Last Hanukkah, Marjorie Slome’s synagogue lay devastated after Sandy. A year later, she tells how her attitude about government’s role in helping religious institutions has changed.
In a synagogue still struggling to recover from Sandy, some star power came bearing a Biblical story of hope.
Months after Sandy struck, West End Temple is still holding services in a trailer. Some say the tortuous recovery has helped them rediscover faith and community.
Kenny Vance’s multimillion-dollar beach house has stood proudly on the Long Island shore and weathered all manner of storms since 1916. Then came Sandy.
Israeli volunteers who jetted in to help Sandy’s victims expected to see plenty of government boots on the ground in flood-ravaged New York. They found virtually none.
West End Temple, a Reform synagogue in the Rockaways section of Queens, has been devastated by floodwaters from superstorm Sandy.