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Damaged Sculpture at Beth Israel Congregation

This photograph, taken by Lori Stiefel on December 23, 2005, shows a damaged sculpture of a man (maybe a Rabbi) in a tallit holding a Torah.

Damaged Arc of Congregation Beth Israel

This photograph is of the arc at Congregation Beth Israel in March, 2006. The inside and outside of the arc are damaged.

Damage Inside Congregation Beth Israel

This photograph is of the damage inside Congregation Beth Israel in New Orleans in March, 2006. The floor tiles have come up and broken, there are damaged books everywhere, and there is a menorah with one arm broken off.

Broken Pews from Congregation Beth Israel

This photograph shows ornate, broken wood boards, the front one with a Star of David carved in it, which came from pews inside Congregation Beth Israel. The photo was taken outside Congregation Beth Israel by Jayne Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women's Archive on May 9, 2006 in New Orleans.

Ruined Tallis at Congregation Beth Israel

This photograph is a close-up of a ruined tallis on top of broken ornate chairs that were once inside Congregation Beth Israel. It was taken by Jayne Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women's Archive on May 9, 2006 in New Orleans.