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Posts Tagged: Hurricane Harvey

February 8, 2018 12:02 pm
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New Coalition of Jewish Groups Urges Continued Hurricane Relief for Houston Jewish Community

JNS.org - A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to...

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...

Culture

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

After Death Threats, South African Model Pledges to ‘Re-Educate’...

A South African model who faced death threats after excoriating the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for its abuses in the...

Israel

Trump’s Middle East Negotiations Team Meets With Israeli PM Ahead of ...

US President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiations team -- led by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner -- met on...

Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan, Presidential Rival Both Vow to Send Syrians Home

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday's presidential election have both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the...

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