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damaged Torah scroll in Congregation Beth Israel

This is a photograph taken of a damaged Torah scroll other religious objects from Congregation Beth Israel in New Orleans. This picture was taken by University of Maryland Baltimore County Hillel staff member Sharon Dayan in March, 2006, while she was participating in one of Hillel's alternative spring break trips to Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi. Hundreds of college students from Hillels across the country that spent their winter or spring breaks in Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi, repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Object Type: Still Image

Citation Information:

Sharon Dayan, "damaged Torah scroll in Congregation Beth Israel ." Katrina's Jewish Voices, Object #668 (December 05 2021, 12:40 pm)