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Shul Steps Up to Plate So Others Can Eat From It

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/shul_steps_up_to_plate_so_others_can_eat_from_it_20090325

As kids slid and bounced at the Purim carnival in the courtyard of Valley Beth Shalom Synagogue a couple of weeks ago, a handful of people accompanied Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas down to a tiny space in the shul’s basement for a very different kind of celebration. In a room that had once been just a dark, cluttered storage space, shelves are now filled with neat stacks of food and rows of grocery bags, each stuffed with enough provisions to feed a family of four for a day or two.

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