Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

Head of Moscow yeshiva targeted in arson attack says he trusts Russian government, police, to locate arsonists and bring them to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 11:30 PM

'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

Following Moscow arson, World Zionist Organization Vice Chairman calls on Russia's Pres. Putin to protect country's Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2019, 10:09 PM

Moscow yeshiva set on fire during Passover Seder

Arson fire was set at Torat Chaim yeshiva in eastern Moscow as 60 people gather there for Passover celebration.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2019, 10:03 PM

Defendants in arson of Jerusalem church acquitted

Prosecution retracts charges against two accused of torching Dormition Church in Jerusalem, one of whom was a minor at the time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 1:03 AM

Watch: Arab torches security camera in East Jerusalem

Arab arrested by Border Police; investigation leads Jerusalem District Attorney to indict.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2019, 4:58 PM

Upstate New York yeshiva set on fire

Barns on Yeshiva Deah Yoreh set on fire, swastikas painted on yeshiva walls in White Sulphur Springs, New York.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/7/2019, 5:55 PM

Arson suspected after 10 killed in Paris fire

10 people were killed, dozens more injured, after fire broke out in Paris apartment building.One suspect arrested.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2019, 2:31 PM

Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

Wife of primary suspect in Duma arson trial claims investigators ignoring her testimony validating her husband's alibi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 8:44 PM

Houston synagogue fire investigated as arson

Arson investigators in Houston are trying to determine what started a fire in an area Orthodox Jewish synagogue.JTA, 11/29/2018, 2:52 PM

'All the equipment I had was burned'

Farmer whose greenhouse in Gaza-area community was set on fire by Gaza infiltrator describes the damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 7:28 PM

Arsonist sets fires at 7 different Jewish sites in Brooklyn

Suspect reportedly arrested after yeshivas, synagogues said to have been targeted in Hasidic area of Brooklyn.Tal Polon, 11/4/2018, 10:24 AM

Multiple incendiary balloons land in Gaza envelope

Nobody reported wounded in attacks. One balloon explodes upon landing near Sderot.Tal Polon, 10/25/2018, 1:16 PM

Jerusalem motel arson attack victim dies

Ronen Oz, critically injured in arson attack at J'lem motel, succumbs to injuries. Mother and 2 children also seriously injured.Uzi Baruch, 10/14/2018, 12:50 PM

Thousands of acres destroyed in 6 months of Gaza arson balloons

KKL-JNF reports that over 3,000 acres of forest and another 4,000 acres of farmland have been destroyed since the onset of balloon attacks.JTA, 10/10/2018, 4:23 PM

Swedish Jewish politician’s house burnt in suspected hate crime

Extensive damage to home of Jewish politician, who prevented blaze from spreading to other homes during anti-Semitic attack.JTA, 10/10/2018, 4:11 PM

Gaza 'kite terror' sparks large fire in southern Israel

Firefighters, security officials, and farmers work to prevent balloon-ignited fire from spreading to greenhouses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 9:18 PM

Likud MK: Agricultural terror spreading like a brush fire

MK Sharren Haskel demands government create Shabak unit to deal with agricultural terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2018, 2:28 PM

Arabs burn tens of thousands of live chickens

Arab suspects set fire to chicken coops in northern Israel, causing the death of tens of thousands of birds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2018, 1:37 PM

Nine fires sparked near Gaza Strip

Firefighters deployed to nine fires in south as result of incendiary balloons released from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2018, 10:03 PM

Suspect in fire at Dead Sea-area nature reserve indicted

Indictment filed for arson against one of the suspects arrested on September 11 for setting fire to the Einot Tzukim reserve.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/23/2018, 6:18 PM

Cigarette lighter causes Amazon millions in damage

Amazon worker jailed for causing over $10 million in damages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 11:34 AM

Swedish court nixes deportation for Arab who torched synagogue

Court says Palestinian Arab who firebombed synagogue in response to US recognition of Jerusalem 'in danger' from Israel if sent to PA.JTA, 9/12/2018, 8:44 PM

Fire breaks out near Dead Sea

3 Arabs arrested on suspicion of starting fire which burned hundreds of acres in Einot Tzukim reserve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2018, 8:13 PM

Supreme Court extends sentence of church arsonist

Church of the Multiplication arsonist gets sentence extended to five and a half years in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2018, 8:38 PM

Muslims torch scores of cars 'almost like military operation'

Gothenburg and surrounding towns see 'new', 'coordinated' violence.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 12:13 AM

Swedish PM 'furious' after youths set 100 cars on fire

Swedish police investigate series of arson attacks, say they may have been coordinated using social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 2:44 PM

Disgruntled employee indicted for torching Jerusalem hotel

Mahmoud Jabari decided to burn hotel to the ground after his following. His fellow employees decided to help him.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 5:15 PM

Family injured in fire released from hospital

Mother, children, severely injured in Jerusalem arson are released from the hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 5:48 PM

Police: Suspect torched Jerusalem hotel over sudden firing

Authorities rule out terror motive, say disgruntled worker torched Jerusalem hotel due to recent firing.Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 11:49 AM

Police: J'lem motel arson not terror

Police tell court that arson at 'Jaffa 60' motel in capital, in which 4 family members seriously injured, was not a terror attack.Orly Harari, 8/1/2018, 2:55 PM

Suspect recounts J'lem arson to investigators

Arab suspected of setting fire to J'lem motel recounts the arson to police investigators. 4 members of family were seriously injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 10:45 AM

Police arrest suspect they say knew about planned arson

Authorities suspect East Jerusalem resident knew about arsonists plan to torch hotel. Blaze critically injured family.Tzvi Lev, 7/29/2018, 7:44 PM

'I took my tefillin and went outside'

Teen who escaped Jerusalem fire helps police locate arson suspect, then tells the story of his escape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:54 PM

Victims of Jerusalem fire improving

Hospital reports improvement in condition of family seriously injured in Jerusalem fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:34 PM

Report: Arab set Jerusalem building on fire

Investigations show Jerusalem fire caused by arson, police arrest Arab suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 10:33 AM

Man charged in arson attempt on 250-year-old British synagogue

Indictment in attempt to destroy Exeter Synagogue, built in 1764.JTA, 7/25/2018, 4:12 PM

Man charged in revenge arson against Arabs

Eilat resident, 41, accused of series of arson attacks. Explained to relative he intended to 'burn Arabs' because 'they're burning us.'Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 2:48 PM

Arabs set fire to dozens of trees in Yitzhar

Dozens of trees belonging to Yitzhar farmer burned by Arabs; community demands defense establishment increase anti-arson activity.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2018, 6:54 PM

Bird sent with flammable substance over Gaza border

Falcon found near Negev river with explosive material attached to its leg.Gary Willig, 7/16/2018, 7:14 PM

IDF fires on balloon arsonists, captures infiltrator

Infiltrator caught with explosives attempting to attack IDF troops as aircraft fires at terrorists launching arson balloons.Gary Willig, 7/11/2018, 6:24 PM

'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

Israeli fire chief speaks about combating terror arson in the south and Judea and Samaria, preparations for major earthquake.Refael Levi, 7/11/2018, 6:00 PM

Sweden: Court sentences 3 men for synagogue arson

Swedish court sentences three Muslim men arrested for firebombing synagogue in 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 2:48 PM

Vehicle of PM's former housekeeper torched

Police suspect arson after vehicle belonging to Manny Naftali burns down outside his home in Afula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 6:59 AM

‘This shop belongs to a Jew’

‘Jew-owned’ shop in Italy, Holocaust monuments in France and Holland vandalized.JTA, 6/13/2018, 2:57 PM

Bedouin arrested for attempted arson in Dimona

Police arrest 25-year-old arson suspect, open investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 2:14 PM

Kite terror sparks 17 fires in Israel

IDF hits Gazans preparing 'terror kites' for use against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2018, 9:06 PM

'If I were in Gaza, I'd launch a kite'

Writer and playwright Yehoshua Sobol expresses curious understanding for Arab terror burning thousands of dunams in Negev.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2018, 10:06 PM

PA outraged by Israeli plan to compensate farmers

'Israeli move an act of banditry,' claims PA, after Israel prepares to compensate Israeli farmers harmed by Arab rioters.David Rosenberg, 6/4/2018, 2:37 PM

Israel to punish PA for 'Kite Terror'

PM orders National Security Council to deduct money from Israel's tax transfers to PA to compensate farmers affected by 'kite terror'.David Rosenberg, 6/3/2018, 8:05 PM

'Respond to terror by eliminating Hamas leaders'

MK Yogev calls on government to strike Hamas' leaders, says kite terror is no different than any other type of terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2018, 3:13 PM

Arab arsonists spark massive Gush Etzion fire

Palestinian Authority Arabs set fire to Jewish cherry orchard, steal tons of cherries.Orly Harari, 5/23/2018, 9:25 AM

Dawabsha family home torched in Duma

Otzma Yehudit party claims repeated arson attacks on victims of deadly Duma arson prove murder was not carried out by Jewish extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:01 AM

'She set her apartment on fire and tried to kill her children'

Woman indicted for attempted murder after she set fire to her Ashdod apartment - with her children inside.Haim Lev, 2/28/2018, 12:36 PM

French kosher store burns down on anniversary of attack

Prosecutor says arson suspected, after Jewish grocery store scorched following vandalism incident.AFP, 1/9/2018, 1:30 PM

Church of the Multiplication arsonist sent to prison

District Court sentences Yinon Reuveni to four years in prison for torching church.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2017, 4:23 PM

Jaffa explosion may have been arson

Police arrest owner of Jaffa hardware store on suspicion of arson over fatal explosion earlier this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2017, 1:57 PM

Watch: Arsonist caught in central Israel

Security guard catches youth setting fire to dumpster, recycling bin in Lod. The youth was apprehended by police.Rafael Levy, 11/12/2017, 3:32 PM