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Bombs Rock Two Synagogues

September 21, 1972
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Two synagogues here were rocked by bombs last night and early this morning. No injuries were reported but damage was considerable. A bomb exploded at the Sephardic synagogue on Camargo St. before midnight, a half hour after a committee meeting had ended. The blast destroyed a door and shattered all windows in the building and the windows of the congregation’s medical institute nearby. The explosion was heard more than a mile away. Another bomb exploded about two hours later at the entrance to the Paso Synagogue, an Ashkenazi congregation. The synagogue was the scene last week of a hunger strike and demonstration against the excessive visa fees demanded of Jewish academicians seeking to leave the Soviet Union.

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