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Alexa Pulitzer's Katrina Experience

This is Alexa Pulitzer's Katrina story. She writes about what it was like being pregnant during Katrina and her feelings about returning to New Orleans. The London Times published her story in June 2006.

Need a Place for Shabbos?

This is a photograph that originally appeared as part of 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 photograph, taken on October 3, 2005, is of a bulletin board at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention complex in Birmingham, Alabama,, which was converted into a shelter after Hurricane Katrina. A note on the bulletin board reads “Need a Place for...

Deep South File: Rosh Ha’Ayin Helping New Orleans

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: Rosh Ha’Ayin Helping New Orleans,” is from September 28, 2005. This entry describes the fundraising efforts of Rosh Ha’Ayin, an Israeli town that has long had a special bond with New Orleans. The New Orleans community had previously raised funds for projects...

Deep South File :: Community Meeting in Baton Rouge

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: Community Meeting in Baton Rouge,” is from September 15, 2005. This entry describes an upcoming meeting for the Jewish communities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans, as well as a welcome breakfast for displaced members of the New Orleans Jewish community in...

Deep South File: Bouncing for the Big Easy

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: Bouncing for the Big Easy,” is from September 22, 2005. This entry describes a basketball bounce-a-thon that is part of the Birmingham Jewish community’s fundraising efforts for the Birmingham Jewish Federation’s hurricane relief fund.