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A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, searching for any sign of life.
No damage in Israel was reported as a result of the tremor.
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake was felt as far away as central Israel.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
More than 2,5000 people hurt, Iraqi authorities pledge aid to impacted areas.
Israel is guided by an important Jewish value of tikkun olam and we act upon it, with the intention of making a difference in the world through solidarity and commitment to help those in need, regardless of race and religion, in difficult times, anywhere in the world.
By JONATHAN PELED
MK Yinon Azoulay (Shas), took the occasion of the quakes to inform his colleagues that Reform Jews “are not Jews.”
By JAY RUDERMAN
An estimated 7,000 people would be killed if Israel were to be struck by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, and 377,000 would be left homeless.
By LIAT COLLINS
The government’s mushrooming Tama 38 policy is meant to reinforce older buildings to withstand quakes.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Israel, who has been fending off threats emanating from its neighboring countries, fails to prepare for a major threat posed by Mother Nature.
By YAAKOV KATZ
You can’t keep back the ocean. Instead of whining and griping about storm surges, why not plan for ocean levels rising several inches?
We have no control over when the next major earthquake will hit Israel. But we can prepare for the worst before it is too late.
A member of the Foreign Ministry’s Emergency Response Team in Nepal reflects on the tragedy.
By ALON LAVI
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