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IDF commander of Surfside rescue unit plays 'Hallelujah' tribute to victims

98 people died in the collapse of a residential building earlier this year in Surfside, Florida.

Months after Surfside, Venezuelan Jewish Community continues to mourn

Miami has become an economic stepping stone and new home for young Venezuelans, just as it had for hundreds of other community members over the past decade

By ORGE CASTELLANO/JTA
13/10/2021
EXALTING IN Sukkot at the Western Wall

On Sukkot, safety is not a luxury - editorial

As we sit in our deliberately flimsy sukkot this year, we must each reflect on the importance of taking responsibility for making sure our homes are safe.

For this rabbi near Surfside, the High Holidays are for processing grief

“Sometimes from tragedy, from darkness, you can bring out a sense of humanness and decency,” said Rabbi Sholom Lipskar.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/09/2021

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with Surfside collapse ID theft

State attorney: "Cyber grave robbers did move very quickly after the collapse to grab what they could while family and friends were in absolute emotional turmoil."

By REUTERS
09/09/2021
US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visit a memorial put in place for the victims of th

Remembering Ilan Naibryf, Jewish Surfside victim

Ilan was, simply put, a good kid. Even as a freshman, he was a star soccer player and a laser-fast runner. His smile lit up the room, and he was kind, curious and had boundless energy.

By JOSH SATOK / JTA
09/08/2021

After the Surfside collapse, one Jewish family still waits for closure

At this point authorities have identified 97 people killed in the collapse. They believe there is one more victim unaccounted for.

By HOWARD COHEN / TNS
25/07/2021

Fire department ends search of collapsed Florida condo for remains

County officials said in a statement that the confirmed death toll stands at 97 - consisting of 96 victims whose remains were recovered from the wreckage and one victim who died while hospitalized.

By REUTERS
24/07/2021

Surfside collapse: Why did Israel send help? - opinion

Israel responds immediately to emergencies around the world not because the victims are Jewish, but because they are human.

Surfside collapse: IDF’s Oz Gino reflects on search and rescue mission

Gino was one of 18 members of IDF Home Front Command who were sent to south Florida following the apartment building collapse on June 24, in an effort to try to rescue the victims.

By GABRIELLE ABRAMS
13/07/2021
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