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Jewish New Orleans judge’s campaign signs defaced with swastikas

NOLA police open hate crime investigation after half a dozen campaign signs for longtime judge vandalized with swastikas.

Jewish New Orleans judge’s campaign signs defaced with swastikas

Four minors suspected of gruesome murder of 73-year old woman

Neighbors recounted watching on in horror as an elderly woman was carjacked and dragged through the streets.

Four minors suspected of gruesome murder of 73-year old womanplayer

At least one dead after tornado strikes New Orleans

Tornado tears through parts of New Orleans and its suburbs, killing at least one.

At least one dead after tornado strikes New Orleansplayer

Scattered by Hurricane Ida, the Jews of New Orleans prepare for High Holidays

'A very different situation than what we faced in Katrina,' says Jewish Federation's Arnie Fielkow.

Scattered by Ida, the Jews of New Orleans prepare for holidays

Hurricane Ida weakens after causing power outages in New Orleans

Hurricane Ida weakens a Category 2 storm, nearly 10 hours after it made landfall. President Biden declares it a disaster area.

Hurricane Ida weakens after causing power outages in New Orleansplayer

Watch: New Orleans businesses shutter up ahead of hurricane

New Orleans businesses owners board up their windows as Hurricane Ida approaches the US coast, strengthening to a category 2 hurricane.

Watch: New Orleans businesses shutter up ahead of hurricaneplayer

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience opening in New Orleans

Museum will explore the ways Jews in the US South "influenced and were influenced by the distinct cultural heritage of their new homes."

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience opening in New Orleans

Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

Vandals paint swastikas in front of Jewish cemetery where Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans are buried, report says.

Swastikas drawn in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

New Orleans French Quarter shooting leaves 10 wounded

New Orleans police say 10 people were struck in an early-morning shooting in the city's famed French Quarter.

New Orleans French Quarter shooting leaves 10 woundedplayer

New Orleans cancels Women’s March amid anti-Semitism controversy

At least two more Women’s Marches have been canceled, including in New Orleans, where its chapter cited 'several issues.'

New Orleans cancels Women’s March amid anti-Semitism controversy

New Orleans mayor-elect walks back support of BDS resolution

Politician withdraws support for resolution she authored after learning BDS activists behind its drafting.

New Orleans mayor-elect walks back support of BDS resolution

New Orleans to reconsider pro-BDS resolution

City Council to review resolution targeting human rights violators after learning of association with BDS.

New Orleans to reconsider pro-BDS resolution

New Orleans driver's blood-alcohol level was three times limit

Man accused of driving a truck into a Mardi Gras parade crowd had a blood-alcohol level almost three times the legal limit.

New Orleans driver's blood-alcohol level was three times limit

Vehicle plows into crowd in New Orleans

At least 21 injured after vehicle plows into crowd during New Orleans parade. Incident not terror related.

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Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Shooting in New Orleans kills 1, wounds 9

Police say New Orleans shooting kills 1, wounds 9; investigations continue.

Shooting in New Orleans kills 1, wounds 9

Pre-Pesach fire destroys New Orleans rabbi's home

Self-cleaning oven triggered fire which engulfed home of Rabbi Gabriel Greenberg, while children were in the back yard.

Fire from Pesach preparations destroys home of New Orleans rabbi

Mother's Day Shooting Spree Injures 19

Nineteen people were wounded in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, police said.

Mother's Day Shooting Spree Injures 19 in New Orleans

New Orleans: 19 Wounded in Shooting During Parade

New Orleans police searching for three suspects after at least 19 people were shot during a Mother’s Day parade.

New Orleans: 19 Wounded in Shooting During Parade

BP Oil Spill Trial Opens With Scathing Attack

Billions are at stake as a federal judge will determine how much BP and its subcontractors should pay for the Gulf of Mexico spill.

BP Oil Spill Trial Opens With Scathing Attack

Chabad Rabbi: Super Bowl Sunday Kashruth Ready

As U.S. citizens prepare for the ancient American rituals involved in “Super Bowl Sunday,” a Chabad rabbi says the kosher food is ready.

Super Bowl Sunday Kosher Food Ready? Check. Chabad Ready