Anshe Sfard is the only synagogue within walking distance of downtown New Orleans. We are less than a 45 minute walk from most of the downtown hotels. There are also several hotels that are less than five minutes walk from the Shul. 

Need a place to stay?

One of our Shul members has several Airbnb locations which are just a couple blocks from the Shul. Location 1  /  Location 2  /  Location 3

Minyans in New Orleans

Anshe Sfard holds services on Shabbat and holiday mornings. We Daven Nusach Sfard, and we begin at 9:30 AM. We do not have Minyans on Friday night, or during the week.
On weekday mornings, there is a Minyan at the Chabad of New Orleans (7037 Freret St.), which is approximately 3 miles from Anshe Sfard. The Minyan begins at 7 AM (8 AM on Sundays). There is a Minyan for Mincha And Mariv at the Chabad in Metairie (4141 W. Esplanade Ave.)

Kosher Restaurants in New Orleans

There are several Kosher establishments in greater New Orleans, under the supervision of the Louisiana Kashrut Committee. Rabbi Rivkin is a member of the LKC. 

Kosher Cajun Deli and Grocery - Located at 3519 Severn Ave in Metairie and can be reached at 504-888-2010

Casablanca Restaurant - Located at 3030 Severn Ave in Metairie and can be reached at 504-888-2209

Any other Kosher establishments are not certified by the LKC. Please contact individual establishments directly to find out who certifies them.

For details on the LKC, contact LKC Kashrut administrator, Rabbi Yossie Nemes at 504-454-2910 or via email or visit Louisiana Kosher.


Chabad of New Orleans has a Women's Mikva that is open for use every night. To make a Mikva appointment, and for more information, please visit their website