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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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Published Tuesday, January 15, 2019

If you find yourself missing camp more and more every day, check out these ways to reminisce about your favorite camp memories. Remember to stay loose and funky, y’all!

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Published Monday, December 3, 2018

Nefesh Mountain, a Jewish bluegrass ensemble, will brighten the Mintz Auditorium with soulful folk-inspired music.

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2021 Commemoration and Celebration Events

The global Jewish community will come together in the coming days to commemorate lives lost during the Holocaust, remember fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terrorism, and celebrate Israel’s independence. 

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What's Changing at the JCC in Phase 3?

Following the city’s transition to a modified Phase 3, the New Orleans JCC will ease restrictions for fitness center users. We see this forward movement as a small step in getting back to normal; however, it is still our top priority to remain safe.

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Staff Spotlight: Michelle Benson Huck

If you’re a member of the JCC, odds are that you’ve encountered the energetic and encouraging presence that is Michele Huck. As an instructor at the JCC for six years, Michele has done a little bit of everything from cycling, senior chair exercise, Barre, HIIT, and what she’s known most for these days –– LOTS of Aqua Fit. 

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Staff Spotlight: Brittany Polaski Faul

Brittany P. Faul has been a Personal Trainer and instructor for many years at the JCC. Newly certified through the extensive 600 Hour Power Pilates program, Brittany now offers even more services to her clients. Learn more about Brittany, her history with the JCC, and her passion for pilates. 

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