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"New Orleans is Coming Back" is a newsletter published by the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans that describes the response to Katrina by the Jewish Federation and UJC, as well as the condition and future of the Jewish community in New Orleans. It can be found on the Federation's website, www.jewishnola.com.
"UJC Testimony - William Daroff" is a copy of the testimony that William Daroff, VP for Public Policy and Director of the Washington office of the United Jewish Communities, gave before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The testimony describes how UJC responded to Hurricane Katrina, and their role in relief efforts. The document appears on the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans' website, www.jewishnola.com.
"The Call: The local Jewish federation is launching a recruiting effort to aid New Orlean's recovery" is an article from the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans' website, www.jewishnola.com. It describes the efforts of the Federation to give financial assistance to Jewish New Orleans residents, and the reasons behind the Federation's decisions.
This article, "Attracting Jewish Families to the Area Tops List of Priorities for Community," focuses on the New Orleans Jewish Community's responses to a survey about Jewish life post-Katrina. The survey found that New Orleans Jews were cautiously optimistic about the long-term success of the New Orleans Jewish community. The article details some steps the community is taking to ensure this success. The article was originally published on the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans website,...
This is an article by Nathaniel Popper entitled “Jews Dispersed by Gulf Hurricanes Find a JCC on the World Wide Web.” This article describes how Jewish communities scattered by Hurricane Katrina have used the internet as an important tool to stay in touch and connected. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 30, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.