Texas kosher BBQ heads to Houston to feed Jews kosher food

A kosher restaurant is expecting to serve 1,000 meals a day to the Jewish residents of Houston and plans to remain in the Houston area for several weeks.

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September 2, 2017 14:54
Texas kosher BBQ heads to Houston to feed Jews kosher food

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Chaim Goldfeder will be traveling Sunday to Houston to serve kosher food to the Jewish community affected by the hurricane, he announced on Facebook Thursday.





In his announcement he claimed that the cost of food and service will be $5,000, and he has requested donations. Since the situation for available resources are unclear, he will be providing himself with all the necessary resources including fuel. He is expecting to serve 1,000 meals a day to the Jewish residents and plans to remain in the Houston area for several weeks.

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According to The Algemeiner, Simcha Kosher Catering donated kosher foods to Houston Shabbat. The owner of South Side Sandwich Shop & Smokehouse and a team from Jewel Kosher Catering in Michigan will be traveling with Goldfeder to help distribute the food.

Other Jewish organizations have reacted to the disaster by opening up their companies has a place of refuge. Camp Young Judea Texas prepared cabins to help shelter of displaced families. Chabad is importing kosher foods and IsraAid has prepared a team for deployment. 

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