Ashkelon man charged with stealing tefillin, charity

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November 17, 2010 11:21

 
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An Ashkelon man, 33, has been charged with breaking into a synagogue in the city and stealing tefillin (phylacteries) and emptying charity boxes in the building, Israel Radio reported on Wednesday.

According to the charges filed in Ashkelon Magistrate's Court, the accused, Yaniv Dahan, was supposed to be under house arrest for a previous property-related offense at the time the crime was committed.

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