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houses of worship

COVID-19: Montclair houses of worship adjust to social distancing, closure

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted all aspects of life in Montclair, including for members of the township’s many houses of worship.
Seder

Passover: a socially distanced Seder

The Passover Seder takes place in the home. Area Jews are figuring out how to gather on Zoom, and have a socially distanced Seder.

Photos: Purim party pleasures

Despite many metropolitan area cancellations of Purim Carnivals, and two cancelled locally, in Caldwell and in the Oranges, it is a happy holiday, celebrated this year on Monday night, March 9th, through Tuesday, March...

PHOTOS: Ash Wednesday at St. Cassian

Thousand of Christians celebrated Ash Wednesday on Feb. 26. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer.
anti-Semitism

In brief: ‘Roots of Antisemitism’ at Bnai Keshet

Professor Mark Leuchter will give a talk on 'The Roots of Anti-Semitism" at the Bnai Keshet Kaplan Minyan on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Montclair Jewish and African-American leaders find common cause

A special event held at Temple Ner Tamid Friday night revealed there is a lot more that unites the Jewish and African-American communities than divides them. 
Imbolc

In brief: Imbolc and solstice at UUCM

UUCM Sacred Wheel, the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans, is hosting a Imbolc Celebration on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at UUCM, 67 Church St.
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Clergy, community leaders meeting calls for Montclair to work toward unity, justice

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA group of Montclair-area clergy and community leaders has issued an open letter addressing a meeting on Jan. 6 to discuss how to build unity and understanding in Montclair in the wake...

Photos: Winter Solstice Ceremony welcomes brighter days

The shortest day of the year is recognized with rituals, readings and meditation for the Winter Solstice ceremony of the UUCM Sacred Wheel CUUPS (Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans), in the Rotunda of the...

Photos: A Hanukkah “Fire on Ice” street party lights the night in Montclair

A crowd of hundreds parties on Church Street this year at Chabad Montclair 's "Fire and Ice" Hanukkah party, celebrating the miracle of the light over darkness with music, food, fire and a six-foot...