After Hurricane Katrina, A Solemn Yom Kippur

In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans

The First Rosh Hashanah After Hurricane Katrina

Eight years after the devastating storm, remembering the first High Holidays

Nathaniel Rich’s Apocalypse

The New York of the young novelist’s vividly imagined Odds Against Tomorrow looks an awful lot like us

Operation Israeli Weather

It snows in Israel at least once every winter. So, why does the Israeli media cover it as though it was a war?

Jazz Messengers

A handful of Jewish entrepreneurs are reinventing the jazz scene in New Orleans, a city with a tiny and aging Jewish population but a strong musical tradition in which different cultures have long mixed

After the Exodus

Rosh Hashanah in New Orleans, five years after Hurricane Katrina

‘Oy! Such a Home’

A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews

Kafka on the Gulf

A New Orleans resident reflects on how the Czech master prepared him for the oil spill

Sundown: NYT On The Jews. Discuss.

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