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More Jewish groups joining in to give aid to Oklahoma tornado victims

Jewish groups around the nation have started fundraising and volunteer work for Oklahoma tornado victims



NEW YORK — Jewish groups are joining the effort to help those displaced by the tornado in suburban Oklahoma City.

JFNARabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, announced Tuesday that his organization will collect donations and distribute them to the American Red Cross and others on the ground in Oklahoma.

“We are numb with grief, and yet inspired by the heroic resilience of the people of Oklahoma,” Jacobs said. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those impacted by this horrific tragedy.

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