Holiday Hours

Changes to classes and programs during holidays may apply. 

Learn more about Jewish holidays here.



New Year's Day
Friday, January 1 – Closed all day


Mardi Gras*
Saturday, February 13 – Close at 5:00 PM 
Sunday, February 14 – Close at 5:00 PM
Monday, February 15 – Close at 5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 16 – Closed all day

* Subject to change


Saturday, March 27 – Close at 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 28 – Closed all day
Monday, March 29 – Closed all day
Sunday, April 4 – Metairie open from 1:00-6:00 PM, Uptown open regular hours 


Monday, May 17 – Closed all day


Independence Day 
Sunday, July 4 – Regular Sunday hours


Labor Day/Erev Rosh Hashanah
Monday, September 6 – Open 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur/Sukkot /Shemini Atzeret
Monday, September 6 – Close at 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 7 – Closed all day
Wednesday, September 8 – Closed all day
Wednesday, September 15 – Close at 5:00 PM
Thursday, September 16 – Closed all day
Monday, September 20 – Close at 6:45 PM
Tuesday, September 21 – Both facilities closed
Wednesday, September 22 – Metairie opens at 1:00 PM, Uptown open all day
Monday, September 27 – Close at 6:45 PM
Tuesday, September 28 – Both facilities closed
Wednesday, Oct 29 – Metairie opens at 1:00 PM, Uptown open all day


Thursday, November 25 – Closed all day

Friday, December 24 – Close at 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 25 – Uptown open 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31 – Close at 5:00 PM 


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Jewish Community Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Jewish community is partnering with Tulane Medical School students for a holiday food drive for CrescentCare, a New Orleans clinic that offers comprehensive health and wellness services to the community, advocates for empowerment, safeguards the rights and dignity of individuals, and provides for the public. 


JCC Diaper Drive October 5 - 9

As we move into the joyful celebration of Sukkot, the New Orleans JCC is pleased to partner with the Junior League Diaper Bank for a week-long diaper drive to help those who are most vulnerable.


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