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Connecticut woman arrested for setting historic synagogue on fire

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fire that seriously damaged a historic synagogue in New Britain, Connecticut.

Connecticut woman arrested for setting historic synagogue on fire

South Bay Chabad destroyed by fire receives support from Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani government provides fund for reconstruction of California synagogue which burned down 2 months ago.

Calif. Chabad destroyed by fire receives support from Azerbaijan

New Chabad House in San Jose destroyed by fire

Only three months after its opening, fire engulfs synagogue but its Torah scrolls are saved when a member alerts firefighters.

New Chabad House in San Jose destroyed by fire

FBI charges suspect in Austin synagogue arson

18-year-old Franklin Barrett Sechriest charged with setting fire to Austin synagogue on Halloween.

FBI charges suspect in Austin synagogue arson

Arsonist charged with setting fire to NJ synagogue, yeshiva

29-year old man deemed a threat to the community and will stay in jail pending his trial on first-degree aggravated arson.

Arsonist charged with setting fire to NJ synagogue, yeshiva

Arson at Portland synagogue

Police, rabbi do not suspect hate crime after vandals set fire to, write graffiti on synagogue door.

Arson at Portland synagogue

Borough park synagogue goes up in flames

Mother of New York State Senator Simcha Felder among those rescued from synagogue fire.

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Two Louisiana synagogues catch fire

One synagogue destroyed, another damaged in two separate fires in southern Louisiana.

Two Louisiana synagogues catch fire

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.

No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

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.

Historic former synagogue in Ukraine destroyed in 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.

Man sentenced to jail for setting Minnesota synagogue on fire

Homeless man pleads guilty to burning down Minnesota synagogue

Prosecutors signal they will seek probation for man who burned down 120-year-old synagogue.

Homeless man pleads guilty to burning down Minnesota synagogue

'Negligent fires' charges against man who torched synagogue

Homeless man who started fire which destroyed century-old Minnesota synagogue charged with 'negligent fires'.

'Negligent fires' charges against man who torched synagogue

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.

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

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.

Suspect charged with burning down Minnesota synagogue

'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.

'Why was Ilhan Omar silent after Minnesota synagogue arson?'player

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.

Suspect arrested in fire in Minnesota synagogue

New evidence recovered in Minnesota synagogue fire

Authorities in Minnesota say they have recovered “new evidence” in fire that destroyed historic synagogue.

New evidence recovered in Minnesota synagogue fire

Minnesota synagogue burns down

Synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota mostly destroyed after going up in flames.

Minnesota synagogue burns down

Watch: South African synagogue goes up in flames

Seven Torah scrolls destroyed as fire devastates Orthodox synagogue in Cape Town, South Africa.

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'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.'

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Watch: Mevo Horon synagogue goes up in flames

Police open investigation after fire breaks out in southwestern Samaria synagogue.

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Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

New York police believe fire at historic Lower East Side synagogue could have been arson.

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

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.

Fire breaks out at historic Manhattan synagogue

Fire in Ashdod synagogue

Electrical short in air conditioner causes fire in Ashdod synagogue; Jewish holy books burned.

Fire erupts in Ashdod synagogue