Intentional Fire Attack on Vancouver Synagogue Investigated as Hate Crime

VANCOUVER, Canada – An act of arson targeted Vancouver’s Schara Tzedeck synagogue, with police investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. Rabbi Andrew Rosenblatt recounted how a member extinguished the flames that had reached towards the building’s second storey after a passerby alerted the congregation to the fire outside. The Vancouver police have deployed additional officers to Jewish establishments in the wake of the deliberate attack using an accelerant, according to a statement released …

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Arson Attack on Vancouver Synagogue Prompts Strong Response from Canadian Officials

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – In a disturbing act of antisemitism, the Schara Tzedeck synagogue in Vancouver was targeted in an arson attack, with fuel being poured on the front doors and set on fire. The incident occurred after evening services, with individuals inside the synagogue hearing a loud noise outside before being alerted by a passerby about the flames. Despite the damage caused by the fire, which the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver confirmed as …

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Hate Crime: Vancouver Synagogue Set Ablaze in Shocking Attack

Vancouver, British Columbia – A shocking incident unfolded at the Schara Tzedeck synagogue in Vancouver, when a passerby alerted worshippers that the front doors were on fire Thursday night. Rabbi Andrew Rosenblatt described the moment when they heard a “bang” and discovered the arson attack happening right outside the synagogue after services had ended. Authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemning the act as “disgusting antisemitism.” …

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Arson Attack on Vancouver Synagogue Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

VANCOUVER, CANADA – The thriving community at Vancouver’s Schara Tzedeck synagogue was abruptly interrupted after a terrifying incident unfolded during Thursday night services. As the congregation was inside the synagogue, a passerby frantically alerted them to a fire that had been intentionally set outside the building. Rabbi Andrew Rosenblatt described the harrowing moment when a member quickly extinguished the flames that had begun to reach the building’s second story, leaving scorch marks on the door. …

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