Arson suspected in fire at Israel-run refugee school in Greece

Israeli-run school for refugees burns down in suspected arson.Ben Harris, JTA, 3/11/2020, 8:40 AM

Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Mosque in Beit Safafa set on fire, graffiti found on its walls. Police investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2020, 6:38 AM

Man breaks into Yeshiva University, sets fires as students sleep

Police arrest man who broke into Yeshiva University dorm and set fires using matches intended for lighting Hanukkah menorah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 3:36 AM

Backpack set alight near Brooklyn Jewish center over Yom Kippur

Backpack set alight and left on the steps of Jewish center considered "non-bias incident," NYPD says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/10/2019, 1:55 PM

Suspected serial synagogue arsonist indicted

Rosh Ha'ayin resident suspected of setting ark in Beilinson Hospital synagogue on fire, in addition to 2 other cases of synagogue arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 12:09 PM

'Why was Ilhan Omar silent after Minnesota synagogue arson?'

Minnesota congresswoman pushes back on Evangelical leader's claim she failed to condemn destruction of century-old synagogue in her state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 9:52 PM

Suspect arrested after hospital synagogue catches fire

Court extends by 4 days arrest of man suspected of setting fire to synagogue in Petah Tikva's Beilinson hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 1:42 PM

Fires rage in Beit Shemesh, near Nazareth

Multiple wildfires being battled across Israel. Fire near Highway 375 suspected to be arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 4:35 PM

Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

'No question' Mevo Modi'im fire was arson, but police refuse to admit it,' source says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 8/21/2019, 11:10 AM

Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon set fire near border, causing firefighters to evacuate Israeli town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 8:58 PM

Fire-hit Moshav Mevo Modiim looks toward a happier future

Two months after arson devastated their forest village, residents of Mevo Modiim wonder when they'll be able to return home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 11:30 AM

Arab arsonists caused millions in damages at IDF base

Brush fire spread to IDF base near Hebron, destroying advanced robotic equipment, central antenna and buildings - including synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 8:51 AM

'Arson suspect has no connection to daycare parents'

Attorney for teen suspected of setting fire to abusive daycare worker's home says suspect has 'no connection' to daycare parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 2:08 PM

Was daycare arsonist hired by parent of abused child?

Suspected teen arsonist may have been hired by a parent to set fire to home of daycare provider who abused 11 children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 3:10 PM

Tried to set fire to a synagogue - burned himself instead

A British court orders an enforced psychiatric hospitalization for a man charged with an arson attempt on a 250-year-old synagogue.Nissan Tzur, 7/6/2019, 10:57 PM

Fire in home of daycare provider suspected of abuse

Police arrest 18-year-old suspected of setting fire to abusive daycare provider's home.Orly Harari, 7/6/2019, 9:23 PM

Arabs set fire next to Yitzhar in Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arabs ignite fire near Yitzhar, authorities evacuate Jewish residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 2:58 PM

Pennsylvania man arrested following mysterious blaze in Brooklyn

Man suspected of arson attack targeting Brooklyn rabbi arrested after fire leaves 13 injured, including 6-week-old baby.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/16/2019, 10:59 PM

Fire rages outside of Israeli town in Samaria

Firefighters are trying to control the fire that already consumed thousands of dunams. It appears to be a case of terrorism arson.Yehonatan Gottleib, 6/16/2019, 8:17 PM

Not just fire, but arson: Weekly terror report

Hundreds of fires in the areas of Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh confirmed to be the result of Arson, Boomerang weekly terror report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 6:16 PM

Hundreds of fires in Israel linked to arson

Hundreds of blazes sparked in recent weeks the result of arson, investigation shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 8:08 AM

Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

Photographer Kobi Richter shows the world what remains of Ben Shemen Forest, Mevo Modi'im, after suspected arsonists burn them down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 1:08 PM

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Interior Minister offers new documents to families who lost everything in recent fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 11:39 AM

Suspicion: Fire at Mevo Modi'im caused by arson

Firefighters opened investigation of fire that destroyed dozens of homes in village, now revealing suspicion that fire caused by arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 1:06 PM

Chicago synagogue target of arson attacks

Molotov Cocktails found after vandals attempt to set fire to downtown Chicago synagogue twice.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/20/2019, 3:22 PM

Police now probing 3 fires at 2 Boston-area Chabad houses

'Somebody out there wants to hurt us. Just because we exist,' Needham fire victim says.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 5/18/2019, 8:38 PM

Was the Chabad house fire a hate crime?

Fire at Chabad center in suburban Boston investigated as possible hate crime, police ask public to help identify person caught on camera.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 5/17/2019, 8:20 AM

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