Florida House approves gun control legislation

Florida lawmakers approve measure that would raise the minimum age for purchasing firearms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 3:39 AM

Jewish center bomb threat suspect charged with hate crimes

Grand juries indict Israeli-American teen suspected of making bomb threats to Jewish community centers.‏Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2018, 8:09 AM

AP retracts embarrassing misquote on Jewish tradition

Syndicated news agency botches quote on families of Jewish victims of Florida school shooting, saying Jews 'sit and shiver' after tragedy.David Rosenberg, 2/27/2018, 3:46 PM

Sheriff Scott Israel won't resign despite claims of negligence

Law enforcement official accused of ignoring warnings about Parkland school shooter, failing to discipline deputies who did not intervene.JTA, 2/26/2018, 7:51 AM

Florida tragedy: Haredi boy found lifeless

Missing haredi boy, a resident of Florida's North Miami Beach, is found lifeless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 11:04 AM

Florida cop resigns after failing to act during school shooting

Florida: Officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resigns after failing to defend students during shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 9:30 AM

Jewish father demands Trump give schools security guards

Father of Parkland school shooting victim says US needs to concentrate on securing schools, regardless of what gun control laws are.JTA, 2/22/2018, 2:02 PM

Was Florida school shooter's mother Jewish?

Nikolas Cruz, who gunned down 17 in Florida high school, claimed his mother was Jewish - yet expressed hatred for Jews, blacks, immigrants.JTA, 2/18/2018, 6:00 PM

Fake News: No evidence Florida gunman tied to white supremacists

Associated Press admits claims it and ADL published by white nationalist group regarding Florida shooter were based on lies.David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 4:03 PM

'Scariest thing was not knowing if I'd see my brother again'

Jewish brothers who survived the Florida school shooting learn what they mean to each other.JTA, 2/17/2018, 8:40 PM

Bennett: Israel stamds in grief with Florida and all of America

Diaspora Affairs Minister sends condolence letter to families of Florida shooting victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2018, 8:23 PM

Police: Florida school shooter not tied to far-right militia

Despite claims Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz was linked to far-right militia group, police say no evidence of ties.JTA, 2/16/2018, 2:45 PM

Five Jewish victims identified in Florida school shooting

High school targeted by mass-murderer had large Jewish student population. At least six Jews shot during rampage.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2018, 7:29 PM

Florida gunman charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

19-year-old Nikolas Cruz charged with gunning down students at his former high school, killing 17.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2018, 4:31 PM

Florida shooting is the worst so far in 2018

Florida's school shooting is the eighteenth so far this year, and the third-worst in US history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 2:16 PM

Jewish students among Florida casualties

Victims of Florida school shooting included Jewish students, reports and community leaders say.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 2/15/2018, 8:51 AM

Florida shooter was expelled for 'disciplinary reasons'

Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz may have been identified as a potential threat to fellow students in the past.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2018, 3:07 AM

17 dead in shooting at Florida high school

Shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaves 17 dead. The suspect, a former student, is in custody.Tal Polon and Elad Benari, 2/15/2018, 1:43 AM

Watch: Trump waves to Chabad hasidim

US Pres. Trump stops, waves to Chabad hasidim as they hold signs thanking him for Sholom Rubashkin's release.Michal Levy, 12/23/2017, 11:16 PM

Florida village becomes first to pass anti-Semitism ordinance

Council defines anti-Semitism as a hate crime in effort to make investigations, identifications, easier for police.JTA, 12/18/2017, 8:29 PM

Florida governor: Trump needs to move embassy to Jerusalem

'Jerusalem is Israel's capital, that's where our embassy should be.' Governor Rick Scott calls on President Trump to transfer US embassy.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 11:42 AM

Would-be Florida synagogue bomber to serve time in prison

Man who planned to bomb Miami-area synagogue and Jewish school to undergo medical treatment and serve time in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:06 AM

Watch: Alligator on Florida front porch

Police in Cape Coral, Florida, called last week by a civilian to deal with a unique 'suspicious package.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2017, 1:36 PM

Jewish family’s adopted son accused of trashing Chabad preschool

Florida teenager scrawls Hitler slur on Chabad preschool, smashes bookshelves and televisions.JTA, 11/18/2017, 5:58 PM

Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

Florida resident's tires get caught in train tracks. Witnesses pull man from vehicle before it is totaled by train.JTA, 11/5/2017, 6:57 PM

Florida: Police and firefighters rescue toddler from vehicle

Toddler takes keys from his mother and locks himself in car, responders break window to free him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 9:07 AM

White supremacist Richard Spencer draws protest at U. of Florida

Spencer, who has called for whites-only ethno-state excluding Jews and other minorities, confronted by protesters at University of Florida.JTA, 10/20/2017, 9:06 AM

Anti-Semitic, racist flyers dropped in Florida neighborhoods

KKK drops anti-Semitic, racist flyers in several Jacksonville, Florida, neighborhoods.JTA, 10/13/2017, 3:08 PM

Reflections after the hurricanes

Chief officer of the ZAKA International Rescue Unit recounts devastation, aid efforts, following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Mati Goldstein, 9/18/2017, 8:49 PM

Florida policeman suspended over anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Police officer posts anti-Semitic jokes, statements, on Facebook. Police department: We take these allegations 'extremely seriously.'JTA, 9/18/2017, 8:02 AM

Israel aids hurricane-ravaged Florida residents

Leader of Israelife Foundation, speaking on Friday, recalls transfer of Israeli aid to Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma.Shlomi Anavi, Israelife, 9/17/2017, 8:18 PM

‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

Watch: James and Ann Williams, World Bnei Akiva emissaries in Florida, tell Arutz Sheva about leaving their home due to Hurricane Irma.Yoni Kempinski, 9/12/2017, 9:44 AM

Storms, love and nonsense of biblical proportions

We are being taught a lesson in humility. Jack Engelhard, 9/11/2017, 1:15 PM

Irma knocks out power across Florida as Tampa Bay battered

Category 2 hurricane crashes into Tampa after ravaging south Florida. 3.3 million homes and businesses without electricity.David Rosenberg, 9/11/2017, 8:58 AM

Trump declares major disaster in Florida

Trump approves major disaster declaration for Florida as Hurricane Irma continues to pummel the state.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2017, 1:05 AM

'Pray for everybody in Florida'

Death toll rises to four, 2 million people lose power as Irma devastates Florida.David Rosenberg, 9/10/2017, 11:03 PM

Sheriff warns: Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma

'To clarify, DO NOT shoot weapons @ Irma. You won't make it turn around & it will have very dangerous side effects.'Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2017, 11:43 AM

Who stayed in Miami despite fear of Irma?

Many people from south Florida can't get out or are choosing to stay, prompting concerns about whether there is enough shelter space.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2017, 10:15 PM

Irma Could 're-energize' to Category 4

Florida Gov. Rick Scott warns people around the path of the storm to 'leave now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2017, 8:21 PM

2 nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path at risk

Officials debate whether to shut down Florida nuclear power plants which will be hit by one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded.Gary Willig, 9/7/2017, 4:54 PM

Massive traffic in Florida as residents flee Irma

Residents are fleeing Florida en mass, bringing highways to a halt. Delta, JetBlue cut prices.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 12:01 PM

'Show up at hurricane shelter? Go straight to jail'

Polk Country Sherriff says that those with outstanding warrants who show up at hurricane shelters will be led directly to prison.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 10:16 AM

Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Jewish organizations help seniors prepare for hurricane, ask families to encourage seniors to evacuate.JTA, 9/6/2017, 3:32 PM

Trump declares emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Trump declares emergencies in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as Hurricane Irma prepares for landfall.Elad Benari, 9/6/2017, 4:06 AM

Foreign Ministry issues warnings on new category 5 hurricane

Israel warns citizens to stay out of path of powerful hurricane as Florida declares a state of emergency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2017, 10:41 PM

State of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Florida Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency in the state in preparation for Hurricane Irma.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2017, 1:09 AM

3 Florida teens charged in murder of Orthodox Jewish MMA fighter

Jewish professional mixed martial arts fighter shot to death in his Boca Raton home.JTA, 9/3/2017, 5:29 PM

Woman is struck by lightning - then gives birth

Doctors forced to deliver baby prematurely after pregnant Florida woman struck in the head by lightning.Tal Polon, 7/5/2017, 9:58 PM

Israeli company that makes water from air launches pilot program

Water-Gen, which captures humidity from the air, launches pilot program to help Florida deal with severe drought.JTA, 6/21/2017, 8:33 PM

Neo-Nazi in Florida planned to bomb synagogues, nuclear plants

21-year old self-described white supremacist in Florida nabbed with bomb-making materials, plans to hit synagogues and US nuclear plants.David Rosenberg, 6/14/2017, 2:57 PM

'Gas the Jews' spray-painted in Florida park

Parents find anti-Semitic and satanic graffiti throughout Florida park.JTA, 5/25/2017, 4:50 PM

Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

Florida man negotiates plea deal in plot to bomb Miami-area synagogue.JTA, 5/24/2017, 2:25 PM

Florida: Muslim convert shoots and kills neo-Nazi roommates

Fresh convert to Islam admits to murdering roommates because they criticized his conversion and new religion.Hillel Fendel, 5/24/2017, 2:04 PM

Nearly half of US states oppose BDS – thanks to Bal Harbour?

Minnesota became 19th state to ban BDS, with 3 more on the way. Florida village Bal Harbour was the first town to oppose BDS, 18 months ago.Sarah A. Gordon, Hillel Fendel, 5/4/2017, 9:14 PM

Plane loses wheel, makes emergency landing at Sarasota airport

Small plane lands safely in Florida after pilot discovers left rear wheel is missing.Chana Roberts, 4/30/2017, 8:03 AM

Jewish woman in Florida told to 'get over Hitler'

Man of German descent approaches Jewish woman to yell at her to get over Nazi genocide without provocation.JTA, 4/26/2017, 4:39 PM

Florida to increase security at Jewish schools

Both houses of Florida legislature vote to increase security funding for Jewish schools following waves of bomb threats.JTA, 4/6/2017, 4:27 PM