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Residents evacuated as Jerusalem mountains fire spreads

Homes in Mevaseret Zion evacuated as firefighters fight to bring blaze under control.

Residents evacuated as Jerusalem mountains fire spreadsplayer

Firefighters rescue Torah scrolls from burning synagogue

Fire brought under control after causing heavy damage to synagogue in Givat Zeev.

Firefighters rescue Torah scrolls from burning synagogue

Firefighters save 2 weddings after Jerusalem blaze

After fire at Talpiot hall, firefighters remove water to allow weddings to proceed as planned.

Firefighters save 2 weddings after Jerusalem blaze

Suspicion that apartment fire was caused by children playing

Apartment fire in Beitar Ilit successfully put out. Firefighters call on parents to keep matches and similar objects away from children.

Suspicion that apartment fire was caused by children playing

Massachusetts firefighter accused of anti-Semitic social media post

The city of Worcester has opened an investigation after a firefighter was accused of posting an anti-Semitic image to Instagram.

Massachusetts firefighter accused of posting anti-Semitic image

30 workers trapped in tunnel at archaeological site

Workers rescued after fire, smoke trap them at  Kokhav HaYarden National Park in the Galilee.

30 workers trapped in tunnel at archaeological site

Bat Yam residents evacuated from crumbling building

Police and firefighters evacuate fifteen families due to unstable conditions of building in Bat Yam.

Bat Yam residents evacuated from crumbling building

Court rules on ban on firefighters growing beards

Tel Aviv Regional Labor Court rules Fire Authority Chief Safety Officer overstepped authority in beard ban, offers suggestion on legal ban.

Court rules on ban on firefighters growing beards

Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Eight children become trapped four meters in the air, on a mobile roller coaster in Bnei Brak. Firefighters arrived to help evacuate them.

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Fire in Jerusalem yeshiva

Firefighters fear top floor of Rama yeshiva will collapse due to fire damage. One person still trapped in the building.

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Israeli firefighters arrive in California to help battle wildfires

Israeli firefighters arrived in Sacramento, California, to assist with battling a wave of wildfires sweeping through the area.

Israeli firefighters arrive in Calif. to help battle wildfires

Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Volunteer team of firefighters from Israel has arrived in San Francisco and is on its way to Sacramento to help battle local fires.

Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Miracle on 5th floor

Baby rescued after getting his head stuck between balcony bars with his body hanging five floors above the ground.

Miracle on 5th floorplayer

Report: New York firefighters won't use hoses against violent rioters

While hoses are being used by police forces in Israel, NYC fire department bans their use for crowd control

Report: NY firefighters won't use hoses against violent riotersplayer

8 rescued from Jerusalem fire

Firefighters bring blaze in residential building under control after rescuing family with small baby.

8 rescued from Jerusalem fireplayer

Who’s behind the violent seditious anarchy across America?

Congress must discover what forces worked behind the scenes to incite, organize, support, even fund this violent seditious anarchy. Op-ed.

Who’s behind the violent seditious anarchy across America?

3 hurt in Jerusalem synagogue gas explosion

Firefighters fear synagogue building may collapse following severe gas explosion.

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American firefighters assist Israeli fire crews

EVP deploys a team of American firefighters to assist Israeli fire crews with routine emergency operations

American firefighters assist Israeli fire crews

Israel sends experts to Brazil to assist with Amazon fires

Israeli delegation of firefighters, rescue experts leave for Brazil to help combat fires ravaging the Amazon Basin.

Israel sends experts to Brazil to assist with Amazon fires

Firefighters battling blaze in Jerusalem residential building

Residents forced to flee through building windows as firefighters search for others trapped in building on fire in Jerusalem.

Firefighters battling blaze in Jerusalem residential building

Firefighters banned from growing beards during the Omer

Firefighting commissioner orders religious firefighters not to grow a beard during Omer despite existence of masks which accommodate beards.

Firefighters banned from growing beards during the Omer

Israeli delegation lands in Ethiopia to help fight wildfire

Israel sends 10 firefighters to Ethiopia to help fight large fire which has raged for 2 weeks.

Israeli delegation lands in Ethiopia to help fight wildfire

Nine injured in apartment fire

Firefighters rescue six people trapped in burning Beit Shemesh apartment building.

Nine injured in apartment fire

2 women killed in road accident near Jerusalem

2 killed, 41 injured in a severe road accident between a bus and a private vehicle on Route 443 near Beit Horon. Road closed.

2 women killed in road accident near Jerusalemplayer

US Ambassador meets US firefighters in Sderot

Ambassador David Friedman meets Israeli and US firefighters who are fighting arson fires in the south.

US Ambassador meets US firefighters in Sderotplayer

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.

Police arrest suspect they say knew about planned arson

Fire department intensifies ban on beards

Israel Firefighters Department head demands strict measures against religious firefighters with beards.

Fire department intensifies ban on beards

Gas tank explosion sparks three fires in Tel Aviv

Three fires sparked in northern Tel Aviv from gas tank explosion leaving 4 injured, forcing evacuation of residential buildings.

Gas tank explosion sparks three fires in Tel Avivplayer

Fires in Lod may have been intentional

Lod firefighters battle five fires in one night, investigators suspect fires were intentionally set.

Fires in Lod may have been intentional

Druze firefighter risks his life to save Torah scroll

Druze firefigher Wiam Nevoani jumps into flames to save a Torah scroll from a burning Nahariya synagogue.

Druze firefighter risks his life to save Torah scrollplayer

Watch: Police arrest PA Arab on his way to terror attack

Firefighter spots suspicious Palestinian Authority Arab, helps police officers arrest him. Search shows Arab's bag contains knives, Quran.

Watch: Police arrest PA Arab on his way to terror attackplayer

494 acres burned, firefighters working to extinguish flames

Firefighters work to extinguish Jerusalem fire, warn public to keep away from area.

494 acres burned, firefighters working to extinguish flamesplayer

Fire breaks out in religious kibbutz near Petach Tikva

Dozens of firefighting teams work to bring fire in supermarket under control, call in teams from other areas to help.

Fire breaks out in religious kibbutz near Petach Tikva

Fire breaks out in Dimona apartment

Apartment fire injures 21, MDA and firefighters rescue trapped victims.

Fire breaks out in Dimona apartment

Dozens of firemen trapped as Tehran building collapses

Highest building in Tehran collapses after blaze, dozens of firefighters feared trapped under the rubble.

Dozens of firemen trapped as Tehran building collapses

Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Former volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment.

Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Images from inside the inferno

Dramatic images of firefighters battling the blazes that raged across Israel last week.

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U.S. firefighters deployed to Israel to help fight flames

A group of 39 American firefighters deployed to Israel during Thanksgiving weekend to help their Israeli counterparts fight the wildfires.

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One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

Fire and Rescue Commission lifts state of emergency, firefighters to resume normal work as of Tuesday.

One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

The fires - in pictures

Hundreds of fires are raging across Israel, endangering cities and communities.

The fires - in pictures