Scheduling Pride on Yom Kippur “is simply another example of the NC Pride Committee ignoring the needs of our diverse LGBTQ community.”
“We are flying by the seat of our pants here,” Shapiron-Plevan said.
We are here. We’ve been here a long time. And we’re not going anywhere.
One rabbi said he is staying put until Miami-Dade County issues a mandatory evacuation. “The captain stays with the ship,” he said.
ZAKA chairman Yehuda Zahav told BIN that there was a “religious imperative to help, since every man was created in God’s image.”
“Seniors don’t want to leave their homes when they can’t take care of themselves. You hear, ‘I’ve lived here for 40 years and never had a problem.’”
Fleischer went on to give some basic tips on how a presidential visit to a disaster zone should go.
“This just shows that no matter what shul you go to, we are all one family, we are all Israel, and we take care of each other.”
“The level of rain that we’re seeing here is biblical. It’s diluvian rain all day and all night, rain that keeps accumulating.”
“The higher the water got, the more polluted the water looked. There were huge cockroaches crawling from the muck.”