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  5/20/2014, Iyar 20, 5774

Fire near Site Where Pope Supposed to Land Arson?

A brush fire erupted near Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus landing pad, the location where Pope Francis is slated to land when he visits Israel next week.

Jerusalem firefighters put out the flames and reported that the fire was likely one of many in a wave of arson attacks beginning Tuesday morning in the area.