Phoenix – Officers Investigating Theft At Synagogue

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    Phoenix – Police are investigating a burglary at a Jewish Synagogue at Shirat-David Syna in the 53-hundred block of East Shea.
    Phoenix police say thieves stole among other things, a Torah valued at approximately 20-thousand dollars. However, the valuable piece has been recovered. A leader of the synagogue, George Goldberg says the torah was recovered from the parking lot of an apartment complex at 17th Street and Desert Cove.
    Thieves entered the synagogue last night by breaking a glass door. Goldberg said.

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    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    18 years ago

    The other reports of this incident all state: “Members of the CHURCH are heading to the scene to recover the torah.. “I am checking to see if this is in fact one of those horrible yoshka places. It seems that it is. If so, they should not have a Torah at all!

    http://www.azcentral.com/news//articles/0206azysynagogue06-ON.html

    Officers investigating theft at synagogue Associated Press Feb. 6, 2006 06:20 PM Phoenix police are investigating a burglary at Shirat-David Syna, a synagogue in the 5300 block of East Shea.Phoenix police say thieves stole a Jewish Torah valued at approximately $20,000, among other items. However, the valuable piece has been recovered.A leader of the synagogue, George Goldberg, says the torah was recovered from the parking lot of an apartment complex at 17th Street and Desert Cove. Members of the church are heading to the scene to recover the torahGoldberg says thieves entered the synagogue by breaking a glass door.