Israeli ZAKA Volunteers Working with Jewish, Christian Communities on Recovery from Hurricane Harvey
After an initial briefing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and with the Orthodox Union which is coordinating the volunteers within the Jewish community in Houston, the ZAKA team set out to work.
"From talks we’ve had with heads of the community and Israel’s Consul General we learned the damage is vast, and the rehabilitation will take years."
In 2014, Dell donated $1.8 million to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.
“It was really hashgacha pratis [divine providence] because we had all this food, a lot more supplies than we usually have on hand, so we were able to make dinner” for many more people."
The White House is open to ideas, Sanders said, adding that the president has not yet reached a decision on which group should coordinate the funds.
“The Jewish Community Center is turning into a command center. Jewish Family Services is flooded. They're helping people by phone.”
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.
Video footage showed waist-high water and rescued families who spoke of waiting for help from second floors and attics.
A 22-member delegation was sent by the Jewish State to battle the flames, which began last week.
The satellite will help a farmer see the spatial and temporal changes of crops in the entire field, and on an intra-field scale of small plots as well.
Police and security forces operated in the area along with firefighting crews as well.
Israel sent one team to help with logistics and two firefighting planes to battle the massive blaze.
Officials are now looking into the cause of the rash of fires around the country.
It's not yet clear what started the fires in so many different locations on Sunday, but it has been especially hot and dry in Israel for the past week or more.
The iceberg chunk, about 350 meters (1,100 feet) thick, is larger than the state of Delaware in the U.S.
NASA Television is also planning to air a multi-hour show, Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA.
"In contrast to other scenarios that threaten the home front, the basic rule is: Get out of the houses, get out of the buildings. “The safest place is open space.”
It's not clear what started the fire.
Due to the hot, dry and windy conditions, the fire was able to spread rapidly.
The students will study the data beamed from the orbiting Cubesats at the Herzliya Science Center.
"The regional cooperation key to restoration of the Jordan River could be emulated around the world."
The mud from the rivers had simply flowed along with the water and essentially buried the city while its residents slept.
Both Peru and Colombia have had diplomatic relations with Israel for decades.
Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.
At least 4,000 flights have been canceled up and down the Eastern Seaboard in advance of Snowstorm Stella.