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Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience opening in New Orleans

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."Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 20:38
Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/06/2020 08:03
New Orleans French Quarter shooting leaves 10 wounded

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2019 14:08
New Orleans cancels Women’s March amid anti-Semitism controversy

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.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 02/01/2019 22:52
New Orleans mayor-elect walks back support of BDS resolution

New Orleans mayor-elect walks back support of BDS resolution

Politician withdraws support for resolution she authored after learning BDS activists behind its drafting.JTA, 21/01/2018 16:22
New Orleans to reconsider pro-BDS resolution

New Orleans to reconsider pro-BDS resolution

City Council to review resolution targeting human rights violators after learning of association with BDS.JTA, 18/01/2018 18:21
New Orleans driver's blood-alcohol level was three times limit

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.Ben Ariel, 27/02/2017 03:38
Vehicle plows into crowd in New Orleans

Vehicle plows into crowd in New Orleans

At least 21 injured after vehicle plows into crowd during New Orleans parade. Incident not terror related.Ben Ariel, 26/02/2017 04:34
Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center.JTA, 24/02/2017 03:01
Shooting in New Orleans kills 1, wounds 9

Shooting in New Orleans kills 1, wounds 9

Police say New Orleans shooting kills 1, wounds 9; investigations continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2016 12:37
Pre-Pesach fire destroys New Orleans rabbi's home

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.JTA, 21/04/2016 08:12
Mother's Day Shooting Spree Injures 19

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. Arutz Sheva staff, 13/05/2013 10:18
New Orleans: 19 Wounded in Shooting During Parade

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. Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2013 04:13
BP Oil Spill Trial Opens With Scathing Attack

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. , 25/02/2013 19:18
Chabad Rabbi: Super Bowl Sunday Kashruth Ready

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.Hana Levi Julian, 03/02/2013 09:10