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Surfside condo demolished ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa
July 5, 2021
The confirmed death toll rose to 24 with 121 still missing at the site in the heavily Jewish area.
An inside look at the Israeli rescue effort in Surfside
July 1, 2021
IDF Home Front Command delegation is using visual intelligence techniques and information from families to map out the destroyed condo in Surfside and help identify the disaster’s victims.
Israelis fight despair while aiding survivors, rescuers in South Florida calamity
Abigail Klein Leichman
June 29, 2021
“The people we are dealing with are emotionally destroyed,” says a local first-response leader trained by Israel’s Magen David Adom.
Jonathan S. Tobin
June 28, 2021
In the face of disaster, the priority is help and prayer, not politics
When everything public is seen through a partisan lens, tragedies like the Surfside disaster still bring communities together and remind us about what is most important.
As South Florida grapples with loss, Jewish community props up first responders, family
June 25, 2021
“We are stronger together. We’ll be around as long as it takes, supporting and in solidarity with this amazing community and people. Our friendship is solid and everlasting,” posted Israel Consul General to Miami Maor Elbaz-Starinsky.