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Beth Israel Torah Dedication 107

This photograph was taken by Donna Matherne at the Torah dedication ceremony at Beth Israel Congregation on August 27, 2006. Since Katrina, Beth Israel Congregation has been holding their services in their own hall at Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, Louisiana. The congregationís Torah scrolls were all ruined by Hurricane Katrina. Hayley Fields, a teenager from Century City Young Israel Congregation in Los Angeles, led a fundraising drive in her community to raise money to buy Beth Israel a new Torah. This photograph shows one community member with the new Torah.

Object Type: Still Image

Citation Information:

Donna Matherne, "Beth Israel Torah Dedication 107." Katrina's Jewish Voices, Object #538 (September 30 2014, 5:52 pm)

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