Need to escape Irma? Haredi rabbi says you can travel on Shabbat

An influential hardi rabbi said Jews may travel on Shabbat (Sabbath) to escape Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm that is expected to hit Florida over the weekend. But some Jews in flood-prone areas are determined to ride out the storm, their rabbi said. Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, who receives thousands of followers annually at his home…

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