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153 Houston hospital employees quit or resign over COVID vaccine

153 Houston hospital employees quit or resign over COVID vaccine

Employees at Houston Methodist hospital fired or resign after failing to comply with orders to get a COVID-19 vaccination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 05:01
Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

19-year-old Texas man facing charges of threatening an attack on University of Houston after "Zoom-bombed" online class and praising ISIS.Elad Benari, 09/09/2020 06:35
US closes China's consulate in Houston; China: 'Outrageous move'

US closes China's consulate in Houston; China: 'Outrageous move'

Fire and police departments respond to flames and smoke as witnesses report documents being burned.Mordechai Sones, 22/07/2020 11:19
Hummus company recalls products over Listeria contamination

Hummus company recalls products over Listeria contamination

Houston-based hummus company is recalling almost 100 varieties of its chickpea dip after Listeria identified at manufacturing facility.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 18/07/2019 09:40
Houston bakery loses kosher certification to pay off debt

Houston bakery loses kosher certification to pay off debt

Houston bakery loses kosher certification after staying open for Passover, owners say they had no choice.Marcy Oster, JTA, 14/05/2019 08:03
Houston channel closed due to cancer-causing cloud

Houston channel closed due to cancer-causing cloud

US Coast Guard says channel will be reopened only after cloud of benzene dissipates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2019 15:47
Houston synagogue fire investigated as arson

Houston synagogue fire investigated as arson

Arson investigators in Houston are trying to determine what started a fire in an area Orthodox Jewish synagogue.JTA, 29/11/2018 14:52
Jewish groups send aid to Houston as city struggles to recover

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, 08/02/2018 17:38
Can Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?

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, 08/02/2018 03:15
'Diaspora Jews always helped Israel - now Israel can help them'

'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, 08/01/2018 21:51
Houston imam calls for Muslims to kill Jews

Houston imam calls for Muslims to kill Jews

Imam walks back sermon calling for murder of Jews, but does not apologize.JTA, 28/12/2017 20:13
Houston Jewish leaders thank Israel for hurricane aid

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, 31/10/2017 18:23
This Israeli NGO is bringing relief to America’s disaster areas

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, 28/10/2017 19:15
How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

Congregations band together, improvise, as Jewish New Year approaches.JTA, 20/09/2017 14:25
Reflections after the hurricanes

Reflections after the hurricanes

Chief officer of the ZAKA International Rescue Unit recounts devastation, aid efforts, following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Mati Goldstein, 18/09/2017 20:49
Government approves funds for Houston's Jewish community

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, 10/09/2017 12:56
'The holy books fell apart in our hands'

'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, 07/09/2017 17:10
Chabad rabbis refuse to abandon posts despite hurricanes

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, 07/09/2017 13:18
Israel's ZAKA team helping with hurricane clean-up in Houston

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, 05/09/2017 19:15
NY Jewish radio host Nachum Segal to broadcast live from Houston

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, 04/09/2017 21:15
Alison Reagan - A citizen rescuer In Houston

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, 03/09/2017 16:45
Texas grapples with post-hurricane looting

Texas grapples with post-hurricane looting

'We support the 2nd Amendment - you could leave this country in a bag.'Tzvi Lev, 03/09/2017 14:59
Watch: President Trump visits hurricane relief center

Watch: President Trump visits hurricane relief center

President Trump meets with hurricane victims at a relief center.Tzvi Lev, 03/09/2017 13:02
Timelapse Captures Dramatic Flooding in Houston

Timelapse Captures Dramatic Flooding in Houston

A timelapse video captured the impact of flooding that devastated the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2017 12:34
Watch: Human chain to save man trapped in car

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, 31/08/2017 13:53
'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.JTA, 31/08/2017 08:06
Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

Miriam Ballin pioneers psychological first aid in Israel, travels to Houston to help hurricane victims.JTA, 31/08/2017 07:23
Family continues printing Houston Jewish paper despite hurricane

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, 30/08/2017 22:10
Houston Jewish community ravaged by Harvey’s torrential rains

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, 29/08/2017 23:26
'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

Watch: Bnei Akiva emissaries in Houston report widespread flooding following hurricane strike.Yoni Kempinski, 27/08/2017 17:01
Houston to receive 2-3 inches of rain per hour

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, 27/08/2017 05:12
Houston Jewish community preparing for Hurricane Harvey

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, 25/08/2017 21:02
Houston Jewish students suffer social media harassment

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, 09/02/2017 08:14
Swastika, 'TRUMP' drawn on statue at Rice University

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, 07/02/2017 04:25
Houston gunman was member of Jewish fraternity

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, 29/09/2016 05:44
Houston shooter was wearing Nazi uniform

Houston shooter was wearing Nazi uniform

Shooter who injured 9 in Houston mall was wearing a military uniform with a Nazi insignia.JTA, 27/09/2016 21:50
9 injured in Houston mall shooting

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, 26/09/2016 15:43
Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Couple trapped in their home in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.Haim Lev, 21/08/2016 12:06
Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong. Tzvi Fishman, 26/04/2016 05:52
Flooding damages Houston Jewish institutions

Flooding damages Houston Jewish institutions

Massive flooding causes serious damage to the Jewish community of Houston for the second time in less than a year.JTA, 21/04/2016 04:02
YU Students Rush to Save Houston Jewish Community

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2015 22:13
Synagogue Members' Homes Damaged in Houston Flood

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, 29/05/2015 00:12
'Mom is Sick': ISIS Texan Tricked to Return Home

'Mom is Sick': ISIS Texan Tricked to Return 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, 26/05/2015 22:01