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, Tuesday, 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, Sunday, 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

Florida Governor-elect vows to fight BDS

Ron DeSantis, a longtime Israel supporter, says Trump should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 11/9/2018, 6:44 AM

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, 11/7/2018, 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