Although their experiences and viewpoints were many and varied, the Jewish women who survived Katrina kept returning to certain themes in their stories of the storm and the recovery efforts—the difficulty of asking for help, the importance of community and family, and the impossibility of conveying this modern experience of exile to anyone who had not endured it for themselves.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Themes." (Viewed on June 20, 2021) <https://jwa.org/communitystories/katrina/themes>.