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Katrina Aftermath: Report form Biloxi, Mississippi

"Katrina Aftermath: Report form Biloxi, Mississippi" was written by Steven J. Edelstein and was published in The Jewish Observer, a Publicaion of the Jewish Federaton of Nashville, on October 14, 2005. This article is about Steven's experience in Mississippi, where he went to interview 20-25 Jewish families from the Gulf Coast and to offer assistance. Steven J. Edelstein is executive director of the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Beth Israel Torah Dedication, Acceptance Speech by Jackie Gothard

Jackie Gothard, Congregational President of Congregation Beth Israel, gave this acceptance speech at the Torah dedication ceremony on August 27, 2006. The ceremony dedicated a new Torah for the congregation, which lost all their Torah scrolls from Katrina. A teenager in Los Angeles, Hayley Fields, raised money to buy this new Torah for Congregation Beth Israel.

Carol Wise update and Katrina relief gift

This is an email from Ellen Kanner, Director of Development at the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) to JWA board and staff on September 13, 2005. The email gives an update on Carol Wise, one of JWA's board members, and describes a gift from JWA board and staff members to the Houston Jewish Federation.