All area services cancelled except for Chabads, Anshe Sfard

Despite the cancellation of Shabbat services tonight and tomorrow at Congregation Gates of Prayer for the Union for Reform Judaism, Congregation Beth Israel and Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation, both the Btesh Family Chabad House Uptown and the Gerson Katz Chabad Center in Metairie as well as Congregation Anshe Sfard will conduct regular worship services.

Rabbi Yochanan Rivkin of Anshe Sfard announced earlier that they will be holding their regular Sabbath morning services at 2230 Carondelet Street, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The synagogue does not regularly conduct Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat services on Friday night.

The Btesh Family Chabad Center will go ahead and hold regular worship services tonight at 7:15 and tomorrow morning at 10:00. The Chabad Center in Metairie will be holding a scheduled dinner and worship services around 8:00 p.m.  Morning  and Shacharit worship services are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Due to the unified URJ service schedule, Touro Synagogue and Temple Sinai would normally be dark.

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