150 pounds of kosher food airlifted to Wilmington, N.C. hours before Yom Kippur.
Jewish families in Wilmington, North Carolina were able to eat a kosher meal before the start of Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) after the Chabad synagogue in nearby Charlotte was able to arrange the arrival of a helicopter carrying 150 pounds of kosher food.
After days with no contact due to Hurricane Florence, Rabbi Yossi Groner of Charlotte’s Ohr HaTorah was able to speak by telephone to Rabbi Moshe Leiblich of Chabad of Wilmington on Monday. Leiblich requested that he find a way to send kosher food, the Charlotte Observerreported on Wednesday.
A truck full of kosher food sent from Raleigh after the hurricane first hit had been turned away by authorities because of dangerous road conditions. Read more…..