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News and updates about Hurricane Harvey

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.

Houston bakery loses kosher certification to pay off debt

Jewish volunteers continue to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

Year after hurricane devastated Texas, Act Now Houston still sending volunteers to support victims of flooding.

Jewish volunteers continue to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

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.

Jewish groups send aid to Houston as city struggles to recover

Synagogue hit by Harvey to demolish sanctuary

Houston synagogue flooded during Hurricane Harvey votes to demolish its damaged sanctuary.

Synagogue hit by Harvey to demolish sanctuary

'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.

'Diaspora Jews always helped Israel - now Israel can help them'

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 Israel

Jewish youth light at sites of terrorist attacks

Hurricane Harvey survivor distributes mezuzahs to those in need

Chava Gal-Or has been distributing mezuzahs for free to Jewish hurricane victims.

Hurricane Harvey survivor distributes mezuzahs to those in need

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.

Houston Jewish leaders thank Israel for hurricane aid

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.

This Israeli NGO is bringing relief to America’s disaster areas

‘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.

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

No hurricane relief for those boycotting Israel

Texas town says you can’t get hurricane relief if you boycott Israel.

No hurricane relief for those boycotting Israel

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.

For victims and volunteers, Hurricane Harvey hasn't ended

How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

Congregations band together, improvise, as Jewish New Year approaches.

How Houston's synagogues are preparing for Rosh Hashanah

Reflections after the hurricanes

Chief officer of the ZAKA International Rescue Unit recounts devastation, aid efforts, following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Reflections after the hurricanes

Celebrities drum up hurricane relief - and warn on climate

Celebrities raise $14.55 million to support Hurricane Harvey, Irma, relief efforts.

Celebrities drum up hurricane relief - and warn on climate

'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.

'The holy books fell apart in our hands'

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.'

Chabad rabbis refuse to abandon posts despite hurricanes

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.

Caribbean islands to suffer two hits in a row?player

Will Harvey's victims celebrate the upcoming Jewish holidays?

Jewish students, Chabad rabbis and a kosher salami company pitch in to help Houston.

Will Harvey's victims celebrate the upcoming Jewish holidays?

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 Harvey

Israel's ZAKA team helping with hurricane clean-up in Houston

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.

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

Israeli emergency team helps 'Harvey' victims

Israeli crisis response volunteers on site in Houston, helping victims deal with trauma in aftermath of devastating hurricane.

Israeli emergency team helps 'Harvey' victims

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.

NY Jewish radio host Nachum Segal to broadcast live from Houston

Unprecedented aid to Houston's Jewish community

Israeli government donates $1 million to aid recovery of Houston Jewish community.

Unprecedented aid to Houston's Jewish community

Yeshiva seniors join Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Jewish high school students roll up their sleeves, help Harvey cleanup.

Yeshiva seniors join Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Texas grapples with post-hurricane looting

'We support the 2nd Amendment - you could leave this country in a bag.'

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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.

Linda Sarsour slammed for exploiting Hurricane Harvey donationsplayer

Watch: President Trump visits hurricane relief center

President Trump meets with hurricane victims at a relief center.

Watch: President Trump visits hurricane relief centerplayer

Timelapse Captures Dramatic Flooding in Houston

A timelapse video captured the impact of flooding that devastated the region.

Timelapse Captures Dramatic Flooding in Houstonplayer

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.

Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey victims

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

'Cajun Navy' volunteer rescue service continues to save lives in Texas.

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

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.'

Houston chemical plant flooded by Harvey explodesplayer

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.

Watch: Human chain to save man trapped in carplayer

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.

Watch: Cowboys rescue livestock trapped in Texas floodwatersplayer

Death toll hits 35 as Harvey continues towards Tennessee

Authorities expect to find bodies in homes, cars.

Death toll hits 35 as Harvey continues towards Tennessee

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.

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

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.

Listen: Grandmother describes losing 6 family members to floodplayer

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

Miriam Ballin pioneers psychological first aid in Israel, travels to Houston to help hurricane victims.

Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

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.

Family continues printing Houston Jewish paper despite hurricane