Temple Sinai gala tomorrow night

Temple Sinai’s annual fundraiser will take place in the social hall tomorrow night, March 3, at 6:30 p.m. at 6227 St. Charles Avenue.

Titled “Dine and Dance Through The Decades,” the event will feature a number of silent auction good and several local dance instructors and entertainers, who...
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Beth Israel to hear from Jewish music icon Sam Glaser

Fresh from an appearance at the Metairie Chabad Purim party on Thursday night at Torah Academy, noted Jewish musician Sam Glaser will speak at Congregation Beth Israel’s morning worship service tomorrow, Saturday, March 3.

Glaser, considered one of the foremost Jewish music authorities, is a keyboardist and composer, who frequently...
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Pizza Nola to suspend operations on March 11

Pizza Nola owner Will Samuels announced the suspension of operations for his Lakeview location at 141 West Harrison Boulevard, effective March 11. 

“It is with a heavy heart that we must make this decision,” Samuels said in a statement. “We have had a good seven-and-a-half years, but we must...
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Chef Alon Shaya to open new restaurant Saba

James Beard Award-winning chef Alon Shaya announced the planned opening of his first restaurant following his public break with the John Besh Restaurant Group. Shaya, an Israeli-American, made the announcement through his recently-formed Pomegranate Hospitality catering company. The new restaurant will be titled Saba, which means grandfather in Hebrew.

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Deb Cotton remembered at Avodah event

Deb Cotton, one of the two most recent Partners in Justice breakfast honorees, was remembered as a fearless New Orleans reporter and a criminal justice reform activist at a recent gathering of 60 people at Pamela and Rob Steeg’s residence on January 30.  Cotton, whose last public appearance was at...
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‘L’dor v’dor’: Jewish women’s exhibit opened at Longue Vue

A new exhibit highlighting the accomplishments of generations of New Orleans women opened on February 1 with an early evening reception at Longue Vue House and Gardens, # 7 Bamboo Road. The exhibit is titled “l’dor v’dor: From Generation to Generation: Jewish Women and Their Impact on New Orleans” and...
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Tu B’Shevat Living Green Family Fest this Sunday

The New Orleans Jewish Community Day School has announced plans to celebrate Tu B’Shevat on Sunday, January 28 with the Living Green Family Festival. The event will take place on Bart Field at the Goldring-Woldenberg Jewish Community Campus from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. 

Patrons will enjoy planting parsley, taking part...
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Mardi Gras Mitzva Makers event on Sun., Jan. 21

The annual tradition begun as a way to bring Mardi Gras to shut-ins by B’nai B’rith members years ago, continues next  Sunday January 21, the 39th instance the event has occurred.

The B’nai B’rith Mardi Gras Mitzva Makers Hospital Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp, according to organizer Dr. Hilton Title,...
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JCC reschedules ‘Keep Quiet’ film for Jan. 25

The JCC has rescheduled the screening of “Keep Quiet,” a movie originally scheduled for a January 16 showing.

The film, based on a true story of a former far-right, anti-Semitic Hungarian, who discovers his Jewish roots, will now be shown at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25 at the...
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CDS to host Living Green Family Fun Fest for Tu B’Shevat

The Jewish Community Day School (JCDS) will celebrate Tu B’Shevat with the Living Green Family Fun Fest on Sunday, January 28 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. at the JCDS site in the Goldring-Woldenberg Campus at 3747 West Esplanade Avenue.

All are invited to enjoy this community-wide Tu B’Shevat...
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