Submit a Story/Obituary

If you have an event you have covered or wish to send the Crescent City Jewish News information about an upcoming event, please feel free to submit it here.  No anonymous submissions will be accepted and all items should be properly attributed as to author. By uploading articles here, the author or his representative agrees with the CCJN’s editorial policy that gives the CCJN the right to edit any contributions for space limitations as well as to determine veracity. All pictures should be submitted electronically to photos-AT-ccjn.net or non-returnable copies sent to the CCJN editorial and advertising offices.

Submit a Story Form

Submit a Story Form

Submit an Obituary

Obituaries are published at the discretion of the CCJN and are free of charge. Obituaries are a product of the editorial department and are a story of a person’s life. Editorial policy may determine the length and content of an obituary. Death notices are submitted by family members and may, for example, fully list all survivors. Death notices are never edited, but are assessed a processing fee according to length (See PayPal button below). Photos for obituaries may also carry a processing fee of $18.00, which can be waived at the discretion of the CCJN. Payments for photos can be submitted to CCJN, 3810 Nashville Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125  or paid securely through PayPal.




Obituaries Form

Submission form for recent obituaries (free of charge)
  • Please indicate high school, college or university and professional or graduate degree earned and year.
  • Please list most recent work history first followed by past positions. If retired, please indicate the approximate date of retirement. Also please list any professional awards or honors accrued during work.
  • Please list any hobbies or passions of the deceased. Please note any past awards presented on behalf of Jewish community organizations or religious institutions. If presented an award or honor outside of the Jewish community (e.g., Times-Picayune Loving Cup), please indicate the year it was presented.
  • Please list the names of all surviving spouses and siblings. Also indicate names of all children and (their spouses) plus the number of grandchildren and, if applicable, great-grandchildren. (Note: paid death notices can list the names of deceased siblings as well as the names of grandchildren and great-grandchilden.)
  • Please note affiliation as well as years attended, if possible. Also, if a dual member or a member of different synagogues at different times, please note years attended, If affiliated with an out-of-town synagogue at the time of death, please note it.
  • Indicate if service was private.
  • Copy and paste from Microsoft® Word or other word processing program.
  • Please indicate your email (THIS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED)
  • Note: photographs uploaded electronically must be between 360KB and 5MB in size. (Photos are subject to cropping for space requirements.) Each photo costs $18.00 and is payable through PayPal.

Death Notices

Death notices are run exactly as submitted and include all living and deceased family members. Death notices are charged by length of submission, i.e. small, medium or large. Death notices are approrpiate for family members who were never part of the New Orleans Jewish community. Photographs carry an additional $18.00 processing fee (see PayPal Button above).

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