Incident Summary:

11/30/2014: Assailants set fire to a school in Jerusalem city, West Bank, West Bank and Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported, but the school was damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, police arrested three members of Lehava in connection with the attack.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Hand-in-Hand Bilingual School
Specific Description School
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lehava No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 3
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Israel police detain 8 anti-Arab extremists," Agence France Presse -- English, December 21, 2014.
"Shock, anger as arsonists hit Jerusalem Jewish-Arab primary school," Straits Times, November 30, 2014.
"Jewish extremists set fire to Jerusalem school," Lebanon Daily Star, November 30, 2014.