A special meeting of the members of Congregation Ahavas Scholem will be held at Congregation Beth Israel on Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of considering a proposal that the Articles of Incorporation (Charter) be amended to extend the life of the Corporation.
Hadassah is hosting its Keepers of the Gate Chai Tea. This event honors the local chapter’s Keepers of the Gate, who commit to making gifts of $1,000 or more, on September 22 at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Susan Green. Judy Green will lead a program on laughter yoga. The couvert is $36. To RSVP, and for the address, contact Kitzi Goldman at 504-598-9481.
The installation of the new Jewish Community Day School Head of School, Dr. Brad Philipson, will take place on Friday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m. at Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation followed by a breakfast reception provided by DVASH Catering at Jewish Community Day School. To RSVP for this free event please click HERE.
Jewish Community Day School is holding a Sukkot Second Line Festival on Thursday, October 17 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. All are welcome for BBQ, beer, and brass band fun!
Hadassah will host a Family Fun Day at The Fly on October 27 from 4:00–6:00 p.m. The event will include games and a tzedakah project for young families. Light refreshments will be provided - but bring a picnic blanket. RSVP to Lauren Ungar by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jewish Community Day School will hold an Open House for infants - 6th grade on Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Hadassah and Chabad are partnering for a Challah Bake on November 13 from 6:30–9:00 p.m. at Congregation Gates of Prayer. Challah dough will be prepared on site to be then baked at home.
Save the date for Jewish Community Day School's annual gala, which will honor Susan and Howard Green, on Sunday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m. For patron opportunities, contact Tiffany Cotlar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On January 26, 2020, the National Council of Jewish Women: Greater New Orleans Section and Hadassah will hold a joint panel on estate planning at Temple Sinai. A panel of experts will discuss the topic “Why I Want to Write a Will” at this program specifically targeted to younger women and their families. Look for more details about upcoming events on the Hadassah Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HadassahNola/.
Congregation Gates of Prayer is honored to host the monthly meetings of PFLAG on the second Thursday of each month from 7:30-9:00 p.m. PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Monthly meetings are a way for parents, family, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people as well as members of the LGBT community to meet in a loving, non-judgmental, confidential and understanding environment. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend.