Bedford Jewish group to tell of Breezy Point relief work
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About 100 members of the Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford Corners had traveled recently to Breezy Point to help families devastated by Hurricane Sandy. They were joined there by a group of workers from IsraAid, an Israeli organization whose members travel around the world to aid victims of catastrophes.
IsraAid representatives will be on hand at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Temple Shaaray Tefila, 89 Baldwin Rd., in Bedford Corners, to talk about the relief work at Breezy Point, according to a temple news release Wednesday.
"This group of Israelis has been here for a month, working every day for complete strangers," Temple Shaaray Tefila congregant Vivian Cohn, who had traveled to Breezy Point, said in the release. "They are enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking and personable. I felt that I could have invited each and every one home with me and they would have felt like part of the family."
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All are welcome to the program. There is no admission charge.
Temple Shaaray Tefila is an inclusive Reform Jewish congregation. For information, call the temple's office at 914-666-3133.