A week after Sandy struck, Jewish seniors are still trapped in their apartments in a Coney Island high rise waiting for power — and hope — to return.
Two Jewish towns tell the story of the Jersey Shore’s halting recovery from Sandy. Lakewood is buzzing back to life, while Deal suffers in the dark.
Jessie Streich-Kest and Jacob Vogelman were childhood friends with a shared commitment to helping others. They died together when they were crushed by a falling tree during Sandy.
Sandy has sent an unmistakable biblical message about climate change. May the great storm teach us now to create a hurricane of social change, writes Arthur Waskow.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Sandy was a sobering display of Nature’s power and relayed two compelling messages: Government works in times of need. And climate change is real.
Sandy brought never-before-seen destruction to Jewish communities across the New York area and beyond. Communal officials have only begun to assess the damage.
Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate in Coney Island.
The heavily Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg escaped major damage from Sandy, suffering only minor flooding and downed trees from the superstorm.
Schools, subways and stock markets were all shut as Hurricane Sandy started to pound the East Coast. The worst was still to come as the giant storm lumbered towards shore.