Like 'a punch in the gut.'

Kredo, Adam
April 2011
Washington Jewish Week;4/28/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 17, p1
The article reports on hostile attacks against Jews on the day before celebrating Passover in April 2011. These consisted of vandalism both at the Orthodox Beth Sholom Congregation and Tail Torah in Potomac, Maryland and at the sister congregation of the Reform Temple Rodef Shalom in Israel where windows of the synagogues were smashed with rocks and BB guns. The acts of vandalism were suspected to be perpetrated by anti-Semitic groups to dampen the Jews' Passover celebrations.


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