The mingling of elemental opposites is precisely how the plague of hail appeared in Egypt. Fire intermingling with icy hail is reminiscent of the Biblical seventh plague that appeared with its elemental opposite: fire.
Monsey Fire Chief Andrew Schlissel said that the building was kept in “very poor” condition as boxes of anti-Israeli literature were strewn across the floors and hallways of the house, making it hard for firemen to fight the fire inside.
Avraham Binyamin of the right-wing NGO Regavim responded to the event saying: “There is a lot of significance involved with Jordan going to the site and training there as a security force. It symbolizes who is the owner of the site. It’s not the place to just show up and practice fire drills.”
A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. The Gothic cathedral is one of the city’s landmarks; a beloved icon for locals and a deeply-valued symbol of the Catholic faith.