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  • Netanyahu offers quake aid to Turkey

    October 24, 2011 | 3:48 pm

    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to offer condolences for those killed in a devastating earthquake and said the Jewish state was ready to help, officials of both countries said.

    Relations between Israel and Turkey have...

  • Turkey quake kills at least 279, hundreds missing [UPDATE]

    October 24, 2011 | 12:42 pm

    [UPDATE: 10:43 a.m.]

    Rescuers searched the rubble of collapsed buildings Monday for survivors and victims of a major earthquake that killed at least 279 people and injured more than 1,300 in mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey.

    Rescue and relief efforts focused on the city of Van and...

  • Turkey rejects earthquake aid offers, including Israel’s

    October 24, 2011 | 8:55 am

    Turkey has rejected all international aid, including an Israeli offer, in the wake of a strong earthquake that collapsed buildings and left hundreds dead.

    Sunday’s temblor, which measured 7.3 on the Richter scale and was centered in southeastern Turkey, was felt in central Tel Aviv,...

  • Netanyahu pledges support to Japan

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 16, 2011 | 10:51 am

    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered “any assistance” and stated that the “citizens of Israel stand beside you at this difficult time” in a letter to his Japanese counterpart, Naoto Kan. 

    Netanyahu expressed his “deep sorrow” over the tragic earthquake and tsunami...

  • Japan earthquake relief: How you can help

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 11, 2011 | 11:52 am

    In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Japan, the organized Jewish world is lining up support for the rescue and relief effort in the region.

    Here are ways you can help:

    Los Angeles Jewish Federation
    You can also make a donation by calling (323) 761-8413, or by mail:

  • Jewish groups mobilizing response to massive Japan earthquake and tsunami

    March 11, 2011 | 9:52 am

    Japan earthquake relief: How you can help

    Jewish organizations are mobilizing their responses to the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on Friday.

    IsraAid, an Israel-based coordinating organization for 17 Israeli and Jewish humanitarian groups, said Friday that it has...