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A satelitte image of Hurricane Ida. Source: Screenshot/NOAA.

Hurricane Ida damage appears minimal for New Orleans Jews, averting Katrina repeat

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Jewish community leaders in New Orleans say it will be several days before the full impact of Hurricane Ida will be known, but so far it seems that the community’s infrastructure remains largely intact. “We...
The Strauss family, Germany, c. 1890. Members of the Strauss family moved to Louisiana and established F. Strauss & Son, Inc. The wholesale grocery company became a staple of the Louisiana town. Donated by Morris Mintz. Courtesy of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience set to open in New Orleans

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Officials with the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience in New Orleans announced on Wednesday that the new attraction will open to the public on May 27. Originally slated to roll out its exhibits in February 2020,...
A view of Tulane University. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Tulane University’s Jewish-studies department receives anonymous $2 million gift

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The department of Jewish studies at Tulane University in New Orleans received an anonymous $2 million gift that will be used to establish a chair for the Contemporary Jewish Life Endowed Fund, the university announced on...
Rendering of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience in New Orleans, to open on the fall of 2020. Credit: The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.

‘Shalom, Y’All!’ Museum of Southern Jewish Experience to open in New Orleans

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Officials with the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) announced that the new museum will open in fall 2020 in New Orleans. Exhibits will explore the many ways Jews in the American South influenced and were...