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Evening of Jazz, Art and Wine to Benefit Rachel Coalition

In support of its programs for victims of domestic violence and their families, Rachel Coalition presents An Evening of Jazz, Art and Wine on Wednesday, May 9 at the Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue in Montclair, and beginning at 7 p.m.

The event features the Gaelen Native American pottery collection and music by the David Humm Jazz Quartet. Joanne Paul, whose daughter Monica Paul was a homicide victim in a domestic violence incident in Montclair in 2008, will make a special presentation. Wine and supper reception is included and attendees will have a chance to win prizes and participate in a 50/50 raffle. Kosher dietary laws observed.

Tickets are $118 and are available at For more information, please contact Coordinator of Community Programs Sylvia Heller at 973-765-9050, ext. 1708 or

The Rachel Coalition is a partnership of nine northern New Jersey organizations working together to respond to domestic violence. Nonsectarian services include a 24-hour crisis response line, a suburban emergency safe house (with kosher provisions), counseling, support groups, legal and medical assistance, outreach and education programs. Rachel Coalition partners include: Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, National Council of Jewish Women: Essex Country Section, National Council of Jewish Women: West Morris Section, Women’s Philanthropy of the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey, MetroWest Rabbinic Cabinet, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Hadassah: Northern New Jersey Region, Jewish Women International: North Atlantic Region and JCC MetroWest.

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