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Published Tuesday, May 5, 2020

While we can't be together physically, we are so glad our JCC Nursery School and Pre-K remains connected virtually. This year especially, we are so grateful for our teachers. Watch a sweet message from our students.

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Published Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Our team pulled together some of our favorite, FREE coloring pages, and activity books to help pass the time as we daydream about enjoying our beautiful city together again.

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Published Friday, April 17, 2020

Isolation is normally deemed one of the most dangerous things for seniors.  What to do?!  Rachel Ruth offers suggestions to keep seniors engaged and stimulated.

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Published Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Join JCC Nursery School and Pre-K Music Specialist Kendra Siani in the kitchen as she goes through all the ingredients and steps to make matzah balls. Follow along with her recipe and enjoy a special Passover song while you cook.

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Published Friday, April 3, 2020

No doubt this year’s Passover seder will be different, but that does not mean it cannot be special and meaningful.  Rachel Ruth, the JCC’s director of senior services and basic go-to person for all things food-related, shares her thoughts on next week’s Passover celebration.

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Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana have partnered with a number of area synagogues to create a Jewish community response helpline program for problems related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Missing your favorite spots at the JCC? We've got you covered with virtual JCC backgrounds to use on your Zoom calls. See below for a tutorial on how to update your background, then click your favorite image to download. 

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Published Monday, March 23, 2020

Utilizing the newly created JCC Camp Facebook Group, our Assistant Camp Director logged into Facebook Live and led camp families through favorite dances like "I Get Loose" and "All I Eat Is Pizza." WWL spotted Brigid in action and interviewed her for the Monday night news.

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JCC Seniors Benefit from City's Meal Assistance Program

New Orleans JCC seniors enjoy local food from a cost-sharing collaboration with FEMA and the City of New Orleans. Fresh, nutritious meals are being prepared by more than 100 local restaurants through the Chef’s Brigade coalition along with Revolution Foods.

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New Orleans JCC Campers March for Kindness

Uptown summer campers demonstrated the importance of being kind and loving others during the 4th annual Kindness March.

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Celebrating Freedom and Serving Others

Independence Day, so often equated with fireworks, cookouts, and summer sales also has an important and meaningful history. It not only commemorates the birth of our country, but also celebrates the freedoms that have enabled the Jewish community in the U.S. to thrive.

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A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance and Hope

Join the New Orleans JCC and 60 other museums and cultural institutions around the world for We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope on Sunday, June 14 at 1:00 PM CST. 

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