"One recent afternoon, more than two dozen backpacks filled with school supplies sat in a room at Temple Israel among linens and household cleaning supplies, ready to be shipped to Springfield and distributed among arriving refugee families. ..."
The above is the first paragraph of an article that appeared in the Daily Hampshire Gazette on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Written by Aviva Luttrell, this is the story of Temple Israel's Refugee Support Project. The accompanying photograph is by Paul Franz.