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Bobby Lee

In May 2006, Nathan Rothstein met Bobby Lee while helping to repair her home in Gulfport, Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. This essay described the way in which some of the people with the most need are getting the least help.

springhill avenue temple historical marker

This is a photograph that originally appeared as part of the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, www.deepsouthjewishvoice.blogspot.com. Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This photograph, taken on October 3, 2005, is of the historical marker in from of Springhill Avenue Temple, Mississippi’s oldest Jewish congregation.

Deep South File: Visiting the Mississippi coast

This is an entry from the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, www.deepsouthjewishvoice.blogspot.com. Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This blog entry, “Deep South File: Visiting the Mississippi coast,” is from September 2, 2005. The entry includes photographs and descriptions of Katrina’s destruction in the Jewish communities of Biloxi, Mobile, and Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Deep South File :: Region prepares for influx

This is an entry from the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, www.deepsouthjewishvoice.blogspot.com. Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This blog entry, “Deep South File: Region prepares for influx,” is from September 5, 2005. This entry describes how many cities housing Hurricane Katrina evacuees have doubled their populations and are scrambling to provide services for the influx of people.

Deep South File: Seeking assistance in Jackson

This is an entry from the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, www.deepsouthjewishvoice.blogspot.com. Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This blog entry, “Deep South File: Seeking assistance in Jackson,” is from September 6, 2005. This entry announces that the Jewish community of Jackson, Mississippi is seeking assistance to help the influx of evacuees into that community after Hurricane Katrina.