Florida senator: 'We need secure borders'

Florida Sen. Rick Scott reacts to SCOTUS decision on asylum seekers: 'Why are we waiting for the Supreme Court to make decisions?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 1:19 PM

Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

25-year-old Floridian arrested by FBI and charged over threats to Chabad synagogue.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/12/2019, 9:22 PM

Hurricane Dorian grows to category five

Dorian has strengthened to the highest category on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and is capable of catastrophic destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 5:12 PM

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it approaches Florida.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/30/2019, 9:47 PM

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it nears coast Florida

Sunshine State braces for possible Category 3 hurricane over holiday weekend.Gary Willig, 8/29/2019, 3:51 PM

State of emergency in Florida as hurricane approaches

Governor Ron DeSantis declares state of emergency Wednesday as Hurricane Dorian inches toward the Sunshine State.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2019, 12:31 AM

Florida and Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Dorian

Florida governor urges residents to prepare a week's worth of food, water, and medicine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 10:00 AM

Florida man jailed for threatening to behead Bernie Sanders

Man who left anti-Semitic 'ISIS-style' threat on Bernie Sanders' office voicemail system sentenced to 15 months in prison.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/28/2019, 7:11 AM

Jeffrey Epstein buried in unmarked grave in Jewish cemetery

Disgraced financier quietly buried next to his parents in Florida Jewish cemetery after apparent suicide. Names removed to prevent vandalismArutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 2:48 PM

Florida pastor calls Jewish actress 'whore of Zionism'

Baptist pastor in Jacksonville, Florida blasts 'circumcised' Jews, calls for death of Jewish actress.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/11/2019, 3:59 PM

Florida man targeted Orthodox Jews in $3 million Ponzi scheme

Court documents say Shayeh Dov 'almost exclusively' targeted members of Orthodox community, used money on gambling, renting luxury cars.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 8/3/2019, 8:44 PM

Police treating Miami Beach shooting as a hate crime

‘We no longer feel comfortable in our own shul’: Miami Beach’s Jews cope after another synagogue shooting.Ben Sales, JTA, 7/31/2019, 9:59 AM

Florida synagogue receives anti-Semitic and threatening package

Young Israel of Bal Harbour receives threatening package 1 day after man shot at Young Israel of North Miami Beach.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/30/2019, 8:58 PM

Florida: Synagogue receives suspicious package

Package to Young Israel synagogue of Bal Harbour contains anti-Semitic rhetoric, threatening photo. Mayor: We'll stand strong, united, proudArutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 1:34 PM

Florida’s first Jewish senator since Civil War dies at 90

Richard Stone, the first Jewish senator in Florida since 1861 and an adviser on Camp David Peace Accords, dead at 90.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 7/30/2019, 7:31 AM

Jewish Agency: Signs point to anti-Semitism in Miami shooting

Jewish Agency chief says shooting outside of Miami Beach area synagogue has the hallmarks of anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 11:42 AM

'Time to put an end to anti-Semitic terror attacks in the US'

As police probe whether shooting outside of Florida synagogue was targeting worshippers, WZO calls for 'end to terrorism' against US Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 9:09 AM

Man shot outside synagogue in Florida

Orthodox man shot while waiting for afternoon prayers outside synagogue near North Miami Beach. Police investigating possible hate crime.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2019, 4:05 AM

Is Hasidic man who sued McDonalds actually a missionary?

Allegedly Hasidic man sued McDonald's for refusing to hire him over his beard. But why would Hasidic Jew work at non-Kosher establishment?David Rosenberg, 7/23/2019, 9:25 AM

Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

Haredi man sues Orlando-area McDonald’s for not hiring him due to his beard.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/19/2019, 3:15 PM

Florida principal removed after Holocaust denial

Boca Raton high school removes principal who told a parent he needed to remain neutral on whether or not the Holocaust occurred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 2:37 AM

Florida principal: I can't take a position on the Holocaust

High school principal in Boca Raton tells parents that 'not everyone believes the Holocaust happened, I can't take a position on it.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/7/2019, 10:51 PM

Explosion in Florida shopping center

At least 21 injured in explosion at Plantation, Florida, shopping center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 11:41 PM

Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Jews and others

Suspect arrested after threatening to murder Jews and other minorities, while illegally owning firearms, praising synagogue shooters.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/16/2019, 9:34 PM

Florida drops Airbnb from blacklist after settlements ban nixed

Governor Ron DeSantis announces removal of Airbnb from Florida state blacklist of companies boycotting Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/5/2019, 2:42 PM

'Israel our closest ally, most successful state in the region'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis discusses with Arutz Sheva benefits of Israel-Florida ties, fight against anti-Semitism, and US-Israel bond.Yoni Kempinski, 5/30/2019, 9:50 PM

Governor of Florida stands with Israel

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came to Israel to speak about business and economics.i24News, 5/30/2019, 7:29 AM

Florida Gov: BDS is driven by anti-Semitism

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Minister Gilad Erdan visit Gush Etzion, discuss bigoted nature of BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 4:36 PM

Florida Gov. DeSantis sued over state cabinet meeting in J'lem

Watchdog group and several news outlets sue Ron DeSantis and members of state cabinet, claiming meeting violates open government laws.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/29/2019, 3:44 PM

'BDS has no place in Florida'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis honored at Ariel University for signing of MOU with Florida State University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 4:39 PM

Florida Governor headed to Israel for visit

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leaves for a visit to Israel with a delegation of close to 100 people.Ben Ariel, 5/26/2019, 6:16 AM

Florida: Man arrested for threatening, spitting on elderly Jews

British-born jogger arrested in Florida for threatening to sexually assault elderly Jews.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/16/2019, 3:33 PM

120 Years of Zionism Exhibition flies to Florida

Famous poster exhibition from Ben-Gurion Airport transferred to Florida for Israel's 71st Independence Day celebrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 8:16 PM

Road rage shooting sparks panic at kosher restaurant in Florida

Shooting near Trump International Beach Resort in Florida leaves customers at nearby kosher restaurant in shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:04 PM

South Florida community celebrates Israel’s Independence Day

Over 4,000 thousand children, hundreds of guests, community leaders and elected officials celebrate Israel as one communityArutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 10:19 PM

Florida Senate approves anti-Semitism bill

Florida Senate unanimously passes anti-Semitism bill which defines calls for violence against Jews as anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2019, 5:36 AM

Florida ER doctor shot while stopping double amputee shooter

Dr. Bruce Goldfeder shot through skull after subduing double amputee patient who opened fire in ER. 'I'm fine,' says doctor after shooting.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/4/2019, 5:28 AM

Israeli lunar mission to launch Thursday

Israeli spacecraft to be launched from Cape Canaveral Thursday night, bound for the Moon in Israel's first lunar landing mission.AFP, 2/21/2019, 8:25 PM

Student arrested after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance

11-year-old called the Pledge of Allegiance and national anthem 'racist', allegedly threatened school staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 1:23 PM

Sportscaster charged with felony for defacing 'racist' sign

Sportscaster Warner Wolf charged for ripping the word "plantation" off the sign outside his gated community in Florida.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/12/2019, 1:59 PM

Florida takes step towards sanctioning Airbnb

Florida to place Airbnb on its scrutinized companies list in wake of its decision to boycott properties in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 1/30/2019, 4:18 AM

Hotel gives Jewish family swastika-covered mattress

Family visiting Florida hotel stunned to find they had been given children's mattress covered with swastikas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 8:31 AM

Israeli Ambassador thanks Florida Governor

Ambassador Ron Dermer says it's time to "boycott the boycotters" after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis threatens Airbnb with sanctions.Elad Benari, 1/18/2019, 3:04 AM

Jewish pol slammed for saying Rep Tlaib might ‘blow up' Congress

South Florida commissioner condemned after calling Arab congresswoman Rashida Tlaib 'Hamas-loving anti-Semite.' AJC: 'Hateful rhetoric.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/16/2019, 6:24 PM

Florida Gov. threatens Airbnb with sanctions over Israel policy

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says Airbnb could face sanctions over its decision not to list properties in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 1/16/2019, 3:38 AM

Jewish judge named to Florida Supreme Court at his day school

Robert Luck announced as new state Supreme Court Justice at Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami BeachMarcy Oster/JTA, 1/15/2019, 9:08 PM

Miami Heat forward honors Jewish teen who fell to his death

Orthodox Jewish teen who feel to his death honored by Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow at Thursday game against the Celtics.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/13/2019, 4:36 PM

Florida teen dies in fall from 9th floor balcony

Funeral in Israel for student at Hebrew Academy of Miami who fell from 9th floor of his apartment building.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/10/2019, 7:50 PM

Parkland sheriff claims he'll be suspended over school shooting

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel tells his staff he will be suspended by new Florida Governor Ron Desantis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/9/2019, 8:46 PM

Orthodox Jews assaulted at kosher Dunkin' Donuts in Florida

Assailant hurled rock at Orthodox Jews in Miami donut shop before beating them. Police say case not investigated as hate crime.David Rosenberg, 12/16/2018, 9:15 PM

Muslim man arrested in Florida for threatening synagogue

35-year-old suspect arrested in South Florida for threatening synagogue, Jewish groups.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/9/2018, 6:19 PM

Florida gov.-elect talks school choice, safety with Jewish group

Ron DeSantis, recently elected as Governor of Florida, tells Orthodox Union group he'll back school choice programs, increase school safety.JTA, 11/28/2018, 2:44 PM

Pro-Israel candidate wins Florida Senate seat

Rick Scott defeats Democratic Senator Bill Nelson in Florida Senate race that triggered two recounts.Elad Benari, 11/19/2018, 1:09 AM

Democratic candidate concedes defeat in Florida

Democrat Andrew Gillum congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis for winning Florida governor race.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2018, 1:48 AM

Miami Beach Chabad-Lubavitch center vandalized

Orthodox Jewish center in southern Florida vandalized with swastika, upside-down cross.JTA, 11/15/2018, 8:01 PM

Florida mass-murderer registers to vote, sparking outrage

Relatives of victims murdered in Florida high school mass-shooting decry gunman's registering to vote.David Rosenberg, 11/11/2018, 8:27 PM

Trump cries election fraud amid Florida recounts

'Trying to STEAL two big elections in Florida! We are watching closely!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 10:13 PM