families with homes rendered unlivable by wildfires in Israel received financial support to get back on their feet.
Jewish schools in France will join an Emergency Alert Information network, linking them to France’s central Jewish security agency.
was raised for Hurricane Harvey relief in Houston, TX from 1,151 donors in Greater Washington.
Meet immediate urgent needs
In the first few days after the hurricane, displaced and affected families urgently needed temporary housing, food, and cleaning supplies.
Establish safe places for children
After flooding and released toxins rendered homes and large parts of the central JCC nearly unusable, distraught families were able to send their children to a day camp so that they could focus on recovery and rebuilding.
Help synagogue congregants
Three synagogues have catastrophic damage, and rabbis are working tirelessly to help congregants in need. Initial grants have been given to rabbis to help congregants rebuild.
Provide loans to rebuild
To help Houstonians, the Hebrew Free Loan Association will match resources from four cities to create a new Hurricane Harvey loan pool.
Offer trauma support
Families who have been flooded out of their homes two or three times in less than three years are able to receive telephone-based counseling sessions and schedule in-person appointments with trauma and family-resilience specialists.