Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mazel’s New High-Water Mark

Staff Writer
01/14/2014 - 19:00

When Hurricane Sandy swept into New York in the fall of 2012, Mazel Day School in Brighton Beach was hit hard. The recently renovated first floor, which held most of the classrooms, was filled with more than five feet of water. Everything — from textbooks and computers to the very floors and walls — was ruined.

Torah scrolls are laid out to dry after Sandy in synagogue that houses Mazel’s preschool. Photo courtesy Mazel Day School

Sandy Aid For Houses Of Worship Stalled

Constitutional concerns keeping measure from Senate vote.
11/11/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Despite optimism that Congress would quickly pass legislation authorizing federal financial assistance to synagogues and other houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy, the bill is bottled up in the Senate after overwhelming passage in the House last February.

Nathan Diament

After Sandy, Where Do You Give?

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered or donated money and supplies to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Across the region, many still need help. Here's a guide to opportunities to volunteer and donate.
11/01/2012 - 20:00

After the surge of media attention that comes with a storm, the less dramatic work of rebuilding begins. We will continually update this list of opportunities to donate and volunteer in the service of Hurricane Sandy victims.


New York and New Jersey are still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Getty Images
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