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. Reservations are required.
This year The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series will feature four movies shown in socially distant screenings at the Uptown JCC. In addition, three authors will speak in virtual book events held in partnership with the Nashville and Memphis Jewish Community Centers.
In the summer of 1976, Aulcie Perry was playing basketball in Harlem when he was signed by a scout for Maccabi Tel Aviv. A year later, while taking the team to new heights, Perry converted to Judaism and became one of Israel's biggest stars. Behind the scenes, though, all was not well. This is the story of a remarkable athlete who captured the spirit of a nation.
Wednesday, January 6 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
If you’re a member of the JCC, odds are that you’ve encountered the energetic and encouraging presence that is Michele Huck. As an instructor at the JCC for six years, Michele has done a little bit of everything from cycling, senior chair exercise, Barre, HIIT, and what she’s known most for these days –– LOTS of Aqua Fit....