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Receiving, rebuilding, resiliency: Jewish Houston one year after Harvey
A key lesson, says Rabbi Brian Strauss of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, the country’s largest Conservative synagogue, is “that no matter what you are facing, you can always reach out and help someone worse off than you. Many of our congregants who are still struggling to rebuild their lives dig deep to help the next guy.”
Jewish Federations of North America
Houston, we’ve got your back!
Six months after Hurricane Harvey, the post-traumatic stress in this community runs rampant. Parents are trying to hold it together as they decide whether to rebuild or relocate.
New coalition of Jewish organizations urges continued relief for Houston Jewish community
A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to support the still-urgent recovery needs in Houston following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey last August.
Israel finalizes $1 million donation to hurricane-ravaged Houston Jewry
“In the past, Jews helped the State of Israel when it was in need,” said Israel’s Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennet in a video message. “Now, Israel can help the Jews.”