Jewish teacher murdered in Russia

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A Jewish teacher was murdered in St. Petersburg. Dmitriy Nikulinskiy, a teacher at the local Beit Habad school, was found stabbed to death near his apartment Saturday morning, said Pinchas Goldschmidt, one of Moscow’s chief rabbis.Goldschmidt said it was believed in the Jewish community that the murder was anti-Semitically motivated, as the body was found with multiple knife wounds, a trademark of local neo-Nazis.Police have opened an investigation.The incident follows the firebombing earlier this month of a synagogue in Saratov, a city in the Volga region.

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