site on North Willow Street to make way for a two-story addition to the house of worship. Redeemer Montclair has...

COPE Center gets additional space at St. Luke’s

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news An Essex County counseling center will be getting some additional new space in Montclair. The COPE Center will be leasing space at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on South Fullerton Avenue. The center will...

Spotlight House of Worship: Interfaith series addresses sensitive topics

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news or culture@montclairlocal.news. The Rev. Campbell Singleton III started the...

New head of St. Teresa Parish arrives in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Sunday greeted worshippers at the two Montclair churches that merged last year to create that new parish, saying he was nervous but...

Culture in brief: Abby Stein, transgendered women, to speak at Montclair’s Bnai Keshet

Abby Stein will speak about her journey from the Hasidic rabbinate to her life as a trans-woman at Bnai Keshet’s first Kaplan Minyan of the New Year on Saturday morning, Oct. 14. The Kaplan...

Praying for a Meeting

Montclair Jews gather outside Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Morristown office this past Saturday night, to celebrate Havdalah, the closing of Shabbat, during Passover. Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi Elliot Tepperman holds a guitar. Tepperman, Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi...
Red Gables

Photos: Bnai Keshet’s Red Gables Sanctuary gets a fresh coat of paint

Red Gables is getting ready to house immigrants as part of the Montclair Sanctuary Alliance.

Syrian refugees start new life in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Perhaps wistful for their native cuisine, when Syrian immigrants Alsayed Abbas and Abd Al Rahman Ajlooni visited Manhattan for the first time ever last week, they chowed down on falafel from a...

Samhain: celebrating the time between

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Kids will be looking forward to dressing up and parading in costumes to receive candy. Even some adults may enjoy that. While many people know Oct. 31 as Halloween, in Paganism...

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