Yom Ha'Shoah

Join us for Yom Ha'Shoah, our annual community-wide Holocaust Memorial program at the Uptown JCC. This event is free and open to the public. 

The JCC will host author Georgia Hunter, whose best-selling debut novel, We Were the Lucky Ones, is the extraordinary true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite. Based upon her own relatives’ experiences during the war, this powerful and suspenseful saga is described as a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds.

During the program, we will remember and honor New Orleans Holocaust survivors, recognize students from the Donald R. Mintz Youth Leadership Mission of the Anti-Defamation League, and present the Holocaust Educator of the Year Award to Paul Distler for the outstanding work he has done integrating Holocaust education into the curriculum at Cabrini High School.

A dessert reception will follow the program.

Special thanks to the Jewish Endowment Foundation Holocaust Project and the New American Social Club for their support of this program and to the Feil Family Foundation/Lakeside Shopping Center for their continued support of Jewish cultural programs

Related Pages:

News: Educator of the Award Announced

 

Date: May 5, 2019Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  Show map New Orleans JCC - Uptown
5342 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
Contact: Judy YaillenPhone: 504-897-0143Email: judy@nojcc.org
EVENTS
NEWS
FITNESS CLASSES

This Land Is Your Land

Students from the Oshman Family JCC, New Orleans JCC, and the Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan come together virtually to sing "This Land Is Your Land,

...

Celebrate All Things Jewish Food

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest is a 10-day online festival celebrating all things Jewish food. Take part in cooking classes, virtual deli tours, film screenings, panel discussions and so much more.

...

A Different Kind of Masquerade

Three members of the New Orleans JCC community have channeled their talents into making masks to keep our citizens safe. Learn more about their projects, their tips, and inspiration.

...

Thank You, Teachers

While we can't be together physically, we are so glad our JCC Nursery School and Pre-K remains connected virtually. This year especially, we are so grateful for our teachers. Watch a sweet message from our students.

...

More News

Today's Upcoming Classes