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SURFSIDE, Fla. (JTA) – One type of disaster, said volunteer physician Baruch Sandhaus, has “a lot of patients” – a heartbreaking scene with so many people and their injuries to deal with. The sudden collapse of one of the Champlain Towers residential buildings this week in Surfside, Florida, a city in Miami-Dade County with a …

At the start of the pandemic, we closed all of our restaurants. Although restaurants were allowed to continue making take out, sending people out into the world to take the bus and make sandwiches seemed inessential. When we felt comfortable with different workplace safety practices, in June 2020, we reopened Mamaleh’s. We washed our hands …

Authorities have confirmed that at least one person has died after a partial collapse of a building in the Miami suburb of Surfside, Fla., Early Thursday morning. The mayor, during a press conference, expressed the fear that the building could collapse entirely. Authorities also believe there could be several deaths. The mayor said 15 family …

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. It’s not exactly what a friend of mine said when she complained about doing water aerobics, but I bet that’s what she thought, what she felt. Me too. Water aerobics? Are you kidding me? All that music? All those hopping around pretending to be coordinated? Ridiculous. It’s for fools, …

Captain Gustav Schroeder in front of the SS St. Louis. The German sailor attempted to save 937 Jews on his ship by finding them refuge after being refused entry to Cuba, the United States and Canada. For his actions, he was recognized by Yad Vashem as a Righteous Gentile. Many know the tragic story of …