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Surfside Condominium Collapse (2021)

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A special Tisha B’Av memorial program of inspiration
A live broadcast of a special Tisha B’Av program at The Shul of Bal Harbour in Surfside in honor of the Surfside building collapse victims and survivors.
On the frontlines in helping families of the Surfside condominium collapse, Rebbetzin Chani and Rabbi Sholom Lipskar, of The Shul of Bal Harbour, will be sharing the feelings in their community, as they talk with Chana Weisberg about the history of The Sh...
It is a pain we must feel, a pain that must be healed, until we have healed humanity itself. Until no such tragedy could ever happen again.
Native of Havana fled Cuba in 1960
Simon Segal—whose family fled Cuba for Florida in 1960 when he was a 19-year-old foreign exchange student at Cornell University—was a structural engineer who was beloved by all who knew him. Known for his quick sense of humor and kind demeanor, his youthf...
Newlyweds were dedicated to saving lives during Covid pandemic
Three months ago, friends gathered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to celebrate the wedding of Dr. Ruslan Manashirov and Nicole Doran-Manashirov. The event had been postponed multiple times due to the coronavirus pandemic. Loving the beach, the newlyweds moved ...
Col. Golan Vach called to the Torah
The Israeli officer who found the body of Itty Ainsworth and her husband, Tzvi, in the building collapse in Surfside, Fla., stood by the Torah scroll on Thursday as her granddaughter was named after her. When IDF Col. Golan Vach paid a visit to the shiva ...
Kept in contact with his students years after retirement
Arnie and Myriam Notkin met more than 40 years after she emigrated from Cuba with the wave of immigrants who arrived in Florida after the communists seized power in 1959. She was a widow with three daughters when they married, and the couple spent 20 year...
Deeply caring friend and determined commercial litigator
Nicole Langesfeld, an American with Argentine roots, was studying to be a commercial litigator when she met Luis Sadovnic, a young man from Venezuela studying at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Both were adventurous and easy going, and they...
Lakewood, N.J., resident was in Surfside with his wife, visiting her father
Benny Weisz, 32, and Malki Weisz, 27, of Lakewood, N.J., had just flown into Surfside, Fla., the night of the Champlain Tower collapse. The couple, married for five years, came to visit Malki’s father, Chaim Rosenberg, and spend Shabbat with him in his ne...
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