Chicago’s Jewish community joins effort to help Syrian refugees

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A Syrian rescue worker carries children in the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo after regime aircrafts reportedly dropped explosive-packed barrel bombs on August 27, 2016. At least 15 civilians were reported killed when two bombs fell several minutes apart, near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week. / AFP / AMEER ALHALBI (Photo credit should read AMEER ALHALBI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Jewish community is joining in the effort to help Syrian refugees.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened an assistance fund.

Donations will help Jewish and Israeli partners overseas providing humanitarian relief to Syrians.

More info at the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief