This disengagement was due to US pressure. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Katrina destroyed New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana, leaving thousands of Americans homeless and killing at least 1,833. The damage was estimated at over $108 billion.
Religious values are increasingly making its way into public life in the US, as the Trump Administration announced that federal funds may now be used to rebuild houses of worship following natural disasters.
The past year was declared by the US government to be the worst on record for natural disasters, an alarming fact in itself, but a closer look shows that the data conform to a prophecy made 12 years ago by Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri, in which he predicted an age of natural disasters intended to drive American Jews back to Israel in time for the Messiah.
While the role of religion in public life has long been controversial, recent months have seen a shift towards bringing the Bible, God, and houses of worship into the public arena.
The delegation was sent to Mexico to help find victims buried under rubble, check the stability of buildings and provide medical care.
As the island of Bali waits for a catastrophic volcanic eruption expected at any moment, residents discovered a chilling scene straight from the Prophets.
Netanyahu instructed the IDF to send the delegation in the wake of the 7.1 quake that caused several building in Mexico City to collapse on Tuesday.
While many disasters have been widely covered in the media, dozens of others have quietly struck throughout the world during the same period with equal devastation.
As the number of earthquakes which have hit Yellowstone Park in recent days climbs to 900, several other large “swarms” of quakes have mysteriously struck around the globe.
“We live adjacent to the Syrian-African rift, and an earthquake can hit at any moment,” Netanyahu said at Sunday’s Israeli cabinet meeting.