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Police seek Miami Beach temple arsonist

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Police are looking for a man caught on surveillance cameras attempting to burn down a Miami Beach synagogue.

The video, captured late Wednesday night, shows a men wearing a t-shirt and a baseball cap backwards lighting a pile of wood inside a garage at Temple Moses.

The ensuing fire charred the garage; firefighters doused the flames before they reached the sanctuary above the garage.

Temple Moses serves the Cuban Jewish community in Miami Beach.