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New Orleans-URJ Clergy

This is a photograph of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) clergy in New Orleans.

Stand with the Jews of New Orleans

This is a fundraising poster from the Union for Reform Judaism. The poster's text provides a website where individuals can donate money towards assisting Reform congregations imapacted by Hurricane Katrina. This poster was originally published on the Union for Reform Judaism website, www.urj.org.

The Holiest Parking lot in the whole world

This is a short piece by Rabbi Lawrence Jackofsky titled “The Holiest Parking lot in the whole world.” Jackofsky writes in response to an email from Rabbi Jeffrey Kurtz-Lendnder of the Northshore Jewish Congregation, whose synagogue was reopening despite structural damage to their building. This exchange originally appeared on the website of the Union for Reform Judaism, http://urj.org.

Ujamaa, the URJ, and the Jewish Federation team up to rebuild Treme

"Ujamaa, the URJ, and the Jewish Federation team up to rebuild Treme" is an article from the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans website, www.jewishnola.com. The article describes a joint project between the Union for Reform Judaism's Adult Mitzvah Corps and the Ujamaa Community Development Corporation to renovate and refurbish a building to house a volunteer support center in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

Ujamaa CDC and Union for Reform Judaism Partner to Build Volunteer Support Center

This is a press release from the Union for Reform Judaism’s website, www.urj.org. The press release, “Ujamaa CDC and Union for Reform Judaism Partner to Build Volunteer Support Center $125,000 Grant Will Be Used to Refurbhish Tzedakah House,” describes the partnership between the two groups to build a new volunteer support center in Treme, New Orleans. The center will support nearly two dozen volunteers and consultants at any given time once it is completed.