Annual Rutgers art exhibit goes virtual to celebrate artists with disabilities

Annual Rutgers art exhibit goes virtual to celebrate artists with disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In May 2011, artists from the Matheny Medical and Educational Center’s Arts Access Program and the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of MetroWest’s WAE Center were represented for the first time in the spring/summer Collaborative Art Exhibition of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. The spring-summer CAE is […]

Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2020’

Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2020’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair presents “State of the Art 2020” — its first virtual exhibit — available for viewing from July 1 onward. This online exhibit represents SMI’s efforts to continue promoting opportunities for viewing and/or purchasing the outstanding and diverse artwork of SMI members. A percentage of the sales of nearly 200 works […]

JSDD celebrates the Cooperman Family Campus groundbreaking

JSDD celebrates the Cooperman Family Campus groundbreaking

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Oct. 6, a festive atmosphere prevailed as more than 100 guests came together to witness the ceremonial groundbreaking for Jewish Center for the Developmentally Disabled’s Cooperman Family Campus. The event was held on the grounds of SWS Architects, adjacent to the JSDD’s new Livingston property. Honorees included Leon and Toby Cooperman, […]

JSDD seeks partners to help ‘build an extraordinary future’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled has launched the public phase of its $10 million capital campaign. The “Building an Extraordinary Future” initiative to construct a new 17,300-square-foot facility at 310 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, will enable not-for-profit JSDD to expand the residential, advocacy and community services it provides for individuals with developmental […]

JSDD celebrate opening of ‘Doorways to Infinite Possibility’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of MetroWest, a not-for-profit social service provider based in West Orange, hosted a fundraising gala and art exhibit opening, “Doorways to Infinite Possibility.” At this special event, Livingston Deputy Mayor Alfred Anthony was honored for his contributions on behalf of […]

JSDD Wae Center visits ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled Wae Center in West Orange recently visited the West Orange Arts Council’s “Art from the Heart” exhibit at the West Orange Arts Center and received a private gallery tour by exhibition manager Lisa Suss. “These trips are important to the overall well-being […]

Verona woman brings Eastern practices to Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Each week, approximately 30 local residents show up at the Cedar Grove Public Library to practice qigong, which is described by livescience.com as “an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises.” Their teacher, Verona resident Miriam Shankman, also provides classes through the Montclair Adult […]