Synagogue Upcoming Events

Youth Programming

Mini Minyan
Taught by: Rachel Kipnes
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
October 22
November 5 & 12
December 3 & 17


Tot Shabbat
Taught by: Meryl Zimmerman
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
October 22
November 5 & 12
December 3 & 17


Junior Congregation
Taught by: Deborah Mintz
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
October 22
November 5 & 12
December 3 & 17


Adult Education


Sisterhood Class
with Rabbi Silver

Wednesdays, November 2, 9 & 16
10:00 – 11:15 am


Uptown Beit Midrash Fall Series

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Uptown JCC Library
7:30 pm

Shir Chadash brings adult learning Uptown! Join Rabbi Deborah Silver and Director of Education Deborah Mintz for sessions of text study in the style of the traditional beit midrash, house of study. We will employ both group and chevruta (partner) learning, diving into our sacred texts such as Tanach, Midrash, and Talmud, as well as contemporary texts.  All levels of learning welcome.

Upcoming Classes November 9th & 16th


Upcoming Events


Celebrate Shabbat in the Sukkah

Friday, October 21st
Services, 6:15 pm with dinner to follow (approx. 6:45pm)

The cost of dinner is $12 for adults and $6 for children, 6-12, free for children 5 and under.

RSVP by October 19th



Richard & Anne Uhry Virtual Parasha Discussion & Siyyum

Saturday, October 22nd
This time, after kiddush lunch. We’ll celebrate the conclusion of a year of Torah study.




Lunch and Learn
with Rabbi Deborah Silver sponsored by the Nat Leon Education Fund

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Class)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Lunch)
at Shir Chadash

Program is free and open to the public.





Pop-Up Shabbat

(formerly known as Uptown Shabbat) will meet every other month in homes around the Greater New Orleans area.

November 18
January 27
March 24
May 12

Got young children? There will be a 5:45 pm early potluck for the little ones!



Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation and Touro Synagogue Present

Friday, December 9th -Saturday, December 10th

Join us for a weekend of singing and learning with Joey Weisenberg and his Brooklyn-based 8-piece band, the Hadar Ensemble. You’ll hear traditional sounding Jewish melodies, chants and prayers blended with the sounds of contemporary Brooklyn: jazz, Balkan, soul, flamenco, bluegrass, and more.

Opportunities over the course of the weekend include:

·       Learning, praying, and singing with Joey Weisenberg both Friday night and Saturday morning as a Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence at Shir Chadash, generously underwritten by the Sandy Kahn Memorial Lecture Fund

·       Experiencing Shabbat services at Touro Synagogue, elevated by guest musicians from the Hadar Ensemble

·       Coming together for an uplifting and participatory Saturday evening concert with Joey Weisenberg and the Hadar Ensemble at Touro Synagogue, 8:00 pm