‚Tunisian arson was not aimed at makeshift synagogue‘

02.02.2011                     28.Shevat, 5771


'Tunisian arson was not aimed at makeshift synagogue'

Jewish official says fire which broke out in Jewish place of worship was vandalism, not an attack against the Jewish community.

A Tunisian Jewish leader on Tuesday said that the burning of a building that served as a synagogue in the South of the country was not an attack on the local Jewish community.
Roger Bismuth, the president of the Jewish community in Tunesia, told The Jerusalem Post that the fire that broke out at a makeshift Jewish place of worship in the town of Ghabes was probably not an act of anti-Semitism, but one of vandalism….