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  8/8/2013, Elul 2, 5773

Charges Filed Against Suspected Synagogue Arsonist


On Thursday morning, the Lod District Court filed charges against the suspect in a synagogue arson. A 24-year-old resident of Netanya was accused of getting drunk and setting fire to a synagogue in the city. Ten Torah scrolls were burned and the building was damaged. The suspect was also burned and treated in Beilinson Hospital. He is suspected by police of setting another fire in Netanya the day before.