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  • After Santa Monica bombing, shuls ponder openness vs. security

    April 14, 2011 | 12:46 pm

    Nobody thought much about the shabby but quiet middle-aged man who showed up last weekend at an Orthodox study hall in suburban Cleveland.

    But when police came Monday and arrested the man, Ron Hirsch, 60, on charges of setting off a bomb next to the Chabad synagogue in Santa Monica,...

  • Chabad explosion suspect waives rights in court; expected to be returned to L.A. soon

    By Ryan Torok

    April 13, 2011 | 1:25 pm

    Ron Hirsch, the suspect behind the explosion at a Chabad in Santa Monica, waived his rights to preliminary, identity and detention hearings during a court appearance today in Cleveland, reserving his right to have them in California.

    The judge ordered that Hirsch be sent back to...

  • Santa Monica Chabad suspect charged for fleeing police

    By Ryan Torok

    April 12, 2011 | 3:31 pm

    [UPDATED at 10 p.m.]
    Ron Hirsch, who is suspected of setting off an explosion outside a Chabad, was taken into federal custody today.

    Hirsch has been charged by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office with “various explosive-related offenses, including ‘explosion with...

  • [UPDATE]: Suspect arrested in connection with explosion near Santa Monica Chabad

    April 8, 2011 | 5:31 pm

    [UPDATED on April 12, 7:10 a.m.]: Authorities are reporting the suspect Ron Hirsch, sought in connection with the explosion near the Santa Monica Chabad last Thursday has been arrested. More information here.

    [UPDATED on 11:55 a.m.]:
    Ron Hirsch is believed to have fled Los Angeles,...