MORRIS BART SR., LECTURE SERIES AT THE J

Created in 2013, the Morris Bart, Sr. Lecture Series features local experts in the fields of history, architecture, religion, politics, food, music, theater, and so much more. This monthly lecture series is generously funded by Morris Bart.

Typically held on the second Monday of the month at the Uptown JCC from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM, each one-hour lecture is preceded by a catered, kosher lunch.

Free for members | $10 fee apply for non-members
Advanced registration required.
For more information and to RSVP, contact Rachel Ruth at 504.897.0143.

Upcoming Topics

 

April 8
Roberta Gratz, Author on We're Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City

May 13
Michael Tisserand, Author on The Secret Life of Krazy Kat

June 10
Greg Lambousy from the New Orleans Jazz Museum

July 8
Kodi Roberts from LSU onVoodoo and the Racial Politics of Identity in New Orleans

August 12
Ian McNulty from The Advocate on Food in New Orleans

September 9
Jee Park from The Innocence Project

October 14
Danny Heitman, Author from The Advocate on A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House

November 11
TBA

December 10
Corinne VanDalen from Tulane Environmental Law Clinic

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Watch and sing along to our 2019 Passover Program led by JCC's Kendra Siani and Touro Synagogue Cantor Kevin Margolius. 

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Bringing Dance to Older Adults and People with Dementia

Kelly Harp Haber's reflections from a workshop designed to uplift older adults and people with dementia through dance and expressive movement.

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Maccabi Memories & Advice for Team NOLA

Former JCC Maccabi athletes offer memories and advice for the 2019 delegation heading to Detroit. 

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Educator of the Year Award Announced

Educator of the Year was awarded to Paul Distler for the outstanding work he has done integrating Holocaust education into the curriculum at Cabrini High School.

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