Praise for Mohammed on Synagogue Walls (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Maayana Miskin 06/22/12)
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Residents of the small agricultural community of Maor, east of
Hadera, went to their synagogue Thursday for afternoon prayers and
were appalled to find that it had been vandalized.
The vandals sprayed the walls of the building with the words of
Muslim prayers, written in Arabic, and with praise for Mohammed, who
Muslims believe was a prophet.
Police are investigating the incident.
Last month vandals desecrated the ancient synagogue in Naaran, next
to Jericho. Jews who visited the site found swastikas and slogans in
favor of “Palestine". The synagogue’s unique ancient musaic floor had
MK Uri Ariel of the State Control Committee said the Jericho
incident “proves that the only ones who are able to, and want to,
defend Jewish holy sites are our security forces.” Ariel said he has
asked officials to repair the damages immediately, and has asked
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to restore the area to Israeli
MK Michael Ben-Ari called on police to “treat the damage to a
synagogue as if it had been a mosque.” (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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