North Louisiana Jewish Federation

245 Southfield Road Shreveport, LA 71105    office: 318-868-1200   
fax: 318-868-1272
[email protected]

Events
Camp Chai: 
For two weeks every summer, the Federation sponsors a Jewish day camp for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Older youth serve as counselors.

Hanukah Party: 
The Federation sponsors an annual community-wide Hanukah party at which latkes are served. Attendees are encouraged to play the dreidel game and to display their menorahs. 

Purim Carnival
The Federation sponsors a community-wide Purim Carnival every year. All are encouraged to attend in costume. Lunch and hamentaschen are provided.

Holocaust Remembrance
Since 1984, the Federation has sponsored an annual interfaith service in remembrance of the Holocaust, featuring an address by a keynote speaker or a musical presentation. The Federation also sponsors an annual Holocaust Literary Contest for Middle and High School students. Visit the website for more details.

Jewish Film Series
In conjunction with the Robinson Film Center, the Federation sponsors a film festival in order to bring to the region films of Jewish interest that might not normally be shown here.

World Religion Day
The Federation partners with B'nai Zion and Agudath Achim to staff the "Judaism" booth at the annual World Religion Day. Visit the website for more details.

Annual Meeting
As a non-profit organization, the Federation holds an annual meeting. Outgoing Board members are thanked for their service, and new Board members are installed.
Giving
Allocations:
The North Louisiana Jewish Federation provides allocations to organizations in Israel, the Jewish congregations in our area, and other Jewish organizations throughout the state, region, country, and world.

Assistance:
The North Louisiana Jewish Federation provides assistance to local individuals and families in need, on a case by case basis. To apply for assistance, please email or mail a letter of request to the Federation. Requests will be reviewed by the Executive Board of the Federation with the utmost discretion. 

Camp Scholarships:
The Federation also provides scholarships for Camp Chai and regional Jewish Summer Camps, with the following guidelines:
   - On a need basis
   - To students from pre-school through high school who reside in the area serviced by the Federation
   - Whose parents or guardians are contributing members of the Federation
   - With award amounts to be decided by the Executive Board of the Federation

Israel Trips:
The Federation also subsidizes trips to Israel, with the following guidelines:
   - To contributing members of the Federation
   - With award amounts to be decided by the Executive Board of the Federation
To apply for the above scholarships or subsidies, please email or mail a letter of request to the Executive Director.​