Religions and Spirituality

December 10, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Although Hanukkah, "The Festival of Lights," is considered a “minor” Jewish holiday, it is a popular celebration among Jewish families across America. In 2020, Hanuhhah begins in the evening of Dec. 10 and continue through the evening of Dec. 18. According to ReformJudaism.org, when ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff through Sunday, December 6, as per Executive Order 206 in honor of State Police Recruit Lucas C. Homeijer, who passed away following injuries sustained during a training exercise at the State Police Academy. “State Police Recruit Homeijer ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Cambodia's first and only Rabbi, Bentzion Butman, will be discussing his struggles and triumphs in establishing the first-ever Jewish community in this Asian country.  The presentation, entitled “I Am the First and Only Rabbi in Cambodia, and This is My Story," is about a ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- With the High Holidays approaching and COVID-19 creating difficulties for many in joining a traditional synagogue service, Chabad of Hackensack will hold an outdoor Rosh Hashanah [Shofar] service on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 1:15pm in front of Chabad, 280 Summit Ave, Hackenasck open ...

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NEWARK, N.J. -- Long before she became a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent nearly a decade in Newark as a professor at the School of Law–Newark, now Rutgers Law School. Ginsburg, 87, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, worked at the law school from ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — As if the dreaded morning commute and drive back home were enough to compound an already fragile existence. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the current state of affairs follows people into their cars while they sit in gridlock powerless to escape the traffic and flurry of bad ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Following a decrease in enrollment and financial hardship in the wake of COVID-19, the Newark Archdiocese will shutter a handful of elementary schools, including two located in Newark.  The Archdiocese said funding has been critically reduced since the onset of the pandemic and ...

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