They too are the remnants of Sandy’s fury.
In the days after the superstorm flooded homes, synagogues and yeshivas, water-soaked Jewish holy books containing God’s name – known as shaimos – were brought by their owners to a truck in Far Rockaway,
“In a matter of hours, the 24-foot trailer was filled to capacity – too heavy to drive,” said Rabbi Aron Rosenberg, a teacher at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway. “They had to unload some of the books into a smaller van to ease the burden on the truck.”
Read the report at The Jewish Week.