Religions and Spirituality

April 6, 2021

  West Orange Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Livingston Mayor Shawn R. Klein and Governor Richard J. Codey cut the ceremonial ribbon at the Sai Hira Ram Trust Hindu Temple of Worship. All three also participated on April 2 in the lighting of candles with honorary guests on hand for the inauguration ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During the German City of Frankfurt am Main’s first-ever Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism—a live virtual event held on Tuesday in conjunction with the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) in order to “empower the world’s brightest municipal and local leaders to come together to ...

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VERONA, NJ — Catholic Schools Week begins Sunday, Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 6. Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona has a full week of activities and events lined up to mark the occasion. The school will hold its annual Open House virtually at 3 p.m. on Jan. 31 to kick off the week. The ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Christmas in the time of a pandemic came to St. John's Roman Catholic Church in downtown Newark with quiet majesty on a gray December day, praying for hope to be born. More than 100 people lined up for a hot meal in front of the nearly 200-year-old church on Mulberry Street on ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Robert M. Hoatson, a 35-year resident of West Orange, will be inducted into the Essex Catholic High School Hall of Fame on Nov. 20.  Born in Orange, Hoatson, 68, attended elementary school at St. Joseph’s School in West Orange, graduating as the recipient of the “Religion ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seniors who hadn't seen each other in more than six months got to catch up from afar and listen to some music outdoors yesterday.  The event was a collaboration between the Jewish Community Center of MetroWest NJ and B'nai Shalom, both in West Orange, and Homewatch CareGivers ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Donors Leon and Toby Cooperman recently visited the future home of Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled (JSDD) in Livingston and talked about their philanthropic commitment to adults with developmental disabilities and the local community. Residents of Short Hills, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2012 graduate Raul Ausa will be ordained as an Episcopal Priest by Bishop Carlye J. Hughes. He currently serves as a Deacon and is working with the Diocesan staff in Newark through Aug. 31. The diversity of West Orange Schools is demonstrated ...

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NEW JERSEY — Jewish homes across New Jersey have been opening their mailboxes each week for generations, and receiving news of interest about the Jewish world around them in the New Jersey Jewish News: from the hyper local — such as start times for holiday services at different synagogues and who ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Dr. William Shapiro, 90, died peacefully on June 1, 2020, after a long battle with lewy body dementia.   After serving our country in the United States Army during the Korean War, Shapiro taught history at Lincoln Junior High School, Mountain High School and West Orange High School ...

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