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Tools in hand, volunteers are truly repairing the world, and New Orleans

The is an article by Gail Chalew titled "Tools in hand, volunteers are truly repairing the world, and New Orleans." The article is from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) and was originally published on January 29, 2007. The article profiles several Jewish groups that have volunteered in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina, including Hillel, Nechama, and the Union for Reform Judaism.

Riding in the City of New Orleans, Part 2

This is a blog entry by Rabbi Jordan Parr of Plano, TX. This entry contains photos he took in New Orleans during a relief trip sponsored by the URJ. Visit his blog at http://jordansjuice.blogspot.com/

worship at Jacobs Camp

This is a photograph of Adult Mitvah Corps volunteers praying at Henry S. Jacobs camp in Utica, Mississippi. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area, Reform style worship throughout the week, and adult Jewish study. This photograph is from the website of the Union for Reform...

Adult Mitzvah Corps cleaning St. Augustine church

This is a photograph of Adult Mitvah Corps volunteers cleaning the St. Augustine Catholic Church. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area, Reform style worship throughout the week, and adult Jewish study. This photograph is from the website of the Union for Reform Judaism,...

Tzedakah House dedication

This is a photograph of Rabbi Marla Feldman presenting a House Blessing plaque for Tzedakah House, a building funded by the Union for Reform Judaism Hurricane Relief Fund. She is surrounded by volunteers from the Adult Mitzvah Corps. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area,...