Synagogue hit by Harvey to demolish sanctuary

Houston synagogue flooded during Hurricane Harvey votes to demolish its damaged sanctuary.JTA, 2/1/2018, 8:44 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

Jewish youth light at sites of terrorist attacks

World Bnei Akiva youth movement lights menorahs around the world at sites of terror attacks, natural disasters in Europe, the US, and IsraelJTA, 12/19/2017, 9:06 PM

Hurricane Harvey survivor distributes mezuzahs to those in need

Chava Gal-Or has been distributing mezuzahs for free to Jewish hurricane victims.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2017, 9:20 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

‘Confusion’ over Texas law led town to require anti-BDS pledge

Texas lawmaker clarifies state anti-BDS law not meant to cover relief following hurricanes and other natural disasters.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 6:19 PM

No hurricane relief for those boycotting Israel

Texas town says you can’t get hurricane relief if you boycott Israel.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2017, 11:05 PM

For victims and volunteers, Hurricane Harvey hasn't ended

MDA staff still in Houston, operating with the American Red Cross to provide humanitarian aid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 9:10 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

Celebrities drum up hurricane relief - and warn on climate

Celebrities raise $14.55 million to support Hurricane Harvey, Irma, relief efforts.AFP, 9/13/2017, 7:54 AM

'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

Caribbean islands to suffer two hits in a row?

Irma closes in on Florida, with two more hurricanes close behind, as 8 reported dead in Caribbean.Chana Roberts, 9/7/2017, 11:08 AM

Will Harvey's victims celebrate the upcoming Jewish holidays?

Jewish students, Chabad rabbis and a kosher salami company pitch in to help Houston.JTA, 9/7/2017, 8:08 AM

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

150 students from 7 colleges assist Chabad with 'Harvey' aid

A convoy of 50 trucks and cars travels to Houston to help with Chabad on Campus hurricane recovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2017, 1:24 PM

Israeli emergency team helps 'Harvey' victims

Israeli crisis response volunteers on site in Houston, helping victims deal with trauma in aftermath of devastating hurricane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2017, 11:13 AM

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

Unprecedented aid to Houston's Jewish community

Israeli government donates $1 million to aid recovery of Houston Jewish community.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2017, 3:53 PM

Yeshiva seniors join Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Jewish high school students roll up their sleeves, help Harvey cleanup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2017, 10:51 AM

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

Linda Sarsour slammed for exploiting Hurricane Harvey donations

Anti-Israel activist calls to donate to 'hurricane relief fund' which turns out to be a left-wing political organization.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2017, 2:03 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

Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey victims

Trump pledges $1 million in personal funds to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2017, 11:41 PM

Watch: 'I'm going to save some lives'

'Cajun Navy' volunteer rescue service continues to save lives in Texas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 4:11 PM

Houston chemical plant flooded by Harvey explodes

2 explosions at chemical plant flooded by Hurricane Harvey, company says fire will have to 'burn itself out.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 2:38 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

Watch: Cowboys rescue livestock trapped in Texas floodwaters

Chance Ward and his son have been rescuing trapped livestock, Hurricane Harvey death toll rises to 35.Tzvi Lev, 8/31/2017, 11:49 AM

Death toll hits 35 as Harvey continues towards Tennessee

Authorities expect to find bodies in homes, cars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 10:32 AM

Watch: Man returns to flooded house, plays piano among ruins

Aric Harding returned to his Texas home to get his kids' stuffed animals. Then he played his flooded piano.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 10:32 AM

Listen: Grandmother describes losing 6 family members to flood

Virginia Saldivar tells CNN about traumatic experience of learning the fate of her grandchildren and relatives during Hurricane Harvey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 9:00 AM

'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

Jewish summer camps are reopening to host Houston victims

Jewish camps provide shelter, childcare, and a sense of normalcy for families whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.JTA, 8/30/2017, 7:28 AM

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

Watch: Hurricane Harvey survivor lets dad know he's alive

In powerful video, Texas resident calls father to inform him that he is still alive after he loses everything in flood.Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2017, 10:46 AM

Trump to Harvey victims: You're going to have what you need

President Donald Trump promises that federal cash for storm-ravaged areas will arrive quickly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 12:09 AM

US Ambassador prays for Hurricane Harvey victims at Western Wall

Ambassador David Friedman goes to holy site to pray for those affected by hurricane which struck Texas.Gary Willig, 8/28/2017, 6:00 PM

Watch: Scared hawk flees Hurricane Harvey with taxi driver

The hawk found refuge from Hurricane Harvey by flying into a moving taxi.Tzvi Lev, 8/28/2017, 2:10 PM

Watch: Massive flooding in Texas

Some experts say Hurricane Harvey can become worse the the infamous Hurricane Katrina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 2:05 PM

Watch: Tropical storm Harvey causes massive flooding in Texas

A new video shows boats maneuvering around floating cars in Dickinson, Texas.Tzvi Lev, 8/28/2017, 12:10 PM

'People were negligent and didn't prepare for the hurricane'

Natural disaster expert says civilians need to listen to warnings, warns true extent of Texas damage will remain unknown for months.Shimon Cohen, 8/28/2017, 9:12 AM

Trump to visit Texas, survey damage from storm

Trump will travel to Texas on Tuesday to survey storm damage and flooding caused by Harvey, says White House.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2017, 12:08 AM

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

Hurricane Harvey downgraded to tropical storm

Downgrading from Category 4 hurricane to tropical storm, Hurricane Harvey claims first victim, leaves death and destruction in its wake.Chana Roberts, 8/26/2017, 11:57 PM

Texas community cancels prayers, evacuates synagogue

Bnei Akiva representative says he'll spend Shabbat at friends' house, since theirs 'is higher up.' FEMA director: Recovery to take years.Chana Roberts, 8/26/2017, 11:16 PM

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

Hurricane Harvey may be 'life-threatening'

Harvey becomes Category 3 as it approaches Texas, officials urge residents to evacuate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 9:18 AM