Interfaith Music Festival

Photos/Videos: UUCM hosts fifth Annual Interfaith Music Festival

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair hosted their fifth annual Interfaith Music Festival. Congregations from in and around Montclair came together to share music in the sanctuary on Sunday, Feb. 11. The concert concluded with...

In brief: Ramadan begins May 5

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, begins at sundown on Sunday, May 5, and continues through the evening of Tuesday, June 4. During the month, which is considered...

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.
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Culture in photos: Ramadan breakfast is spiritual nourishment

Imam Kevin Dawud Amin led the service and the breaking of the fast of Ramadan, on Saturday night, May 26, for about two dozen local Muslims. Ramadan, May 17 to June 15 this year,...
Community Seder

Montclair’s Bnai Keshet holds Community Seder

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year’s Community Seder at Bnai Keshet will feature a theme of immigration.It’s particularly timely, with the president’s Muslim bans being fought in the courts.And two Bnai Keshet members, Melina Macall and...
Winter Solstice

Facts of the Winter Solstice, Dec. 21

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The Winter Solstice, which is known as the shortest day of the year, happens this year at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. Here are some things to know about it.1....

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Montclair celebrates the start of Hanukkah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duVx5qqhjH8 Photos by Kate Albright, video by Rick Gearhart Chabad of Montclair held a Grand Menorah Lighting on Sunday Dec. 2, at the Hinck Building Atrium in Montclair. Guest were treated to a Hanukkah Wonderland with latkes, doughnuts...

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...
Shomrei Emunah

Interfaith Hospitality: Montclair church offers neighborly love

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The congregation at Shomrei Emunah is attending church on Shabbat mornings, member Josie Zeman says. The worshipers at the Jewish synagogue at 67 Park St. have made Central Presbyterian Church, also...
Eid

Holy days: Eid al-Fitr brings Muslims together

Local Muslims look forward to Eid al-Fitr, observed on June 4. The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, and will be celebrated with food and a carnival.