Hurricance Sandy

Sandy’s Émigré Toll On Staten Island

Russian newcomers’ homes worst hit as Jewish community struggles to rebuild in ‘forgotten borough.’

12/14/2012
Staff Writer

After living in Brooklyn for a few years, Mark Reyfman, a native of Ukraine, found his “dream house” on the eastern shore of Staten Island.

A damaged home on Staten Island.

Federations, Reform Movement Open Hurricance Sandy Fundraising Drives

10/31/2012

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), the umbrella group for organized philanthropy in major cities and regions, announced Oct. 30 that it has opened its Hurricane Relief Fund for donations towards recovery and rebuilding from the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused on the East Coast.

Donations can be made at www.jfeds.org/SandyRelief.

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