Cartoon about the San Diego County wildfires.
During the San Diego fires, a family rescues one of their synagogue's five Torahs and preserves it during the evacuation.
What would you do if you had 10 minutes to get out of your home, not knowing whether it will still be there tomorrow? What would you take? What would you leave? What is truly indispensable? These are the questions that too many of my fellow San Diegans have faced in the last few days as fires ravage homes all over San Diego County. Members of our shul, families from our day school, my husband's colleagues -- many have been displaced, forced to grab their loved ones, pets and the few things they can't bear to live without.
Southern California Jews deal with wildfires in Los Angeles and San Diego Counties.