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Woman arrested after fire breaks out in Jerusalem mountains

Eighteen firefighting teams are working to extinguish blaze in Jerusalem-area forest.

Woman arrested after fire breaks out in Jerusalem mountains

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.

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

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Firefighters worked until the early hours of Saturday morning extinguishing a fire in Begin Park.

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

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.

Israel Dog Unit stonewalls arson attempt in Samaria

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.

Micha Harari harp workshop destroyed in Jerusalem hills fireplayer

Canadian Jewish organization condemns torching of churches

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs condemns series of arson attacks on churches in western Canada.

Canadian Jewish organization condemns torching of churches

'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.

'Lynching facilitated by a police officer'

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.

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

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.

B'Tselem activists arrested for setting fire near Kiryat Arba

Arson suspected in Jerusalem neighborhood

Road-pressing machinery went up in flames. Extremists opposed to expansion of Light Rail under suspicion.

Arson suspected in Jerusalem neighborhood

11 fires in south caused by Gaza arson balloons

Israel readies for possible violence in response to Jerusalem Flag March.

11 fires in south caused by Gaza arson balloons

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.

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

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.

84-year-old Israeli rocket scientist injured in Arab riots dies

Arabs set fire to Samaria farm

Fire was set intentionally during Arab rioting, IDF soldiers say.

Arabs set fire to Samaria farm

Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Man also accused of assaulting Hasidic man several hours after starting yeshiva fire.

Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Haifa: 59 injured after cars set on fire

Flames engulf cars parked in residential buildings' shared parking lot; investigators say fires were arson.

Haifa: 59 injured after cars set on fireplayer

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.

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

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.

Arab gang torches police car in northern Israel

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.

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

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 arson

4,000 dunam burned in north

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Fires break out in localities across Israel, causing hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria firesplayer

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.

Arab rioters set fire outside Israeli town in Samaria

Bnei Brak: Fire breaks out in residential building

Firefighters raise suspicion of arson after fire breaks out in Bnei Brak residential building.

Arson suspected in Bnei Brak

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.

Our houses are burning, brothers

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.

Biden condemns arson at Chabad center at Delaware U.

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.

Fire at University of Delaware Chabad ruled arson

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.

Watch: Fighting the fires caused by arson terrorplayer

Ramallah-area mosque goes up in flames in suspected arson

Palestinian Authority blames Israeli government after mosque goes up in flames, denounces 'hate crime.'

Ramallah-area mosque goes up in flames

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 prison

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

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.

Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestockplayer

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.

Miracle in Beit El

Eleven fires in Gaza border community

Arson causes 11 fires near Israeli communities on Gaza-Israel border.

Eleven fires in Gaza border community

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.

Religious institutions targeted in acts of arson across Israel

Suspected arson at Jerusalem City Hall

Arab resident of Jerusalem arrested on suspicion of igniting fire at City Hall.

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Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

19th-century building which serves as a synagogue and a JCC attacked in Kherson, Ukraine.

Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

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

Israeli-run school for refugees burns down in suspected arson.

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

Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Mosque in Beit Safafa set on fire, graffiti found on its walls. Police investigating.

Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

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.

Man breaks into Yeshiva University, sets fires as students sleepplayer

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.

Backpack set alight near Brooklyn Jewish center over Yom Kippur

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.

Suspected serial synagogue arsonist indicted