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Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris evacuated after suicide inside the landmark church

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

PARIS — Some 1,500 visitors were cleared out of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a man put a letter on the altar of the 850-year-old monument Tuesday, pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head. It’s the first suicide in decades at the landmark site, Monsignor Patrick Jacquin, the cathedral’s rector, told […]

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Paris rabbi’s attacker had assaulted another Jew, security service says

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

(JTA) — The Iranian man who attacked a rabbi in Paris had assaulted another French Jew in the same area several days earlier, the French Jewish community’s security service said. The alleged attacker, who was arrested April 23 for lightly wounding the rabbi and his son with a knife, had struck a young man four […]

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French Synagogue Vandalized For Third Time in Ten Days

| July 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The synagogue of Noisy-le-Grand of the Seine-Saint-Denis district in Paris, was vandalized on Wednesday night, in the third such incident within a ten-day period, The Algemeiner reported. “I am 73 years old and I cried like a child,” synagogue caretaker Maurice Zana told Anach Infos, a French-language Jewish news website. “They came to plunder, but […]

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