Incendiaries Fire Succahs in Poland
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Incendiaries Fire Succahs in Poland

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Tabernacles, which Polish Jews erected to celebrate Succoth, the Feast of the Tabernacles, became an object of attack for anti-Semites, who hurled flaming rags into the flimsily constructed tabernacles. The incendiary attacks were carried out in a number of Polish towns, apparently through a concerted plan.

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