Video: Ukrainian synagogue firebombed

While many were still debating whether the leaflet handed to Ukrainian Jews leaving Passover services telling them they had to register was real or a hoax another, something far more sinister happened.

In the Ukrainian city of Nikolaev, at At 2:00 am Friday night the main synagogue was attacked by firebombs. Fortunately, it was empty at the time. One firebomb was thrown at the door and a second at a window.

City in Ukraine where synagogue was firebombed

The attack was caught on the shul’s CCTV system, and posted online by Yisroel Gotlieb, the son of the city’s Chief Rabbi Sholom Gotlieb, who added that miraculously a person passing by had a fire extinguisher in his possession and immediately put out the blaze, preventing massive damage.

Cross-posted at The Lid.

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz is editor and publisher of the The Lid, and a weekly political columnist for the Jewish Star and TruthRevolt. He has also contributed to, HotAir, and PJ Media’s Tattler.

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