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This picture of the old building of Beth Israel Synagogue was taken by Rick Weil in Lakeview on a trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in January, 2006.

Beth Israel Synagogue

This picture of the old building of Beth Israel Synagogue was taken by Rick Weil in Lakeview on a trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in January, 2006.

Deep South File: New Orleans Rabbi Moves On

This is an entry from the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, www.deepsouthjewishvoice.blogspot.com. Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This blog entry, “Deep South File: New Orleans Rabbi Moves On,” is from October 26, 2005. This entry announces Rabbi Yisroel Shiff’s resignation from New Orleans’ Beth Israel synagogue.

'Days of Caring & Sharing' - Cary Minkoff

This article, by Cary J. Minkoff, is from the Jewish Community Center Association ‘Days of Caring & Sharing’ project. Cary was one of several participants to write about the project, which involved JCCA board members and executive directors in January, 2007. The group witnessed some of the destruction still present in New Orleans 16 months after the storm, visited the badly damaged Beth Israel synagogue, and cleaned a YWCA building ruined by Hurricane Katrina.