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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.

Katrina's Impact on the Jewish Community

This email was written on September 2, 2005, by a professor of American Jewish History, when almost nothing on the Jewish community's experience of or reaction to Katrina was available.