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Campaign Celebration 2015

Join the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at The Cannery (3803 Toulouse Street) for the2015 Campaign Celebration. Attendees will hear from guest speaker Olivier Guitta, an expert on anti-Semitism and rising jihadism in Europe. Carol Wise will receive the Roger Bissinger Memorial Award. Entertainment will also be provided by conservatory dancers from our Partnership 2Gether sister city of Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel. A wine and dessert reception will follow the program, which costs $25 to attend ($10 for students). 

 

The event is generously sponsored by Children's Hospital, Ray Brandt Infiniti, Postlethwaite & Netterville, Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, LLC​ and Whitney Bank. This year's event is co-chaired by Mara Force, Charlie Glaser, and Stephen and Mara Kupperman. 

 

Campaign Celebration is open to members of the Greater New Orleans Jewish community who have made a minimum gift of $18 to the 2015 Annual Campaign. To learn more, contact Melanie Waitzer at melanie@jewishnola.com. To RSVP and pay online, click here

Above and Beyond: An Evening with Jewish New Orleans

Join the Greater New Orleans Jewish community on April 22, 2015 at the National World War II Museum for a special presentation of Nancy Spielberg's (sister of Steven Spielberg) riveting documentary, "Above and Beyond," which chronicles the creation of the Israeli Air Force in 1948. The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a talk from Nancy Spielberg at 6:30 p.m. The film will be screened at 7:00 p.m.

 

This event will mark the community-wide celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut, and will include a Yom Hazikaron commemoration service led by the Greater New Orleans Rabbinic Council. A Q&A with Spielberg will follow the screening. Kosher catering will be provided by Casablanca Restaurant.

 

Seating is extremely limited, and RSVP's are required. The cost to attend is $18, and students pay $10. Please click here to purchase your tickets - we must have prepayment in order to secure your reservation. We will not be dispensing physical tickets, but names of paid attendees will be on at a list at the door.  For more information, contact Sherri Tarr at 504-780-5609 or at sherritarr@jewishnola.com.​ To reserve admission by credit card, please call Kelli at 504-780-5600. You may also mail a check made payable to the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans (write "Above and Beyond" in the memo line) to 3747 W. Esplanade Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002.

  • Challah and Naan: Jewish Life in India

    Of the 1,500 languages spoken in India, there is not a single word for anti-Semitism. That’s one of Nissim Pingle’s favorite facts about Jewish life in India. He should know--his family's lived there for generations.

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    Of the 1,500 languages spoken in India, there is not a single word for anti-Semitism. That’s one of Nissim Pingle’s favorite facts about Jewish life in India. He should know--his family's lived there for generations.

    Here's his story.

    Of the 1,500 languages spoken in India, there is not a single word for anti-Semitism. That’s one of Nissim Pingle’s favorite facts about Jewish life in India. He should know--h...

    Here's his story.

    Of the 1,500 languages spoken in India, there is not a single word for anti-Semitism. That’s one of Nissim P...

    Here's his story.

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  • Leadership Development Endowment Campaign

    The Lemann-Stern Leadership Development Program trains outstanding young members of the Greater New Orleans Jewish community for positions of leadership. Join us in our efforts to endow the program through the Leadership Development Endowment Campaign.

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    The Lemann-Stern Leadership Development Program trains outstanding young members of the Greater New Orleans Jewish community for positions of leadership. Join us in our efforts to endow the program through the Leadership Development Endowment Campaign.

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    The Lemann-Stern Leadership Development Program trains outstanding young members of the Greater New Orleans Jewish community for positions of leadership. Join us in our efforts to endow ...

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  • A Federation Dollar Goes a Long Way

    When you give to Federation, you help make a positive difference around the world. Take a look at just how far dollars go when the world is your backyard.

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    When you give to Federation, you help make a positive difference around the world. Take a look at just how far dollars go when the world is your backyard.

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    When you give to Federation, you help make a positive difference around the world. Take a look at just how far dollars go when the world is your backyard.

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    When you give to Federation, you help make a positive difference around the world. Take a look at just how far dollars...

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UPCOMING IN NEW ORLEANS

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Anti-Defamation League-Unity Through Understanding Day

Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Campus 3747 W Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002

Mar

04

Temple Sinai Sisterhood Purim Dinner

Temple Sinai 6227 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118

Mar

04

Anshe Sfard Megillah Reading & Krewe du Jieux Second Line

Congregation Anshe Sfard 2230 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Mar

04

Shir Chadash Megillah Reading and Purim Celebration

Shir Chadash 3737 W Esplanade Ave N
Metairie, LA 70002