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Roselle Ungar - We Want You

Determined to rebuild New Orleans' Jewish community after New Orleans, Roselle Ungar has had to learn to put aside Southern politeness and tell newcomers they're wanted and needed.
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Determined to rebuild New Orleans' Jewish community after New Orleans, Roselle Ungar has had to learn to put aside Southern politeness and tell newcomers they're wanted and needed.

Deena Gerber Discusses Issues in Her Community Post-Hurricane Katrina

Overseeing a large social services organization in New Orleans, Deena Gerber struggled to help her clients get the help they needed when infrastructure collapsed after Katrina.
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Overseeing a large social services organization in New Orleans, Deena Gerber struggled to help her clients get the help they needed when infrastructure collapsed after Katrina.

Jackie Gothard

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Jackie Gothard.
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Jackie Gothard.

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Roselle Ungar

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Roselle Ungar, executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans.
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Roselle Ungar, executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans.

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Jackie Gothard

The first female president of her childhood synagogue, Congregation Beth Israel, Jackie Gothard helped the Orthodox synagogue rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

Jackie Gothard, 2013

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Jackie Gothard in 2013.
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Jackie Gothard in 2013.

Photo courtesy of Alan Smason/Crescent City Jewish News.

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Deena Gerber

A seasoned social worker and executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, Deena Gerber helped residents put their lives back together in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Deena Gerber

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Social worker and executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, Deena Gerber.

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Social worker and executive director of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, Deena Gerber.


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Sandra Brown

A tireless leader of the Toronto Jewish community, Sandra Brown dedicated her volunteering career to improving Jewish schools.

Louise Waterman Wise

Louise Waterman Wise spent her career caring for Jewish refugees and lost souls of all kinds, from American orphans to Holocaust survivors.

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