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  6/4/2013, Sivan 26, 5773

Attempted Synagogue Arson in Tirat Hacarmel

A resident of Tirat Hacarmel, south of Haifa, was arrested, Monday evening, on suspicion of trying to set fire to a local synagogue.

The 35-year-old man explained, during his interrogation, that he "received instructions from the messiah." He was sent for psychiatric observation and is scheduled to face a hearing for extension of his remand, Tuesday, in the Haifa Magistrates Court.