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Florida man behind incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti arrested

Florida man behind incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti arrested

The man "tormenting" the Coral Gables Jewish community with a month of anti-Semitic vandalism incidents has been arrested by local police.Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 18:55
Anti-Semitic graffiti found on cement plant wall in Florida

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on cement plant wall in Florida

Graffiti linked to anti-Semitic website of "notorious" California-based white supremacist.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 04:41
NY judge killed in hit and run while vacationing in Florida

NY judge killed in hit and run while vacationing in Florida

Sandra Feuerstein, a Bush-appointed judge from Long Island, New York killed in hit-and-run in Florida. Driver arrested.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 13/04/2021 14:34
YouTube takes down Florida governor's video

YouTube takes down Florida governor's video

YouTube claimed comments made in the video contradict U.S. government guidelines. DeSantis: "antithetical to scientific inquiry".Akiva Spiegelman, 13/04/2021 11:40
Outrage after Florida village rejects mayor's plan for menorah during holiday season

Outrage after Florida village rejects mayor's plan for menorah during holiday season

Mayor of Miami-area town pushes for menorah to be placed in town hall during holiday season, especially since the area is heavily Jewish.Dan Verbin, 11/04/2021 18:46
U of North Florida student posts anti-Semitic QR codes on campus

U of North Florida student posts anti-Semitic QR codes on campus

Suspect faces disciplinary action for posting anti-Semitic and white supremacist QR codes across campus of Florida university.Dan Verbin, 07/04/2021 03:44
Florida Democratic congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84

Florida Democratic congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84

Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, a civil rights activist and the longest-serving member of Florida's congressional delegation, has died.Akiva Spiegelman, 06/04/2021 21:29
Florida Republicans must learn how to fight!

Florida Republicans must learn how to fight!

Written about Florida, this message is appllicable in other states as well. Opinion.Alan Bergstein, 29/03/2021 16:33
Ivanka Trump will not run for Senate from Florida

Ivanka Trump will not run for Senate from Florida

Recent reports said former President's daughter could challenge Senator Marco Rubio in Florida.Ben Ariel, 19/02/2021 05:31
Florida Republican to put Israeli flag next to Tlaib's office

Florida Republican to put Israeli flag next to Tlaib's office

Florida Republican Kat Cammack will put an Israeli flag outside her office which is right next door to that of Rashida Tlaib.Elad Benari, 07/01/2021 05:43
Case of new COVID-19 strain discovered in Florida

Case of new COVID-19 strain discovered in Florida

Health officials in Florida confirm first case of the new coronavirus strain that was first discovered in Britain.Ben Ariel, 01/01/2021 05:29
Floridians can now ‘Stand with Israel’ on their license plates

Floridians can now ‘Stand with Israel’ on their license plates

Boca Raton graphic designer wins contest to create a 'Florida stands with Israel' license plate,Ron Kampeas/JTA, 15/12/2020 19:14
Laura Loomer loses Florida congressional race to Lois Frankel

Laura Loomer loses Florida congressional race to Lois Frankel

South Florida incumbent Democrat defeats right-wing challenger Laura Loomer.David Rosenberg, 04/11/2020 03:32
Trump campaign: Historic turnout in Florida

Trump campaign: Historic turnout in Florida

Trump campaign claims an historic Republican turnout in Florida. "GOP voter participation of historic proportions."Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2020 03:07
Young Israel praises Florida school board which terminated Holocaust denier

Young Israel praises Florida school board which terminated Holocaust denier

National Council of Young Israel praises Palm Beach County School Board after it fired principal in wake of troubling comments on Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 04:28
Florida principal who was fired — then rehired — after Holocaust denial is fired again

Florida principal who was fired — then rehired — after Holocaust denial is fired again

School board reverses coarse after rehiring principle who said he 'can't say' if Holocaust happened.Philissa Cramer/JTA, 02/11/2020 22:30
Israelis for Trump: 'Israel's best friend'

Israelis for Trump: 'Israel's best friend'

Joe Zevuloni of Florida to lead convoy in support of US President: 'When America's strong, Israel's a world power. Trump needs our vote.'Ido ben Porat, 13/10/2020 17:54
Florida school board votes to rehire principal who refused to say the Holocaust happened

Florida school board votes to rehire principal who refused to say the Holocaust happened

School board votes to rehire principal who said he could not say the Holocaust was historical fact following court ruling.Philissa Cramer/JTA, 08/10/2020 17:56
Laura Loomer campaign ad advances 'way to save Social Security'

Laura Loomer campaign ad advances 'way to save Social Security'

Florida's 21st Congressional district Congressional candidate: '45 million seniors rely on Social Security, Medicare; who will you trust?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2020 14:14
Poll: Trump leads in 2 key battleground states

Poll: Trump leads in 2 key battleground states

New poll shows Biden losing ground among Hispanic voters, giving Trump edge in two key battleground states.David Rosenberg, 23/09/2020 15:11
Florida will offer specialty license plate that supports Israel

Florida will offer specialty license plate that supports Israel

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs legislation that authorizes the creation of a “Florida Stands With Israel” specialty plate.Marcy Oster/JTA, 22/09/2020 18:30
Bloomberg's "Benjamins" buy ballots for Biden in Florida

Bloomberg's "Benjamins" buy ballots for Biden in Florida

Bloomberg's millions to elect Dems may have an effect on Florida's retirees that they do not know about. Lifestyles will change. Read why..Alan Bergstein, 21/09/2020 17:49
Florida Latinos are being flooded with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

Florida Latinos are being flooded with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

QAnon at the center of a wave of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories aimed at Florida Latinos, experts say.Ben Sales, JTA, 15/09/2020 07:24
Trump 48%, Biden 47% in battleground Florida

Trump 48%, Biden 47% in battleground Florida

NBC News/Marist poll says Biden favored by seniors but lagging with Latinos in key state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2020 21:23
New Laura Loomer ad raises Leftist ire

New Laura Loomer ad raises Leftist ire

Florida's 21st District US Congress Republican candidate pulls no punches: 'Lois Frankel Is Meshuggah'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 14:47
To the leftist media: Thanks for the publicity on Laura Loomer

To the leftist media: Thanks for the publicity on Laura Loomer

You don't know who Laura Loomer is? Millions of Americans didn't till the progressive media attack dogs began snapping at her heels. Op-edAlan Bergstein, 28/08/2020 17:30
Laura Loomer wins Republican primary in Florida

Laura Loomer wins Republican primary in Florida

27-year-old right-wing activist wins Republican primary in Florida, setting her up for run against heavily favored Democratic incumbent.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 19/08/2020 14:06
Judge backs Florida principal who told parent he had to be neutral on Holocaust

Judge backs Florida principal who told parent he had to be neutral on Holocaust

Florida high school principal who said that Holocaust can't be taught as a 'historical event' should not have been fired, judge rules.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/08/2020 14:58
After turmoil, Florida State University president says anti-Semitism has no home on campus

After turmoil, Florida State University president says anti-Semitism has no home on campus

After petition against student president over anti-Semitic posts, FSU chief unveils plan to make campus more hospitable to Jewish students.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/08/2020 07:04
Laura Loomer is looming large for Trump in Florida

Laura Loomer is looming large for Trump in Florida

Laura Loomer came striding into the political arena because she is concerned at the American drift to a place she rebels against. Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 06/08/2020 10:10
White supremacist wreaks havoc at Florida restaurant

White supremacist wreaks havoc at Florida restaurant

'The Aryan nation will rule the world.' Half-naked 36-year-old neo-Nazi assaults restaurant workers while shouting white supremacist slogansArutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 12:56
Florida: Man who vandalized Reform synagogues charged

Florida: Man who vandalized Reform synagogues charged

Florida man will be charged with vandalism of 2 Reform synagogues in Sarasota.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/07/2020 08:11
Laura Loomer to make Jewish American political history

Laura Loomer to make Jewish American political history

Defying attempts by social media giants to silence her, Laura Loomer is looking to take on anti-Semitism in the US. OpinionAngela Van Der Pluym, 26/07/2020 20:09
Florida university passes resolution to combat anti-Semitism

Florida university passes resolution to combat anti-Semitism

Student senate at Florida State University passes resolution that would help to combat anti-Semitism on campus.Elad Benari, 24/07/2020 06:19
Florida: Two synagogues vandalized on same day

Florida: Two synagogues vandalized on same day

Swastikas and hate messages drawn on synagogues in Sarasota, Florida.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/07/2020 07:35
Florida records more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19

Florida records more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19

Florida’s Department of Health confirms 15,299 new coronavirus cases in Florida, the highest single-day increase any state has experienced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 03:00
Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Two people shot at Amazon facility near Jacksonville. Their condition is unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 23:11
8,000 Florida students call to remove student Senate president over anti-Semitism

8,000 Florida students call to remove student Senate president over anti-Semitism

Florida State University students call to remove student Senate president who wrote anti-Jewish and anti-Israel posts.Marcy Oster/JTA, 23/06/2020 22:34
Only a handful of hospitals requested access to free stockpile of 'game changer' drug

Only a handful of hospitals requested access to free stockpile of 'game changer' drug

Florida has not distributed most of the 1 million hydroxychloroquine doses it received free from Israeli drug company.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/06/2020 10:03
Watch: Police pull over state attorney

Watch: Police pull over state attorney

Orlando Police Department releases bodycam of two officers pulling over Florida's first black elected state attorney.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 23:36
Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Guido Weiss releases Hebrew political ad in the US, hoping to win over Israeli expats living in south Florida.i24NEWS, 27/04/2020 22:29
Florida Governor issues stay-at-home order

Florida Governor issues stay-at-home order

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to sign executive order requiring residents to limit their movement outside of their homes starting Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 05:11
Bernie Sanders’ Florida campaign office vandalized with swastikas

Bernie Sanders’ Florida campaign office vandalized with swastikas

2 large swastikas painted on grassroots campaign office of left-wing Jewish presidential candidate,Marcy Oster/JTA, 29/03/2020 22:10
Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart becomes first member of Congress to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 01:27
Biden wins Florida, Illinois and Arizona

Biden wins Florida, Illinois and Arizona

Multiple networks project that former Vice President will win primaries in all three states which voted on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 18/03/2020 05:07
Tampa Bay councilman who used term ‘we’re getting Jewed’ meets with Jewish leader, rabbi

Tampa Bay councilman who used term ‘we’re getting Jewed’ meets with Jewish leader, rabbi

After using the phrase 'we're getting Jewed', Tampa Bay City Council member meets with rabbi, local Jewish leader for 'dialogue'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/02/2020 11:48
Al-Qaeda claims attack on Florida naval base

Al-Qaeda claims attack on Florida naval base

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claims responsibility for December attack at US naval base in Pensacola.Elad Benari, 03/02/2020 04:15
Florida: Multiple victims in Riviera Beach shooting

Florida: Multiple victims in Riviera Beach shooting

Shooting in Riviera Beach, Florida, leaves multiple people injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2020 22:41
Vehicle breaches checkpoints near Trump's Florida club

Vehicle breaches checkpoints near Trump's Florida club

SUV breaches two security checkpoints near Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, leading to chase that resulted in shots being fired.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 31/01/2020 20:07
US A-G: Shooting at Florida air base was act of terrorism

US A-G: Shooting at Florida air base was act of terrorism

Attorney General William Barr says shooting at a Naval air base in Pensacola was an act of terrorism motivated by "jihadist ideology".Elad Benari, 14/01/2020 04:36
Philadelphia community awards Efrat Mayor lifetime achievement

Philadelphia community awards Efrat Mayor lifetime achievement

StandWithUs organization holds gala evening, surprises Oded Revivi Magen Yisrael award; Revivi: 'Often called to spread different message.'Mordechai Sones, 23/12/2019 19:06
US pauses training of Saudi aviation students

US pauses training of Saudi aviation students

US Navy pauses training of hundreds of Saudi Arabian aviation students following shooting in Pensacola.Elad Benari, 11/12/2019 02:07
FBI believes Pensacola shooter acted alone

FBI believes Pensacola shooter acted alone

Investigators believe Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people at US Navy base.Elad Benari, 09/12/2019 01:58
Three dead in shooting at naval base in Florida

Three dead in shooting at naval base in Florida

At least three killed in shooting at naval base in Pensacola. Shooter was Saudi student, terror motive investigated.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 06/12/2019 22:40
Lake County becomes first Florida 'Second Amendment Sanctuary'

Lake County becomes first Florida 'Second Amendment Sanctuary'

While Democrats propose taking away what some call 'weapons of war', Republicans are touting their second amendment rights to bear arms.', 17/11/2019 13:54
Trump moves from New York to Florida

Trump moves from New York to Florida

President Trump no longer a resident of New York, moving his official residence from Trump Tower in NYC to Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2019 11:36
Florida: Hitman found guilty in murder of Jewish professor

Florida: Hitman found guilty in murder of Jewish professor

Hit-man found guilty of first-degree murder of popular Florida State U. professor. Mistrial declared for other suspect.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/10/2019 16:03