Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

These are the Jewish victims of the Surfside building collapse

This article will be updated as more names are identified by authorities in Florida.

(JTA) - The Champlain Towers South building collapse is a national tragedy, one that has claimed nearly 20 lives so far and left over 140 still missing in the rubble as of Thursday.

Among other groups, it struck a unique nexus of the American Jewish community in South Florida, home to a mix of Latin American immigrants, Israelis and retirees from the Northeast. The town of Surfside, the site of the collapse, is at least a third Jewish, with a large Orthodox population.

Several of the victims identified were pa...


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