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A Community's Trials: Cop Mans Post as Grandmother Is Buried

This is an article by Jennifer Siegel entitled "A Community's Trials: Cop Mans Post as Grandmother Is Buried," and is about a Jewish police officer in New Orleans who does not abandon his post like so many others did in the storm's immediate aftermath, even when it causes him to miss his grandmother's funeral in Jackson, Mississippi. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 09, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Jewish Charities Mobilize To Aid Katrina Victims

This is an article by Nathaniel Popper entitled "Jewish Charities Mobilize To Aid Katrina Victims." It describes the efforts of Jewish communities to take in and provide for displaced Hurricane Katrina evacuees. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 9, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Deep South File: Jacobs Ladder Closes

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: Jacobs Ladder Closes,” is from October 26, 2005. This entry announces the closing of the Jacobs Ladder relief project after six weeks of collecting and distributing food and supplies for individuals and communities affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Deep South File: Jacobs Camp hosting Katrina evacuees

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: Jacobs Camp hosting Katrina evacuees,” is from August 29, 2005. This entry describes the shelter that was set up at Henry S. Jacobs camp in Utica, Mississippi to house 150 hurricane evacuees from the New Orleans area.

first relief supplies at Jacobs' Ladder

The first truck of relief supplies arrives at the Union for Reform Judaism's Jacobs' Ladder warehouse in Utica, Mississippi.