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Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

'Fire investigator said it was caused by arson, I have no doubt it was set by Arabs,' father of fallen soldier says.Orly Harari, 24/09/2021 14:05
Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Firefighters worked until the early hours of Saturday morning extinguishing a fire in Begin Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2021 22:46
Israel Dog Unit stonewalls arson attempt in Samaria

Israel Dog Unit stonewalls arson attempt in Samaria

The IDU's preparations to search for two new missing people were rudely interrupted by the firebombing of Israeli farms near their base.Arutz Sheva Staff , 05/09/2021 20:52
Micha Harari harp workshop destroyed in Jerusalem hills 'inferno'

Micha Harari harp workshop destroyed in Jerusalem hills 'inferno'

For the last four decades, Harari's harp workshop has been instrumental in bringing back the harp to Israel after 2,000 years.Yoni Kempinski, 17/08/2021 18:43
Canadian Jewish organization condemns torching of churches

Canadian Jewish organization condemns torching of churches

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs condemns series of arson attacks on churches in western Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 00:01
'Lynching facilitated by a police officer'

'Lynching facilitated by a police officer'

Man says he and his 2 children were nearly lynched because police stopped him while he was fleeing his attackers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 09:52
Father: 'Arabs thugs tried to burn me alive with my children'

Father: 'Arabs thugs tried to burn me alive with my children'

Meir Rubin brought his two young children for an overnight hiking trip in a forest near Jerusalem - and Arabs almost burned them alive.Meir Rubin, 03/07/2021 22:30
B'Tselem activists arrested for setting fire near Kiryat Arba

B'Tselem activists arrested for setting fire near Kiryat Arba

Left-wing organization says land which was set on fire belonged to 1 of the suspects, Kiryat Arba council head says land was state land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 15:23
Arson suspected in Jerusalem neighborhood

Arson suspected in Jerusalem neighborhood

Road-pressing machinery went up in flames. Extremists opposed to expansion of Light Rail under suspicion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 12:46
11 fires in south caused by Gaza arson balloons

11 fires in south caused by Gaza arson balloons

Israel readies for possible violence in response to Jerusalem Flag March.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 17:03
3 arrested for severely burning 12-year-old in Jaffa

3 arrested for severely burning 12-year-old in Jaffa

The suspects had planned to throw firebombs at Jewish homes but mistakenly targeted an Arab home, injuring children inside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 18:07
Avi Har-Even, Israeli rocket scientist, dies from injuries suffered during Arab riots

Avi Har-Even, Israeli rocket scientist, dies from injuries suffered during Arab riots

Avi Har-Even, winner of Israeli Defense Ministry Prize and former chief of Israel's space program, dies after being injured in arson attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 22:18
Arabs set fire to Samaria farm

Arabs set fire to Samaria farm

Fire was set intentionally during Arab rioting, IDF soldiers say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2021 16:03
Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Man also accused of assaulting Hasidic man several hours after starting yeshiva fire.Dan Verbin, 24/05/2021 14:43
Haifa: 59 injured after cars set on fire

Haifa: 59 injured after cars set on fire

Flames engulf cars parked in residential buildings' shared parking lot; investigators say fires were arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 11:21
Israeli-Arab man burned 70-year-old to death - over a parking space

Israeli-Arab man burned 70-year-old to death - over a parking space

19-year-old man from central Israel set elderly neighbor on fire, after a dispute over a parking spot between their houses.David Rosenberg, 14/03/2021 15:30
Arab gang torches police car in northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona

Arab gang torches police car in northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona

For the fourth time in a week, police cruiser in northern Israel goes up in flames.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 12:01
Watch: 2 teens admit to starting fire on iconic San Fran hill

Watch: 2 teens admit to starting fire on iconic San Fran hill

Fox San Francisco reported police saying two teens had admitted to starting the Sign Hill fire in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 22:57
4,000 dunam burned in north

4,000 dunam burned in north

About 4,000 dunam of natural planted forest up in flames in Churchill Forest near Nof Hagalil. JNF estimates fire erupted as result of arsonMordechai Sones, 10/10/2020 19:10
Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Fires break out in localities across Israel, causing hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/10/2020 19:12
Arab rioters set fire outside Israeli town in Samaria

Arab rioters set fire outside Israeli town in Samaria

Arsonists spark fires near Israeli town of Esh Kodesh, uproot trees and destroy fences. Residents who responded hit by barrage of stones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2020 20:19
Bnei Brak: Fire breaks out in residential building

Bnei Brak: Fire breaks out in residential building

Firefighters raise suspicion of arson after fire breaks out in Bnei Brak residential building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 15:34
Our houses are burning, brothers

Our houses are burning, brothers

American Jews, don't waste money on rebuilding - use it to buy oneway tickets and a new home in Israel.Tzvi Fishman, 31/08/2020 18:06
Biden condemns arson at Chabad center at University of Delaware

Biden condemns arson at Chabad center at University of Delaware

Democratic presidential nominee says torching of Chabad center at University of Delaware is "deeply disturbing", calls for investigation.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 29/08/2020 01:22
Fire at University of Delaware Chabad ruled arson

Fire at University of Delaware Chabad ruled arson

Fire marshal says fire which caused $75,000-$200,000 at campus Chabad center was set deliberately.Marcy Oster/JTA, 27/08/2020 17:53
Watch: Fighting the fires caused by arson terror

Watch: Fighting the fires caused by arson terror

Eshkol Regional Council Chairman: Residents are losing patience with government's failure to stop arson, explosive balloons from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2020 17:19
Ramallah-area mosque goes up in flames in suspected arson

Ramallah-area mosque goes up in flames in suspected arson

Palestinian Authority blames Israeli government after mosque goes up in flames, denounces 'hate crime.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 11:25
Man who torched abusive daycare operator's home gets 3.5 years

Man who torched abusive daycare operator's home gets 3.5 years

Samaria resident who set fire to apartment of woman who abused children at her daycare center sentenced to 3.5 years in prisonDavid Rosenberg, 16/07/2020 16:45
Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestock

Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestock

Dozens of residents and 6 fire crews work to extinguish huge fire near Kochav Hashachar in Binyamin that threatened residents' homes.Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2020 11:28
Miracle in Beit El

Miracle in Beit El

The mayor's office torched, sustaining heavy property damage. Somehow the fire was contained to a small portion of the structure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2020 16:24
Eleven fires in Gaza border community

Eleven fires in Gaza border community

Arson causes 11 fires near Israeli communities on Gaza-Israel border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2020 21:19
Religious institutions targeted in acts of arson across Israel

Religious institutions targeted in acts of arson across Israel

Acts of arson, attempted arson recorded last night at rabbinical courts, religious councils in Ashdod, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv and Kfar Saba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 09:06
Suspected arson at Jerusalem City Hall

Suspected arson at Jerusalem City Hall

Arab resident of Jerusalem arrested on suspicion of igniting fire at City Hall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 20:45
Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

19th-century building which serves as a synagogue and a JCC attacked in Kherson, Ukraine.Marcy Oster/JTA, 21/04/2020 22:55
Arson suspected in fire at Israel-run refugee school in Greece

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

Israeli-run school for refugees burns down in suspected arson.Ben Harris, JTA, 11/03/2020 08:40
Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Mosque in Beit Safafa set on fire, graffiti found on its walls. Police investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2020 06:38
Man breaks into Yeshiva University, sets fires as students sleep

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, 22/12/2019 03:36
Backpack set alight near Brooklyn Jewish center over Yom Kippur

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 13:55
Suspected serial synagogue arsonist indicted

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, 22/09/2019 12:09
'Why was Ilhan Omar silent after Minnesota synagogue arson?'

'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, 15/09/2019 21:52
Suspect arrested after hospital synagogue catches fire

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, 01/09/2019 13:42
Fires rage in Beit Shemesh, near Nazareth

Fires rage in Beit Shemesh, near Nazareth

Multiple wildfires being battled across Israel. Fire near Highway 375 suspected to be arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2019 16:35
Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

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, 21/08/2019 11:10
Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon set fire near border, causing firefighters to evacuate Israeli town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2019 20:58
Fire-hit Moshav Mevo Modiim looks toward a happier future

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, 02/08/2019 11:30
Arab arsonists caused millions in damages at IDF base

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, 21/07/2019 08:51
'Arson suspect has no connection to daycare parents'

'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, 10/07/2019 14:08
Was daycare arsonist hired by parent of abused child?

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, 08/07/2019 15:10
Tried to set fire to a synagogue - burned himself instead

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, 06/07/2019 22:57
Fire in home of daycare provider suspected of abuse

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, 06/07/2019 21:23
Arabs set fire next to Yitzhar in Samaria

Arabs set fire next to Yitzhar in Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arabs ignite fire near Yitzhar, authorities evacuate Jewish residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2019 14:58
Pennsylvania man arrested following mysterious blaze in Brooklyn

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, 16/06/2019 22:59
Fire rages outside of Israeli town in Samaria

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, 16/06/2019 20:17
Not just fire, but arson: Weekly terror report

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, 06/06/2019 18:16
Hundreds of fires in Israel linked to arson

Hundreds of fires in Israel linked to arson

Hundreds of blazes sparked in recent weeks the result of arson, investigation shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2019 08:08
Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

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, 27/05/2019 13:08
Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Interior Minister offers new documents to families who lost everything in recent fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2019 11:39