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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Hollywood synagogue arson suspect faces felony

April 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - A man suspected of setting a fire in a Southern California synagogue is facing 19 felony charges of burglary and arson.Dmitry Sheyko, 21, is in custody in Los Angeles, charged with the April 14 fire at Temple Israel of Hollywood, according...

After Santa Monica synagogue bombing, shuls ponder openness vs. security

By Sue Fishkoff, JTA SAN FRANCISCO April 21, 2011

Nobody thought much about the shabby but quiet middle-aged man who showed up last weekend at an Orthodox study hall in suburban Cleveland.But when police came Monday and arrested the man, Ron Hirsch, 60, on charges of setting off a bomb next to the Chabad...

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