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Surfside Condominium Collapse (2021)

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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 ...
‘It’s a very difficult situation,’ says Harlig, who also directs Chabad of Kendall and Pinecrest
SURFSIDE, Fla.—Suit jacket slung over his arm and badge around his neck, Miami-Dade police chaplain Rabbi Yossi Harlig walks briskly down Collins Avenue. He’s heading back towards the pile, the Surfside site where hundreds of emergency workers have been d...
Together with the first lady, he meets with families, thanks the Jewish community
U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Surfside, Fla., to meet with families of those who perished or are still missing in last week’s devastating Champlain Towers South collapse, to encourage first responders who have been working wit...
The Shul’s aid efforts continue
SURFSIDE, Fla.—The feeling here can only be described as eerie. A heavy police presence patrols every artery leading into the twin beachside towns of Surfside and Bal Harbour, leaving its chic, normally bustling streets oddly empty. Nowadays, the most com...
The Shul of Bal Harbour’s overwhelming effort continues providing comfort and aid to all
In the days following the condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla., the world has watched as the city’s Jewish community united to assist and console their friends, neighbors and all of the families and individuals directly impacted by the tragedy. Here are...
More than 150 still unaccounted for as increasingly desperate search is in its third day
As the search and rescue operation entered its third full day on Sunday, rescue crews continued their desperate search for survivors of the collapse early Thursday morning of a 12-story oceanfront condominium in Surfside, Fla., just north of Miami Beach. ...
Food and other necessities distributed to families pouring into area for news of loved ones
As the sun sets, ushering in Shabbat, a feeling of uncertainty envelopes the heavily Jewish beachside community of Surfside, Fla. At the same time, there is a distinct sense of community and togetherness, a spirit of unity amid the chaos and rubble. In th...
As search and rescue continues, local rabbis and volunteers assist survivors
Updated on Friday, June 25, at 4:16 p.m. At least four people were killed and 159 others, including children and the elderly, may be trapped in the rubble after a 12-story, 136-unit oceanfront condominium tower in Surfside, Fla., partially collapsed at ar...
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