King Cake Challah Happy Hour

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Mix, sip, mingle and decorate a mini King Cake Challah at MSJE’s King Cake Challah Happy Hour! In partnership with SerenaBakesBread and Young Adults at Shir Chadash, we’ll use edible glitter, icing, and sanding sugar to create the most deliciously decadent King Cake Challahs while sipping batch cocktails, wine, beer and soft drinks. Plus, DIY... Read More

You Need a Schoolhouse: Book Talk with Stephanie Deutsch

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Author Stephanie Deutsch will present on her book, You Need a Schoolhouse, which dives into the historical partnership between Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald, two dynamos who shared an ethos of pragmatism and a progressive vision that led to the Rosenwald schools and ultimately changed the fate of thousands of Black students across the... Read More

Rosenwald: Matinee Film Screening

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Join us for a screening of Rosenwald, the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined forces with Booker T. Washington and African American communities in the segregationist Jim Crow South to build more than 5,000 schools. Inspired by the Jewish doctrine of "tikkun olam," repairing the world, and a deep concern over... Read More

$10

Kugels & Collards: Jewish & New Orleans Cuisine & Heritage Series

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Kicking off our new Jewish & New Orleans Cuisine & Heritage Series is this delicious event with Kugels and Collards authors Lyssa Harvey and Rachel Barnett. Through recipes and stories, the two food authors will explore the food history, traditions, and memories of South Carolina Jewry. This in-person event will take place at the Museum... Read More

Rosenwald Alumni Panel

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

MSJE is honored to welcome alumni from Louisiana Rosenwald schools to discuss how their personal experiences as students in the Rosenwald network impacted their lives, educations, and futures. Join us to hear first-hand narratives from a significant moment in history, and to interact with Southerners who were directly impacted by Rosenwald’s philanthropic work and his... Read More

Rosenwald: Film Screening

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Join us for a screening of Rosenwald, the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined forces with Booker T. Washington and African American communities in the segregationist Jim Crow South to build more than 5,000 schools. Inspired by the Jewish doctrine of "tikkun olam," repairing the world, and a deep concern over... Read More

$10

Preserving Rosenwald Schools Field Trip

River Road African American Museum 511 Williams St., Donaldsonville, United States

MSJE is going on the road! Join us on a field trip to the River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville, LA, home to one of the few restored Rosenwald schools still standing today. The closing event of our Rosenwald Series offers an unparalleled opportunity to get an up-close-and-personal look at a Rosenwald school and... Read More

$35

Liberty Street: Book Talk

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

When author Jason K. Friedman uncovers a mystery in his new flat in the 1875 townhouse of Solomon Cohen on Savannah’s Liberty Street, he’s determined to trace the murky true story of this prominent Jewish Lowcountry family and their son, killed in battle while fighting for the Confederates. Join us for a book talk about... Read More

Community Quilting for Kids

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

Learn to quilt AND stitch yourself into history! This youth crafting program, perfect for kids aged 4-14, is the launch event for our new MSJE Community Quilt project, Stitched Apart, Sewn Together, which calls on quilters from all over the region to add their own colorful square of Southern Jewish experience to a brand-new community... Read More

$10

Film Screening: City of a Million Dreams

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA, United States

This event is sold out. Please contact our Public Programs Manager to inquire about the waitlist at lizzi@msje.org. Join us at MSJE for a screening of this searing and haunting exploration of the uniquely New Orleanian tradition of the jazz funeral. The feature-length documentary City of a Million Dreams follows Jewish writer and videographer Deb... Read More

$10