Local Residents Hold 'Hate Has No Home Here' Candlelight Peace Patrol

March 2, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Local resident Jan Kaminsky organized a Candlelight Peace Patrol on Tuesday night, after anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the pedestrian bridge in South Mountain Reservation earlier that day. The event organizers stated on Facebook, "our community was defaced by anti-Semitic graffiti. We will stand up and say that we will not accept this." 

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found at South Mountain Reservation; Community Responds

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the pedestrian bridge that crosses South Orange Ave., at the South Mountain Reservation. Removal of the graffiti by Essex County Park employees began shortly after it was reported on Tuesday morning.

According to an update from South Orange Village President Sheena Collum on her Facebook page, she first found out about the graffiti at ...

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'Casting Lots' with Author Susan Silverman at [words] Bookstore on Tuesday

March 26, 2017

Meet Susan Silverman, author of "Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World," on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at [words] bookstore, 179 Maplewood Avenue in Maplewood.

The event is free and open to the community. Book available for purchase. Temple B’nai Abraham is cosponsoring this event.

Susan Silverman grew up with parents who were, both ...