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Rebels Claim ‘Ancient Synagogue Destroyed’ in Libya

Hebrew inscriptions on the ceiling of the Yefren synagogue

With thanks: Avril A 2,000-year old synagogue in the Libyan town of Yefren is said to have been destroyed in the fighting now raging between President Gaddafi’s forces and Nato-supported rebels. This BBC report yesterday quotes a rebel fighter named Aydress. Aydress claims that Colonel Gaddafi’s forces used rockets, missiles and anti-tank weapons to bombard […]

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