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Hurricane Florence (2018)

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Chabad brought food for Shabbat to this Jew as Hurricane Florence descended on the Carolinas.
Holidays provides a time and place for a reeling community to gather and reflect
“We were a bedraggled group,” said Fred Myers, a longtime congregant of Chabad of Wilmington, N.C. “But as the day went on, our energy grew.” Myers is one of the few members of the city’s Jewish community who stayed behind and weathered the torrential rai...
Despite floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, Chabad will hold services on the High Holiday
Despite floodwaters from Florence, Chabad will hold services on the High Holiday
Covering the disaster, one Emmy-nominated reporter is grateful for a special Shabbat delivery
He was in the middle of a hurricane, but Jonah Kaplan felt blessed. The two-time Emmy-nominated reporter’s coverage of Hurricane Florence brought him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., 180 miles from his home in Raleigh, N.C. He arrived at a city under mandatory evac...
Chabad provides help from just outside Florence mandatory evacuation area
Even though the weather is dry and the winds are breezing at a gentle 17 miles per hour, Rabbi Eli Reyder reports that Myrtle Beach is quickly becoming a ghost town. “We are helping people find places to go, especially the elderly and the infirm, who don’...
Catastrophic flooding predicted in the Carolinas
For the last 11 years, the Lieblich family of Wilmington, N.C., have always held Rosh Hashanah services on both days of the holiday. This year, for the first time ever, they did not have a minyan for the second day because of a looming catastrophic weathe...
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