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From Rabbi Perkins

This is a letter written by Rabbi Carl Perkins, the Rabbi of Temple Aliyah in Needham, MA, to members of his community soon after Hurricane Katrina.

Prayer for Our Country

“Prayer for Our Country” was written by Rabbi Carl Perkins. Rabbi Perkins is the rabbi of Temple Aliyah in Needham, MA. This prayer was originally written for Temple Aliyah’s Shabbat Services on September 10, 2005.

Finding God in Biloxi

This is an essay titled “Finding God in Biloxi” by Rabbi Isadoro Aizenberg. He wrote this essay about his experiences leading High Holiday services for Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi, Mississippi, after Hurricane Katrina damaged the synagogue and devastated the surrounding community. This essay was published on the website of Project Tzohar, the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism’s Hurricane Relief effort, on October 10, 2005.

Project Tzohar: October 11, 2005

This is one of a series of updates from the website of Project Tzohar, the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism’s Hurricane Relief effort. This update is from October 19, 2005 and describes how Hurricane Katrina affected two Conservative Synagogues - Shir Chadash in Metairie, LA, and Beth Israel in Biloxi, MS.

Project Tzohar: September 19, 2005

This is one of a series of updates from the website of Project Tzohar, the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism’s Hurricane Relief effort. This update is from September 19, 2005, and lists the first recipients of money from the United Synagogue’s Hurricane Relief Funds, and also describes some of the fund’s guidelines.