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Feeding the senior Jewish population in need in time for Passover was the mission of the day for the congregation at Temple Sinai in Dresher on Sunday.
The synagogue hosted the 17th annual B’nai B’rith Liberty Region Project HOPE, or Helping Our People Everywhere, food collection drive April 13 from 7 to 11:30 a.m..
The donated items were given to the mostly elderly Jewish community members in the area, in order for them to celebrate the holiday properly.
After collecting close to $30,000, hundreds filled the synagogue’s Ramat-El auditorium and began loading grocery bags with traditional Passover items like matzo ball soup, Gefilte fish, macaroons, kosher coffee, borscht, chicken and eggs.
Many of the volunteers were from Temple Sinai, while others came from around the Philadelphia community.
Each recipient from the food drive received two grocery bags, in order to be able to celebrate the first two Seders, or nights, of the holiday...(Full Article).