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 […]