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  5/25/2012, Sivan 4, 5772

Ancient Jericho-Area Synagogue Desecrated

The ancient synagogue in Na'aran, next to the Palestinian Authority-assigned Dead Sea area city of Jericho, was desecrated Thursday evening. A group of Jewish worshippers who went to the site found that the synagogue's ancient gate and mosaic had been destroyed and vandals had spray-painted swastikas and graffiti in favor of a Palestinian Authority state.

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