Confusion, sorrow over Tuba Zanghariya mosque arson

05.10.2011                      07.Tischrei. 5772

Brandanschlag:

Confusion, sorrow over Tuba Zanghariya mosque arson

Local Jews offer solidarity and condolences to those shocked and shaken by vandalism; residents say they don't understand why they were targeted.

Widespread confusion and despair gripped the Beduin village of Tuba Zanghariya on Tuesday, following the torching of a local mosque Sunday night – an act suspected of being a “price tag” operation by Jewish extremists.
“What I can’t understand is why us? Why of all places would they come here?” asked resident Dr. Muhammad al-Haib, in a plaza outside the scorched entryway of the al-Noor mosque….