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North America’s Reform Jewish Community Continues to Support New Orleans

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “North America’s Reform Jewish Community Continues to Support New Orleans Support Now Totals More than $4.2 Million in Cash, Millions More Given in In-Kind Donations,” describes the continued philanthropic efforts of the national Reform community towards communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

SOS New Orleans press release

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Union for Reform Judaism Announces New Fund to Help Louisiana Synagogues: SOS New Orleans to Help Four Congregations Maintain Operations,” announces the formation of SOS New Orleans. SOS New Orleans is a new fund-raising campaign to help four New Orleans-area Reform congregations maintain their operations, programs, and services in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Rebuilding Cities and Lives

This is an article titled “Rebuilding Cities and Lives: Personal Reflections from URJ Adult Mitzvah Corps of Mississippi and New Orleans” by Wendy Cohen and Laurel Cates, two participants on the trip. During the week of July 4, 2006, twenty-three Reform Jews from all over the country came together to provide disaster relief in New Orleans and Jackson, Mississippi as part of the Union of Reform Judaism’s Adult Mitzvah Corps. This article originally appeared on the Union for Reform Judaism’s...

Adult Mitzvah Corps press release 2

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Reform Jews Remain Committed to Rebuilding New Orleans: Adult Mitzvah Corps Integrates Study, Prayer and Service in Effort to Rebuild Lives,” describes the upcoming adult volunteer project to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Adult Mitzvah Corps press release

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Reform Adult Mitzvah Corps to Work in New Orleans: Eighteen People to Spend December 25-31 Rebuilding Homes,” describes the upcoming adult volunteer project to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.