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What’s wild, loud, flashy and bangs around outside your house ‘til you’re a nervous wreck?! Sounds like a terrible unwanted guest, doesn’t it! But nope, it’s the weather! And during extreme weather, it’s even dangerous to go outside. What is extreme weather and why does it happen?
Wherever you are in the world, you surely heard about Hurricane Sandy, which whipped through the East Coast of theUSjust a few weeks ago at the end of October. Millions of people were left without electricity, whole areas were flooded, homes had to be evacuated and subway stations were filled with water. We spoke to Avigdor Cyperstein, Hatzolah member and one of the founders of Chaverim of Queens.
The first light of Chanukah is lit on the 25th of Kislev, the day we mark our victory over the Greeks and, more importantly, the liberation of the Beis HaMikdash from their defiling hands. Throughout history, on this date, amazing, unbelievable, interesting, special, and horrific events happened.