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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...

Feasting in Limbo: Montclair’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church holds Mass and Procession

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mass and Procession Sunday, July 16, 11:15 a.m. Mass, with procession following. Afterward, refreshments in the hall of OLMC Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St. By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The...

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...

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...

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...

Ramadan: Montclair Muslims celebrate ‘an ongoing Thanksgiving’

By GWEN OREL and ANTOINETTE MARTIN orel@montclairlocal.news It’s very hot on the third floor of Glenfield Middle School. That makes the fast of Ramadan just that little bit harder for Frances Aboushi, who teaches there, and students...

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...

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...

Tikkun for Erev Shavuot to be held at Temple Ner Tamid

Temple Ner Tamid will host this year’s Tikkun for Erev Shavuot on Tuesday evening, May 30. For more than 20 years, four synagogues — Bnai Keshet and Shomrei Emunah in Montclair, Temple Sholom of West...

Ramadan: less food, more words

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

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