Jewsy News — Flood Coverage

Boulder County Jewish institutions damaged by last month’s catastrophic flooding are attracting attention from mainstream news outlets.  Here are the two latest examples:

From the Boulder Daily Camera, October 6th, 2013:

Boulder County congregations begin to rebuild from flood damage

LYONS — The Bible’s Book of Ezekeil, Chapter 47, has taken on a new meaning for members of The River Community Church after the nearby St. Vrain River was literally “flowing from the sanctuary.”

And from 9News coverage on Friday, October 4th, 2013 (click on the link to watch the video):

Boulder synagogue faces long road to recovery

BOULDER – Homes, schools, streets, and parks all suffered severe damage in Boulder during the Colorado floods. Now, a synagogue is reaching out for help after being hit hard.

“I don’t think anything has come close to this in the 33-year history of Bonai Shalom,” Steven Hill, president of Congregation Bonai Shalom, said.”

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One comment

  1. Thanks a lot for sharing this flood coverage. I really hope the damage was minimal.

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