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In the Curve of the Mississippi

Thank you very much for all of your hard work. This essay was first published in the Voices of the Storm, the Southern Quarterly, Spring 2006 and then republished in the Jewish Herald-Voice, A Journal Devoted to the the Interests of Southwest Jewry, which is really the Houston Jewish newspaper, as the lead article in their Rosh Hashanah Edition Sept. 23, 2006. I am invited to be a writer-in-residence in a few weeks in a Jewish highschool in New York because of this essay. I moved back to my...

Chabad Hurricane Relief Blog - October

This is a collection of entries from the Chabad Lubavitch of Louisiana blog titled "Chabad Hurricane Relief," from http://chabadhurricanerelief.blogspot.com. These blog entries are dated from 10/8/2005 to 10/19/2005. These entries describe Chabad's celebration of the High Holidays, including a Rosh Hashanah retreat held in Monroe, Louisiana and Sukkot celebrations at the newly reopened Chabad House in New Orleans.

Chabad Hurricane Relief Blog - September

This is a collection of entries from the Chabad Lubavitch of Louisiana blog titled "Chabad Hurricane Relief," from http://chabadhurricanerelief.blogspot.com. These blog entries are dated from 9/1/2005 to 9/29/2005. They contain updates on the whereabouts of now-scattered members of the New Orleans Jewish community and describe visiting Katrina refugees housed at the Houston Astrodome, volunteering in Baton Rouge and The Mississippi Gulf Coast, and hosting Jewish events in the different cities to...

Relief: Helping People Navigate the Troubled Times"

This is an article titled "Relief: Helping People Navigate the Troubled Times," that was published on the Chabad Lubavitch of Lousiana website, http://www.chabadneworleans.com. This article describes Chabad's relief efforts for the displaced New Orleans Jewish community.

Baton Rouge Relief

This is a photograph from the Chabad Lubavitch of Lousiana website, http://www.chabadneworleans.com. In this photograph, rabbinical students Mendel Traxler and Danny Gavin provide spiritual and material assistance in a Red Cross Shelter.