Religions and Spirituality

August 10, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In the aftermath of the July 19 arrest of Conservative Rabbi Dov Haiyun in Haifa for performing a non-Orthodox wedding ceremony, as well as the two resignations from PM Netanyahu’s ministerial committee charged with working on the plan to upgrade the Western Wall’s egalitarian ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – With Passover fast approaching on the evening of March 30, synagogues throughout West Orange are helping people prepare for the holiday by inviting the public to attend community Seders. B’nai Shalom, located at 300 Pleasant Valley Way, kicked off its pre-Passover events on ...

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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 West Orange resident Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of B’nai Keshet in Montclair, pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including Rabbi Elliot Tepperman of West Orange and three of his 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 police. Tepperman, a rabbi ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members and non-members of the West Essex YMCA learned about the individual holidays of many different cultures during the second annual International Holiday Luncheon held at the Y on Friday. Through the YMCA’s Togetherhood Committee, Millburn High School senior Anshul Nayar ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ  – The Jewish community of West Orange is celebrating Chanukah in a big way this year with events geared toward every age group. Events that have already taken place include the Unite with Light Chanukah Celebration at West Orange Town Hall, and B’nai Shalom’s Gift-it-4Ward Chanukah ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to join West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi and local dignitaries in a Menorah Lighting Ceremony on the third night of Chanukah at West Orange Town Hall, located at 66 Main Street, at 4 p.m. on Thursday. Hosted by Chabad of West Orange, this event will also ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – A new series of Gift-it-4Ward Family Havdalah Celebrations is being launched by Bnai Shalom in West Orange with a Chanukah Pajama Party on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. “The three Havdalah celebrations prior to Chanukah, Tu B’Shevat and Passover will provide a ...

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