Los Judíos de Nuestro Barrio: A Call for Help from a Disaster Zone // Miriam Jerade and Jesús de Prado Plumed // CAJS Blog

 

After three massive earthquakes and 4,000 aftershocks, southern Mexico and its capital city lie devastated. The old Jewish neighborhoods that surround the colorful Mercado de Medellín, including four historical synagogues, suffered severe damage from the September 19 quake (7.1 on the Richter scale). It was the bloodiest earthquake in two generations...

Read the full report by past fellows Miriam Jerade and Jesús de Prado Plumed, who reach out from a devastated section of a Jewish neighborhood in Mexico City, on the CAJS Blog.