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

Explosion at Cape Canaveral rocket launch site

A Space X Falcon 9 exploded on its launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center - destroying an Israeli satellite in the blast.Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 4:52 PM

Historic: Jet Blue lands in Cuba today

One small step for man: The first US-Cuba commercial flight in 50 years takes off today.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 8:31 AM

Rubio wins Florida GOP Senate primary

CNN projects Senator Marco Rubio will win the Florida GOP Senate primary.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2016, 4:46 AM

Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump because they fear Clinton

Orthodox voters are pulling for Trump not necessarily because they like him but because they disdain Clinton.Ben Sales, 8/31/2016, 2:51 AM

Poll: Most Florida Jews support Clinton

The vast majority of Florida Jews will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, but Orthodox Jews overwhelmingly support Trump.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2016, 5:42 AM

Watch: Florida man pulls over cop for speeding

A Florida man pulled over a Polk County sheriff's deputy when he saw him speeding on a 90 mph road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:31 AM

Miami lawmaker riles pro-Israel activists

Pro-Israel activists in Miami to protest Florida state senator who visited Judea and Samaria as the guest of a group that backs BDS.Ron Kampeas, 8/18/2016, 12:56 AM

Poll: Clinton has 9-point lead over Trump in Florida

Democratic presidential nominee has 48 percent support of voters in Florida over 39 for Trump, according to Monmouth University poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 6:12 AM

Health Ministry issues travel advisory for Florida over Zika

Israel's Ministry of Health issues an advisory on travel to southern Florida, due to Zika virus concerns.JTA, 8/5/2016, 3:57 AM

Four people contract Zika in Florida

Four individuals in the Miami-Dade and Broward counties infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/29/2016, 9:57 PM

Teens gunned down in Florida mass-shooting

2 dead, up to 17 wounded in shooting at Florida nightclub. 3 suspects in custody. Victims as young as 12-years old.David Rosenberg, 7/25/2016, 2:11 PM

Florida mosquitoes tested for Zika

A Florida woman, who has no travel connections, has contracted the Zika virus. Health officials are racing to find the source.Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 10:10 PM

Florida appeals judge's decision mandating kosher prison meals

State of Florida says mandated kosher meals program drains the state's budget.JTA, 7/15/2016, 4:35 AM

Black cop from Brooklyn: Black lives don't matter to blacks

In a powerful essay, a cop from the Brooklyn ghetto writes to clear the police name and tear down the lies of Black Lives Matter.Rachel Kaplan, 7/14/2016, 5:21 PM

Rabbi decries removal of polling site status from Florida mosque

South Florida rabbi speaks up for a mosque that was delisted as a polling station.JTA, 7/13/2016, 4:54 AM

Rubio running in Florida 'to kill Iran deal'

Florida Senator cites the need to kill the Iran deal as one of the reasons for him seeking reelection to the Senate.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2016, 4:44 AM

Florida: Alligator snatches away 2-year-old in Disney World

Authorities still searching for two-year-old child abducted by alligator while he was relaxing on shore last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 9:01 AM

Would-be Florida synagogue bomber pleads not guilty

James Medina pleads not guilty to a charge that he tried to detonate a bomb at a local synagogue.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2016, 2:42 AM

Poll: Clinton and Trump neck and neck in three key states

Quinnipiac University poll finds Clinton and Trump are neck and neck in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2016, 4:45 AM

Would-be Florida synagogue bomber denied bail

South Florida man accused of plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue denied bail.JTA, 5/11/2016, 4:32 AM

Florida man charged with plot to blow up local synagogue

James Gonzalo Medina, a convert to Islam, charged with trying to blow up synagogue near Miami with a fake bomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 2:16 AM

Florida governor signs off on Holocaust memorial for capital

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill to create a Holocaust memorial in Tallahassee.JTA, 4/20/2016, 6:02 AM

Jewish zookeeper, 38, killed by tiger at Florida zoo

38-year-old Jewish zookeeper in Florida killed after being attacked by a Malayan tiger.JTA, 4/19/2016, 4:56 AM

How the discovery of missing girls inspired a return to Judaism

After missing Jewish teen girls found in Orlando swamp, the hotel's manager re-connects to his Jewish roots.Shoshana Miskin, 4/11/2016, 8:42 AM

Florida teen accused of killing rabbi to remain free on bail

Deandre Edwin Charles accused of shooting Rabbi Joseph Raksin as he walked to synagogue, in suspected attempted robbery.JTA, 4/6/2016, 12:13 PM

Florida synagogue vandalized

Surveillance video captures vandal who threw rocks at North Miami Beach synagogue door, police still in pursuit.Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 5:46 PM

Rubio suspends presidential campaign

Loss to Trump in home state of Florida is final straw for Rubio's presidential bid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2016, 11:38 AM

Trump defeats Rubio in his home state

Initial tally shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are headed towards victory in Florida. In Ohio, Clinton and Kasich emerging as winners.Ben Ariel, 3/16/2016, 6:26 AM

Jews set to hand Clinton Florida

Sanders has been absent from densely Jewish Miami, Palm Beach and Boca Raton counties. Polls predict 2:1 victory for Clinton.Gil Ronen, 3/14/2016, 8:44 PM

Report: Rubio being advised to drop out before Florida

Advisers to Florida Senator reportedly suggest he drop out of the presidential race before a possible defeat in his home state.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2016, 6:46 AM

Florida lawmakers overwhelmingly approve anti-BDS law

Legislation opposing boycotts of Israel passed in Florida by a 112-2 majority.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 2:45 AM

Florida becomes 5th state to pass anti-BDS resolution

Florida follows the lead of Tennessee, passes resolution condemning the anti-Israel BDS movement.Hillel Fendel, 1/5/2016, 2:43 AM

Florida university ramps up search for anti-Semitic vandals

Police release footage of two suspects placing swastika stickers and anti-Israel fliers around University of Central Florida campus.Cynthia Blank, 11/29/2015, 2:58 PM

'Go back to Auschwitz'; Rabbinical student assaulted in Florida

Assailant reportedly shouted 'Hitler was right' at 19-year-old rabbinical student before beating him in middle of Boca Raton street.Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2015, 2:59 PM

American Jewish Woman Loses Arm in Alligator Attack

Rachael Lilienthal of Orlando was bitten multiple times by an alligator while swimming in Florida's Wekiva River last Saturday.Cynthia Blank, 8/13/2015, 2:50 PM

Watch: Synagogue in Florida Vandalized by Violent Assailant

Video footage captures an unnamed shirtless assailant beating the glass door of Temple Beth Torah in Wellington, FL with a baseball bat.Haim Lev, 8/9/2015, 12:28 PM

Intrepid Florida Hostage 'Orders' 911 Rescue from Pizza Hut

Woman rescues herself and her children from knife-wielding boyfriend who seized her phone in pizza order asking for 911.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 7:27 PM