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Religions and Spirituality

January 14, 2022

WAYNE, NJ – On Thursday, Wayne’s most famous Rabbi, Israel Dresner succumbed to cancer and died at home surrounded by family and friends. He was the Rabbi at Temple Beth Tikvah in Wayne from 1970 to his retirement in 1995, but he was known well-beyond Wayne, New Jersey. Dubbed “The most ...

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Click through the photo carousel -above - for lots of pictures. WAYNE, NJ – There was no one complaining about how unseasonably warm it was on Thursday evening in front of Town Hall. The press of hundreds of people who had come for the Christmas Tree Lighting and/or to meet Santa, also added to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Rabbi Mayer Gurkov of the Chabad Center of Passaic County in Wayne received a call from a distraught member of his congregation. She called to tell him that she had found an antisemitic message written on the sleeve of her Starbucks coffee cup. According to Gurkov, the incident ...

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WAYNE, NJ – It finally felt like November, with a chiily night outside of Town Hall on Monday night. A festive crowd had gathered, bundled up in coats and winter caps to celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights – Hannukah. This was the fifth annual menorah lighting ceremony for Wayne and over 100 ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Every year, near the anniversary of his death, Temple Beth Tikvah in Wayne holds a memorial celebration in honor of their first full-time Rabbi, Shai Shacknai, who succumbed to cancer on November 14, 1969, at the very young age of 38. This year's event will happen tonight. For all those ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A flag representing the LGBTQIA+ community has been flying at the Grace United Presbyterian Church for more than two years. For the second time in that span, it was torn down in an act of vandalism on Sunday morning while church services were happening inside. According to Pastor ...

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MADISON, NJ —  All US flags will be flown at half-staff through Tuesday, April 6, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday. "Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S.

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