Trailers Offering Hope, And A Future, For Queens Synagogues

For Sandy-ravaged houses of worship in the Rockaways, unique partnership bringing help.

Staff Writer

For Jews in the Rockaways struggling to keep their religious communities alive in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, hope is a humble 24-foot-by-60-foot trailer.

It has been nearly two months since the superstorm ravaged the East Coast, damaging or destroying homes and businesses. At least three synagogues in the Rockaways were so badly damaged that they have yet to reopen.

The cleanup effort at Temple Beth El of Rockaway Park.
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