Community in brief: new Rabbinic intern at Shomrei Emunah

Congregation Shomrei Emunah announces Lily Lucey as their new Rabbinic intern.

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,...

New head of St. Teresa Parish arrives in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe 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...
Shomrei Emunah

Interfaith Hospitality: Montclair church offers neighborly love

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI 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...
Peter Claver

Spotlight House of Worship: St. Peter Claver celebrates Black Catholic history

The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. General information about the church is below. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI St. Peter Claver Church...

Mount Carmel collects 250 boxes of goods for hurricane victims

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsParishioners 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...

No hametz allowed: Passover food

By STEVEN DeSALVO For Montclair LocalIn the past few weeks, especially when you head to the grocery store, you may have noticed an increase in some food items labeled “Kosher for Passover.” What exactly does...

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.

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

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

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Montclair celebrates the start of Hanukkah 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...