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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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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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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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