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Jewish Roots of Rhythm & Blues Gala 2020

February 1 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA, Jewish Children’s Regional Service (JCRS) will present Jewish Roots of Rhythm & Blues. This is the 9th annual gala that JCRS will be hosting and it has developed into the signature Jewish gathering in New Orleans. 

This year the Beerman Family will be honored. The Beerman family members claim a near 100 year history with the original 19th century Jewish Children’s Home orphanage. Six Beerman siblings were residents in the home in the 1920s and today family members have continued to support JCRS.

The gala will feature a wonderful music lineup from the Great American Songbook performed by JCRS “success stores” who are educational scholarship recipients who are currently pursing advanced degrees in musical performance.Basil Alter, violin, is at the Manhattan School of Music; Joshua Dolney, trumpet, is at the University of Illinois; Joshua Sadinsky, piano, is at Cal Arts; and Caroline Samuels, double bass, is at Boston University.

The event will have a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner. There wil be silent auction that has great items like shopping, restaurants and vacations.

Contact Mark Rubin to become a patron or sponsor at [email protected] or (504) 828-6334


February 1
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Hilton Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States

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