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        11/10/2012, Cheshvan 25, 5773

      Man Arrested for Stealing Torah Scrolls


      Tel Aviv police arrested a 59-year-old man Saturday morning who is suspected of stealing Torah scrolls and other holy ritual objects from a synagogue on Nachalat Binyamin in Tel Aviv.

      The synagogue member who called the police was able to give the police a description of the suspect, which led to his arrest. 

      Upon investigation, police discovered that the intruder entered the synagogue through an air conditioning vent.