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For Fox8 Defenders questions and concerns, please contact us at either 877-670-6397 or (504) 485-NEWS (6397) only. Do not call our NCJW administrative office.

NCJW to Participate Again in GiveNOLA Day

NCJW is pleased to once again be participating in the community-wide 
GiveNOLA Day on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Hosted by the Greater New 
Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community's annual, 
24 -hour online charitable giving event to inspire people to give generously 
to nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a vibrant 
community for all. It's our day to come together as one!

Visit www.GiveNOLA.org and search for NCJW from midnight to midnight 
on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
Or go directly to our page  https://www.givenola.org/ncjwgno
By clicking here

Every gift will receive a little lagniappe thanks to the generous GiveNOLA
sponsors and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. (Minimum gift is $10).

If you are not available on May 1 or just don't want to forget to donate,
you can *preschedule your donation* the week beginning Tuesday, April 24,
2018 through April 30, 2018. Just go to the GiveNOLA.org website, search
for NCJW, create a login and you can schedule your gift to be recorded on
May 1.

For more information about GiveNOLA Day or for help making your donation
on May 1, please call our office at 504 861 7788. Thanks for your continued 
support of NCJW and our community.

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Join us for our Installation and Closing Event Dinner

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Audubon Tea Room 
6500 Magazine Street

6pm Reception and NCJW Community Service Fair
6:45pm Dinner served
7:30pm Installation and Guest Speakers

Helena Moreno - Incoming New Orleans Councilmember-At-Large

Cynthia Lee - Sheng - Current Jefferson Parish Councilwoman At-Large 


Presenting the Emerging Leader Award
Sarah Covert

Regular Admission - $55/person
Thirty-six year and Under - $36/person

Please RSVP by May 17th
Checks payable to NCJW may be mailed to:
NCJW c/o Kathy Shepard
3311 State Street Drive, NOLA 70125

or Reserve online through PayPal by selecting price level with arrow and then Clicking Add to Cart to select quantity

Reservations May 2018 Closing Installation Dinner

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Lunch N Learn: The Urogynecologist, Bladder Matters and the Pelvic Floor

According to the National Institutes of Health, about one-third of American women will experience a pelvic floor disorder during her lifetime. The most common symptoms include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and/or sexual dysfunction. A urogynecologist is an OB/GYN who specializes in treating these health issues. Dr. Margie Kahn, Associate Professor of Clinical OB/GYN and Urology at the Tulane School of Medicine and NCJW member, will discuss common pelvic floor disorders, their symptoms and what you can do about them.

Date CHANGE May 8, 2018
12:00 - 1:30 pm
$15 includes catered lunch

At the home of Joyce Pulitzer
14 Audubon Place

RSVP by April 30: send your check payable to NCJW to office at
6221 S Claiborne Ave #208 NOLA70118
or contact the office at ncjwgno@gmail.com or 504-861-7788

Additional questions? Contact Dana Keren at 414-828-7646

Reservations limited.

To make reservations online through Paypal,

Please go to our Events Page by clicking here

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The National WWII Museum Hosted Women of Courage Lecture

Presented in partnership with the Junior League of New Orleans and the National Council of Jewish Women Greater New Orleans Section.

World War II survivors Anne Levy and Nicole Spangenberg shared their stories of bravery and commitment.   

There are endless stories of courage that took place during World War II, with new narratives being shared with audiences every year.

Anne was a young girl in Poland hiding from the Axis with her family, while Nicole, a French teenager in the Resistance, risked her life to help her countrymen fight the Nazis. Both women, who live locally, survived - and the experiences shaped the rest of their lives.

Thank you to Anne and Nicole for sharing their amazing stories!

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In Memoriam
Margot Garon
NCJW Greater New Orleans Section
President 1970-1972

NCJW Greater New Orleans Section mourns the passing of Margot Strauss Garon on Friday, April 13, 2018. Margot served as President of the Section from 1970-1972. Margot was an active and vocal supporter of NCJW and our mission and was always available with an easy smile and gentle words.
May her memory be a blessing.

In Memoriam
Sara Berenson Stone
NCJW Greater New Orleans Section
President 1951-1952
NCJW Greater New Orleans Section mourns the passing of Sara B. Stone on Saturday, February 4, 2018. Sara served as President of the Section from 1951-52 and, as an Honorary Vice-President, she remained an active member and supporter of the section. In honor of her 100th birthday in 2015, the NCJW Sara B. Stone Educational Enrichment Fund was established. Sara served as a role model and mentor to those in our section and the community. May her memory be a blessing.

For more about the remarkable life of Sara Stone, please click here.

In Memoriam
Phyllis Nitzkin
NCJW Greater New Orleans Section
President 2010-2012

NCJW Greater New Orleans Section mourns the passing of Phyllis Nitzkin on Friday, February 16, 2018. Phyllis served as President of the Section in 2010-12. Phyllis was a tireless worker on behalf of our section for many years and was instrumental in maintaining our organization after Hurricane Katrina.
May her memory be a blessing.

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Congratulations to Patty Barnett and June Leopold and the Gala committee

for an amazing


     at the NOPSI Hotel

Many thanks to Special Guest
Kenneth Hoffman, Executive Director, Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience
Master of Ceremonies
David Bernard, Chief Meteorologist, WVUE Fox8

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The tri-centennial exhibit, co-sponsored by National Council of Jewish Women, will be on display at Longue Vue House and Gardens from February 1, 2018-April 29, 2018.

We hope you will visit the exhibit which highlights Jewish women and their contributions and impact on the city since 1895. The display focuses on the areas of immigration, civil rights, women's rights, public health, public spaces and recreation, child welfare, education, and the arts.

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Please see our news page for links to articles about our 120 year history.

Click here to see the tribute to NCJW's 120 year history on Fox8.

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Your voice. Your vote! Make sure you and those you care about are registered to vote!

To register to vote in Louisiana, click this link. Find out more information about voting in Louisiana by visiting www.GeauxVote.com. Find your polling place: https://voterportal.sos.la.gov


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For more information on our advocacy efforts, please see our advocates website here.

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NCJW Way-Learning to Lead:
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Sponsorship

NCJW Greater New Orleans Section is pleased to announce that the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust sponsored the "NCJW Way—Learning to Lead" program for 2016—17. And for 2017—18, funds from this grant are being used by NCJW Way graduates to develop new community service projects. Thank you for this continued support.

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If you would like to make a donation to NCJW online through paypal, please visit our donate page.