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The Best and the Worst of Times by Millie Hyman Gitter Asher

Millie Hyman Gitter Asher, who is from New Orleans but now lives in Atlanta, reflects on Katrina and how the Atlanta Jewish community responded.

Deep South File: Volunteers stream in

This is an entry from the blog of Deep South Jewish Voice, Deep South Jewish Voice is the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Northwest Florida. This blog entry, “Deep South File: Volunteers stream in,” is from September 7, 2005. This entry describes some of the volunteer efforts in the storm’s immediate aftermath, including efforts from ZAKA, Chabad, Jewish Family Services agencies, and Jewish Federations.