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Gov. DeSantis to Arutz Sheva: 'We of course accept Israel's support'

Gov. DeSantis to Arutz Sheva: 'We of course accept Israel's support'

Florida governor speaks with Arutz Sheva about PM Naftali Bennett's offer of assistance, and impact of disaster on Miami's Jewish community.Yoni Kempinski, Miami, 27/06/2021 17:07
Homefront Command delegation sent to Florida to assist in search and rescue efforts

Homefront Command delegation sent to Florida to assist in search and rescue efforts

DM Gantz: "We will make every effort to help save human life, and to offer our support to the Jewish community and to our American friends.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2021 21:42
Collapsed Miami condo tower had been sinking since 1990s, says researcher

Collapsed Miami condo tower had been sinking since 1990s, says researcher

Research was aimed at studying areas of potential flooding, not engineering issues, and was likely not known to city officials.Dan Verbin, Canada, 25/06/2021 21:10
Coping with the Miami Surfside tragedy

Coping with the Miami Surfside tragedy

Our hearts are with the residents of those affected by this terrible event. What can we do to prepare ourselves for what is to come? Op-edAvi Tenenbaum, 25/06/2021 16:09
Hatzalah in Miami: We haven't found any more survivors

Hatzalah in Miami: We haven't found any more survivors

"This is a heavily Jewish neighborhood; many local residents are haredim," Hatzalah member says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2021 09:47
'This tragedy transcends our capacity for understanding'

'This tragedy transcends our capacity for understanding'

American Jews mobilize in response to deadly building collapse in Surfside, Florida.Asaf Shalev, Ben Sales, JTA, 25/06/2021 07:25
25 of 99 missing people in Miami condo collapse may be Jewish

25 of 99 missing people in Miami condo collapse may be Jewish

Hatzalah, Chesed Shel Emes and Miami Police Chaplain Rabbi Mark Rosenberg at the scene trying to locate missing victims.Dan Verbin, 25/06/2021 06:29
DeSantis on collapsed Miami tower deaths: 'We are bracing for some bad news'

DeSantis on collapsed Miami tower deaths: 'We are bracing for some bad news'

Former Surfside mayor and building resident Barry Cohen witnesses the building turning into "a gaping hole of rubble."Dan Verbin, 24/06/2021 21:10
Israeli consulate assisting after Miami building collapse

Israeli consulate assisting after Miami building collapse

Foreign Minister Lapid speaks with Israeli Consul General in Miami after building collapse leaves dozens of Jews missing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 21:04
At least 18 Jews reportedly unaccounted for in Miami condo tower collapse

At least 18 Jews reportedly unaccounted for in Miami condo tower collapse

Rescue teams still actively searching through rubble of 12-floor building whose entire back side collapsed.Dan Verbin, 24/06/2021 16:52
Jewish owned Miami pizzeria targeted by anti-Semitic ranter

Jewish owned Miami pizzeria targeted by anti-Semitic ranter

Man who repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements and Nazi salutes arrested for "felony stalking with prejudice."Dan Verbin, 27/05/2021 19:19
Miami gun owner saves family from anti-Semites in SUV

Miami gun owner saves family from anti-Semites in SUV

Miami gun owner intervenes to help NJ Jewish family being harassed by garbage throwing anti-Semites in SUV.Dan Verbin, 21/05/2021 19:06
Antisemitic hate group's flyers found in St. Petersburg, FL

Antisemitic hate group's flyers found in St. Petersburg, FL

California group that previously spray painted "Communism is Judaism" in Miami now targeting St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 21:44
Miami imam says Israelis will run away “like mice”

Miami imam says Israelis will run away “like mice”

At sermon delivered in mid-April, Muslim preacher in Miami said, 'Palestine is the land of Islam - and we will take it back.'Dan Verbin, 03/05/2021 17:11
Miami school won't employ teachers who get COVID-19 vaccine

Miami school won't employ teachers who get COVID-19 vaccine

Miami private school says it would not employ anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine, citing concerns it might not be safe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 04:04
Florida woman arrested for threatening to kill Kamala Harris

Florida woman arrested for threatening to kill Kamala Harris

Miami nurse is held at detention center, charged with threatening to kill US VP Harris, practicing at gun range.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2021 21:41
Watch: Pro-Israel convoy celebrates Independence Day in Miami

Watch: Pro-Israel convoy celebrates Independence Day in Miami

Pro-Israel activists organize Yom Atzmaut convoy through Miami to show support for the Jewish state on its 73rd Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 18:18
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump buy large estate on elite Miami island

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump buy large estate on elite Miami island

Trump's daughter and son-in-law appear poised to move to south Florida after Biden's inauguration, buying estate in 'billionaire's bunker'.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/12/2020 07:04
Miami Herald apologizes for running anti-Semitic ads in Spanish publication

Miami Herald apologizes for running anti-Semitic ads in Spanish publication

Newspaper apologizes for running anti-Semitic advertisements in its Spanish-language publication for months.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 17/09/2020 19:16
Devastating Flood Destroys Yeshiva in Miami

Devastating Flood Destroys Yeshiva in Miami

Beit Midrash in Yeshivas Doresh now a pool after heavy rains, flooding in Miami., 25/02/2020 15:09
Orthodox mother of 5 from Israel wins Miami half-marathon race

Orthodox mother of 5 from Israel wins Miami half-marathon race

Beatie Deutsch, religious mother of 5, wins half-marathon in Miami.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/02/2020 08:45
Running for home

Running for home

Youths from the Emunah Bet Elazraki Children’s Home in Netanya take part in Miami Marathon. 'You'll never be running alone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2020 22:21
Watch: 'Fairytale' birthday for Holocaust survivors

Watch: 'Fairytale' birthday for Holocaust survivors

Israeli American businessman holds birthday for 93-year-old Holocaust survivor in Miami who says "Don't forget us, be proud of heritage"Yoni Kempinski, 26/12/2019 17:49
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
Suspect arrested in shooting of Jewish man in Florida

Suspect arrested in shooting of Jewish man in Florida

Police arrest suspect in shooting of 68-year-old man outside the Young Israel of Greater Miami synagogue last month.Ben Ariel, 22/08/2019 02:05
Swastikas painted on Jewish-owned food truck in Miami

Swastikas painted on Jewish-owned food truck in Miami

Co-owner says leaving neighborhood 'would make them win' after Miami sees third anti-Semitic attack in one week.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2019 07:50
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
Evangelical church cancels pro-Israel event over 'pride' parade

Evangelical church cancels pro-Israel event over 'pride' parade

Miami church cancels planned pro-Israel event after Israeli diplomats participate in local 'LGBT pride' parade.Marcy Oster/JTA, 22/05/2019 20:41
Miami man arrested over threats to bagel shop

Miami man arrested over threats to bagel shop

Miami man arrested for calling bagel shop and threatening to "get rid of" Jews.Ben Ariel, 13/05/2019 05:04
Miami bagel shop gets threatening anti-Semitic phone calls

Miami bagel shop gets threatening anti-Semitic phone calls

Unknown man calls local bagel shop multiple times to tell owner to 'get rid of Jews' in Miami.Marcy Oster/JTA, 07/05/2019 18:19
Miami cop filmed trashing Jewish text fired

Miami cop filmed trashing Jewish text fired

Police sergeant who was filmed calling Jewish holy book 'crap' before throwing book has been fired from Miami police department.Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/01/2019 18:42
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
Orthodox Jews assaulted at kosher Dunkin' Donuts in Florida

Orthodox Jews assaulted at kosher Dunkin' Donuts in Florida

Assailant hurled rock at Orthodox Jews in Miami donut shop before beating them. Police say case not investigated as hate crime.David Rosenberg, 16/12/2018 21:15
Watch: Pro-Israel display on streets of Miami for Hanukkah

Watch: Pro-Israel display on streets of Miami for Hanukkah

Israeli-American businessman Joe Zevuloni leadsspecial pro-Israel event on streets of Miami during Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2018 11:55
Miami officer suspended after throwing away Tanakh

Miami officer suspended after throwing away Tanakh

Video surfaces of Miami police sergeant throwing Hebrew Bible in a truck while cursing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2018 05:57
Miami Beach Chabad-Lubavitch center vandalized

Miami Beach Chabad-Lubavitch center vandalized

Orthodox Jewish center in southern Florida vandalized with swastika, upside-down cross.JTA, 15/11/2018 20:01
US: Israel Independence Day event cancelled over terror threat

US: Israel Independence Day event cancelled over terror threat

Celebration in Miami marking Israel's 70th Independence Day cancelled following warnings of credible terror threats.David Rosenberg, 09/04/2018 22:07
1 dead, 6 injured after Miami bridge collapses

1 dead, 6 injured after Miami bridge collapses

Bridge under construction near Florida International University collapses, crushing cars beneath.David Rosenberg, 15/03/2018 22:18
Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

Florida resident's tires get caught in train tracks. Witnesses pull man from vehicle before it is totaled by train.JTA, 05/11/2017 18:57
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
Man threatens to shoot up Miami synagogue

Man threatens to shoot up Miami synagogue

Police ask for public's help in locating man who threatened mass shooting in local synagogue.JTA, 30/08/2017 16:06
Miami Jewish Federation calls Roger Waters an anti-Semite

Miami Jewish Federation calls Roger Waters an anti-Semite

Jewish group slams former Pink Floyd Star for anti-Israel activities ahead of Florida concert.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 13/07/2017 22:09
Kosher bakery delivery truck used in Miami bank robbery

Kosher bakery delivery truck used in Miami bank robbery

Truck stolen from bakery used as getaway vehicle by bank robbers, returned to owner after ditched by thieves.JTA, 10/07/2017 20:03
Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

Florida man negotiates plea deal in plot to bomb Miami-area synagogue.JTA, 24/05/2017 14:25
El Al's new route offers direct flights to Miami

El Al's new route offers direct flights to Miami

El Al reintroduces closed Miami-Tel Aviv flights, CEO says he hopes Miami will become popular with Israeli tourists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2017 15:58
Tragedy at 35,000 feet: Israeli dies during honeymoon trip to US

Tragedy at 35,000 feet: Israeli dies during honeymoon trip to US

32-year old Israeli dies on flight to Miami for his honeymoon. Allergic reaction to airline food suspected.David Rosenberg, 03/05/2017 10:40
Florida: Two Israelis killed in accident

Florida: Two Israelis killed in accident

Benny and Zafrit Binyamin, Israeli couple living in Miami, killed in a car accident in Florida, leaving behind eight-year-old daughter.Mordechai Sones, 27/03/2017 14:55
Homeless man arrested for scratching swastikas into Miami cars

Homeless man arrested for scratching swastikas into Miami cars

Homeless man charged with criminal mischief for scratching swastikas into cars in Miami Beach, Florida.JTA, 08/03/2017 15:45
'This is a hate crime'

'This is a hate crime'

Vandals draw swastikas, Nazi messages on Jewish-owned cars in Miami.Haim Lev, 27/02/2017 11:31
Bomb threat at Israeli consulate in Miami

Bomb threat at Israeli consulate in Miami

Israeli consulate in Miami, Florida receives bomb threat.David Rosenberg, 16/02/2017 20:32
Miami first city to end sanctuary policies

Miami first city to end sanctuary policies

Mayor of Miami responds to executive order of President Trump to cut funding to sanctuaries for illegal immigrants by ending policy.Gary Willig, 27/01/2017 10:31
Shooting interrupts family festival in Miami

Shooting interrupts family festival in Miami

Three people sustain gunshot wounds in shooting incident near Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park in Northwest Miami-Dade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2017 00:08
Miami JCCs evacuated after bomb threats

Miami JCCs evacuated after bomb threats

2 Miami JCCs evacuated after receiving bomb threats. Hundreds of children among the evacuees.Gary Willig, 09/01/2017 19:15
Miami kosher cafe offers free lunch

Miami kosher cafe offers free lunch

Kosher bakery and cafe in Miami offering free lunches to pregnant women to celebrate announcement that the Zika virus is under control.JTA, 21/09/2016 04:36
Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg donated the money to Satmar institutions in Israel, haredi website reports - then died hours later.Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2016 16:54
Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Three others, visitors from Kiryas Joel, injured in riptide pull.Arutz Sheva staff, 17/05/2016 20:46
Would-be Florida synagogue bomber denied bail

Would-be Florida synagogue bomber denied bail

South Florida man accused of plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue denied bail.JTA, 11/05/2016 04:32