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New Orleans Synagogues Brace for Hard Times Ahead

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled “New Orleans Synagogues Brace for Hard Times Ahead” This article discusses some of the challenges for New Orleans synagogues, post-Katrina. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on November 18, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Deep South File: Updated: Biloxi shul “very damaged

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: Updated: Biloxi shul “very damaged,” is from September 1, 2005. This entry describes some of the hurricane damage to Biloxi’s Beth Israel Congregation, the only Conservative congregation in Mississippi.

Deep South File: Ruined Synagogue in New Orleans Symbolizes Difficulty of Rebuilding

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: Ruined Synagogue in New Orleans Symbolizes Difficulty of Rebuilding,” is from January 4, 2006. This entry describes the fate of New Orleans’ Congregation Beth Israel building, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Rita damage report

This is an update titled "Rita Damage Report" that was published on the Union for Reform Judaism website, http://urj.org, on September 26th, 2005. The update describes the amount of damage sustained by URJ affiliated synagogues in Texas and Louisiana after Hurricane Rita.

Damage to Touro's Gumbel Building

Touro Infirmary's Gumbel Building in the midst of the devestation.