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  • Religious books rescued from Christchurch Chabad House

    April 13, 2011 | 10:48 am

    Nearly 1,000 religious books have been rescued from the heavily damaged Chabad House in Christchurch, New Zealand.

    The Chabad House is located in the city’s downtown, near the epicenter of the major Feb. 22 temblor that claimed more than 165 lives, including three Israelis. Days...

  • JDC helping Christchurch Jews to rebuild

    March 7, 2011 | 1:13 pm

    The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is helping the Jewish community of Christchurch to rebuild following the city’s devastating earthquake.

    JDC funding will contribute to Christchurch Jewish community efforts to repair a damaged local synagogue and homes, replace...