California

Thousands of Oregon evacuees shelter from wildfires

One wildfire fatality has been confirmed in Washington state, where some 400 structures have been lost.

By REUTERS
16/09/2020
Scores of wildfires scorch US West Coast, killing at least nine

In the past 48 hours, three people died from a lightning-sparked fire in northern California, while three were reported dead in Oregon and a 1-year-old boy died in Washington state, police reported.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
California State Sen. Scott Wiener said his Jewish identity has made him a target before, and he poi
A California state senator is facing antisemitic and homophobic attacks

A crudely doctored image was published on Instagram showing Wiener with an elongated nose and wearing the garb and hairstyle of an Orthodox Jew.

By BEN SALES/JTA
10/09/2020
Seven people shot dead at illicit California marijuana operation

Six others with gunshot wounds were also found at the residence in the 45000 block of Highway 371, the statement said.

By REUTERS
08/09/2020
FIRST DAY BACK at Tel Aviv’s Gabrieli Carmel School, September 1, 2020
Thoughts for the first day of school

The Talmud teaches us that with anger, one forgets his learning. Can one learn while stoking anger within?

By SIMCHA WEISER
01/09/2020
California educators urged to promote true tolerance, not victimization

"We are dumbfounded by a curriculum that consistently elevates Socialism, Marxism and Communism as the way students are encouraged to become socially responsible," Hartford said.

A wind driven wildfire in the hills of Canyon Country north of Los Angeles, California
US Jewish communities raise funds for hurricane, wildfire relief

The US is currently taking on two natural disasters simultaneously: Hurricane Laura and California wildfires

Israeli firefighters arrive to help battle California wildfires

The fires have burned more than 1.46 million acres since they started on August 15, sparked by a siege of dry lightning.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/09/2020
Israeli firefighters to help with California wildfires

The firefihgting delegation will be sent in light of the devastating fires killed at least seven people to date, and hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes.

28/08/2020
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