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Old books, religious items burned in Corfu synagogue


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/religion/article/old_books_religious_items_burned_in_corfu_synagogue_20110421

Unknown vandals broke into the synagogue on the island of Corfu and burned books two centuries old as well as kipot and tallitot. The break-in occurred at approximately dawn Tuesday, the second day of Passover. Firemen arrived within minutes and prevented the fire from spreading after being alerted by a police patrol car that was stationed in the front of the synagogue.

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