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Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Weissmandel dies during NY flooding

Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Weissmandel was driving home from Monsey to Mount Kisco, New York when his car was caught in the flood near a bridge.

Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Weissmandel dies during NY flooding

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

After being rescued from basement entrance, Torah scrolls were unrolled on tables to dry out and remove any chance of further damage.

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded NYC synagogue by Hatzalah

Stranded cars trapped in New York flood waters

Footage shows drivers stranded in their vehicles in Yonkers, New York, after getting caught in flash floods.

Stranded cars trapped in New York flood watersplayer

Why didn't G-d send a pandemic in Noah's time instead of a flood?

The flood destroyed everything - animals, plants, inanimate things, but only man had sinned. Why did G-d punish all of Creation?

Why didn't G-d send a pandemic instead of a flood?

The lost generation

Noah was a survivor but he failed to reach the people of his time as Abraham did..Was that due to lack of faith in himself or in the people?

The lost generation

A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

The world changed after the Deluge. Ours can as well.

A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

Devastating Flood Destroys Yeshiva in Miami

Beit Midrash in Yeshivas Doresh now a pool after heavy rains, flooding in Miami.

Devastating Flood Destroys Yeshiva in Miami

Beit Shean Valley's Basalt Canyon flows in surging abundance

As result of intense rains, deluge inundates eastern rivers, valleys, and Jordan Valley.

Beit Shean Valley's Basalt Canyon flows in surging abundanceplayer

'Dean and Stav were pure, you saw it in their eyes'

Friend of Dean Shoshani who was killed in elevator flooding in Tel Aviv speaks about him.

'Dean and Stav were pure, you saw it in their eyes'

Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari, victims of Tel Aviv elevator flood, laid to rest

Couple in their 20s killed when Tel Aviv elevator flooded are laid to rest. 'How can we eulogize when your beautiful eyes see everything?'

Young couple killed in elevator flood laid to rest

Victims of elevator flooding named

Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari named as victims who drowned in flooded Tel Aviv elevator.

Victims of elevator flooding namedplayer

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Parts of the Italian city of Venice have been left under water

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Watch: Adder escapes flood in Nahal Tzin

Large snake escapes escapes the waters, as many streams in Judean Desert flood this morning.

Watch: Adder escapes flood in Nahal Tzinplayer

Iranians outrun flash flood devastating Susa

Heavy rainfall and extreme weather in recent days bring severe flooding in Iran.

Iranians outrun flash flood devastating Susaplayer

Dozens killed in floods in Iran

47,000 hospitalized following torrential floods in Iran.

Dozens killed in floods in Iranplayer

Watch: Flooding in Judean desert

Rains across Israel raise level of Kinneret and cause spectacular floods in the Judean Desert.

Watch: Flooding in Judean desertplayer

Watch: Dramatic rescue on Haifa Bay

Driver gets stuck in underground passageway during quickly-rising floodwaters. The resourcefulness of firefighters saves his life.

Watch: Dramatic rescue on Haifa Bayplayer

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Following drowning, Jordan's King Abdullah says 'the pain of every mother and father is my pain'.

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Hundreds missing and several dead after dam collapses in Laos

'Several human lives were claimed, and several hundreds of people are missing.'

Hundreds missing and several dead after dam collapses in Laosplayer

Fifth child rescued from flooded Thailand cave

Rescuers manage to recover fifth member of stranded soccer team trapped deep inside flooded cave after more than two weeks below.

Fifth child rescued from flooded Thailand caveplayer

Four children rescued from flooded Thai cave

One third of 12-member soccer team trapped in cave in Thailand for 2 weeks successfully rescued in daring dive through dangerous waters.

Four children rescued from flooded Thai caveplayer

Pre-military academy leader says 'world has gone dark on me'

Headmaster of pre-military academy responsible for death of 10 students in flood describes what he is undergoing.

Pre-military academy leader says 'world has gone dark on me'

After the flood, you have to be strong

Coping with the flash flood tragedy.

After the flood, you have to be strongplayer

'I've never seen such a flood in my life'

Survivor of doomed Nahal Tzafit hike urges public not to blame pre-military academy's staff, says they couldn't have predicted the outcome.

'I've never seen such a flood in my life'

Floods kill two children in Hevron

Children in PA-controlled sector of Hevron killed in flood hours after 10 Israeli teens killed in flash flood.

Floods kill two children in Hevron

Flash flood survivor recalls: I saw people floating

One of the students who survived the Nahal Tzafit flood recalls the moments in which 10 teenagers were killed.

Flash flood survivor recalls: I saw people floatingplayer

Father and son rescued from Wadi Og

Rescue teams save father, son, and four other hikers from overflowing stream in Judean Desert.

Father and son rescued from Wadi Og

'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

Watch: Bnei Akiva emissaries in Houston report widespread flooding following hurricane strike.

'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'player

Watch: Police rescue those caught in flood in Kfar Chabad

Border police and firefighters rushed to Kfar Chabad this morning in central Israel after cars were trapped in the midst of massive floods.

Watch: Police rescue those caught in flood in Kfar Chabadplayer

Human chain saves woman from death during flood

During brutal flood in Maryland, locals join hands to create a human chain, saving a woman from impending death.

Watch: Human chain saves woman from death in Maryland floodplayer

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Hever

The Hever River in Judean Desert overflowed following heavy rains; Route 90 blocked to traffic.

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Heverplayer

Georgian Flood Plagues Capital with Wild Beasts

Lions, tigers and bears run rampant in Tbilisi and keep city under lockdown in wake of lethal flood that has killed at least 12 people.

Terror in Georgia as Flood Plagues Capital with Wild Beastsplayer

YU Students Rush to Save Houston Jewish Community

Students pour out to give up vacation time and help Houston community struggling with physical and emotional damage of mass floods.

YU Students Rush to Save Houston Jewish Community from Flood

Police Chief on Snowstorm: Prepared for the Worst

Jerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.

Jerusalem Lockdown, Police Chief: We're Prepared for the Worstplayer

Hail, Flood Warnings as Winter Comes to Israel

Damage caused by massive hail north of Haifa, the like of which residents 'don't remember seeing'; flood concerns in eastern Israel.

Large Hail, Flood Warnings as Winter Comes to Israel

No Jews Among Reported Balkans Flood Deaths

Chief Rabbi of Serbia says Jewish community working to locate all its large elderly population, 'this is something completely unknown.'

No Jews Among Reported Balkans Flood Deaths, Says Rabbi

Watch: Homes 'Swallowed Up' by Massive Crater

Mother hurls child from second-story window moments before house collapses.

Watch: Brazilian Homes 'Swallowed' as Earth Opens Beneath Themplayer

Flash Flood Overtakes Saudi Arabia, Kills 16

Sixteen people have been killed and three more are missing in Saudi Arabia after downpours caused flash floods in several areas of kingdom.

Flash Flood Overtakes Saudi Arabia, Kills 16

Floods Impact Millions in Pakistan

Over a million flood impacted Pakistanis in southern Punjab and Sindh provinces are waiting for Islambad to declare and emergency.

Floods Impact Millions in Pakistan

Brisbane Torah Scrolls Saved

Brisbane's Torah scrolls rescued by congregation, but 14 people died and dozens more are missing in tragic Brisbane floods.

Brisbane Torah Scrolls Rescued from Raging Flood Waters