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Gaza-area leaders boycott Netanyahu update on border-security situation
July 4, 2019
Sha’ar HaNegev and Eshkol Regional Council heads refuse to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing the government of ignoring the Gaza periphery • Netanyahu: “It’s unfortunate the council heads chose to leave when we came to listen to them.”
Despite reported truce, arson balloon attacks and riots continue at Gaza border
Lilach Shoval and Gadi Golan
June 30, 2019
Brush fires started; rioters set an IDF jeep on fire at the Gaza border; Gaza Health Ministry reports 19 wounded by IDF fire.
Israel, Hamas reach truce after incendiary balloons spread fire in southern Israel
June 28, 2019
Politicians reacted with criticism and dismay in response to some 30 fires, including 17 substantial ones, ignited by devices flown from Gaza.
Incendiary balloons from Hamas in Gaza cause dozens of fires in southern Israel
June 27, 2019
An estimated 100 fires have been started by arson balloons in the past week, according to a local fire department.
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.
Islamists celebrate damage to France’s Notre Dame Cathedral
April 23, 2019
From France to Syria, jihadists seem overjoyed by the partial destruction by fire of the famous cathedral, seeing the fire as both punishment for the infidels and as a good omen for the faithful.
Jihadis celebrate Notre Dame Cathedral fire, dub it a punishment, a good omen
April 16, 2019
A French-speaking jihad supporter on Facebook writes: “800 years of history of pedophilia, worship of Satan and other diabolical rituals, all up in smoke in a few minutes ... it's thrilling.”
Israeli and French Jewish leaders express sorrow over burning of Notre Dame
April 16, 2019
“Our hearts are with the citizens of France and the tales of Notre Dame, true and fictional, in prayer that they will endure forever,” said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
Jewish community reacts to fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
April 16, 2019
“This is a tragedy for Catholics, the people of France, and all who revere that majestic edifice. We are hopeful that it will be swiftly restored to its prior splendor,” tweeted the American Jewish Committee.
Mother and kids among 16 hurt in Haifa apartment fire
April 15, 2019
After igniting in a second-floor apartment, the blaze ripped through the building on Ibn Gvirol Street, leaving one man in serious condition, one person in moderate condition and another 11 people with light injuries.
Cape Town synagogue set ablaze, four valuable Torah scrolls completely burned
December 6, 2018
“We are all heartbroken by what has happened,” said the congregation’s rabbi, Sam Thurgood.