In celebration of the Jewish Endowment Foundation's 50th anniversary, Leon H. Rittenberg, Jr., through the Rittenberg Family Foundation, has offered JEF a generous challenge grant of $50,000 in support of its General Fund. The Rittenberg Family Foundation will match all gifts to JEF’s General Fund made by March 1, up to a total of $50,000. If you're interested in ensuring the future of JEF's General Fund through this exciting opportunity, please contact Sandy Levy at email@example.com or at 504-524-4559.
The Jewish Community Center is looking for families to open their homes from May 30-July 30, 2017 (dates are subject to change) to host the summer shlichim for both Day Camps [Uptown & Metairie]. These are young Israeli adults who have completed their army service and have strong backgrounds in education and leadership. They work hard to integrate Israel into everyday activities at camp and to bring a taste of Israel to all the campers and staff. To learn more, please contact Judy Yaillen at Judy@nojcc.org.
JCRS invites all New Orleans-area Jewish families of young children to enroll in PJ Library, a nationally acclaimed Jewish outreach initiative which mails free and age-appropriate Jewish books every month to kids aged 6 months – 8 years. Over 340 NOLA Jewish kids currently receive these beautiful books each month, as a gift from the Goldring Family Foundation, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and JCRS. To register your child, please contact Bonnie Lustig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discover the wonders of Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo. Surf the Mediterranean. Explore Tel Aviv’s striking Bauhaus architecture. Visit Google’s Israeli campus. Find your track on the Greater New Orleans Jewish community’s 2017 mega-mission to Israel, to be held June 5-12, 2017. For the first time ever, you’ll be able to choose from four exciting tracks: Family, Art/Architecture/Music, Medical/High-Tech, and Adventure (limited spots remain in the Adventure track). Click here to see more about the costing and to download the latest itinerary.