Upcoming Events

"Who Will Write Our History" Documentary

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

This documentary tell the story of the 1940 Oyneg Shabes (a clandestine group) who vowed to defeat the Nazis lies and propaganda with pen and paper, not guns or fists. There will be a dutch treat dinner at the Bentley Hotel at 5 pm, the film will start at 7 pm, and then an question and answer session with Roberta Grossman, the film's producer and director. Contact the Temple at 318-387-0730 for more details and reservations.

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Tags: Monroe, Other

Holocaust Remembrance Service

Sunday, April 19th, 2020

The 37th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service of Northwest Louisiana As the Jewish people, we know all too well the injustice and hatred that exists in this world. Join us as we come together for a service that is welcoming to all faiths and people who wish to remember the lives that were lost during the Holocaust, and are committed to strive to obliterate injustice wherever it is found. This year's service will be held at: Broadmoor United Methodist Church 3715 Youree Drive Shreveport, LA 71105 The service usually lasts one to one and a half hours. Dress should be appropriately respectful for a house of worship. More information can be found on the official website: HolocaustRemembranceService.org Middle and High School Literary Competitions Call all middle and high schools students and parents: once again, we are having a Holocaust literary competition. This competition is a great way to learn more about not only the Holocaust, but the very nature of hate, and how we can work together to ensure such tragedies never again occur in the world. The competition includes real cash prizes, and have different topics and guidelines for middle and high school students. More information along with the topics and guidelines can be found on the official website: HolocaustRemembranceService.org/competition

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Shredding at B'nai Zion

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

(Date May Change) B'nai Zion has arranged for shredding almost any type of confidential material (Paper, Plastic, Fabric, Metals, Magnetic media, CDs and DVDs, Hard drives, X-rays, Microfilm, ID badgeShredding at B'nai Zion (date may change)s, and more). The deadline for bringing paper to shred at B’nai Zion is April 22. BZ is requesting an $18 donation for the first banker’s box size box, and $10 per box or batch beyond the first. A shredding truck will come to BZ to respect your privacy and ensure a secure shredding of all paper. If you need to request a drop-off time before 9 am or after 2 pm, please contact the office for special arrangements. All money donated for shredding will help offset our $18,000 annual Security budget.

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Exploring Judaism [Series]

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Starting Over: The High Holy Days Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are our annual opportunities to examine our lives and start fresh. In this class, we'll learn how the High Holy Days can help you repair relationships, gain new perspective, and return to the best in you.

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Tags: Agudath Achim

Exploring Judaism [Series]

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Kashrut: The Original Soul Food We sit down to eat multiple time a day. Kashrut teaches us that each time we do so can be an opportunity to affirm our deepest values. In this class, we'll focus on eating mindfully and making each bite sacred.

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Tags: Agudath Achim

A Virtual Global Celebration for Israel's 72nd Birthday

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Join the Jewish Federations of North America for a LIVE event, celebrating Israel with music, celebrity performances, interactive activities, and more! #JewishTogether

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Unexpected Modernism: Rescheduled!

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Due to current events, the film premiere has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 25th, 2020. We understand that the situation in the world is ever-changing and while we are optimistic about this premiere date, we will keep you apprised should this date have to be scheduled again. Thank you so much for your patience during these trying times. Please stay healthy, safe, and sane. The North Louisiana Jewish Federation is proud to be one of the primary sponsors of the film: Unexpected Modernism: The Architecture of The Wiener Brothers Premiere Rational Middle Media presents Unexpected Modernism: The Architecture of The Wiener Brothers Premiere, on Thursday, June 25th, 2020. Red Carpet at 6 pm, Premiere at 7 pm. Experience the Red Carpet Premiere of a groundbreaking new Shreveport documentary about Shreveport history. Samuel G. Wiener and William B. Wiener were Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, brothers, and residents of Shreveport, Louisiana. Following a 1931 voyage of discovery to the Europe’s most prestigious design school, the Bauhaus, they became the most innovative and prolific modern architects in the American South and transformed our community in the process. Produced by Rachael Hansil. Written and Produced by Chris Lyon. Written and Directed by Gregory Kallenberg. The Red Carpet and Premiere will take place at The Strand Theatre. Check out the full press release here! Tickets are $30 and $20 and can be purchased through the Strand's website here

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