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  8/10/2014, Av 14, 5774

Rabbi Shot Dead While Walking to Synagogue in Miami


Police in Miami, Florida are searching for two suspects after a 60-year-old rabbi from Brooklyn, New York, was shot while making his way to a local synagogue on Saturday morning.

According to the Miami Herald, the victim, Rabbi Joseph Raksin, was confronted by two young men while walking down a street around 9:00 a.m. local time. Following an altercation, he was shot by one of the two young men, police said.