TEL AVIV (Apr. 2)
Eilat police detained 60 Arabs and other non-Jews last night and held 15 for questioning today in the desecration of the Eilat cemetery yesterday. The local burial society reported that two tombstones were smashed, others defaced and a coffin set on fire. Police believe the desecration could have been the work of a mentally deranged person but more likely a deliberate act by anti-Jewish vandals. The local religious community observed a day of fast and prayer today on the orders of Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren.