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NCJW anti-Semitism series begins Sunday

The Greater New Orleans Section of the NCJW will present a series via Zoom that will deal with hate and prejudice directed against Jews.

Titled “The Scourge of anti-Semitism,” the will presented in four parts and will feature nationally-recognized authorities on the subject.

The first program will be presented on...
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Anti-semitism series to be presented by NCJW

The Greater New Orleans Section of the NCJW will present a series via Zoom that will deal with hate and prejudice directed against Jews.

Titled “The Scourge of anti-Semitism,” the will presented in four partsand will feature nationally-recognized authorities on the subject.

The first program will be presented on Sunday,...
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Mayor Cantrell announces Phase II start for Saturday

“We just had to wait a bit longer,” said Mayor LaToya Cantrell today at a press conference at where she announced Orleans Parish would enter into Phase II of restrictions for re-opening businesses and public venues. Cantrell said the City of New Orleans would begin Phase II on Saturday, June...
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Cristobal advances on land; heavy rains expected through the night

By ALAN SMASON

As expected, Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Lafourche Parish early Sunday evening, bringing with it several bands of heavy rain along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

By midnight, the forward speed of the storm had slowed to 7 mph as it moved north by northwest. Most of...
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Cristobal moves closer, no strengthening expected

By ALAN SMASON

Tropical Storm Cristobal continued to move slowly towards an expected landfall in Lafourche Parish with outer rain bands already hitting New Orleans during the morning. At 9:00 a.m., the storm, which has begun to fire up more rain near its center, was located about 60 miles southwest...
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Cristobal bringing heavy rains, high winds

By ALAN SMASON

Tropical Storm Cristobal continued to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, becoming better organized, but not strengthening significantly. As of late Saturday night, the center of the storm was located about 210 miles southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River.

With dry air wrapping...
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Tropical Storm Cristobal, strengthening; heading for LA. coastline

Due to constraints on Shabbat, the Crescent City Jewish News will refrain from updates on Shabbat on the location of Tropical Storm Cristobal, which has moved off the Yucatan peninsula and is now gathering strength in the Gulf of Mexico, expected to hit the Louisiana coastline beginning Saturday night and...
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Give NOLA Day continues till midnight

Give NOLA Day, a 24-hour fundraising effort of the Greater New Orleans Foundation to encourage donors to be generous in their philanthropy continues throughout the day.

Many area Jewish non-profits are looking to today to raise significant funds and to receive gifts from the foundation for their efforts for raising...
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Governor Edwards announces Phase 2 to start on Friday

Governor John Bel Edwards announced in his daily press conference today, June 1,  in Baton Rouge that he will issue a proclamation, effective Friday, June 5, that moves the State of Louisiana into Phase 2 of the set of proposed restrictions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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MSJE pushes back opening date to first quarter of 2021

With tourism non-existent and residents still sheltering in place due to restrictions to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, the board of directors of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) have decided against opening the new museum’s doors in October, as they had been previously planned.

“Due...
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