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Efrat Edrey sits in her modest kitchen in the Omori neighborhood of this sprawling metropolis, surrounded by her six children, aged two to 10, trying to juggle several jobs at the same time: mother, cook, disciplinarian and caretaker. Add emergency relief efforts coordinator to the list.

Since last Friday she has worked tirelessly alongside her husband, Rabbi Binyamin Edrey, who runs one of two Chabad houses here, to organize desperate deliveries of goods and foodstuffs to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami which battered Japan and has been compounded by the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima power plants.

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