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Ujamaa, the URJ, and the Jewish Federation team up to rebuild Treme

"Ujamaa, the URJ, and the Jewish Federation team up to rebuild Treme" is an article from the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans website, www.jewishnola.com. The article describes a joint project between the Union for Reform Judaism's Adult Mitzvah Corps and the Ujamaa Community Development Corporation to renovate and refurbish a building to house a volunteer support center in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

Rebuilding Cities and Lives

This is an article titled “Rebuilding Cities and Lives: Personal Reflections from URJ Adult Mitzvah Corps of Mississippi and New Orleans” by Wendy Cohen and Laurel Cates, two participants on the trip. During the week of July 4, 2006, twenty-three Reform Jews from all over the country came together to provide disaster relief in New Orleans and Jackson, Mississippi as part of the Union of Reform Judaism’s Adult Mitzvah Corps. This article originally appeared on the Union for Reform Judaism’s...

Adult Mitzvah Corps press release 2

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Reform Jews Remain Committed to Rebuilding New Orleans: Adult Mitzvah Corps Integrates Study, Prayer and Service in Effort to Rebuild Lives,” describes the upcoming adult volunteer project to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Adult Mitzvah Corps press release

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Reform Adult Mitzvah Corps to Work in New Orleans: Eighteen People to Spend December 25-31 Rebuilding Homes,” describes the upcoming adult volunteer project to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

worship at Jacobs Camp

This is a photograph of Adult Mitvah Corps volunteers praying at Henry S. Jacobs camp in Utica, Mississippi. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area, Reform style worship throughout the week, and adult Jewish study. This photograph is from the website of the Union for Reform...