Hurricane Irma

News for Hurricane Irma

Misquoting Rabbi Kanievsky caused Shabbat desecration

Misquoting Rabbi Kanievsky caused Shabbat desecration

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky never actually permitted traveling on the Sabbath to escape Hurricane Irma.Tzvi Lev, 17/09/2017 15:06
Celebrities drum up hurricane relief - and warn on climate

Celebrities drum up hurricane relief - and warn on climate

Celebrities raise $14.55 million to support Hurricane Harvey, Irma, relief efforts.AFP, 13/09/2017 07:54
‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

Watch: James and Ann Williams, World Bnei Akiva emissaries in Florida, tell Arutz Sheva about leaving their home due to Hurricane Irma.Yoni Kempinski, 12/09/2017 09:44
Atlanta Jews open their homes as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

Atlanta Jews open their homes as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

Atlanta's religious Jewish community hosts thousands of Hurricane Irma evacuees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2017 14:09
Storms, love and nonsense of biblical proportions

Storms, love and nonsense of biblical proportions

We are being taught a lesson in humility. Jack Engelhard, 11/09/2017 13:15
Irma knocks out power across Florida as Tampa Bay battered

Irma knocks out power across Florida as Tampa Bay battered

Category 2 hurricane crashes into Tampa after ravaging south Florida. 3.3 million homes and businesses without electricity.David Rosenberg, 11/09/2017 08:58
Trump declares major disaster in Florida

Trump declares major disaster in Florida

Trump approves major disaster declaration for Florida as Hurricane Irma continues to pummel the state.Ben Ariel, 11/09/2017 01:05
'Pray for everybody in Florida'

'Pray for everybody in Florida'

Death toll rises to four, 2 million people lose power as Irma devastates Florida.David Rosenberg, 10/09/2017 23:03
Airborne assistance ready for action as Irma hits

Airborne assistance ready for action as Irma hits

Watch: Military photo journalist Yissachar Ruas meets members of the US Coast Guard whose main mission is being implemented these days.Yissachar Ruas, 10/09/2017 19:31
3 dead as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

3 dead as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

Florida braces as strongest hurricane in 82 years regains strengthDavid Rosenberg, 10/09/2017 18:15
Dramatic Shabbat rescue on Caribbean island

Dramatic Shabbat rescue on Caribbean island

ZAKA volunteers worked desperately Shabbat to save Chabad emissary's family stranded during hurricane.Tzvi Lev, 10/09/2017 13:12
Sheriff warns: Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma

Sheriff warns: Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma

'To clarify, DO NOT shoot weapons @ Irma. You won't make it turn around & it will have very dangerous side effects.'Mordechai Sones, 10/09/2017 11:43
On the way to the Jewish community in Miami

On the way to the Jewish community in Miami

Delegation of the Israelife Foundation leaves for Miami to help the Jewish and Israeli communities following Hurricane Irma.Uzi Baruch, 10/09/2017 04:08
Who stayed in Miami despite fear of Irma?

Who stayed in Miami despite fear of Irma?

Many people from south Florida can't get out or are choosing to stay, prompting concerns about whether there is enough shelter space.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2017 22:15
Irma Could 're-energize' to Category 4

Irma Could 're-energize' to Category 4

Florida Gov. Rick Scott warns people around the path of the storm to 'leave now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2017 20:21
Need to escape Irma? Haredi rabbi says you can travel on Shabbat

Need to escape Irma? Haredi rabbi says you can travel on Shabbat

Bnei Brak's Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky permits Jews in Hurricane Irma's path to evacuate on Shabbat.JTA, 08/09/2017 13:47
2 nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path at risk

2 nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path at risk

Officials debate whether to shut down Florida nuclear power plants which will be hit by one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded.Gary Willig, 07/09/2017 16:54
Haredi children pray for Florida residents as hurricane nears

Haredi children pray for Florida residents as hurricane nears

Haredi children in Jerusalem pray for Florida residents as Hurricane Irma approaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 16:34
Chabad emissaries: Mikvah saved us from Hurricane Irma

Chabad emissaries: Mikvah saved us from Hurricane Irma

Chabad emissaries tell miraculous story of how they emerged from Irma unscathed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 15:38
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
Here's what those in Hurricane Irma's path need to know

Here's what those in Hurricane Irma's path need to know

ZAKA chief officer outlines guidelines for community leaders who choose to remain in Irma's path.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 12:42
Massive traffic in Florida as residents flee Irma

Massive traffic in Florida as residents flee Irma

Residents are fleeing Florida en mass, bringing highways to a halt. Delta, JetBlue cut prices.Tzvi Lev, 07/09/2017 12:01
Caribbean islands to suffer two hits in a row?

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.Chana Roberts, 07/09/2017 11:08
'Show up at hurricane shelter? Go straight to jail'

'Show up at hurricane shelter? Go straight to jail'

Polk Country Sherriff says that those with outstanding warrants who show up at hurricane shelters will be led directly to prison.Tzvi Lev, 07/09/2017 10:16
State of emergency declared in North Carolina

State of emergency declared in North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 01:08
Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Jewish organizations help seniors prepare for hurricane, ask families to encourage seniors to evacuate.JTA, 06/09/2017 15:32
Trump declares emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Trump declares emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Trump declares emergencies in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as Hurricane Irma prepares for landfall.Elad Benari, 06/09/2017 04:06
State of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

State of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Florida Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency in the state in preparation for Hurricane Irma.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2017 01:09