A Jewish camp in Mississippi was opened to New Orleans residents fleeing Hurricane Katrina. Nearly 150 evacuees, including some disabled adults, took shelter at the Reform movement’s Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, Miss. Three Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries remained in New Orleans to help those residents who could not leave the city.
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