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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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Published Wednesday, December 11, 2019

JCC youth yoga instructor Nora Seilheimer shares how to make a "mindfulness jar" to help children navigate challenging emotions. 

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Published Wednesday, November 13, 2019

If you are like most Americans, you will need some help balancing out that Turkey Day indulgence. Thankfully, both our Uptown and Metairie campuses will be offering special Turkey Earner and Turkey Burner classes before and after Thanksgiving.

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Published Monday, October 28, 2019

Learn about BBYO Passport, the leading provider of travel experiences for Jewish high school and middle school teens. 

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Published Sunday, October 27, 2019

It's no surprise that Aquatics Manager Greg Jennings' hobbies outside of the J include water.

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Published Friday, October 25, 2019

Be inspired by the strength of JCC member Phyllis Alltmont who leaned on family, friends, and the JCC during her journey with breast cancer.

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Published Friday, October 11, 2019

It can be challenging to find space and time to build an outdoor sukkah, so we've gathered some alternative ways to celebrate Sukkot.

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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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