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Artists-in-Residence Program Completes New Mural at Golda Och Academy

Glenn Slavin

Thursday, February 27, 2014 • 11:54pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Recently, in a program made possible through the Arie and Eva Fund for Jewish Heritage, Artists-in-Residence, Jennifer Levine and Scott Massarsky, collaborated with third and fourth graders at Golda Och Academy on a Lower School mural and song.

They brainstormed together, had discussions, and drew pictures based on the idea of al shlosha d'varim, which means the world stands on three things: Torah, prayer and acts of loving kindness. They also presented their art in a special ceremony along with their peers.

Located in West Orange, NJ, Golda Och Academy is an accredited private independent school offering a college preparatory private school experience to students from Pre-K through 12th grade, while nurturing Jewish identity and knowledge. In the tradition of Solomon Schechter schools, the school grounds a rigorous academic curriculum in the culture and tenets of Conservative Judaism, while welcoming students and families from a range of synagogue affiliations and Jewish expression. The school is located on two campuses with a Lower School and an Upper School, which are located about two miles apart in West Orange. The schools serve approximately 550 students from more than 70 communities across New Jersey including Livingston, Millburn/Short Hills and Westfield.

Located in West Orange, NJ, Golda Och Academy is an accredited private independent school offering a college preparatory private school experience to students from Pre-K through 12th grade, while nurturing Jewish identity and knowledge. In the tradition of Solomon Schechter schools, the school grounds a rigorous academic curriculum in the culture and tenets of Conservative Judaism, while welcoming students and families from a range of synagogue affiliations and Jewish expression. The school is located on two campuses with a Lower School and an Upper School, which are located about two miles apart in West Orange. The schools serve approximately 550 students from more than 70 communities across New Jersey including Livingston, Millburn/Short Hills and Westfield.

Golda Och Academyhttp://www.goldaochacademy.org

  • Wilf Lower School Campus— Pre-K - 5, 122 Gregory Avenue,West Orange, NJ 07052, Phone: 973-602-3700
  • Eric F. Ross Upper School Campus— 6 - 12, 1418 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052, 973-602-3600

 

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