arson

Canadian gunman killed 9 of 22 victims by setting fire to their houses

The shooter, 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman, also killed pets, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in an update to their investigation into the killings.

By REUTERS
29/04/2020
Ruth's House assisted living in Longmeadow, MA
Judge releases man charged with attempted arson of Jewish nursing home

'Sadly, even during a pandemic, extremists are operationalizing their antisemitism with the intent to kill.'

18/04/2020
Police Barricade Pittsburgh
Satanist who tried to torch church is behind Maryland synagogue arson

Costas told his girlfriend that he was the Antichrist and planned to cause damage to 10 churches and three synagogues.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
15/04/2020
THE INTERIOR of the Grand Choral Synagogue of St. Petersburg, Russia, is seen.
Synagogue torched in northern Russia

At about 3.40 a.m. a perpetrator threw tires over the fence, then climbed over, quickly moved the tires closer to the building, doused them with a flammable liquid and set them on fire

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/04/2020
5G: Dutch telecommunications towers damaged by 5G protestors

The Telegraaf reported that arsonists had left an anti-5G slogan spray-painted at the scene of one attack.

By REUTERS
12/04/2020
Mytilene, Greece
Three Palestinians arrested for torching refugee camp on Greek island

The three Palestinians allegedly torched the Swiss-run One Happy Family community center on Lesbos.

Trikala, Greece
Arson suspected in fire at Israel-run refugee school in Greece

“Even though we are heartbroken and shocked, we’re already looking ahead,” the school wrote Tuesday on Facebook. “We are moving forward, not going anywhere.”

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
11/03/2020
A girl looks at the damage inside the house of Palestinian Dawabsheh family in Duma, 2018
As Duma trial closes, will it be convict or acquit?

Ben Uliel stands accused of the 2015 arson murder of a Palestinian family.

Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women
Arsonist attacks Yeshiva University dorms, not considered hate crime

"While the arson at Yeshiva University is currently not believed to be a hate crime, the NYPD and HCTF are staying [in] touch with @FDNY until a final determination is made."

22/12/2019
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