Moscow's Yeshiva Torat Chaim set on fire duirng Seder

The learning center was hosting 60 Jewish visitors for the Seder meal, the walls were painted with swastikas.

April 21, 2019 07:56
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt is the chief rabbi of Moscow.

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt is the chief rabbi of Moscow.. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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A fire broke out in Moscow's Yeshiva Torat Chaim on Friday on the eve of Passover, Arutz Sheva reported on Friday. 

The fire seems to be a case of arson as swastikas were painted on the walls of the Jewish center. 
No one was harmed due to the fire. 
The spokesperson of the Chief Rabbi of Moscow Pinchas Goldschmidt, Olga Esaulov, said that the fire started in the freezing unit and spread to where the guests were. 

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