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This is an article titled "Recovery and Rebuilding." This article was published on the Chabad Lubavitch of Lousiana website, http://www.chabadneworleans.com, and describes Chabad's efforts to rebuild the Jewish community in New Orleans once people started moving back into the city.
This is a collection of letters and emails that were sent to New Orleans Chabad after Hurricane Katrina titled "From Our Mailbag." The letters were published on the Chabad Lubavitch of Louisiana website, http://www.chabadneworleans.com.
from your Friends at CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL Following the flooding of our synagogue after Hurricane Katrina, you participated in the retrieval of our Holy Torah Scrolls, by accepting them after their removal from the water-filled Holy Arks, carefully taking them to your home, and lovingly placing them in a temporary burial place in your own backyard, in a grave personally dug by your hands. By such acts of loving-kindness, you deserve to be...
This is the program from the new Torah dedication ceremony for Beth Israel Congregation. Beth Israel's seven torah scrolls were ruined by Katrina, and Hayley Fields, a teenager from California, raised money to purchase a new Torah for the congregation.
This speech was given by Edward Gothard at the new Torah dedication ceremony for Beth Israel Congregation in August 2006. Beth Israel's seven torah scrolls were ruined by Katrina. Hayley Fields, a teenager from California, raised money with the help of her friends, family, and community, to purchase a new Torah for Beth Israel Congregation.