Communities find many ways to support Israel
November 17, 2023
In the wake of recent events in Israel, the Jewish community and others in South Florida have joined forces to support the soldiers and individuals thousands of miles away.
Meir Shemtov, a member of Chabad of Southwest Broward, has been one of the main organizers collecting supplies for his shul.
He finds soldiers — typically Israeli American reservists — before they go to Israel and lists things they need. He then turns to the other shul members and asks for donations.
He helps fill up duffel bags of protein bars, flashlights, gauze pads and other supplies. Many of these things are no...