Come and celebrate the last night of Chanukah at the JCC on Sunday, December 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. We'll light the menorah, nosh on latkes, and enjoy the wonderful bluegrass music of Nefesh Mountain. As part of the Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series, this event is free and open to the community.
WHAT: Community Chanukah Celebration
WHERE: New Orleans JCC | 5342 St. Charles Avenue
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 9 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM
“We are delighted to bring our community together on the last night of Chanukah, a holiday that celebrates freedom and reminds us all to spread light into the world,” said Executive Director Leslie Fischman.
The multi award-winning singer, songwriter and author Doni Zasloff is a beloved presence on stage throughout the country and is regarded as one of the most influential Jewish Performers in the twenty-first century. Her unique backgrounds in singing, musical theatre and Judaism make her one of the most in demand and unique artists today, and she brings these multi-faceted talents directly to Nefesh Mountain. With Nefesh Mountain, Doni continues to enchant audiences all over the world with her voice and unlimited spirit and her words, melodies, and music.
Multi-Instrumentalist Eric Lindberg brings his jazz and classical background to the acoustic forms of bluegrass and old-time music. After graduating with honors from Mason Gross School Of The Arts with a degree in jazz performance he has toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. His influential work as a composer, singer, guitarist, and banjoist with his wife Doni Zasloff in Nefesh Mountain are known widely in the Jewish and bluegrass worlds today.