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New Year Greetings from Federation

This email was sent by Michael Weil, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, on September 11, 2007, just before Rosh Hashanah.

Sermon for Yom Kippur 5768 - What this Fast is about

Rabbi Myrna Matsa wrote this sermon for Yom Kippur 5768 (2007). Rabbi Matsa is a rabbi and pastoral-trauma counselor serving in support of clergy in Mississippi, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans through a partnership between the United Jewish Communities and the New York Board of Rabbis.


This was the sermon that Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin delivered on the eve of Rosh Ha Shanah, 2005, at The Temple in Atlanta, Georgia.

Letter to National Board of Hadassah

Barbara Pailet wrote this letter to the National Board of Hadassah on April 11, 2006, thanking them for helping her put together the first ever Community Friends and Family FIRST Night Seder in New Orleans.

Chabad Hurricane Relief Blog - October

This is a collection of entries from the Chabad Lubavitch of Louisiana blog titled "Chabad Hurricane Relief," from These blog entries are dated from 10/8/2005 to 10/19/2005. These entries describe Chabad's celebration of the High Holidays, including a Rosh Hashanah retreat held in Monroe, Louisiana and Sukkot celebrations at the newly reopened Chabad House in New Orleans.