Fire set at Russia’s largest yeshiva on Passover Eve

One person was injured in a fire set by arsonists at the Torat Haim Yesivah school in an eastern Moscow suburb as the Passover Seder was beginning Friday night. Olga Esaulova, a spokeswoman for Moscow’s chief rabbi, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying the fire was set in a storage area for kosher meat and that swastikas were drawn at the yeshiva’s entrance. There were about 60 students, rabbis and guests in the building at the time, the state news agency RIA-Novosti reported. The Russian police have launched an investigation.


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2 thoughts on “Fire set at Russia’s largest yeshiva on Passover Eve

  • Apr 20, 2019 @ 19:10 at 19:10

    Cowardly scum of the Earth are raising their ugly heads in Russia. So, what else is new ?!

  • Apr 20, 2019 @ 22:50 at 22:50

    Parts of Russia have Muslim population and may have traveled there to attack the Jewish establishment.


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