Cemetery and Chevrah Kadisha
HURRICANE MARIA - UPDATE
September 5, 2018
It has been a year since Hurricane María hit our island. Much has been done but the work is not yet finished. Since our last update and during the past several months, the Jewish Community remained active helping communities and people in need.
◙ Thousands of pairs of shoes were distributed by our volunteers thanks to the Nahot company and the UJA - NY.
◙ A State-of-the-Art Ambulance was donated thanks to a joint effort by the city of Pembroke Pines, FL, the Synalovski family and the JCC of Puerto Rico.
◙ Dozens of Generators were distributed thanks to the immediate and generous response of the JFNA
◙ The JCC building has been set up to serve as a shelter thanks to the generosity of the JFNA
◙ Several houses in Loiza have been re-roofed thanks to the generosity of the Cahn Funds for Social Change and Congregation Beit-Elohim from Acton, Massachusetts
◙ Mondays and Thursdays at 7:00am
◙ Rosh Chodesh and Festivals 7:00am
◙ Kabalat Shabbat and arvit at 6:30pm (Fri)
◙ Shacharit Shabbat at 9:00am (Sat)
Education & Youth Programs
HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF FUND
We are still active!
Please help us assist people in need by making your donation to the
Hurricane María Fund
This special fund will be used to aid our Synagogue and vulnerable communities in Puerto Rico.
The JCC of Puerto Rico would like to recognize the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) for its immediate response after Hurricane María, bringing help and relief to many members of our Community, and for its continuous support of our Educational Programs.
We stand with the Pittsburgh Jewish Community!