Light It Up Chanukah Gala

by admin on November 16, 2018

Join JNOLA for our fun and fancy Light It Up Chanukah Gala at Generations Hall (310 Andrew Higgins Blvd) on Saturday, December 15 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. There will be delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts from your favorite Jewish-owned restaurants including Saba, Casablanca, and more! Enjoy an open bar while dancing the night away to live music from Eric Benny Bloom and the Oy Veys, comprised of Jewish musicians from Jon Cleary, Lettuce, New Orleans Suspects, Cha Wa, and other local bands. When you’re not busy with all that, stop by our photo booth, sufganiyot (donut) bar, or take a whack at our dreidel pinatas! After the Gala, we’ll keep the party going just a short walk away at the Rusty Nail.

The JNOLA Board keeps tickets to events like these affordable so that those who want to be philanthropic will have room to do so. With that in mind, JNOLA is continuing its fundraising efforts for Second Harvest Food Bank, an organization that fights against hunger in South Louisiana by providing food access, advocacy, education, and disaster response. Second Harvest provides food and support to 700+ community partners and programs across 23 parishes. 97 cents of every dollar raised goes towards their mission.

For every dollar that’s donated, they provide four meals to families in need which means if you give just $10 you’ll be funding 40 meals!

With our special early bird pricing, you get all that and more for only $18 until December 1! After that tickets are $30, with discounts for students, military, and synagogue employees available so email JNOLA Manager Tana Velen at for those discount codes or if you have any questions.

JNOLA is generously sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust and the Light It Up Chanukah Gala is sponsored by Cox Communications, Touro Infirmary, Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, and Bank Leumi.

Small business sponsorships are available for JNOLA business owners! Contact Tana for more details.

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