Man jailed for throwing pig's head into mosque

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December 6, 2006 14:58

 
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A thirty-five-year man was jailed for nine months on Wednesday after he was convicted of throwing a pig's head into Hasan Bek Mosque in Tel Aviv last August. Shimon Ben Haim, was convicted with his girlfriend, Victoria Steinman, of buying the pig's head, keeping in their home, wrapping a Kaffiyeh around it, writing "The Prophet Muhammad" on it and throwing it into the mosque. The couple then boasted about the incident to Channel 10 news. Steinman was sentenced to two months community service.

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