14 year old charged with arson of historic Manhattan synagogue

Surveillance of night of fire which seriously damaged 150 year old Beit Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue on Lowe East side showed teens fleeing.JTA, 5/17/2017, 7:06 PM

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

New York police believe fire at historic Lower East Side synagogue could have been arson.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2017, 4:37 AM

Arson suspected in Las Vegas synagogue fire

Multiple cars burned in fire at a Las Vegas Chabad synagogue. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 5/9/2017, 5:48 PM

Arsonist torches Brooklyn Jewish school’s bus with holy books

Unidentified man started a fire in a Jewish school’s bus in Williamsburg, Brooklyn using religious books he found in the vehicle.JTA, 5/3/2017, 9:30 PM

'Mom was our entire world'

Since horrific murder of nurse Tovah Karero in Holon, no government representatives have come to comfort the family.Mordechai Sones, 3/19/2017, 7:45 PM

Planting the new and replanting the old

Tu B'Shvat project calls for replanting of over 10,000 fruit trees destroyed in recent arson fires and forest fires.Shmuel Sackett, 2/8/2017, 5:59 PM

Jew gets 30 years for torching mosque linked to Orlando shooter

Jewish ex-convict sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting fire to a mosque that the Orlando nightclub shooter occasionally attended.JTA, 2/8/2017, 4:03 AM

Watch: Undercover operation in Arab village.

Border Police nab three terrorists near Ramallah suspected of arson during October fire intifada.Yoni Kempinski, 2/5/2017, 7:42 PM

ISIS calls for arson terror

ISIS magazine details how to make Molotov cocktails, praises arson as the future of terror attacks.Chana Roberts, 1/8/2017, 11:47 AM

Murder-suicide suspected in fatal Jerusalem fire

Evidence reveals Sunday's Jerusalem fire to be intentional murder-suicide by the mother.Chana Roberts, 1/2/2017, 8:52 AM

Arab arsonists indicted for fire near Haifa

The prosecution for the Haifa district submitted an indictment against 2 Arabs for an arson attack near Haifa during the recent arson wave.Shlomo Pyotrakovsky, 12/15/2016, 1:59 PM

AJC donates to rebuilding of Florida mosque destroyed by arson

The American Jewish Committee donates funds to help rebuild a Florida mosque destroyed by arson.JTA, 12/13/2016, 3:36 AM

Investigator: Most arson suspects still at large

Despite early arrests, only 2 indictments filed and few people arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2016, 7:03 AM

Security Minister: Half of fires were arson

Fire Department estimates 1,773 fires burned across Israel from November 18-26; as many as half were result of arson.JTA, 12/1/2016, 8:38 PM

Watch: Arab arsonists in Jerusalem caught in the act

Two Arabs captured while attempting to spark a fire in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2016, 1:44 PM

Molotov cocktail the culprit in fires west of Jerusalem

Investigators confirm arson to blame for fire that ravaged small town near the capital.Orly Harari, 11/30/2016, 12:49 PM

Watch: Attempted arson

A arson terror attack was thwarted near a border crossing in Samaria Tuesday.Kobi Finkler, 11/29/2016, 8:11 PM

Air Supply gives free tickets to wives of Israeli firefighters

80s pop group scheduled to perform in Israel donates concert tickets to families of firefighters after 5 days of blazes across the country.JTA, 11/28/2016, 2:30 PM

How you can help the victims of arson terrorism

Israelis and their supporters abroad are mobilizing to assist the hundreds of families made homeless by last week's fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2016, 2:18 PM

Chief of Police: Arson is terror

Police Chief Alsheich says the later fires were much larger than the earlier ones.Yoni Kempinski, Neve Tzuf, 11/28/2016, 10:50 AM

Ulpana girls' unusual demand

Students of the religious Zionist 'Tzvia' girls' school evacuated last week during fires in Haifa, know how to say thank you.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/28/2016, 8:29 AM

'No active fires left' after 2,000 blazes scorch Israel

Firefighters remain on 'high alert' as five days of fires finally end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 10:44 PM

MK Tibi refuses to call arson attacks 'terrorism'

MK Ahmed Tibi says arsonists harm all Israelis, including Arabs, but refuses to call arson terrorism.Shimon Cohen, 11/27/2016, 10:12 PM

American firefighters arrive in Israel to help battle blazes

As arson terrorism drags on, American firefighters arrive in Israel to lend a hand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 7:52 PM

'We should burn down Arab villages - this is war!'

Israeli Jew arrested for Facebook post calling to burn down Arab villages.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2016, 5:52 PM

37 suspected arsonists arrested, including 18 Israeli Arabs

Dozens of suspected arsonists nabbed, with several admitting to starting blazes.Uzi Baruch, 11/27/2016, 5:02 PM

Bennett: This is an act of terror, we will win

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett visits Neve Tzuf, says for each home burned, several more will be built. Yoni Kempinski, 11/27/2016, 8:53 AM

Ministry warns: Don't go near asbestos in Beit Meir

Environmental Protection Ministry warns residents to close windows facing houses with asbestos.Chana Roberts, 11/27/2016, 8:46 AM

Minister Erdan visits Neve Tzuf

Public Security Minister visits burned town of Neve Tzuf, calls on government to recognize arson victims as terror victims.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2016, 11:12 PM

WATCH: 'There's no doubt it was a terror attack'

Neve Tzuf resident Miri Maoz Ovadiya talks about arson terror attack on Friday night, asks public for help.Eliran Aharon, 11/26/2016, 9:26 PM

Neve Tzuf residents still can't return home

Electricity, water companies reconnect Neve Tzuf but residents still not allowed to return home.Eliran Aharon, Neve Tzuf, 11/26/2016, 8:22 PM

Nataf residents allowed back home

Authorities give Nataf residents green light to return home after harrowing Shabbat.Uzi Baruch, 11/26/2016, 7:23 PM

Fires rage throughout Israel over Shabbat

Fires in different areas of Israel over Shabbat as 'arson intifada' continues.Chana Roberts, 11/26/2016, 5:43 PM

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

The main road in Kiryat Gat has been closed to two-way traffic, and train service has stopped completely.Uzi Baruch, 11/25/2016, 8:46 AM

Shabbat Hevron: IDF is ready for any scenario

Regional Commander in Hevron Eitan Dana says soldiers are prepared to provide security to the thousands flocking to Hevron this Shabbat.Benny Toker, 11/25/2016, 8:26 AM

'It is a mitzvah to break Shabbat to stop an arsonist'

The Chief Rabbi of Tzfat responds to the question of how to respond upon encountering an Arab committing arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2016, 7:50 AM

8 arrested for arsons in northern Israel

Police nab 8 suspects believed to be responsible for setting fires in northern Israel.Uzi Baruch, 11/24/2016, 10:16 PM

Minister Erdan: Half of wildfires caused by arson

Internal Security Minister says half of wildfires caused by arson. 85,000 residents of Haifa have evacuated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 10:03 PM

Deri: I'll strip arsonists of their citizenship

Interior Minister warns Haifa arsonists could lose their Israeli citizenship, after Prime Minister declares fires were terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 9:18 PM

Haifa yeshiva torched by arsonists

Mevaser Shalom yeshiva in Haifa destroyed as fires rage across city.Orly Harari, 11/24/2016, 7:36 PM

Haifa yeshiva students spot arsonist setting fire in woods

Haifa's Rabbi Zini says time has come to get tough on anti-Israel incitement. 'Arab terrorists are taking advantage of our stupidity.'Benny Toker, 11/24/2016, 7:07 PM

PM: Arsonists are terrorists

PM says arsonists who caused wildfires around country are terrorists and will be treated as such.Gary Willig, 11/24/2016, 6:39 PM

Arab MK: 'Blaming fires on Arab arson is like blood libels'

Joint List head blasts claims terrorist arsonists behind spate of fires: 'That's like saying Jews poison wells'.David Rosenberg, 11/24/2016, 5:48 PM

Arrests made in connection to Haifa fires

Israeli Police Chief announces that arrests have been made as tens of thousands flee their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 5:11 PM

Shin Bet investigates cause of wildfires

Shin Bet security agency investigating possible acts of arson as terror which may be behind the spate of fires spreading around the country.Yedidya Ben-Or, 11/24/2016, 4:14 PM

MK Hazan: Life imprisonment for arson terrorists

MK Oren Hazan (Likud) proposes that arson terrorists should receive life imprisonment, as they endanger many lives.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 11/24/2016, 2:56 PM

Police presence in open areas increased to prevent arson

The police presence in open areas has been increased to deter arsonists from causing further wildfires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 11:00 PM

Aspiring weatherman finds new way of advertising

Aspiring Kentucky weatherman commits arson in attempt to gain Facebook views.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2016, 11:04 PM

Second Temple era archaeological site damaged by alleged arson

Ancient site in Old City of Jerusalem damaged in suspected arson attack.JTA, 11/14/2016, 8:12 PM

Judge slams police's handling of Jewish-Arab school arson

Jerusalem judge criticizes police prosecution of arson suspect's case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 1:15 PM

Suspected 'Price Tag' arson in Galilee village

Three youths arrested in suspected 'price tag' arson in northern Arab village.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 7/14/2016, 10:40 AM

Prison arson hospitalizes three inmates, one guard

Prisoners set fire to their cell in Shita Prison last night for unknown reasons. Guard who put out the flames also taken to hospital.Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2016, 10:27 AM

Watch: Arab 'arson terror' strikes Samaria

Residents of Yitzhar report five arson attacks in the last two days, emphasizing 'there is no difference between this and other terror.'Ido Ben-Porat, 5/29/2016, 4:37 PM

NYPD arrests 4 boys in connection with Crown Heights bus arson

New York police arrested four more boys in connection with allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/13/2016, 8:40 PM

Brooklyn yeshiva bus arson accomplices sought by NYPD

Police searching for four boys who allegedly helped an 11-year-old boy set a school bus on fire outside a Jewish girls’ school.JTA, 5/11/2016, 5:31 AM

11-year-old charged in blaze outside Crown Heights Jewish school

11-year-old boy charged with setting fire to a school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.JTA, 5/10/2016, 3:53 AM

Suspect in Abu Khder murder lights fire in Ayalon prison

Ringleader of gang who kidnapped and murdered Arab teen Mohammed Abu Khder lit fire inside Ayalon prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 9:05 AM