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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
Fox Sports reporter who mocked ‘stingy’ Jew hired by Liberty U.

Fox Sports reporter who mocked ‘stingy’ Jew hired by Liberty U.

Emily Austen, who was fired by Fox News over controversial comments on minority groups, hired by Jerry Falwell's Liberty University.Ben Sales, JTA, 06/10/2019 15:39
Florida county commission passes anti-BDS resolution

Florida county commission passes anti-BDS resolution

Broward County Commission resolution: “BDS Movement effectively seeks to destroy the State of Israel as a homeland to the Jewish people."Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/09/2019 14:59
Miami synagogue shooter charged with hate crime

Miami synagogue shooter charged with hate crime

Man who shot 68-year-old man 6 times outside Young Israel North Miami Beach faces multiple charges for the attack.Marcy Oster/JTA, 16/09/2019 19:12
Florida senator: 'We need secure borders'

Florida senator: 'We need secure borders'

Florida Sen. Rick Scott reacts to SCOTUS decision on asylum seekers: 'Why are we waiting for the Supreme Court to make decisions?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2019 13:19
Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

25-year-old Floridian arrested by FBI and charged over threats to Chabad synagogue.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/09/2019 21:22
Hurricane Dorian grows to category five

Hurricane Dorian grows to category five

Dorian has strengthened to the highest category on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and is capable of catastrophic destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 17:12
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it approaches Florida.Ben Ariel, Canada, 30/08/2019 21:47
Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it nears coast Florida

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it nears coast Florida

Sunshine State braces for possible Category 3 hurricane over holiday weekend.Gary Willig, 29/08/2019 15:51
State of emergency in Florida as hurricane approaches

State of emergency in Florida as hurricane approaches

Governor Ron DeSantis declares state of emergency Wednesday as Hurricane Dorian inches toward the Sunshine State.Ben Ariel, 29/08/2019 00:31
Florida and Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Dorian

Florida and Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Dorian

Florida governor urges residents to prepare a week's worth of food, water, and medicine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2019 10:00
Florida man jailed for threatening to behead Bernie Sanders

Florida man jailed for threatening to behead Bernie Sanders

Man who left anti-Semitic 'ISIS-style' threat on Bernie Sanders' office voicemail system sentenced to 15 months in prison.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/08/2019 07:11
Jeffrey Epstein buried in unmarked grave in Jewish cemetery

Jeffrey Epstein buried in unmarked grave in Jewish cemetery

Disgraced financier quietly buried next to his parents in Florida Jewish cemetery after apparent suicide. Names removed to prevent vandalismArutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2019 14:48
Florida pastor calls Jewish actress 'whore of Zionism'

Florida pastor calls Jewish actress 'whore of Zionism'

Baptist pastor in Jacksonville, Florida blasts 'circumcised' Jews, calls for death of Jewish actress.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/08/2019 15:59
Florida man targeted Orthodox Jews in $3 million Ponzi scheme

Florida man targeted Orthodox Jews in $3 million Ponzi scheme

Court documents say Shayeh Dov 'almost exclusively' targeted members of Orthodox community, used money on gambling, renting luxury cars.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 03/08/2019 20:44
Police treating Miami Beach shooting as a hate crime

Police treating Miami Beach shooting as a hate crime

‘We no longer feel comfortable in our own shul’: Miami Beach’s Jews cope after another synagogue shooting.Ben Sales, JTA, 31/07/2019 09:59
Florida synagogue receives anti-Semitic and threatening package

Florida synagogue receives anti-Semitic and threatening package

Young Israel of Bal Harbour receives threatening package 1 day after man shot at Young Israel of North Miami Beach.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/07/2019 20:58
Florida: Synagogue receives suspicious package

Florida: Synagogue receives suspicious package

Package to Young Israel synagogue of Bal Harbour contains anti-Semitic rhetoric, threatening photo. Mayor: We'll stand strong, united, proudArutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 13:34
Florida’s first Jewish senator since Civil War dies at 90

Florida’s first Jewish senator since Civil War dies at 90

Richard Stone, the first Jewish senator in Florida since 1861 and an adviser on Camp David Peace Accords, dead at 90.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 30/07/2019 07:31
Jewish Agency: Signs point to anti-Semitism in Miami shooting

Jewish Agency: Signs point to anti-Semitism in Miami shooting

Jewish Agency chief says shooting outside of Miami Beach area synagogue has the hallmarks of anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 11:42
'Time to put an end to anti-Semitic terror attacks in the US'

'Time to put an end to anti-Semitic terror attacks in the US'

As police probe whether shooting outside of Florida synagogue was targeting worshippers, WZO calls for 'end to terrorism' against US Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 09:09
Man shot outside synagogue in Florida

Man shot outside synagogue in Florida

Orthodox man shot while waiting for afternoon prayers outside synagogue near North Miami Beach. Police investigating possible hate crime.Ben Ariel, 29/07/2019 04:05
Is Hasidic man who sued McDonalds actually a missionary?

Is Hasidic man who sued McDonalds actually a missionary?

Allegedly Hasidic man sued McDonald's for refusing to hire him over his beard. But why would Hasidic Jew work at non-Kosher establishment?David Rosenberg, 23/07/2019 09:25
Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

Haredi man sues Orlando-area McDonald’s for not hiring him due to his beard.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/07/2019 15:15
Florida principal removed after Holocaust denial

Florida principal removed after Holocaust denial

Boca Raton high school removes principal who told a parent he needed to remain neutral on whether or not the Holocaust occurred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2019 02:37
Florida principal: I can't take a position on the Holocaust

Florida principal: I can't take a position on the Holocaust

High school principal in Boca Raton tells parents that 'not everyone believes the Holocaust happened, I can't take a position on it.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/07/2019 22:51
Explosion in Florida shopping center

Explosion in Florida shopping center

At least 21 injured in explosion at Plantation, Florida, shopping center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2019 23:41
Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Jews and others

Florida man arrested for threatening to kill Jews and others

Suspect arrested after threatening to murder Jews and other minorities, while illegally owning firearms, praising synagogue shooters.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/06/2019 21:34
Florida drops Airbnb from blacklist after settlements ban nixed

Florida drops Airbnb from blacklist after settlements ban nixed

Governor Ron DeSantis announces removal of Airbnb from Florida state blacklist of companies boycotting Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/06/2019 14:42
'Israel our closest ally, most successful state in the region'

'Israel our closest ally, most successful state in the region'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis discusses with Arutz Sheva benefits of Israel-Florida ties, fight against anti-Semitism, and US-Israel bond.Yoni Kempinski, 30/05/2019 21:50
Governor of Florida stands with Israel

Governor of Florida stands with Israel

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came to Israel to speak about business and economics.i24News, 30/05/2019 07:29
Florida Gov: BDS is driven by anti-Semitism

Florida Gov: BDS is driven by anti-Semitism

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Minister Gilad Erdan visit Gush Etzion, discuss bigoted nature of BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2019 16:36
Florida Gov. DeSantis sued over state cabinet meeting in J'lem

Florida Gov. DeSantis sued over state cabinet meeting in J'lem

Watchdog group and several news outlets sue Ron DeSantis and members of state cabinet, claiming meeting violates open government laws.Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/05/2019 15:44
'BDS has no place in Florida'

'BDS has no place in Florida'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis honored at Ariel University for signing of MOU with Florida State University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2019 16:39
Florida Governor headed to Israel for visit

Florida Governor headed to Israel for visit

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leaves for a visit to Israel with a delegation of close to 100 people.Ben Ariel, 26/05/2019 06:16
Florida: Man arrested for threatening, spitting on elderly Jews

Florida: Man arrested for threatening, spitting on elderly Jews

British-born jogger arrested in Florida for threatening to sexually assault elderly Jews.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/05/2019 15:33
120 Years of Zionism Exhibition flies to Florida

120 Years of Zionism Exhibition flies to Florida

Famous poster exhibition from Ben-Gurion Airport transferred to Florida for Israel's 71st Independence Day celebrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2019 20:16
Road rage shooting sparks panic at kosher restaurant in Florida

Road rage shooting sparks panic at kosher restaurant in Florida

Shooting near Trump International Beach Resort in Florida leaves customers at nearby kosher restaurant in shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2019 22:04
South Florida community celebrates Israel’s Independence Day

South Florida community celebrates Israel’s Independence Day

Over 4,000 thousand children, hundreds of guests, community leaders and elected officials celebrate Israel as one communityArutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2019 22:19
Florida Senate approves anti-Semitism bill

Florida Senate approves anti-Semitism bill

Florida Senate unanimously passes anti-Semitism bill which defines calls for violence against Jews as anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 01/05/2019 05:36
Florida ER doctor shot while stopping double amputee shooter

Florida ER doctor shot while stopping double amputee shooter

Dr. Bruce Goldfeder shot through skull after subduing double amputee patient who opened fire in ER. 'I'm fine,' says doctor after shooting.Marcy Oster, JTA, 04/03/2019 05:28
Israeli lunar mission to launch Thursday

Israeli lunar mission to launch Thursday

Israeli spacecraft to be launched from Cape Canaveral Thursday night, bound for the Moon in Israel's first lunar landing mission.AFP, 21/02/2019 20:25
Student arrested after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance

Student arrested after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance

11-year-old called the Pledge of Allegiance and national anthem 'racist', allegedly threatened school staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2019 13:23
Sportscaster charged with felony for defacing 'racist' sign

Sportscaster charged with felony for defacing 'racist' sign

Sportscaster Warner Wolf charged for ripping the word "plantation" off the sign outside his gated community in Florida.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/02/2019 13:59
Florida takes step towards sanctioning Airbnb

Florida takes step towards sanctioning Airbnb

Florida to place Airbnb on its scrutinized companies list in wake of its decision to boycott properties in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 30/01/2019 04:18
Hotel gives Jewish family swastika-covered mattress

Hotel gives Jewish family swastika-covered mattress

Family visiting Florida hotel stunned to find they had been given children's mattress covered with swastikas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2019 08:31
Israeli Ambassador thanks Florida Governor

Israeli Ambassador thanks Florida Governor

Ambassador Ron Dermer says it's time to "boycott the boycotters" after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis threatens Airbnb with sanctions.Elad Benari, 18/01/2019 03:04
Jewish pol slammed for saying Rep Tlaib might ‘blow up' Congress

Jewish pol slammed for saying Rep Tlaib might ‘blow up' Congress

South Florida commissioner condemned after calling Arab congresswoman Rashida Tlaib 'Hamas-loving anti-Semite.' AJC: 'Hateful rhetoric.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/01/2019 18:24
Florida Gov. threatens Airbnb with sanctions over Israel policy

Florida Gov. threatens Airbnb with sanctions over Israel policy

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says Airbnb could face sanctions over its decision not to list properties in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 16/01/2019 03:38
Jewish judge named to Florida Supreme Court at his day school

Jewish judge named to Florida Supreme Court at his day school

Robert Luck announced as new state Supreme Court Justice at Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami BeachMarcy Oster/JTA, 15/01/2019 21:08
Miami Heat forward honors Jewish teen who fell to his death

Miami Heat forward honors Jewish teen who fell to his death

Orthodox Jewish teen who feel to his death honored by Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow at Thursday game against the Celtics.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/01/2019 16:36