A Sydney synagogue was attacked by arsonists. Vandals last week smeared oil on an outside wall and a lawn, then tried to light it, David Samuel, president of the South Sydney Synagogue, told JTA. However, the fire did not catch, and damage was limited to blackened walls.
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