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Israel Portnoy: My town was burned to the ground, but my music will continue

We met musician Israel Portnoy outside of Mevo Modi'im which burned to the ground last year. Today, he sings in its memory. Watch.

The 'Moshav' was burned down, but music will continueplayer

Mevo Modi'im families to Netanyahu: Don't leave us homeless

Sixty families who lost their homes 3 months ago in a devastating fire protest outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.

Mevo Modi'im families to Netanyahu: Don't leave us homelessplayer

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.

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

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.

Fire-hit Moshav Mevo Modiim looks toward a happier future

What happened to Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz?

US-born father of five disappeared without a trace 6 weeks ago, after taking his prayer shawl. Can US officials and the media help? Opinion.

What happened to Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz?

Jewish music stars team up to help moshav destroyed in fire

Concert brings together top Jewish recording artists in charity event benefiting families left homeless after fire destroyed Mevo Modiim.

Jewish music stars team up to help moshav destroyed in fireplayer

Digging through the charred wreckage of the Carlebach moshav

'We are a people who will come out of the fire stronger than we went into it,' says moshav resident Zelda Burkey. 'We're gonna rebuild.'

Digging through the charred wreckage of the Carlebach moshav

'We have no homes, no community, no work'

Residents of burnt-down 'Carlebach moshav' appeal to Knesset for aid in rebuilding their lives. 'We are living like impoverished refugees.'

'We have no homes, no community, no work'

Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

Prime Minister's Office to old meeting to discuss long-term compensation for those who lost homes to fires in Mevo Modi'im, Kibbutz Harel.

Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

'We live in chaos; no one's interested in us'

Mevo Modi'im residents face intolerable overcrowding with no-one to clarify their situation and rights.

'We live in chaos; no one's interested in us'

Rabbi Carlebach's daughter visits father's destroyed village

Dari Carlebach, accompanied by daughter of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, visits ruins of her father's home in Mevo Modi'in.

Rabbi Carlebach's daughter visits father's destroyed villageplayer

Burned out and homeless: The story of the fire victims

Tamar Yonah speaks with Elisheva and Yisrael Solomon from Mevo Modiin following the fire there.

Burned out and homeless: The story of the fire victims

Watch: Rabbi Carlebach's home destroyed - but the books survived

Arutz Sheva joins residents of Mevo Modim as they visit home of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and discover that many books survived the firestorm.

Watch: Rabbi Carlebach's home destroyed - but the books survivedplayer

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.

Suspicion: Fire at Mevo Modi'im caused by arsonplayer