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Chicago Synagogue Bombed; Police Find Dynamite in Unexploded Bomb

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An unexploded bomb was found today in the debris of an explosion of a similar bomb which caused $10,000 worth of damage to an Orthodox synagogue on Chicago’s north side.

Detectives said that the bombing, which occurred early yesterday morning, was done by two men who forced open the rear door of the Chevra Kadisha Machzikai Hadas synagogue Saturday night. The detectives, who declined to give the source of their information about the bombers, also reported that each bomb contained three sticks of dynamite.

The blast followed the receipt by Sexton Harry Yablon of several letters which threatened that he and the synagogue would be blown up. The sexton also said that the synagogue had been smeared with swastikas twice during the past six weeks.

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