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Susan Hess on Demographic Shifts after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.
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Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.

Susan Hess on Separated Family and Friends after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.
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Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.

Susan Hess

A lifelong volunteer, Susan Hess used her talents as a fundraiser to help the Louisiana SPCA, City Park, and other organizations mobilize after Hurricane Katrina.

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.

Miriam Waltzer

Miriam Waltzer, a retired judge who had spent her career working to improve the lives of others, found it difficult to be on the receiving end as a refugee in need of aid.

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.

Ruth Kullman on Mourning for her City after Hurricane Katrina

Ruth Kullman remembers a surprisingly insightful rabbi who understood she was in mourning for her city after Hurricane Katrina.

Ruth Kullman remembers a surprisingly insightful rabbi who understood she was in mourning for her city 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.

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