Religions and Spirituality

June 17, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Cantor Jason M. Rosenman will be serving as Cantor of Temple Sha’arey Shalom in Springfield, NJ beginning in July of 2018. He was ordained as a Cantor from the Hebrew Union College (HUC) -- Jewish Institute of Religion -- School of Sacred Music in 2002. Prior to his Cantorial ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The hallway of The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston was recently filled with the sounds of a melodious chorus of “thank yous” from the students and teachers as The Nancy and Robert Eskow Family Room was dedicated with an informal ribbon cutting.  The Family ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Beth Hatikvah (CBH) will celebrate 'LGBTQ Pride Month' with a visit from Abby Stein, who will share her unusual and inspirational story of transition from Hasidic rabbi to transgender activist during a wine and cheese reception held June 10 at 4:30 p.m. Stein, a direct ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – In a quaint white house near the border of Cranford and Garwood, 105-year-old Kurt Steiner sat at his dining room table, surrounded by cabinets that held his collection of Viennese glass and antique Limoge plates. At his table, he had his carefully taped together passport and exit ...

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. — Eric Sellinger and Maureen Spivack, residents of Short Hills who both served as past presidents of the Temple B'nai Jeshurun congregation will be honored during the gala celebration commemorating the synagogue’s 170th anniversary on May 10. The evening's festivities focus on ...

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EDISON, NJ - Passover or Pesach? It says Passover at the stores, but people also seem to be discussing this Jewish holiday called Pesach that begins this Friday night. They are one and the same, though the names mean different things. The name Passover comes from the angel of death ‘passing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,000 men, women and children that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally for ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6 at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office, including Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of B’nai Abraham in Livingston, pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield Municipal ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of B’nai Abraham in Livingston and three of her fellow clergy members, were arrested on Monday after holding a sit-in at Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield to support “Dreamers,” according to Westfield ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, congregations in the Summit community will partner to hold a candlelight vigil calling for gun violence prevention. The public event will be held December 13, beginning at 6 p.m., at Congregation Ohr ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Students of the Early School (ES) of Temple B’nai Abraham enjoyed time with members of the Livingston Fire Department during Fire Prevention Month in October when they visited the school with a fire truck and gear. Livingston Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Francione and Livingston ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - In 1962 Christ Church purchased the East Lane building with the intention of creating an Episcopal day school.  Soon after, the doors of CCNS opened with an enrollment of forty preschool students. Over the years, the building has been renovated to fit the needs of its young ...

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