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Monday, December 18, 2017

Jonathan Alter to speak on Jewish values in the age of Trump

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news “When you think about tikkun olam, it’s ‘repair the world,’” said Jonathan Alter. “This dude ain’t repairing the world. You can say a lot about him but he’s not repairing the world.” Tikkun...

Bnai Keshet to hold talk and vigil

Bnai Keshet is holding two events honoring social justice in the coming week. On Saturday morning, June 3, Steve Ellmann will speak about South Africa’s late Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson, and what role his Jewishness...

St. Teresa of Calcutta to host first gala to benefit parish

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news In one of the first moves following the arrival its new chief, St. Teresa of Calcutta is holding its first gala in October to benefit the newly formed parish in Montclair. The event,...

Refugee assistance project at St. Teresa of Calcutta continues ahead

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A refugee assistance project involving a Montclair parish is moving ahead. St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish — which includes Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Mount Carmel churches — has embarked on a...

New head of St. Teresa says goals include cutting $300,000 deficit

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal. news The new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, which was created a year ago through the strife-filled merger of two Montclair churches, on Sunday outlined his 10-point strategic plan for...

Cardinal says he’ll hear out Mount Carmel parishioners in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news With the future of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in his hands, Cardinal Joseph Tobin this week said he plans to visit Montclair to hear the concerns of parishioners fighting to...

Tashlich is symbolic, and real: Montclair’s synagogues celebrate together

Congragation Shomrei Emunah and Bnai Keshet will celebrate Tashlich together on the first day of Rosh Hashana.

Mount Carmel mounts another plea to survive

In a yet another effort to save their parish, former members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church have pleaded to Cardinal Joseph Tobin, chosen by Pope Francis as the new Archbishop of Newark,...

Ramadan: less food, more words

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Not eating during the day is not the hardest thing about Ramadan, for Kevi Dawud Amin, of the Masjid Ul Wadud mosque on Bloomfield Avenue. It’s reading the entire Quran. Many people know that...

Mount Carmel collects 250 boxes of goods for hurricane victims

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Parishioners at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church over the past week or so collected 250 boxes of goods, such as clothing and toiletries, that have been shipped to victims of Hurricane...

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