Note:For Fox8 Defenders questions and concerns,
 please contact us at 877-670-6397 only. Do not call our local office.

November 4th Election Information

Newsletter Election Edition
To open the special Election Edition Newsletter, click here
All the information you need for the
November 4th Open Primary Election
November 4th is an important election for Louisiana's United States Senator, Representatives to Congress, Civil and Criminal Court Judges, Propositions, Amendments and more!

Early Voting Tuesday October 21 - Tuesday October 28
For more information visit

Introducing our Special Education Newsletter
To open our Education issue, click here


To view our September 2014 bulletin

Click here


Jewish : Female : Activist: What’s Gender Got to do with It?

Three-Session Mini-Course in Gender & Judaism

There is still time to participate in our FINAL session.

What: A mini-course in three sessionsexamining the contributions of gender to the past, present and future of Jewish women’s activism.

Wednesday, October  29, 2014

 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

Where: Anna Many Lounge at the Newcomb College

Center for Research on Women (NCCROW), 

Tulane University Uptown Campus

Second floor, Caroline Richardson Building at 62 Newcomb Place,
Tulane University Building #84.
The building is between the Woldenberg Art Center and the Student Health Services Building
just inside the Willow Street entrance to Newcomb College,
between Broadway and Calhoun streets. An elevator to the second floor
is available in the entrance alcove.


A voluntary donation of $10 per class is requested. Contact Brenda Brasher,, for more details.

Session Three: Jewish Women Through a Gendered Lens: 

Representation and Perception, Authority and Power

Convener: Robin Goldblum

Instructor: Prof. Betsy Weiss

In the third, concluding session, participants will explore representations of Jewish women in film, 

television and other media, and consider the implications of this for Jewish women’s activism.

 To register, please email the National Council of Jewish Women Greater New Orleans Section, Donation checks should be made payable to NCJW, GNO. Any questions? 

Contact Dr. Brenda Brasher,


Thank you to our host, 

Mimi Schlesinger

and speakers,

 Terry Flettrich and Shellye Brown
for a special evening for our opening event.


FOX 8 Defenders Program Offers Consumer Suggestions
Our volunteers with the  Fox 8 Defenders program assist  individuals with
consumer problems by  answering questions and finding solutions. 

On July 12, 2014, the Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association

presented a First Place Award to WVUE Fox 8 Defenders and Shelley Brown (on air reporter)

for coverage of "Hounded". Congratulation to all NCJW Fox 8 Defenders and Channel 8.

Contact us at 877-670-6397

A brochure of  recommendations for
common consumer issues  has been developed and is available.
To download a printable brochure, click here  


Our Advocacy Newsletter!

For previous issues, please see our advocacy page

Thank you to Education VP Michelle Erenberg for her work developing this newsletter.
To receive the newsletter by email, please contact Michelle at
(504) 451-8489

NCJW Greater New Orleans is proud to have participated  in the
New Orleans Community Wide Online Giving Day in May
in conjunction with Greater New Orleans Foundation

 to all who made this day so successful and
helped raise almost $1600 for NCJW and our local projects and services.

To see our page,
enter here
A percentage of your donation will be matched by Greater New Orleans Foundation.


NCJW  Office Hours 

The new schedule for the NCJW office is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The hours will remain the same - 8am to 3:30pm. ***Please jot yourself a note about the change!***
If you need to drop off something small that will slip under the door, you may do that at any time that the building is open, 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.


If you  would like to make a donation to NCJW online 

through paypal please click donate below, 



It is not too late to register to vote in the RUNOFF elections in December!
Do you know someone who needs to register to vote?
Someone who has recently moved or just turned 18?
It's so EASY to register to VOTE. Everything can be done
online in a matter of a minute, literally,
check it out and pass this on:

Thank you for your commitment to women, children, and families,

The new 2014-17 NCJW Resolutions, approved at the NCJW Inc. Convention 

in March, are now available.

Please click here to see them


 Click here to find your voting poll location and sample ballot for your address.


Please support our advertisers and tell them you saw their ad in the NCJW direcory.

Now is the time to step up to volunteer! Bring a friend, ask someone new, bring your mother, daughter, neighbor or newcomer.

Let's rally the troops and spread the good feelings and good times!