JewCCY (Jewish Crescent City Youth) is the Reform Jewish youth group for New Orleans and Metairie, and the local chapter of NFTY (National Federation of Temple Youth). Teen-led and open to all members of Reform synagogues, JewCCY participants socialize, worship, and volunteer together. Contact Charlie Cox at or (504) 912-5515 for more information and to get involved. For information about upcoming events, or photo’s from event’s past, visit our Facebook page, follow us on Instagram, and subscribe to our YouTube channel JewCCY TV!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 4th – JewCCY’s Turning 7!! Join all of your 4th-12th grade friends to celebrate JewCCY turning 7 years old! Please like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to find out info about location, time, and RSVP info!

Sunday, March 5th – Introducing J-Novel Club! This is a new book club specifically for those in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade from all three Reform Synagogues. This club will meet once a month in March, April, and May. We will meet on the first Sunday of every month once at Temple Sinai, Gates of Prayer, and Touro Synagogue.

Saturday, March 11th – Jacobs Camp at Sector 6! If you are in 1st-5th grade and love Jacobs Camp, then come out to Sector 6 from 11:30am – 1:30pm! Guest starring Anna and Nadav Herman, ChaCha (Charlie Cox) and other summer staff favorites! Food and drinks will be provided, just bring yourself!

March 24th-26th – NFTY-Southern Spring Conclave is coming to the Big Easy! JewCCY is honored to be hosting the final regional event of the 2016-17 programming year! Our teens are working very hard to plan what is sure to be the event of the year! We will be featuring all three of our wonderful Reform Synagogues. Check out our Facebook page and Instagram for updates, photo’s and chances to get involved. Please contact Charlie Cox for further info –

Sunday, March 26th – Immediately following Religious school, the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade classes are invited to stay from 11:30 – 1:30 to prepare their costumes, storylines, and weaponry in preparation for a Passover themed L.A.R.P & Lunch happening Saturday, April 1st at City Park. And no, this is not an April Fool’s joke.

Saturday, April 1st – L.A.R.P (Live Action Role Play) & Lunch!!!! Join your 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade friends from around the city for the first ever Passover themed L.A.R.P. & Lunch! Event will be at City Park from 11:00am – 2:00pm, lunch will be provided.

Sunday, April 2nd – Second meeting of the J-Novel Club! All 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders are invited to join. Come for a lovely afternoon of writing from Jewish authors, refreshments, and friends. Charlie will email location and time.

Thursday, April 13th – JewCCY led Seder! From 5:30 – 7:30 on Thursday, April 13th members of JewCCY are inviting all 5th-12th graders to join this first ever JewCCY Seder! This will be a BYOF seder – JewCCY will provide the essentials.

Saturday, April 22nd – JewCCY 3rd annual Teens vs. Adults JewCCY Bowl Flag Football Fundraiser. Come out to the Metairie JCC from 2:00-4:00pm to support our youth group, and watch our local teens beat their adult counterparts in a friendly game of Flag Football!