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PyroTerrorism Not New, ‘Inspired’ in Past by Al Qaeda

The idea of using fire to attack a targeted population did not originate with Arab terrorists from the Palestinian Authority.

Snow Falls in Jerusalem; Israel Braces for ‘Maximum’ Storm

Israelis are hunkering down as another winter storm brings high winds and snow to the north and central regions; rain and freezing temps in the south.

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.
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All Hail Breaks Loose in Negev City of Arad

The freak thunderstorm hurled hail the size of giant marbles -- or in Israeli terms, the size of cherry tomatoes -- down on the city, sending pedestrians and felines alike scurrying for cover.

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.

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

The rains in Israel have finally begun, for real.

Jerusalem Explodes with Rain, Thunder and Lightning, even Hail

The rain is strong, the fire department had to rescue people who got stuck in their cars.

Chabad of Wilmington Prepares to Wait Out Hurricane Florence as it Hits North Carolina

"We stocked up on food and water ... we have a generator, powered by gas or propane ... and we'll use it to power the freezer to keep the food from spoiling, hopefully long enough till the electricity comes back."
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Watch: Flood Waters Rushing Through Northern Israeli Villages

Floods hit northern Israel on Monday due to the heavy rains across the region, sending a torrent of water rushing across villages in some...

In NYC, Winter Storm Stella Brought A Mess But No Disaster

Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.

Heavy Rains Unearth Ancient Horse Figurines in Northern Israel

"It should be noted that in our region, almost only men were depicted in figurines as riding horses, while women were carved in the context of fertility, motherhood, and sexuality."

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.

US President Trump Plans Personal $1M Donation to Harvey Victims

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.

Another Massive Heat Wave Hits Israel, Middle East

Another super high heat wave hit Israel Sunday and sent temperatures soaring over 100 degreees Farenheit.

Snow on Thursday, Summer on Monday

Even residents in Kfar Saba and upper Haifa may see snow, which also may fall on Ben Gurion Airport.

Watch as Israel Offers Aid to Iran-Iraq Earthquake Victims

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

Earthquakes Rattle the Kinneret

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt along the Sea of Galilee on Friday, at 11:51 AM.

Tremors in Tiberias

This was only a small earthquake.

Israelis Prepare for Major Snowstorm

Last year's December snow, which fell over four days, from December 10--14, was considered a national disaster in Jerusalem, having forced the city’s shops, businesses, schools and roadways to shut down, accumulating up to NIS 300 million in losses.

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.

Collision Along Dead Sea Raises 2016 Traffic Fatality Count

The year 2016 has been declared the deadliest of the past five years on Israeli roads, according to the Road Safety Authority.

Jews Helping in California’s Fifth Largest Wildfire

When the rabbi returned with water bottles to check on his congregants he discovered that two families had already lost their homes to the flames.

Kinneret Rises 3.5 Centimeters in Overnight Rain

The Kinneret rose 3.5 centimeters overnight due to the heavy rainstorm that hit the country.

8.1 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

An 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit 73 miles off of Mexico's coast overnight.

205 Firefighters Still Guarding Zichron Yaakov

There's no estimate on the cost of the damage to infrastructure and homes after a huge blaze in Zichron Yaakov.

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