Morris Bart, Sr. Lecture Series at the J

Morris Bart, Sr. Lecture Series at the J

We hope you will join us for our monthly lecture series at the Uptown JCC, which has been made possible through a generous donation from Morris Bart. Now in its fourth season, the Morris Bart, Sr. Lecture Series at the J features local experts in the fields of history, architecture, religion, politics, food, music, theater, and so much more.

Typically held on the second Monday of the month, each one-hour lecture is preceded by a catered, kosher lunch. There is no charge for JCC members. However, there is a $10 fee for non-members. An RSVP is required to Rachel Ruth at 504.897.0143 or 
rachel@nojcc.org.

Second Monday of the Month
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Uptown JCC

 

To view the upcoming lectures and other adult programming, click here: Adult Programming

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National Coloring Book Day

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Alon Shaya Lead 2018 Kindness March

New Orleans JCC campers kicked off summer 2018 by spreading kindness at the second annual Kindness March, held June 7 at the Uptown JCC. Famed chef Alon Shaya and his wife Emily, along with the New Creations Brass Band, led the march around the JCC’s historic building on St. Charles Avenue.

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JCC Dedicates New Expansion

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