meeting

Praying for a Meeting

Montclair Jews gather outside Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Morristown office this past Saturday night, to celebrate Havdalah, the closing of Shabbat, during Passover. Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi Elliot Tepperman holds a guitar. Tepperman, Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi...
COPE

COPE Center gets additional space at St. Luke’s

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAn Essex County counseling center will be getting some additional new space in Montclair. The COPE Center will be leasing space at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on South Fullerton Avenue. The center will...
Habitat for Humanity

Mixed-faith group helps build a Habitat for Humanity house

Members of Bnai Keshet, First Congregational Church and Baitful Wahid Mosque will gather on Thursday, April 13, to contribute their labor to Habitat for Humanity and build a house in Paterson. Participants either will meet at...
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...
refugee aid

Immaculate Conception church hosts talk on refugee aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are about 16 million people with refugee status worldwide, Maria Biancheri told an audience in Madonna Hall at Immaculate Conception Church on Wednesday evening.“What percentage do you think get through the...
Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel mounts another plea to survive

In a yet another effort to save their parish, former members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church have pleaded to Cardinal Joseph Tobin, chosen by Pope Francis as the new Archbishop of Newark,...
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...