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  • Hurricane Harvey destroyed our synagogue. Here’s how we’re moving on.

    HOUSTON (JTA) — Over a four-day period at the end of August, Hurricane Harvey drenched this city with over 50 inches of rain, inflicting $125 billion in damages. The result of the flooding was especially devastating for the tight-knit and geographically close Jewish community of Houston. Seven major Jewish institutions have been severely impacted by…