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Posts Tagged: Hurricane Harvey

January 9, 2018 10:36 am
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Israel Finalizes $1 Million Donation to Hurricane-Ravaged Houston Jewish Community

JNS.org - The Israeli government has finalized a $1 million donation to the hurricane-ravaged Jewish community of Houston following last year’s flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Israel’s Diaspora...

December 27, 2017 1:19 pm
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Congress Passes Bill That Could Provide Relief for Synagogues Hit by Natural Disasters

JNS.org - Legislation to grant houses of worship access to federal disaster relief funding passed last week in the US House of Representatives. The measure would...

September 13, 2017 10:16 am
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New York Times Reporter, Flooded by Harvey, Seeks ‘Solace’ at Synagogue

A New York Times journalist whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey went to synagogue after the storm “to find some solace,” he said in a first-person...

September 11, 2017 2:39 pm
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Israel Approves $1M in Aid to Rebuild Jewish Community Infrastructure in Houston

JNS.org - Israel’s Diaspora Affairs Ministry approved on Sunday a plan to send $1 million in emergency aid to Houston’s Jewish community following the extensive...

September 6, 2017 2:38 pm
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In Hurricane Harvey Aftermath, Israeli Embassy in Washington Organizes Aid Shipment to Houston

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC organized this week an aid shipment to Houston containing products that will be...

September 4, 2017 1:09 pm
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In Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Israel to Give $1 Million in Aid to Houston Jewish Community

Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the Israeli government is planning to provide $1 million in emergency aid to the Houston Jewish community, the...

September 3, 2017 12:41 pm
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Jewish Groups Provide Free Phone Counseling for Texas Hurricane Victims

JNS.org – Clinicians from across the US are providing free counseling to victims of Hurricane Harvey under the auspices of Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Houston...

September 1, 2017 12:27 pm
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Kosher Catering Companies From Across US Head to Houston to Serve Free Food to Jews Affected by Hurricane Harvey

A number of Kosher catering companies from across the US are heading down to Houston to provide free food to Jews who were affected by...

September 1, 2017 9:54 am
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Houston Residents Begin Cleanup, Face Losses in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Across this city, residents came out to assess the damage Hurricane Harvey wrought on homes, churches and businesses and started the difficult task of clearing...

August 31, 2017 2:07 pm
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Jewish Couple Postpone Houston Wedding Due to Hurricane Harvey, Volunteer to Help Those in Need Instead

A Jewish couple was forced to postpone their wedding in Houston this week after Hurricane Harvey flooded the city and ruined their plans for their...

August 31, 2017 10:32 am
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Harvey Moves to Louisiana After Leaving at Least 35 Dead, 17 Missing in Houston

Tropical Storm Harvey spun across southeast Texas into Louisiana on Wednesday, sending more people fleeing for shelter after swamping Houston with record rains and flooding...

August 31, 2017 10:29 am
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Israel Rescue Coalition Sends Team of Experts to Houston to Help Flood Victims

A team of Israeli mental health professionals will arrive in Houston on Thursday morning to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The response effort was organized by the...

August 30, 2017 10:35 am
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With Rain Set to Subside, Houston Residents Keep Eyes on Strained Dams and Levees

With its flood defenses strained, the crippled city of Houston anxiously watched dams and levees Tuesday to see if they would hold until the rain...

August 30, 2017 10:10 am
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Israeli Aid Group Sends Emergency Experts to Flood-Ravaged Texas

JNS.org - IsraAID, an Israeli international humanitarian organization, says it’s sending a team of experts from Israel and the US to assist Texas residents dealing with...

Culture

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antis...

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Welcomes ‘Great Friend of Israel’ US Vice ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed the arrival in Israel on Sunday of US Vice President Mike Pence. "This evening...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Tells Pence US Must Rebuild Trust After Jerusalem Decis...

Jordan's King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild "trust and confidence"...

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