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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.

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

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal. newsThe 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...
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

Halloween customs in different traditions, and some new ones, too.
Interfaith

Spotlight House of Worship: Interfaith series addresses sensitive topics

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsThe “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...

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...
sanctuary

Bnai Keshet requests items to complete sanctuary

Bnai Keshet announced in a press release Wednesday that repairs to the third floor of Red Gables have been largely completed, paving the way for the 19th-century building to provide sanctuary under the auspices...
speed

Holy days: Ramadan amplifies good deeds

Ramadan is a time when Muslims strengthen their faith. Ramadan continues until June 14.

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...
chaplain

Montclair police, clergy setting up chaplain program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department will be adding some chaplains to its ranks. The department is bringing back a chaplain program as part of its community outreach efforts, as well as to assist during...