Religions and Spirituality

December 1, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Celebrate the rededication of our Sanctuary and the installation of projection! Douglas Wright, church member and architect for the project, will share the morning message; and Lynn Magrane (Church President) and John Gerbino (Chair of the Sanctuary Projection Task Force) will ...

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, give back to others. Community Congregational Church in Short Hills coordinates activities that help families in need in Irvington - and you can be part of it this Thanksgiving season. HANDS-ON VOLUNTEER PROJECTS 5K to Beat Hunger: Instead of running a 5K, pack ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - I walk into a synagogue everyday. My family, my students, the families of my community always feel like we are coming home when we go to synagogue.  We know that we live in 21st C America and that security is always on on minds, yet when we come to pray, when we come to celebrate, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Congregation B'nai Israel in Millburn will host award winning reporter Matt Katz in a special presentation on "Immigration in America: How it Impacts Us Nationally and Locally".  Matt Katz currently reports on air at WNYC, the NY area public radio station, about immigration, ...

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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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