Religions and Spirituality

May 26, 2020

NEWARK, NJ – A 38-year-old man from Pompton Plains in Morris County has admitted to maliciously calling in a bomb threat to a religious institution in Livingston in 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. James Triano pleaded guilty via videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although the annual Israel flag raising ceremony has been canceled due to health concerns, members of the Livingston Department of Public Works (DPW) and Councilman Michael Vieira, who serves as liaison to the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI), braved the rain ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The passage of new legislation in 2019 has enabled Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, located at 68 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, to open a new café on the premises. In addition to the on-site café, the chapel's patrons can also now take advantage of a food ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As tens of thousands of people marched through Lower Manhattan on Sunday in a show of solidarity for the Jewish community in response to recent anti-Semitic attacks, hundreds of Livingston residents who couldn’t make the trek into the city took to the streets of their own hometown ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rabbi David Vaisberg of Temple B’nai Abraham led Livingston residents in lighting the menorah candles at the Camuso Holiday Display in celebration of the Festival of Lights earlier this week. Among the many families who joined Vaisberg in prayer and song were Livingston Mayor Al ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish leaders across the state are examining security measures and closely following the investigation in Tuesday’s deadly shootout at a kosher supermarket in the Greenville neighborhood of Jersey City. “My colleague, Rabbi David Vaisberg, sent a note to the congregation last ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, three of Livingston’s volunteer organizations brought together the world’s five most prominent religions under one roof for a celebration of Livingston’s diversity. Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism were all represented during the Religions ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to promote education about and understanding of the five major world religions—Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism—the Livingston Committee for Diversity & Inclusion (LCDI) has collaborated with the Livingston Vision 20/20 Committee and the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Sanskriti of New Jersey recently hosted its second annual Diwali celebration in the Memorial Oval in Livingston, where volunteers helped the Department of Public Works (DPW) set up an elaborate display of ground fireworks that burst, crackled and glowed for residents of all ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After the unexpected success of Livingston’s inaugural Diwali Fireworks celebration in 2018, Sanskriti of New Jersey is teaming up with the police and fire departments to iron out some safety and security details ahead of the 2019 event currently scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 27 at ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Rabbi Clifford Kulwin of Livingston’s Temple B'nai Abraham was recently presented with a Star of Essex Award at this year’s Essex County Annual Jewish Heritage Celebration, which recognizes the influence and positive impact that Jewish people have on the economy and culture of Essex ...

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