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A Community's Trials: Cop Mans Post as Grandmother Is Buried

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled "A Community's Trials: Cop Mans Post as Grandmother Is Buried," and is about a Jewish police officer in New Orleans who does not abandon his post like so many others did in the storm's immediate aftermath, even when it causes him to miss his grandmother's funeral in Jackson, Mississippi. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 09, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Striving To Sound the Proper Note

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled “Striving To Sound the Proper Note.” The article focuses on High Holiday sermons, and what Rabbis will choose to be their focus in a year of so many difficult world events. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 30, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Storm Warning

This is an editorial article entitled “Storm Warning.” This article was written soon after New Orleans’ levees were breached, and calls for a commitment to those affected by the storm. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 2, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Storm Victims Go Home for the Holiday

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled “Storm Victims Go Home for the Holiday.” The article describes the much larger than expected turnout for High Holiday services in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on October 21, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Octogenarians Start New Chapter

This is an article by Shay Shaked entitled “Octogenarians Start New Chapter.” It is about a married couple in their eighties who do not return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, but instead make Aliyah to Israel. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on November 18, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.