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students taking a break

This is a picture of Hillel students taking a break from repairing homes that had been badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina. These students were part of a group of hundreds of college students from Hillels across the country that spent their spring breaks in Slidell and New Orleans, Louisiana, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A year and a half after the storm, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done. This photograph was taken by Kevin Rachlin, a student from Ohio State...

gutting a home

This is a picture of Hillel students gutting a home that had been badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina. These students were part of a group of hundreds of college students from Hillels across the country that spent their spring breaks in Slidell and New Orleans, Louisiana, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A year and a half after the storm, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done. This photograph was taken by Kevin Rachlin, a student from Ohio State University Hillel, in...

gutting a kitchen 2

This is a picture of Hillel students gutting a kitchen that had been badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina. These students were part of a group of hundreds of college students from Hillels across the country that spent their spring breaks in Slidell and New Orleans, Louisiana, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A year and a half after the storm, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done. This photograph was taken by Kevin Rachlin, a student from Ohio State University Hillel,...

gutting a kitchen

This is a picture of Hillel students gutting a kitchen that had been badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina. These students were part of a group of hundreds of college students from Hillels across the country that spent their winter or spring breaks in Slidell and New Orleans, Louisiana, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A year and a half after the storm, there is still a tremendous amount of work to be done. This photograph was taken by Kevin Rachlin, a student from Ohio State...

UVA student in protective gear

This is a photograph of a University of Virginia Hillel student in protective gear taking a break from cleaning mold out of a New Orleans home that had been severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina. University of Virginia Hillel students took two week-long relief trips in the spring of 2006: one to Mississippi in March, and one to New Orleans in May. This photograph was taken on May 27, 2006, and was originally posted on the University of Virginia Hillel blog at http://uvahillel.blogspot.com.