From JTA. A kosher and halal kitchen established to prepare food for the needy is at the forefront of providing meals to firefighters battling bush fires in Australia.

The Jewish chef supervising the Jewish community initiative known as Our Big Kitchen in Sydney, David Eley, was three years old when his father, Greg, a volunteer firefighter, lost his life battling similar bush fires in 1968.

The kitchen has been hosting upward of 200 volunteers per day in two shifts as Australia battles the worst bush fires in its history. The fires have destroyed nearly 2,000 homes, killed at least 24 people killed and killed or displaced almost a half-billion animals. CLICK on here to read more.

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