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Houston Church Rejects Volunteer Worker for Being Jewish (and Lesbian)

"TODAY, I was 'FIRED' from volunteering because I identify as Jewish (discovering my Jewish heritage recently)."

Watch: Israeli Embassy Sends Relief to Texas, Post-Harvey

The Embassy of Israel sent several tons of goods and supplies to assist recovery efforts in Texas, with help from IsraAID and 495 Movers Inc.

Jewish Books Remain Intact in Houston Evangelical Christian’s Devastated Home

Miraculously, the Jewish texts which have withstood almost 2,000 years of exile, have stood up to Houston's flood waters.

Send a Kosher Salami to Houston

For every Abeles & Heymann kosher salami you purchase for a family, Abeles & Heymann will match your purchase by sending an additional salami to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston.

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.

Israel Donates $1M to Help Houston Post-Harvey

"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."

Jewish Billionaire Donates ‘Twice Chai’ Millions to Help Houston

In 2014, Dell donated $1.8 million to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.

They Were Supposed to Have Their Wedding in Houston this Sunday

“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."

Israel Sends Team of Psychiatrists to Underwater Houston

Miriam Ballin, a native of Houston and the Director of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit leads the mission.

OU, RCA, Raising Funds, Encouraging Prayers, to Help Houston’s Jews

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.

Day School Becomes a Shelter in Houston As SuperStorm Harvey Batters Texas, Louisiana

“The Jewish Community Center is turning into a command center. Jewish Family Services is flooded. They're helping people by phone.”

Help the Jewish Community of Houston

"As the extent of the damage becomes clear, it is obvious that this community will need significant financial help in order to rebuild."

Houston Under Water as SuperStorm Harvey Drenches Texas

Video footage showed waist-high water and rescued families who spoke of waiting for help from second floors and attics.

Hurricane Harvey Downgraded But Still Dangerous to Texas

After Hurricane Harvey, experts warn Texans that alligators have sought shelter on higher ground, including in residential areas.

Texas, Israel, to Cooperate in Developing Water Technology

The event will be dedicated to the promotion of innovative and groundbreaking Israeli water technologies.

Bomb Threats Sent to 6 JCCs on Purim in US, Canada

Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.

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.

Jewish Organizations Raise Relief Funds after Houston Flood

The Orthodox Union, B'nai Brith and the Houston Federation are pitching in.

Anti-Semitic Phone Call Leads to Restoration of Historic Boat

A 1943 vintage Danish fishing boat which rescued Danish Jews during the Holocaust is in the process of being moved and restored, ironically enough,...

Bomb Threats Close Classes at Two Houston Synagogues

Bomb threats on two Houston synagogues Wednesday closed classes, one day after a similar threat on a court forced a quick evacuation. The synagogue bomb...

Orthodox Bball Team Wins Rescheduled Pre-Shabbat Semifinal Match

The Robert Beren Academy of Houston has advanced to the finals in a victory over both their opponents, Dallas Covenant Academy, and the Texas...

An American Odyssey (Part 3)

After a good meal in Houston Thursday night, we spent the evening at the Quality Inn near the Space Center. Early Friday morning we left for the Space Center so that we could get an early start before Shabbat.

Former Aide: Ron Paul “Calls for Abolishment of Jewish State”

Republican US presidential candidate Congressman Ron Paul will have to answer to pro-Israel supporters following a blog post by a former senior aide stating Paul wishes Israel “did not exist”.

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