A ruling from a court last week overturned a state-mandated limit on religious gatherings. Now, allowable attendance at places of worship is capped at 25 percent of capacity.
Faith leaders say they anticipate greater live participation, but one mosque holding to more stringent 50-person limit.
The Israeli American Council Center in the western Las Vegas Valley hosted a Hanukkah “glow-in-the-dark drive-in experience”on Saturday night.
In downtown Las Vegas, Rabbi Shea Harlig of Chabad of Southern Nevada will light the first candle setting on a menorah on Fremont Street on Thursday evening to mark the beginning of the eight-day Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments Tuesday regarding COVID-19 restrictions on churches in Nevada.
This year, Hanukkah will be celebrated from sundown Thursday to sundown Dec. 18.
Clergy members express disappointment, mixed with understanding, at going back to 50-person limit in live services.
The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the people most affected by discrimination.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ president issued another plea for members to help end racism, saying Sunday at the faith’s signature conference that God loves people of all races equally and that it pains him to see Black people suffer prejudice.
Las Vegas Valley residents began returning to churches this weekend as in-person religious services at many churches commenced for the first time in months.
Top leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged members Saturday to root out racism and make the faith an “oasis of unity” while also decrying violence at recent racial injustice protests they said amounted to “anarchy.”
Imam Fateen Seifullah is helping the Historic Westside by offering residents — Muslim or not — access to a chess club, a food pantry, computers and a library.
With gathering limits increasing to 250, clergy across the valley are ready to welcome the faithful to what may be the first in-person worship services since March.
While clergy members in Las Vegas don’t expect post-pandemic worship to look much different, worshippers may see a few coronavirus-related ripple effects.
A new survey reveals that Nevada young adults’ knowledge of the Holocaust mostly mirrors that of other 18-to-39-year-olds across the country.