Religions and Spirituality

April 14, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Longtime Montclair educator, Karen Wingfield, has passed away, officials announced. A lifelong resident of Montclair, Wingfield has most recently served as a paraprofessional at Glenfield Middle School, says Montclair Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker. She was a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Essex County Freeholder at-Large and Board of Freeholders President Brendan Gill met with members of the Union Baptist Church on Midland Avenue in Montclair and other members of the community to discuss the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in the country.  The February 13 community ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - More than a month has passed since Montclair Rabbis challenged comments made by James Harris during a December 31 community meeting. Since then, an interfaith group of leaders have continued the conversation among themselves and their respective congregations. Pastor Campbell ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a hundred people gathered Sunday on South Park Street near the Bloomfield Avenue intersection to light the grand Menorah on the 8th night of Hanukkah. Though the weather was cold and rainy, residents held up umbrellas and sang traditional songs while the Menorah was being ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - In light of the destruction of the grand Menorah ice sculpture on Church Street and recent attacks on Jewish people across the nation, Montclair clergy are planning a community Menorah lighting from 6-7PM tonight. Community leaders wrote: "An opportunity for interfaith support ...

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Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Police are investigating the destruction of a grand Menorah located on Church Street. On Wednesday evening, Rabbi Yaacov Leaf received a call from Police Chief Todd Conforti, informing him that the Menorah had been vandalized. Though officials have not rushed to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chris Singleton lost his mother in 2015 at Charleston’s church shooting. On Saturday, he spoke to a room of more than 100 people at Montclair's Union Batist Church to discuss the power of forgiveness. The former professional baseball player for the Cubs, says his work to impact ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The YMCA of Montclair has sadly announced the passing of Director of Marketing, Gretchen Godwin, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.   She joined the YMCA in 2013. According to public records, Godwin began as Manager, then Director, before taking on the Director of Marketing ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of Bnai Keshet in Montclair, has been named 2019 Rabbinic Human Rights Hero by T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. On May 22, Tepperman was given the award during a ceremony for leading his congregants and colleagues across faiths to fight for a ...

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