Synagogue Upcoming Events

Youth Programming

Mini Minyan
Taught by: Deborah Mintz
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
April 25
May 2 & 30


Tot Shabbat
Taught by: Meryl Zimmerman
Saturday mornings at 10:30 am
April 25
May 2 & 30


Adult Education/Learning

Adult Trope Class /Adult B’nai Mitzvah
Always wanted to learn how to chant Torah but haven’t had the opportunity? Learned in the past, but could use a refresher? Join Deborah Mintz Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 beginning March 5th. For those who wish to pair this with learning towards Adult B’nai Mitzvah, there will be additional study with Rabbi Linden beginning after Passover.


Uptown Beit Midrash
Shir Chadash brings adult learning Uptown! Join Rabbi Linden and Deborah Mintz for six sessions of text study, focused around themes of and topics in social justice. We will employ both group and traditional hevrutah (partner)learning, diving into sacred texts such as Tanach, Midrash, and Talmud, as well as contemporary texts. Come for one session, or join for all six! All levels of learning welcome. Light refreshments served.
Mondays, April 6th and 20th, May 4th and 18th at 7:00 pm at the Uptown JCC Library



Sex, Lies and Politics:  A Panel on Human Trafficking

Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 pm
Shir Chadash Synagogue

Join the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah and the Women of Shir Chadash to hear about human trafficking, from New Orleans to global human rights violations, and violence against women and children.  Panelists will include Loyola University faculty members Laura Murphy and Rae Taylor and Tulane University faculty member Tabia Tetlow.

This program is free and open to all.  For more information, contact Charisse Sands at 504-231-6464 or

Uptown Shabbat:  Mid-City Edition & Potluck

Friday, April 17th at 6:30 pm
at the home of
Julie & Leron Finger
3211 Desoto St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. We will provide the wine, challah and dessert.


IMPORTANT: Yes, Shir Chadash is meeting in two places! This service is in addition to, not instead of, our regular Friday service at Shir Chadash.  For those who would like to join us at the synagogue, we will be there at 6:15 Friday night, as usual.