Israel-backer Ron DeSantis wins Florida governor's race

Pro-Trump congressman Ron DeSantis, a noted Israel supporter, defeats Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in Florida gubernatorial race.David Rosenberg, Wednesday, 10:17 AM

Floridian’s Nazi death camp-themed yard display angers neighbors

Florida woman erects Nazi-themed yard display ahead of Halloween in protest of Home Owners Association harassment over Star of David sign.JTA, 11/4/2018, 10:57 PM

Florida Imam: 'Palestine' in its entirety should be liberated

During Friday sermon at a mosque in Florida, Imam says "Palestine" should be liberated at all costs.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2018, 6:38 AM

Bullets fired into Republican office in Florida

At least four bullets fired into Republican Party office in South Daytona. No one injured.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2018, 12:05 AM

Mail bomber: If it were up to me blacks, Jews would be wiped out

Suspect arrested after mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats reportedly had history of racist, anti-Semitic, genocidal statements.David Rosenberg, 10/28/2018, 8:22 PM

Suspect arrested in connection with US bomb packages

Authorities arrest Cesar Sayoc of Florida in connection with the series of suspected explosive packages mailed to prominent Democrats.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2018, 8:27 PM

Florida congresswoman honored in Israel on eve of retirement

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen honored during trip with Israel on eve of retirement from House of Representatives.JTA, 10/23/2018, 10:32 AM

Will Supreme Court overturn ban on anti-Israel activist?

Former Students for Justice in Palestine leader appears in Israeli Supreme Court, as court questions state's decision to ban her.David Rosenberg, 10/17/2018, 11:59 AM

Supreme Court freezes deportation of US student

22-year-old Florida student accused of backing anti-Israel BDS movement turns to Israeli Supreme Court to block deportation.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2018, 4:24 PM

Chabad couple rides out Hurricane Michael: We're here to help

On Sunday, the rabbi moved to Florida's Panhandle. On Wednesday, Hurricane Michael hit.JTA, 10/11/2018, 3:40 PM

Hurricane Michael turns 'extremely dangerous'

National Weather Service warns locations may be 'uninhabitable' for weeks or months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 10:28 AM

Israeli firm selling bulletproof backpacks in US after shooting

Bulletproof backpacks sales booming after Florida shooting. Basic model protects against 9mm bullets, others effective against rifle rounds.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 8:26 PM

Pro-Israel DeSantis wins GOP nomination for Florida governor

Florida gubernatorial race pits pro-Israel conservative against left-wing Democrat backed by Bernie Sanders and funded by George Soros.JTA, Arutz Sheva, 8/29/2018, 7:49 AM

Florida shooter David Katz's history of mental illness

24-year-old Maryland man who murdered two players at video game tournament before killing himself had been hospitalized for mental illness.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 12:44 PM

Florida shooter identified

Man who opened fire at video game tournament in Jacksonville identified as 24-year-old David Katz.Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 2:49 AM

Multiple fatalities in mass-shooting at Florida video game event

Initial reports say at least 4 dead, 11 wounded in Florida shopping center shooting. 1 suspect reported dead at scene in apparent suicide.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2018, 10:49 PM

A Florida mayor's battle against BDS

Bal Harbour mayor explains the legislation that allows police to identify anti-Israel crimes as anti-Semitic.Yoni Kempinski, 6/21/2018, 11:35 AM

Disaster strikes Florida roller coaster

Riders fall 34-feet to the ground from dangling roller coaster car in FloridaUzi Baruch, 6/15/2018, 8:58 AM

4 child hostages murdered in Florida

Gunman who shot police officer before taking 4 kids hostage murders children, turns gun on himself.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2018, 12:42 PM

Watch: Shooting at Trump hotel in Florida

Police body-cam footage from shooting incident at Trump hotel in Florida released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 10:02 AM

Shooting at Doral's Trump National resort

Florida police injure, arrest, shooting suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 11:06 AM

Father of Jewish Parkland victim sues shooter - and deputy

Father of teenage Jewish girl shot and killed in high school shooting sues gunman and deputy who remained outside during shooting.JTA, 5/2/2018, 7:25 AM

US: Israel Independence Day event cancelled over terror threat

Celebration in Miami marking Israel's 70th Independence Day cancelled following warnings of credible terror threats.David Rosenberg, 4/9/2018, 10:07 PM

Watch: Unwanted visitor in Florida swimming pool

Local security officers summoned to deal with 11-foot-long alligator taking a swim in a residential pool.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 12:11 PM

'She put my kid in a closet when her daughter died'

This emotional speech by a Jewish legislator helped pass Florida’s new gun law.JTA, 3/17/2018, 11:15 PM

1 dead, 6 injured after Miami bridge collapses

Bridge under construction near Florida International University collapses, crushing cars beneath.David Rosenberg, 3/15/2018, 10:18 PM

Will year-round daylight saving time hurt the Jewish community?

Orthodox Jews in Florida make 11th hour push to stop all-year daylight saving time bill.JTA, 3/15/2018, 8:38 AM

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