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

Florida FIDF event raises over $2 million

More than 800 IDF supporters join MK Michael Oren for FIDF gala.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 1:05 AM

Alligator spotted near swimming area scares the locals

A 13-foot long alligator was spotted near a popular swimming area in northern Florida., 3/8/2017, 9:22 PM

Florida Muslim students send flowers to Jewish organizations

Muslim Student Associations of Florida State and Florida A&M universities send flowers to Jewish organizations in show of solidarity.JTA, 3/2/2017, 4:27 AM

Large swastika painted on car in Jewish neighborhood in Florida

Boca Raton neighborhood with large number of Holocaust survivors targeted by anti-Semitic vandalism.JTA, 2/13/2017, 2:01 PM

Florida man convicted of planning ISIS-inspired attack

Florida man convicted of plotting to set off a bomb at a public beach.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2017, 4:44 AM

Trump order leads Florida authorities to hold 7 Jews for 6 hours

Seven people with ties to the Syrian Jewish community reportedly delayed in Florida due to Trump immigration order.JTA, 2/1/2017, 4:30 AM

Alert: Florida students prevent school massacre

Authorities arrest two students after receiving report of planned school shooting.Chana Roberts, 1/30/2017, 9:49 AM

Fort Lauderdale shooter indicted

Federal grand jury indicts Esteban Santiago, the man accused of killing five people inside a Fort Lauderdale airport.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2017, 4:05 AM

Charges filed against Florida airport shooter

Esteban Santiago accused of an act of violence at an international airport resulting in death and could face the death penalty.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2017, 2:31 AM

Florida shooter 'heard voices telling him to join ISIS'

Florida shooter turns out to be father who was admitted to psychiatric hospital, had many encounters with US authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2017, 7:58 PM

Five dead in shooting in Florida airport

Five people killed in a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The shooter was arrested, motive is not yet known.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/6/2017, 9:22 PM

AJC donates to rebuilding of Florida mosque destroyed by arson

The American Jewish Committee donates funds to help rebuild a Florida mosque destroyed by arson.JTA, 12/13/2016, 3:36 AM

Watch: 11 hostages freed in Florida standoff

Armed suspect took hostages during hours-long standoff with SWAT teams in Jacksonville, Florida.David Rosenberg, 12/1/2016, 6:27 PM

Break-in at Florida Holocaust Museum

23-year-old breaks into the Florida Holocaust Museum, does not damage any of the displays.JTA, 11/1/2016, 3:01 AM

Obama declares state of emergency as hurricane nears Florida

As Hurricane Matthew strengthens, Florida governor calls on 1.5 million people to evacuate and Obama declares state of emergency in Florida.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:25 PM

South Florida synagogue vandalized before Rosh Hashanah

South Florida synagogue was vandalized ahead of the Rosh Hashanah holiday.JTA, 10/6/2016, 6:29 AM

Florida, Carolinas prepare for deadly Hurricane Matthew

Governor Rick Scott warns residents, calling hurricane that killed 7 in Caribbean 'extremely dangerous'.David Rosenberg, 10/5/2016, 9:06 AM

Neo-Nazi fliers dumped in Jacksonville neighborhood

Fliers dropped in Jacksonville, Florida, say Jews are 'plotting the minds of our government', calling to 'take America back from the Jews.'JTA, 9/28/2016, 1:21 AM

Jewish man who set fire to mosque feels “embarrassed”

Joseph Michael Schreiber, a 32-year old Jewish man, admitted that he set fire to the Mosque where Omar Mateen would pray.Arutz Sheva, 9/16/2016, 4:36 PM

Trump continues to gain in Florida and Ohio

Latest polls show tight contest in two key states as Republican presidential nominee continues to gain momentum.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2016, 6:16 AM

Watch: Space X rocket explodes

New footage reveals the moments of the sudden explosion which destroyed the Falcon 9 rocket - and the Israeli Amos-6 satellite with it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2016, 10:25 PM