DeSantis Includes Millions in State Budget for Jewish Institutions, Security

“The state of Florida is taking the threat of rising antisemitism seriously."

Muslim Man ‘Acting Suspicious’ at Synagogue in Aventura, Florida

A large knife was found in the suspect's vehicle during a search by law enforcement, but investigators found no evidence of a hate crime or terror threat.

Re-elected Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Sends a Message to the Kotel

Rabbi Schneur Oirechman, Chabad emissary in Tallahassee, Fla., read the note, which he then placed in the Western Wall as is customary.

‘Non-Jewish Nanny’ to Orthodox Children Becomes a Social Media Sensation

Adriana Fernandez can pronounce Pesach perfectly, and is well-versed in the rules of “shomer negiah” and “tznius.”

Judea and Samaria are Not ‘Occupied’ but ‘Disputed,’ says DeSantis

“We are not going to allow the universities in the State of Florida to become hotbeds of anti-Jewish sentiment like they have all across this country,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.

Candidate Trump Warns DeSantis Not to Run Against Him in 2024

"I think if he runs, he could hurt himself very badly."

Israeli Aid Organization Helping Floridians Recover After Hurricane Ian

“IsraAID has long-standing ties with communities across Florida, and has supported relief efforts after multiple previous hurricanes."

Firsthand Account: Treating Hurricane Ian’s Victims One Trauma Survivor at a Time

A firsthand account by a psychotrauma and crisis-response specialist in Fort Myers following Hurricane Ian.

Chabad House Becomes Storm Shelter as Hurricane Ian Smashes Its Way Across Florida

Torrential rains, whipping winds and record storm surge all combined to make Ian an historic hurricane just two miles per hour shy of a Category 5 monster.

Hurricane Ian Near Category 5 Storm, Slams Into in Western Florida

Negative storm surge sucked the water out of Tampa Bay, as happened five years ago during Hurricane Irma.

Florida’s DeSantis Sends Planes of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

"It is not the responsibility of Floridians to subsidize aliens to reside in our state unlawfully."

Ukrainian Rothchild Wannabe Infiltrates Trump’s Florida Home

Yashchyshyn quickly gained access to Trump, Graham, and other renowned Republican politicians.

Florida Synagogue Cancels Friday Services over Threats Against Congregant Judge Who Signed FBI’s Trump...

One user posted: “I don’t give a [expletive] anymore. Name? Address? Put that [expletive] all up on here.”

Toddler Dies in Car Outside Chabad Preschool in South Florida

Police have asked for a warrant to retrieve surveillance video from the school and surrounding buildings.

Florida Teachers’ Training Calls Separation of Church and State a ‘Misconception’

“2,500 teachers will complete three-day civics professional development trainings by the end of July.”

Miami Homeowners Receive Antisemitic Leaflets with Disney Characters

Law enforcement sources said they didn’t know who was behind it.

Tallahassee Chabad House to Bury Burnt Torah Scrolls

The cause of the fire is still unknown, and is under investigation.

Fallout from Holocaust Museum Snub of Florida’s Governor DeSantis Results in Some Funds Removed

Two leading Jewish conservatives blasted New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on...

Florida Holocaust Museum Condemns Nazi Flags Flown Outside Disney World

“No family should be confronted with threatening symbols of hate, least of all on vacation,” said museum chair Michael Igel.

Devastating Fire Destroys Tallahassee Chabad House in Florida

The Chabad Center sustained major damage, including the loss of all the Torah scrolls and hundreds of books. The kitchen and other facilities were also destroyed.

Chabad Rabbi Addresses Miami-Dade National Prayer Breakfast

National Prayer Day was created in 1952 by a joint Congressional resolution, and became a national holiday in 1988.

Jewish Woke: Heritage Museum Bans Florida Governor from June’s Jewish Leadership Conference

"It is sad to see that the misguided leadership of a Jewish museum won’t allow alternative ideas a seat at the Jewish table.”

Mayor of Boca Raton Decries Antisemitic Fliers Found Near Homes During Passover

The fliers, which were placed in plastic bags and filed with corn nibs, arrived on the birthday of Adolf Hitler.

Florida Gov. DeSantis Awards Prosecutor of Nuremberg Trials with Medal of Freedom

Ben Ferencz, 103, said he has worked his whole life for “a more humane and peaceful world, where no one would be killed or persecuted because of his race or religion or his political beliefs.”

Teens Face Probation for Vandalizing Florida Rabbi’s Home in Hate Crime

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg told Florida’s “Fox 4” that he hopes the teens will develop an appreciation for Judaism, and “hopefully, in the future, they’ll be advocates for the Jewish community.”

Surfside, Florida Elects its First Orthodox Jewish Mayor

The businessman, father of five and native of Brooklyn, N.Y., seemed surprised by his election victory.

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