Unexploded Bomb Discovered in Synagogue Building in Rio De Janeiro
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Unexploded Bomb Discovered in Synagogue Building in Rio De Janeiro

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An unexploded bomb, and a swastika-embellished letter warning of anti-Jewish attacks “similar to those that took place in Argentina, ” were discovered this morning in the Gemilut Chassadim Synagogue, a Sephardic congregation here. Police authorities said they will seek to apprehend the persons responsible.

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