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Posts Tagged: Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

October 4, 2017 9:53 am
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Trump to Visit Las Vegas in Aftermath of Deadliest-Ever US Mass Shooting

President Donald Trump, hours after visiting Puerto Rico to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria, returns to the role of comforter-in-chief when he visits Las...

September 22, 2017 1:57 pm
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Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Maria Making Landfall

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry the synagogue’s Torah scrolls to...

September 20, 2017 11:14 am
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Hurricane Maria Unleashes Destructive Winds and Flooding in Strongest Puerto Rico Landfall Since Great Depression

Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, became the strongest Puerto Rico landfalling hurricane since the Great Depression, and continues to lash the island and...

Features

A Conversation About Tikkun Olam and Its Discontents

The question of why non-Orthodox American Jews tend to be disproportionately progressive politically has occupied the thoughts of intellectuals and...

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

World

China Shifts to Iranian Tankers to Keep Oil Flowing Amid US Sanctions

Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing...

Israel

Eight Years Late, Palestinian Mail Arrives in West Bank

Palestinians in the West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years. Postal...

Middle East

Britain to Stop Some Aid for Syrian Opposition in Rebel-Held Areas

The UK government said on Monday it was ending funding for some aid programs in rebel-held areas of Syria. "As the situation on the ground in some regions has become increasingly...

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