Biggest Yeshiva In Russia Set On Fire, Swastikas, Ahead of Pesach Seder


An arson fire was set at the largest yeshiva in Russia as during a Passover Seder on Friday, Jewish officials said, according to The Associated Press.

No one was reported injured in the fire at the Toras Chaim school in an eastern Moscow suburb.

The spokesperson of the Chief Rabbi of Moscow Pinchas Goldschmidt, Olga Esaulov, said that the fire started in the freezing unit and spread to where the guests were. 

There were about 60 students, rabbis and guests in the building at the time, the RIA-Novostinews agency reported.


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