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Shluchim Left Without Home

Update: Thousands of dollars donated through COLlive, and continue to come in to help Shluchim Eli and Beila Goodman, who are now homeless after their ground-level apartment on the shores of Long Beach was ravaged by ocean waves and beach sand. Full Story, Photos, Video

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November 4, 2012 11:06 am

this is terrible
notice all the seforim that are ruined
moshiach now

Time to Make Aliyah, People
November 2, 2012 4:36 am

The walls of water are rising higher. There’s another storm on its way in 3-4 days. Hashem is telling you IT’S TIME NOW to return to Eretz Yisrael.

November 1, 2012 11:20 pm

this is terrible!
notice all the seforim that are ruined 🙁
Moshiach now!

wow i cannot believe this....
November 1, 2012 11:18 pm

mushky and shternie i miss you

If one has cash or would like to give a check
November 1, 2012 8:39 pm

Please send or drop off at
Goodman Relief Fund C/O Dini Scharfstein
627 E. New York Ave #6RF
Brooklyn, NY 11203

November 1, 2012 7:00 pm

I have a beautiful 12-18 months Columbia down snowsuit, navy blue. Would they have a need for it?

number for somebody in ny that I can give my maaser cash to?
November 1, 2012 6:41 pm

I’ll check back on this thread iyH. Went to them for a Purim Program one time, so I know how the pictures looked “before” 🙁

November 1, 2012 4:46 pm


Rabbi G hosted me for Shabbos
November 1, 2012 3:09 pm

This men is warm kind and a Mench

Please help him rebuild

To #33
November 1, 2012 12:16 pm

Checkout as guest.

November 1, 2012 11:06 am

how can a donation be made if one does not have a paypal account?

To #31
November 1, 2012 11:03 am

Whats needed right away and what people in CH can help with is: money, GENERATORS, WATER PUMPS, gas and possibly shovels.

If you can help with those or would like to offer your help directly, you can email me at [email protected] and I will foreword your info to them directly.

To COLlive
November 1, 2012 9:12 am

There are people here in CH who are able and willing to go out and help shluchim in their cleanup effort, please post info, please help organize so we can go out and help.

Hashem Pelase help the CH balei batim to open theire harte and hands to Shluchim
November 1, 2012 4:50 am
to make things clearer!
November 1, 2012 12:07 am

when you click on the donate link here then after choosing amount etc you will come to a paypal new page which will open and on that page there is an option either to log in or at the bottom to buy as a guest without logging in. and there u can put in country name address and credit details.

Go Perls from Long Island
October 31, 2012 11:33 pm

Rabbi & Mrs Perl & Family you r amazing for all your help in evtg. you are amazing people!!! no words.

You don't need a paypal account to donate
October 31, 2012 11:18 pm

Looks crazy! You don’t need a paypal account to donate, it uses paypal but you can select your country and enter your credit card details without a paypal account!
Good luck Rabbi G

didnt work for me
October 31, 2012 10:46 pm

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someone who was on scene helping...
October 31, 2012 10:45 pm

just gonna say my 2 cents that video was taken after hours of cleaning and emptying things…looks a lot better than it was 🙂

Donating from Australia
October 31, 2012 10:31 pm

Beila’s sister Bracha Kantor is collecting in Australia.
Please contact her on 0425-740-546

October 31, 2012 9:58 pm

My heart goes out to you as I look at your home destroyed like that.
We say that from a fire vert men reich, can we say the same about a flood?
Wishing only bigger and better from this destruction!

October 31, 2012 8:54 pm

I am trying to donate – as guest, but it is not able to complete the process. It keeps telling me to check my email in 30 minutes to see if there was a transaction otherwise try again. Did that twice. I really want to help. Is there another way to donate?

Rabbi and Beila are terrific people!
October 31, 2012 8:36 pm

I go to the Chabad of Long Beach, they are great people with 4 beautiful kids, we will help them as much as we can.

i can not believe it
October 31, 2012 7:48 pm

they are the most devoted, special and always giving shluchim. so so sad!
i hear all their home, offices and shule are completely destroyed, i gave all my maaser money, i hope everyone can help out as much as they can

To #18
October 31, 2012 7:47 pm

He organized that fair. i went to get away from CH for labor day. it was amazing.
Yashar Koach!
I’m soooo sorry about the tragedy!

what a tragedy,this hurricane is causing us!!!!!!!!!
October 31, 2012 7:40 pm

I took the cover picture!! it was also on a previous collive article


Sending our love to the shluchim
October 31, 2012 7:19 pm

Moshiach now!

to #12
October 31, 2012 6:56 pm

If such a tragedy were to R”L happen to yourself it would be one thing for you to say these pious platitudes of” it’s all from Hashem” and “Hashem must have confidence in _____”. I But when it happens to SOMEONE ELSE saying these things actually comes across as condescending and anything but compassionate. “Wow, you must be such a great person for this horrific thing to happen to you!” Can you appreciate how that’s not something a recent victim would like to hear? I’m sure you meant well, and that might be a nice attitude of bitachon with your… Read more »

I don't know them...
October 31, 2012 6:42 pm

But they are fellow shluchim and I feel their pain. Hope they get funding and rebuilt !kkarov mamosh. Now I don’t feel so bad that we are still without power in our home! BC Metzger

October 31, 2012 6:28 pm

what a tragedy,this hurricane is causing us!!!!!!!!!

to #3
October 31, 2012 6:14 pm

pllllease! YOU know them? well i don’t and im gonna give. cuz a. chassidim zayn ayn mishpochoh b. they’re ‘my brother and sister’ and c. they are a person
Moshiach NOW!

A chassid is always happy and calm
October 31, 2012 5:10 pm

Wow, Hashem must have amazing confidence in them, tzeddaka is important but remember it all comes from Hashem. He easnted it to happen and therefore it will be OK. Help as much as you can. But the problem sint money its coach. B”H they left, think of it that way!

What amazing shluchim
October 31, 2012 4:49 pm

How horrible! Eli and Beila are the most amazing, dedicated and selfless shlichim. I just can’t even begin to imagine what they are going through.
My heart goes out to them and their family

want to help
October 31, 2012 4:15 pm

tried to donate from Australia didn’t work, please advise how we can also donate

For Australians wanting to donate!
October 31, 2012 3:57 pm

Beila’s sister Bracha Kantor is collecting in Australia.
Please contact her on 0425-740-546
This is not just their home, the offices were on the same level and the Shul has 4 ft of water still inside.

This is just their home
October 31, 2012 3:29 pm

This article only mentions their ground level apartment.
The chabad offices and hebrew school are on the same level, and saw clse to equal damage, not to mention the shul which is more inland. Pease donate…

Paypal from Canada
October 31, 2012 3:19 pm

when the paypal page loads hit “buy as a guest”

Can we set up a fund from Australia?
October 31, 2012 3:17 pm
how can i donate from canada?
October 31, 2012 3:04 pm

my canadian address doesnt work in paypal…

Sending love from Denver
October 31, 2012 2:27 pm

May Hashem help us help His children!

Please give!

I know them!
October 31, 2012 2:24 pm

Please donate they are amazing people!!!!!!!!

so sad this makes me cry
October 31, 2012 1:31 pm

please give what you can

oy :(
October 31, 2012 1:26 pm

Moshiach now