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Hurricane Irma Heads West Towards Puerto Rico, Then Florida

Hurricane Irma is the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. President [Donald] Trump already declared a pre-landfall emergency for the entire state of Florida.

Chief Rabbi Orders an End to Special Prayers for Rain

The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.

Photos: Shabbos Will Be White in Israel [video]

This is not a snowstorm. This is a blizzard, even by New York's standards.

Fire Destroys 14 Businesses in Kew Garden Hills, Queens, NY [video]

A 5-alarm fire spread like lightning, totally destroying a building in Queens, NY that stood for generations and housed 14 businesses.

Israeli Consulate in Miami Closed, Emissaries Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Israeli consular officials in Miami are preparing for a quick evacuation if the storm lives up to its reputation and hits the city as hard as predicted.

Israel Installs Tsunami, Earthquake Early Warning Systems

Early warning systems for tsunamis are also crucial in order to protect power stations in Tel Aviv and Ashkelon, and desalination plants, that could be damaged.

Power Blackouts, Supply Shortages Hampering Rescue Efforts in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise following earthquakes in Nepal as rescue workers fight the clock.

Jerusalem Snowman Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat will personally pick the winning Jerusalem snowman.

Winter Weather Still Chilling Israel From North to Northern Negev

The winter weather hasn't yet let up in Israel, with snow in the north and rain in the central and southern regions.

Several Days of Rain Forecast to Drench Israel

Rain, rain, don’t go way, we prayed for it and will gladly get wet anyway.

Israel Sends ‘Immediate Aid’ After Guatemala’s Deadly Volcan de Fuego Erupts

At least 62 people were confirmed dead by early Tuesday and a total of two million people were affected in what is being called the biggest eruption of the volcano in 40 years.

Jordan Permits Drone Search to Locate Missing Israeli Truck Driver

Search and rescue personnel have spent the past two days searching for Ayman Jaber of Taibe.

Northeastern United States Gears Up for Epic Blizzard

The northeastern United States is gearing up for what may be one of the biggest blizzards in the past half century.

Storms Send Israeli Mimouna Celebrants Indoors

Stormy weather sent celebrants indoors but did not dampen their joy in celebrating Mimouna after Passover in Israel.

Update: Israeli Aid Delivered to Guatemala as Volcano Death Toll Rises

Foreign Ministry officials are working with Guatemalan authorities to determine whether Israeli search and rescue teams are needed.

10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to the severity of the unexpected turbulence.

Update: Hurricane Nate Lands on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast

The states of Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida had all declared states of emergency late Friday.

Northern Israel Flooded: 60mm in a Few Hours

As soon as Israeli Jews began asking for rain in the Amidah prayer on Friday, it started raining.

Father, IDF Buddies Search in Nepal for Missing Israeli

The father of missing Israeli hiker Or Ashraf has gone to search Mount Everest with friends from the IDF Egoz unit.

Watch as Israel Offers Aid to Iran-Iraq Earthquake Victims

Iran does not recognize Israel's right to exist. Neither does Iraq.

Lakewood Jewish Community Homes Flooded in New Jersey

The "Chaverim" Jewish assistance organization reported many people were trapped in flooded vehicles, and that numerous basements were totally under water.

Series of Small Earthquakes Shake Dead Sea Region

The 3 earthquakes were on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea.

8 Dead in Texas as Wild Winter Weather Whips State

Tornadoes and a blizzard have struck northern and western Texas, killing at least eight people.

Update: Hundreds Dead, Thousands Injured, People Sleeping in the Streets After Iran-Iraq Earthquake

Israel's last major earthquake struck in 1927, killing 130 in Jerusalem, but there are many minor quakes each year.

Israel Plans to Refill the Kinneret

A new infrastructure project will pump water back into the Kinneret, saving the Sea of Galilee and the Galil.

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