Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Los Alamos Jewish Community Needs Help

Update 3 - Los Alamos Las Conchas Wildfire:  A wildfire continues to threaten Los Alamos and the surrounding communities. People in the Los Alamos Jewish community (and others, of course) may need assistance.

As of about 6:00 pm, KOB and other news sources report that
  • The fire has grown to almost 70,000 acres.
  • The entire town of Los Alamos has been evacuated.
  • The wildfire is about 3% contained.
  • LANL will remain closed until further notice.
  • Gov. Susana Martinez is declaring a state of emergency in New Mexico regarding the use of fireworks.
If you are able to help, please contact
Rabbi Jack Shlachter
of the Los Alamos Jewish Center
(505) 500-2668

At last report, Rabbi Jack is in Santa Fe to coordinate any assistance needs for the Los Alamos Jewish community. The needs are unknown right now, but may include housing and other short-term support.

Additional ways to help include:

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