Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Jewish community bears impact of Hurricane Sandy

The main building at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Conn.,
sustained damage on Oct. 29, 2012 when Hurricane Sandy
sent a 100-year-old tree slicing through the roof.
(Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center Facebook)
According to figures released by The Long Island Power Authority on Tuesday, more than 930,000 families -- 90 percent of all island residents -- are without power after Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc Monday night across the northeastern United States. Among those 930,000 are an estimated 139,000 Jewish households. --  Adam Soclof, JTA

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