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Posts Tagged: Florida hurricane

September 14, 2017 2:17 pm

Israeli Aid Teams Deploy to Florida’s Hardest-Hit Areas in Wake of Hurricane Irma - Israeli rescue and humanitarian aid groups have deployed to the hardest-hit areas in Florida, including the Florida Keys and Naples areas, in the wake...

September 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Israeli Aid Teams Dispatched to Florida to Help With Cleanup Following Hurricane Irma

Humanitarian aid organizations in Israel sent teams to Florida early this week to help with cleanup efforts following Hurricane Irma, Israel21c reported on Monday. A team from Israel Rescue Coalition...

September 11, 2017 10:27 am

Hurricane Irma Causes Destruction and Flooding Across Florida

Deadly Irma is unleashing destructive winds, flooding rain and inundating seas across northern Florida after battering southern portions of the Sunshine State. "Unfortunately, there is no...

September 10, 2017 12:05 pm

Hurricane Irma Moves West as It Regains Category 4 Status

Hurricane Irma has regained its Category 4 strength as its track has moved off the Florida coast, keeping its ferocious eye off the southwest Florida...

September 7, 2017 3:19 pm

Key West Rabbi Readies for Hurricane Irma, Fears Potential Loss of Life in Florida

A rabbi in Key West, Florida expressed the fears shared by many local residents on Wednesday as Hurricane Irma approached the area, and detailed the measures...

September 7, 2017 1:30 pm

Israeli Foreign Ministry Evacuates Diplomats Ahead of Hurricane Irma’s Expected US Landfall - Israel’s Foreign Ministry issued a warning to Israelis residing in areas expected to be hit by Hurricane Irma, and evacuated its diplomats from the...

September 7, 2017 10:22 am

Hurricane Irma Kills 10, Leaves Thousands Homeless in Caribbean Ahead of Potential Florida Strike

Fearsome Hurricane Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting...

September 8, 2016 8:56 am

Florida Chabad Family Hit Hard by Hurricane Hermine Hosts Shabbat Dinner for Community Despite Power Outage

A Jewish family in Florida hosted nearly a dozen people for Shabbat dinner, despite not having electricity following last week's Hurricane Hermine, reported. Rabbi Shneur Zalman and Chanie Oirechman...

September 2, 2016 10:53 am

Hurricane Hermine Floods Streets, Shuts Down Power for 200,000 Locals in Florida

Hurricane Hermine made landfall on Florida's northwest coast early Friday, flooding streets, toppling trees and knocking down power lines. The Category 1 hurricane roared ashore from...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...


Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...