Fire ravages Belarus’ oldest functioning synagogue

02.12.2013                      29.Kislew.5774                      Chanukka 5

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Fire ravages Belarus’ oldest functioning synagogue

Fire consumes dining room and part of second floor of Grodno’s Great Choral Synagogue; none injured.

One of Europe’s oldest functioning synagogues sustained heavy damage in a fire that broke out in the city of Grodno in Belarus….