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Thank You Note to Hadassah Southern California

On April 11, 2006, Barbara Pailet wrote a thank you note to Judy Weiss of Hadassah Southern California in Los Angeles. She thanked them for the gift of silver candlesticks to the New Orleans Community Family and Friends First Night Seder. The seder took place on April 12, 2006 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Beth Israel Torah Presentation Program

This is the program from the new Torah dedication ceremony for Beth Israel Congregation. Beth Israel's seven torah scrolls were ruined by Katrina, and Hayley Fields, a teenager from California, raised money to purchase a new Torah for the congregation.

Hayley Fields at the Beth Israel Torah Dedication Ceremony

This photograph was taken by Donna Matherne at the Torah dedication ceremony at Beth Israel Congregation. Since Katrina, Beth Israel Congregation has been holding their services in their own hall at Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, Louisiana. The Torah is being carried through the neighborhood, from the Chabad Center two blocks away to Congregation Gates of Prayer. The girl in the photograph is Hayley Fields, a teenager from Century City Young Israel Congregation in Los Angeles, who...