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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 New Orleans Jewish community on April 22, 2015 at The National WWII 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.

 

Click here to RSVP and pay online.

 

Seating is extremely limited, and RSVP's are required. The cost to attend is $18 for general admission, and $10 for students. The Jewish Federation must have prepayment in order to secure your reservation. Physical tickets will not be dispensed, but names of paid attendees will be on 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 - and please ensure that payment is received at the Federation office by April 17) to 3747 W. Esplanade Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002.  The event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, the Jewish Community Center, the New Orleans Rabbinic Council and The National WWII Museum.

 

Federation hiring Lemann-Stern Facilitator/Educator

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans is hiring a facilitator for its 2015-2017 Lemann-Stern Leadership Development Program class. To learn more about the position, please click here. Questions? Please contact Sherri Tarr at 504-780-5609 or at sherritarr@jewishnola.com.

  • Passover 5775

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    The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans wishes you a meaningful Passover.

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    Learn more here.

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UPCOMING IN NEW ORLEANS

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Jewish Community Day School-Jewish Babies Club

Jewish Community Day School 3747 West Esplanade Ave
Metairie, LA 70002

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Jewish Community Center-Kicking for Kids

New Olreans JCC - Uptown 5342 St. Charles Ave
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