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No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

Temple Beth Israel of Breckenridge, closed since 1974, burns down decades after last Jew moved away from the town.Marcy Oster/JTA, 27/11/2019 21:47
Historic former synagogue in Ukraine destroyed in fire

Historic former synagogue in Ukraine destroyed in fire

Great Synagogue in Illintsi, built in the 18th century and last used as synagogue before the Nazi invasion, burned to the ground.Marcy Oster/JTA, 18/11/2019 21:54
Man sentenced to jail for setting Minnesota synagogue on fire

Man sentenced to jail for setting Minnesota synagogue on fire

36-year-old sentenced to three months in jail and 192 hours of community service for starting fire that destroyed 117-year old synagogue.Ben Ariel, 27/10/2019 06:24
Homeless man pleads guilty to burning down Minnesota synagogue

Homeless man pleads guilty to burning down Minnesota synagogue

Prosecutors signal they will seek probation for man who burned down 120-year-old synagogue.Sam Sokol/JTA, 25/09/2019 21:53
'Negligent fires' charges against man who torched synagogue

'Negligent fires' charges against man who torched synagogue

Homeless man who started fire which destroyed century-old Minnesota synagogue charged with 'negligent fires'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/09/2019 15:03
Minnesota synagogue fire doesn't appear to be a hate crime

Minnesota synagogue fire doesn't appear to be a hate crime

Police in Duluth, Minnesota, say fire at historic Adas Israel Congregation doesn't appear to be a hate crime but investigation ongoing.Elad Benari, 16/09/2019 03:00
'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 charged with burning down Minnesota synagogue

Suspect charged with burning down Minnesota synagogue

36-year-old man charged with first-degree arson for burning down century-old synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota.Marcy Oster, JTA, 15/09/2019 21:24
Suspect arrested in fire in Minnesota synagogue

Suspect arrested in fire in Minnesota synagogue

Police arrest 36-year-old in connection with fire that destroyed 119-year-old synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2019 05:58
New evidence recovered in Minnesota synagogue fire

New evidence recovered in Minnesota synagogue fire

Authorities in Minnesota say they have recovered “new evidence” in fire that destroyed historic synagogue.Ben Ariel, 11/09/2019 06:40
Minnesota synagogue burns down

Minnesota synagogue burns down

Synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota mostly destroyed after going up in flames.Ben Sales/JTA, 09/09/2019 18:53
Watch: South African synagogue goes up in flames

Watch: South African synagogue goes up in flames

Seven Torah scrolls destroyed as fire devastates Orthodox synagogue in Cape Town, South Africa.David Rosenberg, 05/12/2018 08:50
'We feel like we're in mourning, people are in shock'

'We feel like we're in mourning, people are in shock'

Residents of town in southwest Samaria wake up to find synagogue destroyed, Torah scrolls burned. 'We can't grasp what has happened.'Benny Toker, 01/08/2017 08:32
Watch: Mevo Horon synagogue goes up in flames

Watch: Mevo Horon synagogue goes up in flames

Police open investigation after fire breaks out in southwestern Samaria synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2017 09:27
Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

New York police believe fire at historic Lower East Side synagogue could have been arson.Ben Ariel, 17/05/2017 04:37
Fire breaks out at historic Manhattan synagogue

Fire breaks out at historic Manhattan synagogue

Three-alarm fire breaks out at the historic Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagadol on the Lower East Side. No injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2017 06:22
Fire in Ashdod synagogue

Fire in Ashdod synagogue

Electrical short in air conditioner causes fire in Ashdod synagogue; Jewish holy books burned.Michal Levi, 30/10/2016 14:09