Colorado flood

JFNA Provides Aid As Colorado Rains Complicate High Holidays

09/16/2013 - 20:00

Denver — In the most famous scene from the Book of Jonah, read each year on Yom Kippur, a raging storm sweeps Jonah the prophet overboard and into the sea, where a whale swallows him.

A Chabad volunteer helps people clear damaged goods from their homes in Colorado. Photo courtesy Chabad

Colorado Flooding Wreaks Havoc On High Holiday Observances

09/16/2013 - 20:00

Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on the holiest day of the Jewish year -- until determination came to the rescue.

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