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  • Israeli girl, 11, seriously injured in West Bank firebomb attack

    4 days ago

    An 11-year-old girl was seriously injured when a firebomb hit their car in the northern West Bank.

    The girl, Ayala Shapira, was taken to a Tel Aviv hospital with third-degree burns over 50 percent of her body, including her face and upper body following the Thursday evening...

  • Amsterdam apartment flying Israeli flag targeted with firebomb

    July 31, 2014 | 11:10 am

    A Jewish woman who displayed an Israeli flag from her balcony in Amsterdam was targeted with a firebomb and death threats.

    The firebomb landed on the balcony of neighbors of Leah Rabinovitch, a Mexico-born Jewish woman who flew the Israeli flag on Amsterdam’s Kruger Square,...

  • Anti-Israel rioters torch cars, throw firebomb at Paris-area synagogue

    July 21, 2014 | 11:07 am

    PARIS (JTA) — Anti-Israel protesters hurled a firebomb at a synagogue during an unauthorized demonstration in a heavily Jewish suburb of Paris.

    The riot broke out on Sunday afternoon in Sarcelles after a few hundred people assembled at a local metro station to protest Israel’s...

  • Firebomb hits former synagogue in Romania

    June 3, 2014 | 9:40 am

    A firebomb thrown into a former synagogue in central Romania caused minor damage, a local Jewish watchdog group said.

    The firebomb was aimed at the wooden part of the floor of the former synagogue of Sighisoara, the Center for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism in Romania said...

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  • Two injured in West Bank firebomb attack

    November 8, 2013 | 9:43 am

    Two people sustained minor injuries when a firebomb hit their car near the West Bank settlement of Efrat.

    The car was completely burnt in the attack Thursday night, Army Radio reported. The two victims had burns and were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jerusalem.

    The attack...

  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian, wound two in West Bank clash

    March 13, 2013 | 3:25 am

    Israeli troops killed a Palestinian on Tuesday during a confrontation with a stone-throwing crowd in a flashpoint district of the occupied West Bank, both sides said.

    The incident in Fuwar, near the city of Hebron, stoked tensions ahead of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama...

  • Palestinian cars torched in price tag attack

    August 29, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Palestinian cars were torched and vandalized in a price tag attack near Ramallah in the West Bank.

    Israeli troops reportedly discovered one car burnt and two others spray-painted with slogans that read “Price Tag,” “Migron” and “Revenge to Arabs” in the early Wednesday morning...

  • State Dept., ADL slam attacks on Palestinians

    August 17, 2012 | 1:53 pm

    The U.S. State Department and the Anti-Defamation League condemned a firebomb attack on Palestinians believed to have been carried out by settlers.

    “We note that the Government of Israel has also condemned this heinous attack and pledged to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the...

  • Palestinians injured in possible West Bank firebombing

    August 16, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    Six Palestinians were injured when a taxi caught fire near a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Palestinians said Thursday’s fire was the result of a settler throwing a firebomb at the vehicle. Israeli police said a second firebomb was located near the site of the attack, which took place...

  • Chasidic teen sentenced to seven years in N.Y. firebombing

    April 18, 2012 | 9:42 am

    A Chasidic teenager who firebombed the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement was sentenced to seven years in prison.

    Shaul Spitzer, 18, of the New York State village of New Square, was sentenced Tuesday in Rockland County Court after pleading guilty in February to the...

  • Reno Skinheads Sentenced to Jail

    By Tom Tugend

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Joshua Kudlacek, at 19 the youngest of the defendants, received a five-year sentence.



    Five skinheads who attempted to firebomb a synagogue in Reno, Nev., one year ago have been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.

    On Nov. 30, 1999, the five, ages 19 to 26, accompanied by two...

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