Florida


Community Alert: Restoring Power in Miami

Following Hurricane Irma, parts of Miami still haven’t had power restored, as Rosh Hashanah fast approaches. The FPL (Florida Power & Light) company is attempting to restore power to all…

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Miami Community Keeps Up With Post-Irma Challenges

Nearly five days after the southern Florida community was, bechasdei Hashem, spared the worst of Hurricane Irma’s predicted damage, many were still left without electricity in their homes. In Miami’s…

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Trump Visits Florida, Thanks First Responders

President Donald Trump praised first responders in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday for limiting the U.S. death toll from devastating Hurricane Irma, the second major storm to hit the United States…

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Mayor: Eight Dead After Fla. Nursing Home Lost Power

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said that eight people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state. Police and fire…

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Florida Hurricane Preempted by Tefillos

Last week, while news of the devastation in Houston still fresh, and terrifying weather conditions forecasted for the state of Florida and especially Miami with its large Jewish community, Yidden…

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More Than 50 Arrested for Looting in Miami During Irma

Miami area police arrested more than 50 suspected looters during Hurricane Irma, including 26 people who were accused of breaking into a single Wal-Mart (WMT.N) store, authorities said on Tuesday.…

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FEMA Estimates One-Fourth of Keys Homes Could Be Destroyed

Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys’ farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway connecting the islands and rush aid to Hurricane Irma’s…

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