In parts of the Houston area, the slow-moving tropical storm Harvey has set a record for rainfall from a single storm anywhere in the continental United States, with 51.88 inches since the storm began. According to the Harris County Flood Control District, as much as 30% of Harris County’s 1,800 square miles of land is flooded.
“The Jewish Community Center is turning into a command center. Jewish Family Services is flooded. They're helping people by phone.”
"It was "a terrifying experience for the young victims who were targeted in this unprovoked anti-Semitic attack."
Hurricane Harvey flooded two of the few main supermarkets carrying kosher food and caused the other two to shut down as well—one has been turned into a shelter by authorities—and supplies are now beginning to run low.
The petitioners' argument is based not on a claim to the land in question, but on the hypothetical suggestion that the new community which borders enclaves of private Arab land would prevent the owners from using their lands.
The ruling stated that "the consent of the foreigners to their removal is not required for the deportation to be lawful, and it is also possible to deport them against their will.
Channel 20 CEO Sachi Franz issued a statement expressing his frustration at the "absurd" situation in which a ratings-based, commercial channel is expected to offer screen time to every Tom, Dick and Shlomo who represent insignificant Jewish movements.
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has rebuked the US for its “failure at the highest political level to unequivocally reject racist violent events.”
The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.
"As the extent of the damage becomes clear, it is obvious that this community will need significant financial help in order to rebuild."
The sellers claim the building is dilapidated; the congregants vehemently deny the charge, saying it's not true.
Rothkopf's attack is so bereft of fact and so dependent entirely on the ways the author maligns facts and impressions about Israel's tough issues, one must wonder from which yard this cat has dragged his other gifts into the house.
MK Glick responded acerbically to Netanyahu's "gesture," suggesting it was a hoax the PM is staging ahead of his government's response to a petition he filed with the High Court of Justice against the ban.
Netanyahu called it a “moving” gesture, and said the Bible would be given to the National Library of Israel.
Cohn told the Financial Times on Friday he had written a resignation letter after Trump's feeble response to the neo-Nazi protests in Charlottesville.
"A family with three children attending private Jewish education in the US must budget on average $80,000 a year for tuition alone."
Judging historical figures according to our most current social mores is politically beneficial.
Ukrainian has police announced that apparently the murder resulted from a criminal enterprise.
It seems like this would have been the perfect opportunity to say what they think, directly to the president.
Friedman noted, however, that the President is doing "a great job for America," repeating Trump's charges that the media "treat him unfairly. People have to give him a chance."
The police officer told them he was carrying out an order from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and asked Glick not to be “provocative.”
Netanyahu thanked Putin in their joint news conference “for the pensions agreement, which benefits citizens of both countries."
"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.
"I can’t even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis," James Murdoch wrote.
In honor of the Balfour Declaration centennial, Biennale2017 will showcase specially-commissioned works by three British artists exploring this watershed in recent Jewish history and host a special event in the Knesset.