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Striving To Sound the Proper Note

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled “Striving To Sound the Proper Note.” The article focuses on High Holiday sermons, and what Rabbis will choose to be their focus in a year of so many difficult world events. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 30, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Storm Victims Go Home for the Holiday

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled “Storm Victims Go Home for the Holiday.” The article describes the much larger than expected turnout for High Holiday services in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on October 21, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Deep South File: Rosh Hashanah in Katrina Zone

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 Hashanah in Katrina Zone,” is from October 7, 2005. This entry describes high holiday services that were held in New Orleans only a month after Hurricane Katrina.

Deep South File: Returning the Favor

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: Returning the Favor,” is from Thursday, October 20, 2005. This entry describes the journey of prayer books that had once been donated from Beth Israel synagogue in New Orleans back to that community for the High Holidays. The congregation’s books were...

Deep South File: Katrina response updates

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: Katrina response updates," is from September 2, 2005. This entry provides updates on the response to Hurricane Katrina from the Institute of Southern Jewish Life, the Birmingham Jewish Federation, Temple B'nai Israel in Baton Rouge, and other organizations...