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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
Suspicion: Fire at Mevo Modi'im caused by arson

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, 26/05/2019 13:06
Chicago synagogue target of arson attacks

Chicago synagogue target of arson attacks

Molotov Cocktails found after vandals attempt to set fire to downtown Chicago synagogue twice.Marcy Oster/JTA, 20/05/2019 15:22
Police now probing 3 fires at 2 Boston-area Chabad houses

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, 18/05/2019 20:38
Was the Chabad house fire a hate crime?

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, 17/05/2019 08:20
Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

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, 21/04/2019 23:30
'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

'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, 20/04/2019 22:09
Moscow yeshiva set on fire during Passover Seder

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, 19/04/2019 22:03
Defendants in arson of Jerusalem church acquitted

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, 12/03/2019 01:03
Watch: Arab torches security camera in East Jerusalem

Watch: Arab torches security camera in East Jerusalem

Arab arrested by Border Police; investigation leads Jerusalem District Attorney to indict.Mordechai Sones, 11/02/2019 16:58
Upstate New York yeshiva set on fire

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, 07/02/2019 17:55
Arson suspected after 10 killed in Paris fire

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, 05/02/2019 14:31
Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

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, 09/12/2018 20:44
Houston synagogue fire investigated as arson

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, 29/11/2018 14:52
'All the equipment I had was burned'

'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, 10/11/2018 19:28
Arsonist sets fires at 7 different Jewish sites in Brooklyn

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, 04/11/2018 10:24
Multiple incendiary balloons land in Gaza envelope

Multiple incendiary balloons land in Gaza envelope

Nobody reported wounded in attacks. One balloon explodes upon landing near Sderot.Tal Polon, 25/10/2018 13:16
Jerusalem motel arson attack victim dies

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, 14/10/2018 12:50