Jewish Victims of Katrina Begin High Holy Days in Forced Exile

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c. 2005 Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS _ Like many of their ancient forbears, New Orleans Jews began celebrating the High Holy Days in a kind of forced exile, driven from their homes by calamity, this one natural, not political. By some estimates 3,000 to 5,000 Jews, a quarter to nearly half of New Orleans’ […]

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