night at 3am, an earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter Scale struck Chile.
This was the most severe earthquake in Chile for 50 years, and one of the
strongest earthquakes ever recorded. So far, more than 700 people are known to
home to more than 25,000 Jews, among them 6 Masorti kehillot in Santiago, Vina
del Mar, and Conception. We have contacted the Rabbis in each of these
kehillot, and have sent words of support and encouragement in this time of
You too, can
play a part in supporting our Masorti kehillot in Chile, helping them, and
others in their cities, to recover from this disaster and to rebuild their lives.
Please make a donation to Masorti Olami's Chile Earthquake Relief Fund, and 100%
of your donation will help provide for the immediate and long-term needs of recovery. To make a US tax deductable donation, click here for details. You can
make a donation online by selecting Chile Earthquake Relief Fund in the program
of us still have Purim celebrations fresh in our mind, please spend a moment to
help our fellow Masorti Jews get through this tragedy.
for your support.
Director, Masorti Olami.