Foreign Ministry: Motive in shooting of Chabad Rabbi may be criminal

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 25, 2013 15:26

The Foreign Ministry believes that there was a criminal motive behind the shooting of Chabad Rabbi Artur Ovadia Isakov in Dagestan on Wednesday night, Army Radio reported. However the possiblilty that the attack was driven by anti-Semitsm was being investigated, according to the report.

A spokesperson for the ministry, Yigal Palmor said that a decision would be reached as to whether the rabbi who is in hospital in serious condition would flown to Israel for treatment.


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