Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Hundreds of homes damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Sandy will be readied for demolition by New York City workers according to an article in the New York Times.
Over 200 homes in Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn either burned down or were washed out to sea.
Manhattan hospitals New York University Medical Center and Bellevue are still working to recover from damage and contamination caused by flooding.
According to the report, there are still thousands of families who have no electricity and are unable to live in their homes.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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