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Live Blog: Israel Battles #PyroTerrorism: Friday, Nov. 25, Latest Update: 3:59 PM

JewishPress.com is blogging the efforts of Israel's firefighters and security personnel battling pyroterrorists.

PyroTerrorism Not New, ‘Inspired’ in Past by Al Qaeda

The idea of using fire to attack a targeted population did not originate with Arab terrorists from the Palestinian Authority.

Friendly Nations Send Firefighter Aircraft to Help Israel Battle the Flames

Numerous foreign Mediterranean, European and eastern European nations sent aerial firefighters to help Israel.

Arrests Made as Israel Burns

Israeli security officials cautiously admit at least "some" nationwide fires caused by pyroterrorists but underline dry, windy weather conditions helped.

Fires Still Spreading Countrywide, Police Investigate Pyroterrorism

Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Habayit Hayehudi) twitted on Wednesday: "Only someone this country doesn't belong to is capable of burning it."

Bereaved MK Lashes Out at Finance Ministry Over Fire Crisis

MK Boker says government funding for fire buffer lines could have prevented injuries and property damage.

Four Arrested for Violating Fire Ban, Igniting Blaze Near Nataf

Four people have been arrested in connection with at least one of the fires that have raged across the country.

­­Israel On Fire: Netanyahu, Erdan to Ask Neighboring Countries For Help

The government is reaching out to other nations for aid in battling the ongoing blazes across the country.

MK Glick to Petition High Court Against Netanyahu Temple Mount Obstruction

Should Glick persist with his petition he is likely to be sanctioned by his Knesset faction, the Likud, and be barred from speaking from the podium and submitting bills.

30 Arrested for Arms and Drug Trafficking

More than two dozen Jews and Arabs were arrested for drugs and arms trafficking in a second sting operation.

Fire Burns Geva’ot Forest in Gush Etzion

A blaze in Gush Etzion sent the Geva'ot forest up in flames, sending firefighting teams to the site.

Terrorist Shot Dead in Stabbing Attempt at Qalandiya Checkpoint

Last month the prosecution closed for lack of evidence its case against security guards who shot to death a teenager and his pregnant sister at the Qalandiya checkpoint last April.

Neve Shalom Residents Evacuated in Late-Night Blaze

Fires raged at the Latrun Forest and outside Beit Shemesh, close to the community of Neve Shalom.

Polish PM Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Israel

The prime minister of Poland was involved in a complex motor vehicle accident in Israel.

Stoning Terror Attacks Under-Reported, Warns Hatzolah of Judea & Samaria

Stoning terror attacks on the roads are being ignored by Israeli mainstream media, charges an emergency response organization.

37 Arrests in Wide-Ranging Sting Operation

An undercover police sting has netted marijuana, cocaine and arms in a multi-site raid across Israel.

Stone-Throwing Teen Terrorist Gets 9 Years in Jail

The radical Islamist teen killer of a Jewish family man in Jerusalem is sentenced to 9 years in jail.

Netanyahu Nixes MKs Return to Temple Mount

PM Netanyahu says this is not the time to allow MKs and ministers to return to the Temple Mount.

Appointment of IDF Chief Rabbi Delayed by Court

The rabbi's appointment as IDF chief rabbi is being held up by secularists angry at remarks he says they misunderstood.

Huckabee Denies Ambassador to Israel Offer, Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Huckabee was one of the guests invited to a sit down with President Elect Donald Trump on Friday, after which a transition official said he would be "America's top diplomat in the Jewish state."

Hekdesh Benvenisti Suing to Evict 9 Arab Squatter Families from Eastern Jerusalem

In 2014, White House spokesman Josh Earnest described the new, legal occupants of Kfar HaShiloah as individuals "whose agenda, by definition, stokes tensions between Israelis and Palestinians."

Cisco Fires Another 90 (Former NDS) Employees in Israel

Cisco purchased the Israeli company NDS for 5 billion dollars in 2012
Holocaust survivors memorial, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

Global Mayors Meet in Jerusalem, Will Visit Yad Vashem

Mayors from more than two dozen cities are in Jerusalem and will visit Yad Vashem.

A ‘Passage to Israel’ is a Visual Journey Through Israel’s Beauty

Passage to Israel is an ethereal, upliftingly soulful work of art.

Amona ‘Regulation Law’ Passed Unanimously by Ministerial Committee for Legislation

The 'Regulation Law' now goes to the Knesset for consideration after passing the government coalition.

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