Jewish Journal

City’s Plight Brings Flood of Memories

by Rabbi Anne Brener

September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

A downtown New Orleans street sits completely flooded. Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow when it came ashore Aug. 29, flooding the city and causing a death toll that officials fear will be in the thousands. Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images

In New Orleans, the Jews are the only ones buried in the ground. Others, if their mourners have any means at all, are laid with... read full article

  • A Race Against Time and Floodwaters

    by Chanan Tigay

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Stepping up to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina, Jewish day schools opened their doors to evacuees, families welcomed strangers into their homes, Jewish...

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