Join other parents of preschool age children monthly for the Parents Circle at the Uptown JCC. We will share parenting experiences, discuss universal Jewish values, and learn about Jewish holidays and other customs. Parents of all faiths in all family constellations are welcome. This group is led by Rabbi Reimer of Temple Sinai and Rachel Lazarus Eriksen, LCSW of Jewish Family Service in collaboration with the New Orleans JCC and with support from the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust. Coffee and light snacks will be served.
Free and open to the community for parents of preschool age children
Mondays, 9:15 - 10:15 AM
September 17 | New Beginnings
October 15 | Lech L’cha- Growing from New Experiences
November 5 | Gratitude
December 3 | Navigating December
RSVP to Taylor Cooke
October marks the one year anniversary for the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust Dance for Parkinson’s Program at the New Orleans JCC. This award-winning program takes place every Wednesday with instruction from the New Orleans Ballet Association.
With temperatures in the 90s, it is easy to forget that fall is here. Fortunately, we have the holiday of Sukkot to remind us that the harvest season has begun. There is no denying that sukkahs are awesome, but it can be challenging to find the space and time to build one. Here are some alternative ways to celebrate this holiday
Rosh Hashanah - “head of the year”- commemorates the creation of the world. Traditionally, apples and honey are eaten to represent our hope for a sweet year of health and peace. Dipping apples in honey is delicious, and here are few creative recipe suggestions to help kick this duo up a notch....
We love to celebrate here at the JCC, and we also look for any opportunity to be creative. Join us for a coloring break in The Nosh of the Uptown JCC for National Coloring Book Day on August 2. We’ll have a table with crayons and JCC-themed coloring sheets. Can’t make it to the JCC? Download and print our coloring sheets. We’d love to see your artwork, so be sure to tag us and use hashtag #nojcc on social media!...