Jewish groups send aid to Houston as city struggles to recover

Five months after Hurricane Harvey devastated area, US Jewish groups form new coalition to help Houston recover.JTA, 2/8/2018, 5:38 PM

Can Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?

How is the region confronting the likelihood of more floods, and long-term measures for mitigation?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 3:15 AM

'Diaspora Jews always helped Israel - now Israel can help them'

Israel donates $1 million to hurricane-ravaged Jewish community of Houston, Texas. 'This is the right thing to do,' says Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 9:51 PM

Houston imam calls for Muslims to kill Jews

Imam walks back sermon calling for murder of Jews, but does not apologize.JTA, 12/28/2017, 8:13 PM

Houston Jewish leaders thank Israel for hurricane aid

Diaspora Minister Bennett meets leaders of Houston Jewish community after Israel donates $1 million to community for hurricane relief.Gary Willig, 10/31/2017, 6:23 PM

This Israeli NGO is bringing relief to America’s disaster areas

IsraAID volunteers expect to remain in Houston for another three months, and in Puerto Rico for another year.JTA, 10/28/2017, 7:15 PM

How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

Congregations band together, improvise, as Jewish New Year approaches.JTA, 9/20/2017, 2:25 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

Government approves funds for Houston's Jewish community

The government approved Naftali Bennett's proposal to give $1 million to the Jewish community in Houston devastated by Hurricane Harvey.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 12:56 PM

'The holy books fell apart in our hands'

Jewish Orthodox Union youth send special delegation with Israeli flag to Houston, Texas to help hurricane victims.Mordechai Sones, 9/7/2017, 5:10 PM

Chabad rabbis refuse to abandon posts despite hurricanes

Chabad rabbis in Houston and Florida refuse to leave communities, despite looming floods. 'A Chabad House doesn’t close its doors.'Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 1:18 PM

Israel's ZAKA team helping with hurricane clean-up in Houston

Volunteers from Israeli search and rescue team in Houston to help with relief efforts following Hurricane HarveyJTA, 9/5/2017, 7:15 PM

NY Jewish radio host Nachum Segal to broadcast live from Houston

'JM in the AM' host to broadcast from hurricane-hit Houston to cover storm aftermath and recovery efforts by Jewish residents.JTA, 9/4/2017, 9:15 PM

Alison Reagan - A citizen rescuer In Houston

When Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston, many residents took it upon themselves to help their friends. Listen to one of those rescuers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 4:45 PM

Texas grapples with post-hurricane looting

'We support the 2nd Amendment - you could leave this country in a bag.'Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2017, 2:59 PM

Watch: President Trump visits hurricane relief center

President Trump meets with hurricane victims at a relief center.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2017, 1:02 PM

Timelapse Captures Dramatic Flooding in Houston

A timelapse video captured the impact of flooding that devastated the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 12:34 PM

Watch: Human chain to save man trapped in car

Strangers team up to save elderly man being swept away in his SUV by Texas floodwaters.Tzvi Lev, 8/31/2017, 1:53 PM

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.JTA, 8/31/2017, 8:06 AM

Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

Miriam Ballin pioneers psychological first aid in Israel, travels to Houston to help hurricane victims.JTA, 8/31/2017, 7:23 AM

Family continues printing Houston Jewish paper despite hurricane

99 year old Houston Jewish Herald-Voice continues streak of never missing a single issue through hurricane and floods.JTA, 8/30/2017, 10:10 PM

Houston Jewish community ravaged by Harvey’s torrential rains

Majority of Jewish institutions in Houston area flooded, IsraAid involved in relief efforts to affected areas.JTA, 8/29/2017, 11:26 PM

'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

Watch: Bnei Akiva emissaries in Houston report widespread flooding following hurricane strike.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2017, 5:01 PM

Houston to receive 2-3 inches of rain per hour

Houston Mayor urges locals to remain at home as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to bring heavy rain to the area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2017, 5:12 AM

Houston Jewish community preparing for Hurricane Harvey

World Bnei Akiva’s shlichim to Houston says community events have been cancelled ahead of hurricane.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/25/2017, 9:02 PM

Houston Jewish students suffer social media harassment

Houston college students receive social media threats such as 'kill all Zionists' and 'Jews should be cursed'. Local groups offer support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 8:14 AM

Swastika, 'TRUMP' drawn on statue at Rice University

Swastika accompanied by "TRUMP" drawn in bright-colored chalk on the base of a statue at Rice University in Houston.JTA, 2/7/2017, 4:25 AM

Houston gunman was member of Jewish fraternity

Gunman wearing a Nazi uniform during a shooting spree in Houston belonged to a Jewish fraternity in college.JTA, 9/29/2016, 5:44 AM

Houston shooter was wearing Nazi uniform

Shooter who injured 9 in Houston mall was wearing a military uniform with a Nazi insignia.JTA, 9/27/2016, 9:50 PM

9 injured in Houston mall shooting

Man shoots at cars in shopping center in Houston, Texas. 9 injured, 1 critically and 1 seriously. Shooter was shot dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 3:43 PM

Elderly couple trapped in blaze in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.Haim Lev, 8/21/2016, 12:06 PM

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2016, 5:52 AM

Massive flooding damages Houston Jewish institutions, homes

Massive flooding causes serious damage to the Jewish community of Houston for the second time in less than a year.JTA, 4/21/2016, 4:02 AM

YU Students Rush to Save Houston Jewish Community from Flood

Students pour out to give up vacation time and help Houston community struggling with physical and emotional damage of mass floods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2015, 10:13 PM

Dozens of Synagogue Members' Homes Damaged in Houston Flood

Local and nationwide Jewish organizations are raising funds for the flood-bashed Jewish community of Houston.Hillel Fendel, 5/29/2015, 12:12 AM

'Mom is Sick': ISIS Texan Tricked into Returning Home

Asher Abid Khan of Houston made it to Istanbul en route to jihad in Syria, but his family was able to dupe him into returning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2015, 10:01 PM