Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series

The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series celebrates Jewish authors, music, and films. All events take place at the New Orleans Uptown JCC and are free and open to the community unless otherwise noted. For questions, contact Judy Yaillen.

Upcoming Events

Cathy Barrow is the author of the cookbook: "Pie Squared."  She will speak about slab pies, which are pies baked on a sheet pan and can easily serve a crowd of people.  The book has sweet and savory pies and all will be able to taste them after her presentation.

Tuesday, February 12  RESCHEDULED - DATE TBD
7:00 - 9:00 PM

"The Cakemaker" is a film about Thomas, a young German baker who is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli man who dies in a car crash. Thomas travels to Jerusalem, seeking answers. Keeping his secret, he starts working for Oren's widow Anat, in her cafe.

Wednesday, February 20
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Rachel Kadish, author of the award-winning book "The Weight of Ink" will speak about her"electrifying and ambitious" novel which takes place in London in the 1660's and in the early 21st century.  Toni Morris has said she is a "gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuances, narration, and the politics of passion."

Tuesday, April 2
7:00 - 9:00 PM

"Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein" will be discussed by the author, Jamie Bernstein.  The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir.

Wednesday, April 10
7:00 - 9:00 PM


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