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Published Wednesday, March 4, 2020

During Purim, we celebrate Queen Esther and her courageous acts to unite the Jewish people against hatred. The holiday provides a timely reminder that we are stronger when working together. Here are a few ways around the JCC that you can make an impact in the spirit of Esther.

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Published Thursday, February 27, 2020

With a goal of fighting Anti-Semitism “with love and matzah,” 2 for Seder encourages Jewish people to invite two people of another faith to their first Passover Seder, giving guests an authentic Jewish experience from which to learn and build bridges.

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Published Monday, February 17, 2020

Help us celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day by contributing to our Kindness Wall with an uplifting picture or message. Plus, download printable kindness-themed coloring sheets!

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Published Thursday, February 13, 2020

The last time LimmudFest assembled in New Orleans in 2018, nearly 400 people participated in the weekend festival of Big Tent Jewish learning, arts, culture and spirituality. 

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Published Monday, February 10, 2020

To celebrate Tu B’shvat, the “birthday” of trees, each nursery school classroom created a tree using loose parts.

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Published Thursday, January 30, 2020

Read about the 2020 Annual Meeting and recipients of the John N. Weinstock Memorial Leadership Award and the Maurice Feingerts Memorial Leadership Award.

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Published Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Get to know Brigid MacArthur-Thompson. Officially, she's Uptown’s Assistant Camp Director and Children's Program Manager. Unofficially, she's our Director of Fun.

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Published Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Watch Assistant Director Rachel Zoller and Director of Youth and Family Engagement Gary Brandt as they walk us through the steps of Dreidel. 

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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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