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Torah carried out of Congregation Beth Israel following Hurricane Katrina (credit:

Former Riverdale Rabbi Helps Rebuild New Orleans Congregation After Katrina

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina decimated much of New Orleans, a local rabbi dedicates a new synagogue he helped rebuild. Rabbi Topolosky said that natural disaster really affected him and left him compelled to act.