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Charities Mull How To Divide Donations Among Jewish, Gentile Katrina Victims

This is an article by Forward staff writers entitled “Charities Mull How To Divide Donations Among Jewish, Gentile Katrina Victims.” The article profiles several Jewish charities deciding how best to distribute money donated after Hurricane Katrina. This article originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com) on September 16, 2005, and is reprinted with permission.

Deep South File: Volunteers stream in

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: 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.

Deep South File: ZAKA removing bodies

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: ZAKA removing bodies,” is from September 9, 2005.

Deep South File: ZAKA Rescues Flood-Damaged Torahs

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: ZAKA Rescues Flood-Damaged Torahs,” is from September 14, 2005.

Another Long Day

This is a blog entry entitled "Another Long Day" from Rabbi Stanton Zamek's blog, www.rabbizamek.blogspot.com. This entry, from September 5th, 2005, describes Beth Shalom?s role as a processing center for Hurricane Katrina evacuees, as well as stories from many of the evacuees. Rabbi Zamek is the spiritual leader of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He and his community played an important role in relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, hosting evacuees in congregants' homes,...