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Support Maui Kosher Farm as it Assists Those Affected by the Lahaina Fire

County of Maui photo by Zeke Kalua

Help Maui Kosher Farm Help Those Suffering From The Devastation In Maui

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It’s beyond sad to see what’s happening in Maui, with wildfires destroying the historic town of Lahaina and claiming dozens of lives.

(Formerly) the Maui Pineapple Store, Lahaina:

Some of the most awesome people you’ll find on Maui are Mendel and Chana Zirkind, who operate the Maui Kosher Farm. It’s a hub for Jewish life on Maui and home to the island’s only Mikvah.

Dan’s kids loved their tour of the Kosher Farm several years ago and the dinners you can enjoy there are always special.

The outdoor shul and dining room that Mendel hand-built on the farm:

Mendel Zirkind tells DansDeals that they’re hosting dozens of locals and tourists in their house, cottages, cabins, and tents on their farm. They have power and plenty of food, but he shares that many of their guests have lost their homes and businesses and are just devastated as they have nothing left.

Hosting people at the Farm this week:

The Zirkinds have started a fund to help those who are now in need, which you can donate to here.

I’m sure the funds will be put to good use.

If you did have plans to travel to Maui within the next couple of weeks, change those plans to visit another island.

If you are on Maui, airlines like Hawaiian and Southwest are offering $19 flights to Oahu.

Let’s pray for everyone’s safety and that the people of Maui will be able to recover quickly from this tragedy.

About the author

Dani Klein

Dani Klein founded YeahThatsKosher in 2008 as a global kosher restaurant & travel resource for the Jewish community.

He is passionate about traveling the world, good kosher food / restaurants, social media & the web, technology, hiking, strategy games, and spending time with his friends & family.