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Arson suspected in Mevo Modi’im blaze that razed nearly 50 homes in Israel
May 27, 2019
Israeli authorities believe that the raging fire in Mevo Modi’im began in multiple locations • Conflagration near Jerusalem’s Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhood reportedly caused by firebombs.
Israel’s fire authority declares all blazes, both wildfires and arson, have been extinguished
May 26, 2019
Some 1,000 firefighters and 300 volunteers, working around the clock, have managed to extinguish a whopping 1,023 fires in three days.
Chicago police search for suspect caught on camera attempting to burn synagogue
May 20, 2019
It is uncertain as to whether nearby vandalism in the form of smashed car windows was related to anti-Semitic motives, or if the vandalism was connected to the attempted arson at Anshe Sholom.
Joint Terrorism Task Force investigates suspicious fires targeting Boston Chabads
May 17, 2019
“Somebody out there wants to hurt us. Just because we exist. And that is frightening. Hate can’t be reasoned with. Hate just needs to be eradicated,” Chanie Krinsky, co-director of the Chabad Jewish Center in Needham, Mass., posted to Facebook.
Jewish leaders condemn pre-Passover arson attack on Moscow’s largest yeshivah
April 21, 2019
No casualties or injuries were reported; however, damage was extensive.
Volunteer firefighters to protect Gaza periphery from arson terrorism
January 14, 2019
With more than 8,000 acres destroyed by Hamas’s incendiary balloons and kites, kibbutzim adjacent to the Gaza Strip establish volunteer firefighting units to better contend with the arson threat.
November 18, 2018
The price of Israeli restraint
Israel’s deterrent value continues to erode. Time after time, we agree to a quasi-ceasefire that is followed by yet another round of fighting.
American firefighters once again answer the call to help Israel
November 15, 2018
Even as wildfires rage in California, a group of 10 men and women are in Israel as part of an Emergency Volunteers Project team to volunteer at fire-service stations in the south and other locations across Israel.
October 24, 2018
Jews defending themselves, that’s what bothers the UN and Europe
The United Nations and the European Union, which completely ignored terrorist arson, missiles and general destruction aimed at Israel for the past eight months, have now suddenly woken up. The prospect of Jews defending themselves is more than they can bear.
After six months of Hamas arson terror, nearly 9,000 acres burned in Israel’s south
October 17, 2018
Nearly half of Jewish National Fund forests and almost a quarter of Israeli nature reserves near Gaza have been consumed by fires.
IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel dug 200 meters into Israeli territory
Lilach Shoval and Israel Hayom Staff
October 11, 2018
The 3,330-foot-long tunnel reached some 650 feet into Israeli territory and linked to a vast network of underground passageways inside Gaza.
JNF Israel to allocate almost $28 million to redevelop burnt areas near Gaza
October 10, 2018
The funds will also be allocated toward developing and rehabilitating existing forests that have been destroyed in arson attacks.
Palestinian terror balloon reaches Jerusalem suburb
Yori Yalon and Nikki Guttman
October 9, 2018
Police sappers neutralize the device at the scene in Givat Ze’ev, north of Jerusalem • Incendiary balloons also land in Kibbutz Nir Am and Kibbutz Dorot in the Gaza periphery.
Arson balloon causes large fire in Israeli community, landfill near Gaza-border
October 7, 2018
The largest fire in six months caused by an arson balloon from Gaza broke out on Saturday evening at Ein HaBesor, near the Gaza border.
October 5, 2018
Israel to Hamas: Don’t test us!
In Gaza and Jerusalem, everyone understands that Hamas is playing with fire. While neither side is interested in armed conflict, things could easily get out of control and start snowballing rapidly.