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Houston resident Adrian holds his holy books while speaking with Josh Wander, a volunteer from Israe
Jewish texts remain intact in flooded evangelical’s home

All secular books were destroyed but the Bibles remained in good condition, says Houston resident.

Jewish texts that survived Hurricane Harvey
Jewish texts only survivors in devastated Houston home

“All my secular books were destroyed, but the pages of these books are still dry, still usable and without any mold."

Eight reported dead as Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean islands

Florida braces as Irma threatens to rage past, and many are concerned by the damages that will certainly be wreaked by one of the most powerful Atlantic storms to have hit in a century.

By REUTERS
07/09/2017
Jewish and Israeli groups rally to help hurricane victims in Houston

150 students from three US states join Chabad’s efforts to provide relief.

Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Hous
In wake of Harvey devastation, Israel pledges $1m. to Houston's Jewish community

"The Jewish State is measured by its response when our brothers around the world are in crisis," Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett says.

04/09/2017
Texas kosher BBQ heads to Houston to feed Jews kosher food

A kosher restaurant is expecting to serve 1,000 meals a day to the Jewish residents of Houston and plans to remain in the Houston area for several weeks.

Charlie Hebdo
Hurricane Harvey victims portrayed as neo-Nazis on Charlie Hebdo cover

Freedom of speech is at the forefront of discussion once again.

Campers spend time at Camp Young Judaea-Texas before Hurricane Harvey. The camp has since opened its
US Jewish summer camps to host Houston victims

Ten people have died as a result of the storm, a number expected to rise, and more than 3,000 have had to be rescued.

By JTA
31/08/2017
Israel Rescue Coalition to send special crisis unit to Houston

The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit deals with situations where bystanders need emotional support -- what United Hatzalah calls "psychological first-aid."

Israeli NGO iAid sends relief team to Texas

In the long term, iAid hopes to help with technological needs of the community, such as water purification, using Israel innovations.

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