Essex County receives many grants for the arts

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. “It is an honor to lead a department that invests in the people of New Jersey in such diverse and meaningful ways,” Secretary of […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]

JCC unveils 2019 season for Gaelen Center for the Arts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Gaelen Center for the Arts at JCC MetroWest will have a multi-faceted selection of arts and cultural programing for 2019. Building upon their already successful New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, popular youth theater programs and art gallery exhibitions, the coming season will include a Conservatory Chamber Music Concert Series, authors […]

Local ladies honored as ‘Women of Valor’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Friday, Dec. 7, JCC MetroWest hosted its second Women Of Valor brunch, honoring four inspiring and devoted women who have made a significant impact to the MetroWest community. Barbara Birnbaum of Livingston, Annette Littman of West Orange, Leslie Dannin Rosenthal of South Orange and Jessica Wolff of Randolph were honored […]

Adler Aphasia Center receives Grotta Fund award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ recently announced a $15,000 grant to The Adler Aphasia Center as the recipient of its first Impact and Sustainability Award. Through this grant, Grotta acknowledged and honored the excellence and impact of the Adler Aphasia Center, […]

JCHC to hold free Hanukkah concert with Kol Dodi at JCC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey will hold a free Hanukkah concert featuring Kol Dodi, the community chorale of Greater MetroWest NJ, on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest Theater, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The free one-hour concert, open to the public, […]