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sorting clothing

This is a photograph of two Adult Mitzvah Corps volunteers sorting children’s clothing at HANDS distribution center in Jackson, Mississippi. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area, Reform style worship throughout the week, and adult Jewish study. This photograph is from the...

Adult Mitzvah Volunteers at the HANDS distribution Center

This is a photograph of Adult Mitzvah Corps volunteers enjoying a southern lunch at HANDS distribution center in Jackson, Mississippi. In July 2006, the Adult Mitzvah Corps traveled to Jackson, MS to help those in need, spending the holiday week volunteering in one of the poorest areas of the country impacted by recent hurricanes. The program included daily volunteer work in the Jackson area, Reform style worship throughout the week, and adult Jewish study. This photograph is from the website of...

Deep South File :: Region prepares for influx

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: Region prepares for influx,” is from September 5, 2005. This entry describes how many cities housing Hurricane Katrina evacuees have doubled their populations and are scrambling to provide services for the influx of people.

Deep South File: Seeking assistance in Jackson

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: Seeking assistance in Jackson,” is from September 6, 2005. This entry announces that the Jewish community of Jackson, Mississippi is seeking assistance to help the influx of evacuees into that community after Hurricane Katrina.

Deep South File: Jackson congregation functioning

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: Jackson congregation functioning,” is from September 1, 2005. This entry provides an update of how Congregation Beth Israel in Jackson, Mississippi, weathered Hurricane Katrina.