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New Orleans, UNITED STATES: Rabbi Isaac Leider from the Jewish Zaka volunteers carries a Torah scroll out of the flooded synagogue of Beit Israel in New Orleans 13 September 2005. American volunteers with an Israeli charity rescued seven Torah scrolls from a New Orleans synagogue flooded by hurricane Katrina. Many of them were wet and it was uncertain whether they could be salvaged. Four soldiers from a California unit brought Leider and another volunteer to the gate of the synagogue by boat, then accompanied them inside through waist-high water to recuperate the seven boxed scrolls. AFP PHOTO/Menahem KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Orleans, UNITED STATES:  Rabbi Isaac Leider from the Jewish Zaka volunteers carries a Torah scroll out of the flooded synagogue of Beit Israel in New Orleans 13 September 2005. American volunteers with an Israeli charity rescued seven Torah scrolls from a New Orleans synagogue flooded by hurricane Katrina. Many of them were wet and it was uncertain whether they could be salvaged. Four soldiers from a California unit brought Leider and another volunteer to the gate of the synagogue by boat, then accompanied them inside through waist-high water to recuperate the seven boxed scrolls. AFP PHOTO/Menahem KAHANA  (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)