Imagine going to work today. You are rushed and the bus is full. A siren sounds and the bus stops as it is required to do. Passengers get off, and find some building, some cover in the minute or less they have. They hear the sound of the rockets comming in and the anti rockets
Release date: NOVEMBER 16, 2012 Release Number: 4086-014 TRENTON, N.J.– It’s important to know the difference between myth and fact in the aftermath of a hurricane. Survivors need accurate information on registering for FEMA aid and on what they may be eligible to receive. The best rule of thumb: if you’re unsure if you are
Yesterday was my youngest daughter’s 18th birthday. All she had asked for was for the family to join her in watching a movie with popcorn, a simple enough celebration. My middle son works in Netivot, so he wasn’t present. We spent a fair amount of the early part of the day huddled together in our
We knew there would be missiles, we know there will be a war with Iran, but we were not afraid.
As usual, I was at the super picking our weekly Shabat Challot. But this was no ordinary erev Shabat. A number of people also came into the store but they were dressed not in their Shabat finery but in their Tzahal uniforms. It was clear where they were heading. Some I knew from the ‘hood,
I just returned from Israel last week and may have been standing in the exact same spot as a rocket that struck in Sdorot. I was visiting newly arrived Ethiopian olim in their new absorption center. So many children..they were playing volleyball and practicing their hebrew. I took videos of them on my iphone and
My friend was en route to Israel as these events transpired. She flew into a war zone without even realizing it…
Immediately as the attacks escalated in the South, The Jewish Agency mobilized to ensure the safety of the immigrants in our absorption centers, remove program participants from danger zones, and provide initial assistance to the residents of Israel’s South.
Proceeds To Be Distributed By Rabbis’ Discretionary Funds At Shuls In Affected Areas In an entirely new approach to fund raising in the wake of a national disaster, in this case Hurricane Sandy, the Orthodox Union is already receiving contributions to its newly established Hurricane Relief Fund, in which proceeds will go directly to the
Met Council Volunteer and Donor Opportunities in Response to Hurricane Sandy Take Action. We need volunteers for hands-on support for the following: Items Drive: Hurricane victims are in need of the following items in great demand: – Bottled water – NEW blankets – Paper goods such as toilet paper, paper towels, etc. – Cleaning products