New Monster Storm Heading Towards US East Coast

A new monster storm system is heading towards the Northeastern United States, already battered by Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 2:29 PM

Video: Obama Welcomes Menorah Hit By Sandy as Symbol of Hope

Obama paid tribute to victims of Hurricane Sandy by welcoming a menorah that had managed to survive the devastation.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/18/2012, 11:46 PM

Young Israel Cited as ‘Hurricane Sandy Heroes’

A NY Jewish council has cited Young Israel leaders for being "heroes" in relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy devastated the region. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 9:42 AM

Hurricane Sandy Still an Unwelcome Guest as Hanukkah Approaches

The destruction of Hurricane Sandy has barely been touched as Hanukkah approachesChana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 12:40 PM

Special Significance to Thanksgiving for Sandy Survivors

This year, the American holiday of Thanksgiving has special significance for some survivors of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 11/22/2012, 9:17 PM

NYC to Demolish Hundreds of Storm-Struck Homes

New York City workers are set to demolish at least 200 homes that were damaged beyond repair during Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy last month.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 10:57 AM

US Recruits Israeli App Know-How After 'Sandy'

U.S. government recruited assistance of Israeli-developed app to deal with gasoline shortages on East Coast in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 10:45 AM

Int'l Chabad Emissaries Conference Held Despite Sandy

Two weeks post-Hurricane Sandy, where in New York City can one host a banquet for nearly five thousand rabbis? Somehow Chabad-Lubavitch did.Hana Levi Julian, 11/11/2012, 12:22 PM

Rabbi Ben-Artzi: Sandy is a Message to U.S.

Rabbi says Americans should expect more, worse storms.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2012, 9:51 PM

Communities Pull Together After Storms in Queens, Long Island

Communities are pulling together and families in Queens and Long Island are struggling to survive after Sandy and a nor'easter came by.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/8/2012, 5:51 PM

America's Northeast Braces for New Storm in Wake of Sandy

With more than a million households still without power following Hurricane Sandy, eastern New York braces for another storm: a nor'easter.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 9:49 AM

US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Their Ballots

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, in some states US voters waited for more than an hour before being able to cast their ballots.Chana Ya'ar, 11/6/2012, 7:56 PM

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

More than a million households are still in the dark one week after Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 11:39 PM

22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

In a single seaside community, volunteers from New York's Jewish Shomrim organization have discovered 22 damaged Torah scrolls.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 8:32 PM

New Jersey's 'Sandy' Victims Can Vote by E-Mail

New Jersey residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy will be allowed to vote by email and fax.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/5/2012, 2:23 PM

Christie Defends Obama Praise, But Will Vote Romney

NJ Gov. Chris Christie defended his praise for Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy, but said he would still vote for Romney. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/5/2012, 11:03 AM

AJC Donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Victims of Sandy

The American Jewish Committee has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of Hurricane SandyRachel Hirshfeld , 11/4/2012, 4:38 PM

NYC Chabad-Lubavitch Heads Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries are on another "mission from G-d" -- this time, organizing volunteers for hurricane relief in New York City.Hana Levi Julian, 11/4/2012, 2:19 PM

Another First for Sandy: 2012 NYC Marathon Canceled

Chalk up another "first" for Hurricane Sandy in the annals of New York: the 2012 NYC Marathon, set for Sunday, has been canceled.Chana Ya'ar, 11/4/2012, 12:47 PM

Giuliani: Obama Should 'Resign' Over Libya, Economy, Sandy

Rudy Giuliani tore into Obama, saying the president should "resign" over terrorist attack in Libya and for campaigning after Hurricane SandyRachel Hirshfeld , 11/4/2012, 10:16 AM

Muslim Clerics: Sandy is Divine Punishment

Muslim clerics claim that Hurricane Sandy is a divine punishment for a film mocking the prophet Mohammed.Elad Benari, 11/2/2012, 5:12 AM

Dozens of IDF Soldiers Stranded by Sandy

Soldiers currently in the U.S. will get extra vacation days to cover the delays caused by storm.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 6:26 PM

NY Home of Singer Mordechai Ben-David Destroyed by Sandy

Orthodox neighborhood of Seagate was hit hard by Sandy, destroying a lifetime's worth of records belonging to the famed hassidic singer.Annie Lubin, 11/1/2012, 4:21 PM

Frankenstorm Sandy's US Death Toll 74

The death toll from Hurricane Sandy has risen to 74 in the United States, with more than half of the victims from New York and New Jersey. Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 4:10 PM

'Romney-Ryan Admin Will Always Ensure Disaster Funds'

Wall Street Journal columnist Karl Rove predicts a win for GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney with at least 279 Electoral College votes.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 3:27 PM

New York's Venerable Bellevue Hospital Evacuates Post-Sandy

Another New York hospital -- venerable Bellevue -- has been forced to evacuate its patients due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 12:45 PM

Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work Post-Sandy

Most commuters on Thursday in NY, NJ and CT had no choice but to drive, clogging roads into a crawl following Hurricane Sandy's destruction.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 10:58 AM

New York Slowly Getting Back to Normal, Sort Of

It's a slow process, but New York is making its way back to normal life in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar , 11/1/2012, 8:18 AM

No Red Tape for Sandy Victims, Promises Obama

"We're going to make sure that we get the help to you as quickly as we can," President Obama tells Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 3:15 AM

'I Am Homeless. My House is Gone.'

A stark reality check in Queens, New York, after Hurricane Sandy.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 10/31/2012, 4:55 PM

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

More than 6.2 million people were without power, and New York's LaGuardia Airport remained closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 3:15 PM

5 Nuke Plants in Trouble From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy brought trouble to 5 nuclear power plants in the path of the storm, one just 40 miles from New York City, ABC News reported.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 1:02 PM

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Hurricane Sandy has totally paralyzed the underground system used by New Yorkers for more than a century to travel the city.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 11:59 AM

Two Brooklyn Jews Among Hurricane Sandy Victims

The daughter of a prominent local activist and her male friend crushed by a fallen tree in Brooklyn during Hurricane Sandy.Elad Benari, 10/31/2012, 4:45 AM

Hurricane Sandy Leaves 38 Dead, NYC Begins Recovery

New York begins recovery as Sandy abates. Thirty-eight people killed by storm.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 10:17 PM

Israeli Students Pray for Americans as Hurricane Wreaks Havok

Israeli students in Amit schools prayed for the well-being of Americans as Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 8:08 PM

'Frankenstorm' Hits U.S. East Coast

Hurricane Sandy floods cities along the eastern U.S. coast. One Queens NY resident killed by a fallen tree.Elad Benari, 10/30/2012, 3:12 AM

Live Video from America: Hurricane Sandy Hits Eastern Coast

Watch live video from the Weather Channel. The station's reporters are spread across the affected area and are reporting from the ground.Yoni Kempinski, 10/29/2012, 10:51 PM

Hurricane Sandy Sinks Ship, 2 Missing

The HMS Bounty, a tall ship, went down near Cape Hatteras. Fourteen were rescued, two still missing. Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2012, 9:44 PM

Inspectors Check Nuke Power Plants Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Extra inspectors double check nuclear plants in 5 states along the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy powers up. A7 readers, send pics!Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 6:06 PM

New York 'On Hold' for Hurricane Sandy

The City of New York is “on hold,” public transit shut down, stock exchange and stores closed for Hurricane Sandy. A7 Readers: send pics! Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 2:49 PM

Thousands Evacuated as U.S. Prepares for Sandy

New York authorities order the evacuation of 375,000 people from low-lying coastal areas, more than 7,400 flights cancelled.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 4:46 AM

NYC Suspending Public Transport from 7:00 P.M.

"This is nothing to play with, and this is nothing to take lightly. So take it seriously," says Cuomo as storm nears.Gil Ronen, 10/28/2012, 7:23 PM

NY Plans Transit Service Timeout for Hurricane Sandy

Governor Cuomo orders MTA to plan for a possible “orderly suspension” of commuter services for Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 10/28/2012, 5:18 PM