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.