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  • Historic Connecticut synagogue damaged by fire

    October 15, 2012 | 10:37 am

    A historic synagogue in Connecticut was seriously damaged by a fire.

    Flames gutted the sanctuary at the Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont in Milford, Conn., on Sunday morning. Its two Torah scrolls were damaged, but Rabbi Schneur Wilhelm, spiritual leader of the congregation, told...

  • Fire ravages prominent N.Y. synagogue

    July 12, 2011 | 8:34 am

    A fire has badly damaged one of New York City’s most prominent synagogues.

    The four-alarm fire broke out in Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on Manhattan’s Upper East Side at around 8:30 on Monday night, according to the Associated Press. The fire, caused the roof to collapse. The...