“When I first came to Key West, I called my dad up and said, ‘They must really love Jews here. Every store has a mezuzah,’” recalled Sam Kaufman, the vice mayor here and a regular at Chabad services.
Those driving through the I-95 in Wynwood, Miami can find the graffiti mural, which will be up until April 16.
The Posnack JCC’s story — and its tiered reopening — stands in stark contrast to most JCCs across the country that have shut down and, in many cases, laid off large portions or all of their staffs.
The arrest warrant includes enhanced charges for hate crimes.
The scenes of recovery after Irma, still unfolding, have a fraught grace, and memories of the storm are raw.
US President Donald Trump declared federal emergencies in Alabama and Florida on Sunday, which provides additional funding for disaster relief.
Few will be betting on the State of Florida going bust in spite of the gloom, but there is a possibility and it will depend upon the speed at which infrastructure is returned to normal.
The tour included visits to Sderot, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Syrian border and Ziv Medical Center in Safed, which is treating Syrians wounded in their civil war.
Hurricane Irma threatens to destroy Floridian infrastructure.
Churches that acted as shelters and supplied food during the hurricane are now claiming they deserve fair reimbursement, and US President Donald Trump has sided with them in the controversial debate.