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using crowbars to break down doors

This is a photograph of students using crowbars to break down the door to a home damaged by Hurricane Katrina. New York area Hillel students were cleaning and gutting this home as part of an alternative winter break trip to New Orleans in January, 2007. This photograph was taken by trip participant and Brooklyn College student Sharona Spiewak. This group was part of Hillelís larger alternative break program that has sent hundreds of college students and staff members from Hillels across the...

Please Help

This is a photograph of a house damaged by Hurricane Katrina with ďPlease HelpĒ spray painted onto its front wall. This photograph was taken by Sharona Spiewak, a student from Brooklyn College, who was a participant on Hillelís alternative winter break trip to New Orleans in January, 2007. This group was part of Hillelís larger alternative break program that has sent hundreds of college students and staff members from Hillels across the country to repair and rebuild damaged homes in New Orleans...

I am New Orleans

This is a photograph of a sign that reads ďI am coming home! I will rebuild! I am New Orleans!Ē This photograph was taken by Sharona Spiewak, a student from Brooklyn College, who was a participant on Hillelís alternative winter break trip to New Orleans in January, 2007. This group was part of Hillelís larger alternative break program that has sent hundreds of college students and staff members from Hillels across the country to repair and rebuild damaged homes in New Orleans and the Mississippi...

Hillel students in front of house they had been working on

This is a photograph of Hillel alternative winter break students in front of the house that they had been cleaning and gutting. They were part of a group of New York area students who were in New Orleans in January, 2007. This photograph was taken by trip participant and Brooklyn College student Elena Shanberg. This group was part of Hillelís larger alternative break program that has sent hundreds of college students and staff members from Hillels across the country to repair and rebuild damaged...

trash in bedroom of damaged home

This is a photograph of trash in a bedroom of a home damaged by Hurricane Katrina. New York area Hillel students were cleaning and gutting this home as part of an alternative winter break trip to New Orleans in January, 2007. This photograph was taken by trip participant and Brooklyn College student Elena Shanberg. This group was part of Hillelís larger alternative break program that has sent hundreds of college students and staff members from Hillels across the country to repair and rebuild...