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Police remind civilians to call the police if they come across an unknown kite or balloon.
The Hamas attack would coincide with Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.
Israeli residents from Gaza border communities gathered in Kibbutz Or HaNer to plant dozens of trees, with the support of The Jewish National Fund, Keren Kayemet L'Yisrael (KKL).
The Gazan fire-kites also burned down hundred of acres of nature reserve.
The exclusive video posted by 0404 news shows the large fire and the visible remains of the fire balloons and kites that were located in the area.
The damage was estimated in the tens of thousands of dollars; the loss of the wheat harvest so close to the harvest has cost the farmers – and the state – dearly.
The Gazan fire kites have already burned up hundreds of acres of fields, farmland and forests along the Gaza border.
"This only strengthens the fact that this struggle has not ended, and that we will need to continue fighting against antisemitism.” - French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian
Firefighters and Jerusalem Police were able to quickly bring the fire under control.
"This is not the first time that Arabs have damaged the door leading from the street to the compound."
Many homes were burned down in the pyro-terrorist attacks.
The alleged arsonist, an elderly man who was mentally ill, said he hadn't intended to kill anyone.
The flames caused heavy damage to the Church compound and a souvenir shop therein. Fire and police are conducting a joint arson investigation.
Shouldn't someone tell Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) at this point? We hear he wants to become Israel's Defense Minister.
The German regional court ruled the arsonists were carrying out a political statement against Israel, not an anti-Semitic hate crime.
Just the other day, Arabs shot up a car on the highway...
The entire attempted terror attack was captured on IDF security cameras.
Flames from a brush fire spread to a nearby yeshiva in Jerusalem, and caused damage to the building.
After 2,000 fires ravaged the country, Arab terrorists continue to attack Israelis with stoning and other methods.
Firefighters called overnight to a mostly hareidi-religious neighborhood in Jerusalem found a burnt Torah scroll.