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News and updates about Hurricane Sandy

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?

Record low weather passing even as reports indicate more cold spells. Toll of vortex on US economy up to $5 billion.

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?player

Congress Approves Hurricane Help for Synagogues

Congress has overwhelmingly passed a bill to force FEMA to help houses of worship with disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

 Congress Approves Hurricane Relief for Religious Nonprofits

US Okays $9.7 Billion in Aid for Sandy Victims

After a delay that sparked outrage from East Coast Republicans, Congress finally approved aid for Hurricane Sandy victims.

US Approves $9.7 Billion in Aid for Sandy Victims

New Monster Storm Heading Towards US East Coast

A new monster storm system is heading towards the Northeastern United States, already battered by Hurricane Sandy.

New Monster Storm Heading Towards US East Coast

Video: Obama Welcomes Menorah Hit By Sandy

Obama paid tribute to victims of Hurricane Sandy by welcoming a menorah that had managed to survive the devastation.

Video: Obama Welcomes Menorah Hit By Sandy as Symbol of Hopeplayer

Young Israel Cited as ‘Hurricane Sandy Heroes’

A NY Jewish council has cited Young Israel leaders for being "heroes" in relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy devastated the region.

Young Israel Cited as ‘Hurricane Sandy Heroes’

Hurricane Sandy Still an Unwelcome Guest

The destruction of Hurricane Sandy has barely been touched as Hanukkah approaches

Hurricane Sandy Still an Unwelcome Guest as Hanukkah Approaches

Special Thanksgiving for Sandy Survivors

This year, the American holiday of Thanksgiving has special significance for some survivors of Hurricane Sandy.

Special Significance to Thanksgiving for Sandy Survivors

NYC to Demolish Hundreds of Storm-Struck Homes

New York City workers are set to demolish at least 200 homes that were damaged beyond repair during Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy last month.

NYC to Demolish Hundreds of Storm-Struck Homes

US Recruits Israeli App Know-How After 'Sandy'

U.S. government recruited assistance of Israeli-developed app to deal with gasoline shortages on East Coast in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

US Recruits Israeli App Know-How After 'Sandy'

Chabad Emissaries Conference Held Despite Sandy

Two weeks post-Hurricane Sandy, where in New York City can one host a banquet for nearly five thousand rabbis? Somehow Chabad-Lubavitch did.

Int'l Chabad Emissaries Conference Held Despite Sandy

Rabbi Ben-Artzi: Sandy is a Message to U.S.

Rabbi says Americans should expect more, worse storms.

Rabbi Ben-Artzi: Sandy is a Message to U.S.

Communities Pull Together to Survive in Queens, LI

Communities are pulling together and families in Queens and Long Island are struggling to survive after Sandy and a nor'easter came by.

Communities Pull Together After Storms in Queens, Long Island

America's Northeast Braces for New Storm

With more than a million households still without power following Hurricane Sandy, eastern New York braces for another storm: a nor'easter.

America's Northeast Braces for New Storm in Wake of Sandy

US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Ballots

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, in some states US voters waited for more than an hour before being able to cast their ballots.

US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Their Ballots

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

More than a million households are still in the dark one week after Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

In a single seaside community, volunteers from New York's Jewish Shomrim organization have discovered 22 damaged Torah scrolls.

22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

New Jersey's 'Sandy' Victims Can Vote by E-Mail

New Jersey residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy will be allowed to vote by email and fax.

New Jersey's 'Sandy' Victims Can Vote by E-Mail

Christie Defends Obama Praise, But Backs Romney

NJ Gov. Chris Christie defended his praise for Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy, but said he would still vote for Romney.

Christie Defends Obama Praise, But Will Vote Romney

AJC Donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Sandy Victims

The American Jewish Committee has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of Hurricane Sandy

AJC Donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Victims of Sandy

NYC Chabad Head Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries are on another "mission from G-d" -- this time, organizing volunteers for hurricane relief in New York City.

NYC Chabad-Lubavitch Heads Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Another 1st for Sandy: 2012 NYC Marathon Canceled

Chalk up another "first" for Hurricane Sandy in the annals of New York: the 2012 NYC Marathon, set for Sunday, has been canceled.

Another First for Sandy: 2012 NYC Marathon Canceled

Giuliani: Obama Should 'Resign' Over Libya, Sandy

Rudy Giuliani tore into Obama, saying the president should "resign" over terrorist attack in Libya and for campaigning after Hurricane Sandy

Giuliani: Obama Should 'Resign' Over Libya, Economy, Sandy

Muslim Clerics: Sandy is Divine Punishment

Muslim clerics claim that Hurricane Sandy is a divine punishment for a film mocking the prophet Mohammed.

Muslim Clerics: Sandy is Divine Punishment

Dozens of IDF Soldiers Stranded by Sandy

Soldiers currently in the U.S. will get extra vacation days to cover the delays caused by storm.

Dozens of IDF Soldiers Stranded by Sandy

Sandy Destroys NY Home of Famous Hassidic Singer

Orthodox neighborhood of Seagate was hit hard by Sandy, destroying a lifetime's worth of records belonging to the famed hassidic singer.

NY Home of Singer Mordechai Ben-David Destroyed by Sandy

Frankenstorm Sandy's US Death Toll 74

The death toll from Hurricane Sandy has risen to 74 in the United States, with more than half of the victims from New York and New Jersey.

Frankenstorm Sandy's US Death Toll 74

'Romney Admin Will Always Ensure Disaster Funds'

Wall Street Journal columnist Karl Rove predicts a win for GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney with at least 279 Electoral College votes.

'Romney-Ryan Admin Will Always Ensure Disaster Funds'

Hurricane Sandy Forces Bellevue Evacuation

Another New York hospital -- venerable Bellevue -- has been forced to evacuate its patients due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.

New York's Venerable Bellevue Hospital Evacuates Post-Sandy

Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work

Most commuters on Thursday in NY, NJ and CT had no choice but to drive, clogging roads into a crawl following Hurricane Sandy's destruction.

Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work Post-Sandy

New York Slowly Getting Back to Normal

It's a slow process, but New York is making its way back to normal life in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

New York Slowly Getting Back to Normal, Sort Of

No Red Tape for Sandy Victims, Promises Obama

"We're going to make sure that we get the help to you as quickly as we can," President Obama tells Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey.

No Red Tape for Sandy Victims, Promises Obama

'I Am Homeless. My House is Gone.'

A stark reality check in Queens, New York, after Hurricane Sandy.

'I Am Homeless. My House is Gone.'

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

More than 6.2 million people were without power, and New York's LaGuardia Airport remained closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

5 Nuke Plants in Trouble From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy brought trouble to 5 nuclear power plants in the path of the storm, one just 40 miles from New York City, ABC News reported.

5 Nuke Plants in Trouble From Hurricane Sandy

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Hurricane Sandy has totally paralyzed the underground system used by New Yorkers for more than a century to travel the city.

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Two Brooklyn Jews Among Hurricane Sandy Victims

The daughter of a prominent local activist and her male friend crushed by a fallen tree in Brooklyn during Hurricane Sandy.

Two Brooklyn Jews Among Hurricane Sandy Victims

Hurricane Sandy Kills 38, NYC Begins Recovery

New York begins recovery as Sandy abates. Thirty-eight people killed by storm.

Hurricane Sandy Leaves 38 Dead, NYC Begins Recovery

Israeli Students Pray for US as Hurricane Hits

Israeli students in Amit schools prayed for the well-being of Americans as Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast.

Israeli Students Pray for Americans as Hurricane Wreaks Havok

'Frankenstorm' Hits U.S. East Coast

Hurricane Sandy floods cities along the eastern U.S. coast. One Queens NY resident killed by a fallen tree.

'Frankenstorm' Hits U.S. East Coastplayer