Two young Jews were killed in Brooklyn by a falling tree during superstorm Sandy.
Jewish institutions throughout the eastern United States were closing in preparation for the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.
For some in the Jewish community, Hurricane Irene was a soggy inconvenience.
A Borough Park woman is among the at least 16 killed by Hurricane Irene's six-state onslaught.
At least four million people are without power and nine dead in the United States in the wake of Hurricane Irene, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm.