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Posts Tagged: Hurricane Harvey

September 13, 2017 10:16 am

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

Israel Approves $1M in Aid to Rebuild Jewish Community Infrastructure in Houston - 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

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

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

Jewish Groups Provide Free Phone Counseling for Texas Hurricane Victims – 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Israeli Aid Group Sends Emergency Experts to Flood-Ravaged Texas - 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...

August 29, 2017 10:17 am

Chabad Aiding Houston Area Jews With Kosher Meals, Clean Water and Shelter - Chabad-Lubavitch has announced it’s aiding Jewish residents of Houston with kosher meals, clean water and shelter amid the biblical-style flood enveloping the region resulting...

August 29, 2017 10:04 am

Floodwaters From Hurricane Harvey Expected to Continue to Rise in Houston

Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey are likely to rise as more torrential rain pounds the US Gulf Coast, where at least eight people have already...


Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’ - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...


Despite Threats, Arab Group Remains Committed to Defending Israel on US Cam...

A delegation of Israeli Arabs who are fighting the delegitimization of the Jewish state on college campuses remain committed to sharing...


Israeli Doctor to Lead Prestigious Global Medical Organization - Israeli Medical Association (IMA) Chairman Prof. Leonid Eidelman has been chosen to serve as the next president of the World Medical Association. Medical association leaders from across the globe --...