Man tries to set Tirat Carmel synagogue on fire

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June 4, 2013 06:39

 
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A 35-year-old man from Tirat Carmel was arrested Monday overnight for trying to set fire to a synagogue in the city, police said.

The man, who broke into the synagogue, said he was trying to set it on fire for messianic reasons.

Police will request to extend his remand Tuesday at a Haifa court.

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