hurricane

Death toll rises to seven as hurricane Michael rages Florida

"The wind was really tearing us apart. It was so scary you’d poo yourself.”

By REUTERS
12/10/2018
Hurricane Michael hits Florida, barely skirting past Jewish community

Hurricane Michael is a Category 4 storm – the strongest cyclone ever recorded to hit this territory.

Florida synagogue continues its wait for aid a year after Hurricane Irma

For the second year in a row, the congregation at the Lakeland synagogue is locked out of its sanctuary during the most sacred period of the Jewish calendar.

By GARY WHITE/THE LEDGER
02/10/2018
Chabad sends kosher food hours before Yom Kippur to NC

A truck full of kosher food sent from North Carolina after the hurricane first hit had been turned away by authorities because of dangerous road conditions.

By JTA
20/09/2018
Water from Neuse River starts flooding houses as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in NC.
Florence rains down incessantly on Carolinas, 23 dead

About 509,000 homes and businesses were without electricity in North and South Carolina and surrounding states.

By REUTERS
17/09/2018
Water from Neuse River starts flooding houses as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in NC.
Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1 storm

But the hurricane's sheer size meant it could batter the US East Coast with hurricane-force winds for nearly a full day, according to weather forecasters.

By REUTERS
14/09/2018
Hurricane Maria is pictured over Puerto Rico.
Jews prepare for Hurricane Florence

The coasts of North and South Carolina are braced for a catastrophic storm surge as Florence, a Category 2 hurricane, comes ashore.

Coming up for air

Houston one year after Harvey

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
22/08/2018
IsraAID
The Israeli NGO that is bringing relief to America’s disaster areas

IsraAID volunteers often act as coordinators, a skill cultivated in a country where teenagers are thrust into leadership positions in the army.

By JTA
28/10/2017
Under pressure, Houston town untethers hurricane relief from BDS test

State and local efforts to combat the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement have spread rapidly across the United States.

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