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Shalom Y'All Quilt (8)
This collection contains images of a quilt, "Shalom Y'All," created by Susan Schrott, after she participated in a United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Mission for Teens to Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana. The story of Susan's trip and the making of the quilt is also in the collection.
Rabbi Robert Loewy Documents (36)
Documents written by Rabbi Robert Loewy after Hurricane Katrina. Rabbi Loewy is the rabbi of Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, Louisiana.
Jayne Guberman Collection (101)
This collection includes photographs that Jayne K. Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women's Archive, took on two trips to New Orleans in May 2006 and June 2007.
Rabbi Andrew Busch Documents (4)
Andrew Busch is the Rabbi of Touro Synagogue in New Orleans. Objects in this collection include emails and sermons.
New Orleans International Jewish Music Festival Documents (6)
This collection includes press releases, post card, reply card, and sponsor levels card from the New Orleans International Jewish Music Festival, April 1-2, 2006.
Carol B. Wise Documents (7)
This collection includes emails and documents from Carol B. Wise, who lives in New Orleans.
William W. Rosen Katrina Reports (11)
This collection includes 11 Katrina Reports written by William W. Rosen between September 4, 2005 and February 5, 2006. They trace the Rosen family experience, sights and emotions in dealing with the largest natural disaster in United States history, the devastation of the city of New Orleans and the loss of the family home and possessions.
Frederick D. Weil Photographs (431)
Photographs from Frederick (Rick) D. Weil.
Rabbi Jeffrey Kurtz-Lendner Material (9)
Photos and written documents, including sermons, from Rabbi Jeffrey Kurtz-Lendner of Northshore Jewish Congregation in Mandeville, Louisiana.
New York Jewish Week articles (45)
Articles from the New York Jewish Week.
Union for Reform Judaism (100)
Articles, press releases, personal stories and images from the Union for Reform Judaism website, urj.org.
Beth Israel Congregation Documents and Photographs (119)
This collection includes documents and photographs about Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans.
New Voices Articles (5)
This collection includes articles from New Voices Magazine - For Students with Jews on the Mind.
Chabad Louisiana and Texas (50)
articles, photographs, and blog entries from the websites of Chabad in Louisiana and Texas: www.chabadneworleans.com, www.chabadtexas.org.
Aaron M. Leash, DVM Documents and Photos (7)
Photos and Documents collected by Aaron M. Leash, DVM.
Anne Brener Material (2)
This collections contains material from Anne Brener, a rabbinical student who grew up in New Orleans and went back to help after Katrina.
Janet Zerlin Fagan and Helen Zerlin Sperling Collection (1)
This collection includes documents, photos, and other material related to Janet Zerlin Fagan, and her mother, Helen Zerlin Sperling.
Hillel Alternative Break Trips (238)
Photos, articles, and other documents relating to the Hillel Alternative Break trips in the winter and spring of 2006 and 2007. Students from Hillels across the country travelled to Mississippi to help rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Rabbi Stanton Zamek Documents (29)
NYU Bronfman Center Delegation to Houston (4)
This collection includes blog entries, articles, photographs, and video from the NYU Bronfman Center's trip to Houston after Hurricane Katrina. Eight NYU students and two staff members travelled to Houston in the storm's immediate aftermath to help the thousands of New Orleans residents who had evacuated there.
Nechama: Jewish Response to Disaster (14)
blog entries and photographs from Nechama: Jewish Response to Disaster.
Susan Glazer Collection (27)
This collection includes poems, journal entries, and photographs from Susan Glazer.
Atlanta Jewish Community (5)
This is a collection of documents from the Atlanta Jewish community and their efforts to help evacuees and Jewish communities affected by Hurricane Katrina.
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (16)
This is a collection of sermons, essays, articles, and photographs from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and Project Tzohar.
Touro Infirmary Collection (53)
Photos and documents relating to Touro Infirmary, New Orleans’ only faith-based, not-for-profit community hospital for more than 150 years.
Ilana Hurwitz Collection (5)
Ilana Hurwitz is an attorney who went to New Orleans to volunteer at the Common Ground Collective's Legal Clinic. This collection contains emails and photographs from her trip.
Jewish Community Center Association - JCCA (30)
Documents and photographs from 'Days of Caring & Sharing,' a project of the JCCA.
Adam Kushner Articles (3)
This collection contains articles written by Adam Kushner for The New Republic. Adam B. Kushner is managing editor / online at The New Republic. He was previously assistant managing editor. Prior to joining TNR, he worked at the Chicago Tribune and the Miami Herald. He was a 2003 Reporting and Writing Fellow in Residence at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Kushner received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he edited the Columbia Political Review and the Daily Spectator's editorial page. His work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, and others.
Rabbi Jason Miller Collection (2)
This Collection contains photos and documents from Rabbi Jason Miller of Congregation Agudas Achim, a dynamic Conservative synagogue in Columbus, Ohio.
Howard Feinberg's Family Trip with Nechama (123)
This collection contains photographs from a trip taken by Howard Feinberg and his family to New Orleans with Nechama in August 2006.
Susan Loss Photographs (12)
This collection contains photographs from Susan Loss's trip to the Gulf Coast in Spring of 20006. On her trip, Susan worked in the botanical garden, Woldenberg Village, Habitat for Humanity, and an adolescent hospital organizing their donations.
Paula Picker Photographs (50)
This collection contains photographs taken by Paula Picker of her parents' home in New Orleans of other sites around the Gulf Coast.
Young Judaea (0)
Photographs, emails, articles, and other materials from Young Judaea Hurricane Relief Efforts, particularly the Caravan for Katrina.
First Night Community Seder (3)
This collection includes material about the fist night community Passover seder in New Orleans, April 12, 2006.
Deep South Jewish Voice (95)
A collection of blog entries and photographs from Deep South Jewish Voice, the Jewish newspaper of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and NW Florida.
The Forward (14)
articles that originally appeared in the Forward (www.forward.com).
Nathan Rothstein Collection (38)
Nathan Rothstein worked in the Gulf area restoring homes and helping residents of the region in 2006 and 2007. This collection contains his frequent blog posts about the experience.
UJC Emergency Committee Study Trip, February 13-17, 2006 (212)
This is a collection of photographs taken by Howard Feinberg, Managing Director of UJC Consulting, on a United Jewish Communities (UJC) Emergency Committee study trip to the Gulf Coast, February 13-17, 2006.
Lainie Breaux Collection (22)
A collection of material submitted by Lainie Breaux regarding the evacuation of her family, days after giving birth to baby Zachary. The baby had to stay behind in the care of the nurses and was later evacuated with the hospital nursery staff to Texas.
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (49)
Photos and documents from the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, including an event where teenagers created Elijah's Cups for Jewish familites in New Orleans.
Cinderella Initiative (43)
Photos and other material related to the Cinderella Initiative, a project of the United Jewish Communities (UJC).
Rabbinical Assembly Mission to New Orleans (123)
This collection contains photographs taken by Rabbi Jason Miller during a Rabbinical Assembly Mission to New Orleans at the end of January 2007.
Cynthia Farber Collection (7)
This collection contains documents and photographs from Cynthia Farber.
Emilie Hardman Collection (12)
This collection contains photographs and writings by Emilie Hardman.
Rabbi Myrna Matsa Collection (6)
Material from Rabbi Myrna Matsa, D. Min., Rabbinic Pastoral Counselor - Hurricane Katrina Relief, NY Board of Rabbis in partnership with United Jewish Communities.
Baltimore Jewish Volunteer Connection (195)
In December 2005, the Baltimore Jewish Volunteer Connection went on a mission trip to New Orleans. This collection includes photos, journals, and presentations from that trip.
Atlanta Jewish Times (80)
Photos and articles from the Atlanta Jewish TImes, collected by Michael Jacobs, the Managing Editor.
Jewish Women's Archive and National Women's Philanthropy Board Meetings (2)
This collection includes material and reflections from the board meetings of the Jewish Women's Archive and the National Women's Philanthropy, which were both held in New Orleans in January of 2008.