Year in prison for man who set Arab house afire

The Beersheba District Court sentenced Yehoshua Sofer, 24, to one year in prison for setting fire to the home of an Arab family in the city two years ago. According to the indictment, Sofer threw a Molotov cocktail toward the house’s fence and set it afire.


The defendant explained that he was raised in religious society which taught him to hate minorities and encouraged violence against them. The court also sentenced him to pay compensation to family in the amount of NIS 1,500. (Ilana Curiel)


פרסום ראשון: 07.28.13, 15:01