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Paula Sinclair on Katrina's Jewish Voices

This Week in History: On June 12, 2006, the Jewish Women's Archive launched Katrina's Jewish Voices, one of the first online collecting projects, to capture memories of the New Orleans Jewish community in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Paula Sinclair discusses how this exhibit continues to evolve, taking advantage of new technologies and resources.

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This Week in History: On June 12, 2006, the Jewish Women's Archive launched Katrina's Jewish Voices, one of the first online collecting projects, to capture memories of the New Orleans Jewish community in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Paula Sinclair discusses how this exhibit continues to evolve, taking advantage of new technologies and resources.

Paula Sinclair on Katrina's Jewish Voices (Image)

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This Week in History: On June 12, 2006, the Jewish Women's Archive launched Katrina's Jewish Voices, one of the first online collecting projects, to capture memories of the New Orleans Jewish community in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. This is an image of Paula Sinclair's video discussing how this exhibit continues to evolve, taking advantage of new technologies and resources.

This Week in History: On June 12, 2006, the Jewish Women's Archive launched Katrina's Jewish Voices, one of the first online collecting projects, to capture memories of the New Orleans Jewish community in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. This is an image of Paula Sinclair's video discussing how this exhibit continues to evolve, taking advantage of new technologies and resources.

Jackie Gothard

A third-generation New Orleans native and the first female president of Congregation Beth Israel, Jackie Gothard worked tirelessly to restore the synagogue and bring the community back together.

Deena Gerber

As executive director of the Jewish Family Service, Deena Gerber helped survivors navigate New Orleans’s shattered infrastructure and access social services after the storm.

Sandy Levy on Her Feelings of Security after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

Although she rallied and helped rebuild her community after Hurricane Katrina, the storm shattered Sandy Levy's illusions of security and stability. Sandy was interviewed on October 3, 2006
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Although she rallied and helped rebuild her community after Hurricane Katrina, the storm shattered Sandy Levy's illusions of security and stability. Sandy was interviewed on October 3, 2006

Sandy Levy on Rebuilding a Jewish Community after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

Sandy Levy talks about rebuilding a Jewish community in New Orleans. What will it take to rebuild New Orleans? Sandy Levy was interviewed on October 3, 2006. She hopes there are a lot of Jewish carpenters out there.
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Sandy Levy talks about rebuilding a Jewish community in New Orleans. What will it take to rebuild New Orleans? Sandy Levy was interviewed on October 3, 2006. She hopes there are a lot of Jewish carpenters out there.

Roselle Ungar - Supposed To Be You

Roselle Ungar's long experience with giving to others made it hard for her to become the one asking for help after Hurricane Katrina.
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Roselle Ungar's long experience with giving to others made it hard for her to become the one asking for help after Hurricane Katrina.

Sandy Levy on Organizing Aid after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

After Hurricane Katrina, Sandy Levy and other leaders in the Jewish community immediately mobilized to figure out what needed doing. Sandy was interviewed October 3, 2006.
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After Hurricane Katrina, Sandy Levy and other leaders in the Jewish community immediately mobilized to figure out what needed doing. Sandy was interviewed October 3, 2006.

Sandy Levy on Helping Hands, 2006

Helping to disburse funds to Katrina survivors through Helping Hands, Sandy Levy describes the surprisingly varied needs of the people in her community. Interviewed on October 3, 2006.
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Helping to disburse funds to Katrina survivors through Helping Hands, Sandy Levy describes the surprisingly varied needs of the people in her community. Interviewed on October 3, 2006.

Jackie Gothard on Volunteering

Jackie Gothard speaks about how she went back to work as a social work volunteer after Katrina to help survivors.
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Jackie Gothard speaks about how she went back to work as a social work volunteer after Katrina to help survivors.

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