Events

Genetic Screening Event June 11

JScreen, a nonprofit at-home education and carrier screening program for Jewish genetic diseases, is hosting a screening event in New Orleans on Sunday, June 11 at the JCC. The testing panel features more than 200 diseases, including those commonly found in Ashkenazi,...

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ROAR! Jewish Leadership Training for Resistance June 11

The Jewish Organizing Institute & Network (JOIN) for Justice will host its first-ever ROAR! (Resistance, Organizing, Action, and Resilience) workshop in New Orleans on Sunday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is being held throughout the country to...

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Build a Playground with KaBOOM! June 2

Join KaBOOM! as they build a playground at Paul L. Dunbar Elementary on Friday, June 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, and safety equipment will be provided. The build will happen rain or shine, and volunteers should wear closed toe shoes. Can't make it...

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New Orleans Pride Parade June 10

As LGBTQ Jews and allies, we are proud of our own identities and those of our loved ones. Join us, along with Touro Synagogue, as we march in the New Orleans Pride Parade on Saturday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m. We'll meet outside Mag's at 940 Elysian Fields. To participate,...

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Annual Brotherhood Bingo May 28

Enjoy crawfish, prizes, an auction, and more at Brotherhood's annual Seafood Bingo on Sunday, May 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All kids 5 and under get one bingo card and eat free, and every winner gets a prize! Advance reservations are $30 each for adults and $15 each...

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Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank May 20

Temple Sinai will help the Second Harvest Food Bank prepare and distribute food on Saturday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes. The Second Harvest Food Bank is located at 700 Edwards Ave., New Orleans, LA...

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Blood Drive May 7

Temple Sinai, with The Blood Center, will conduct a blood drive on Sunday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The Blood Center is a non-profit that supplies over 30 hospitals and facilities in Louisiana and Mississippi, including Children’s Hospital...

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End-of-Year Religious School Brunch May 7

The Sisterhood will host a brunch to celebrate another great year of Religious School on Sunday, May 7 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The brunch will include a variety of food items and...

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Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 23

The JCC will host a Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Program on Sunday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. This event will remember and honor local Holocaust survivors, recognize an educator with the Holocaust Educator of the Year Award, and feature a talk with Holocaust survivor...

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Blessing of the Pets at Audubon Park April 30

Whether it has fur, feathers, or scales, bring your pet to the swings at Audubon Park on Sunday, April 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a special blessing. A horse from the NOPD will be on-site to receive a blessing as well! In case of rain, the blessing will be...

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