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May 30, 2000
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The Conservative movement is blaming fervently Orthodox Jews for attempting to burn down the front door of a Conservative synagogue in Jerusalem. “It is inconceivable to think of such desecration being perpetrated by Jews in the Jewish homeland,” the Conservative movement said. Last year the Ya’ar Ramot Synagogue, in an area with a large fervently Orthodox population, was sprayed with graffiti promising to “turn your Purim into Tisha B’Av.”

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