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The following is a press release from the Shorefront Y (3300 Coney Island Avenue): Over 8,000 toys have been distributed by the Shorefront Y to go directly to children who have been affected by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy in south Brooklyn. On December 20, 2012 a huge tractor trailer arrived at the Shorefront Y filled…


Jewish seniors from the former Soviet Union have a startlingly high poverty rate of 71 percent, according to the UJA-Federation’s “Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011,” and Orthodox Jews aren’t far behind, with a poverty rate of 42 percent. The survey shows that 361,000 Jews in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester, are…