Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series

The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series celebrates Jewish authors, music, and films. The spring season included film screenings of "Sammy Davis, Jr. I've Got to Be Me" and "The Cakemaker." The series also brought authors Rachel Kadish and Jamie Bernstein. 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.

2019-2020 schedule of events

September 16 - King Bibi [documentary; 1h 27min] Learn More

October 23 - The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion, Steven R. Weisman in conversation with Walter Isaacson Learn More

November 19 - Shuk, Einat Admony in conversation with Alon Shaya Learn More

December 22 - Community Chanukah Celebration featuring music by The LeeVees Learn More

January 21 - Tel Aviv on Fire [comedy, drama, romance; 1h 40min]

February 11 - Shoelaces [drama; 1h 38min]

March 31 - A Field Guide to the Jewish People, Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach, and Alan Zweibel

May 6 - Golda’s Balcony, The Film [biography; 1h 26min]

 

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Finding Mindfulness with Glitter and Glycerine

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Earn and Burn Your Thanksgiving Feast at the J

If you are like most Americans, you will need some help balancing out that Turkey Day indulgence. Thankfully, both our Uptown and Metairie campuses will be offering special Turkey Earner and Turkey Burner classes before and after Thanksgiving.

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