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Published Monday, March 25, 2019

JCC member Novella Smith shares how a combination of personal training and individual Reformer Pilates sessions helped her overcome illness.

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Published Friday, March 22, 2019

Nursery school students and teachers celebrated Purim Spirit Week. Check out a few highlights from all the fun.

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Published Thursday, March 14, 2019

One of everyone’s favorite ways to celebrate Purim is by eating hamantaschen, delicious three-cornered, filled pastries said to represent Haman's hat. Learn how to make your own at home!

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Published Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Get to know Gary Brandt, the JCC's new Director of Youth & Family Engagement.

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Published Monday, February 18, 2019

In this blog post, we introduce you to our three talented Reformer Pilates instructors: Eric Funderburk, Rachel Haffner, and Kristin Smith. 

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Published Thursday, January 31, 2019

After a short hiatus, Kicking for Kids returned reimagined as a footgolf tournament. This year, the event supported youth scholarships for the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games® & ArtsFest®.

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Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019

At our annual meeting on Sunday, January 20, we had the opportunity to revisit some of the highlights of the past year. Read some of the achievements and memories from 2018 that we are most proud of.

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Published Tuesday, January 22, 2019

If you're really missing camp,  you’ll love Camp Director Jessica Klein Sintes' list of memories that happened "this one time at camp" in Metairie.

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8 Miraculous Nights and 8 Fun Facts about the New Orleans JCC

As we reach the end of 2020, a year that has been filled with disruptions and uncertainty, we are glad to welcome a holiday about light and celebration. Chanukah is all about looking for beauty and celebrating life’s miracles. To honor that tradition, we’ve put together eight fun facts about the New Orleans JCC.

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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. 

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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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Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series Events Announced

This year, the Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series will feature four feel-good movies shown in socially distant screenings at the Uptown JCC. In addition, three authors will speak in virtual book events held in partnership with the Nashville and Memphis Jewish Community Centers. 

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