VIDEO: ‘Somebody out there wants to hurt us’: 3 arsons at 2 Jewish centers in 1 week rattles Boston suburbs


BOSTON — Three arson attacks in one week in suburbs outside of Boston – each extinguished before producing extensive damage – have put the Jewish community and others in the area on edge.

The first fire occurred last Saturday around 11 p.m. at the home of Rabbi Avi Bukiet and his family. They live on site at the Chabad Center of Jewish Life in Arlington, Massachusetts.

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Firefighters were called to a second fire at the same Jewish center and home Thursday around 9 p.m.

About an hour later, firefighters in the town of Needham, less than 20 miles away, were dispatched to yet another fire, this time at the Needham Chabad Center.

Although no one was injured in these acts of arson, the events come on the heels of recent attacks on Jewish synagogues that were fueled by anti-Semitism. One person was killed and four injured at a mass shooting at a temple outside San Diego, California, last month. An attack last October at a synagogue in Pittsburgh killed 11.

Jewish leaders, including Bukiet and his wife Luna Bukiet, Arlington police and others held a news conference Friday to condemn the arsons and to call on the public to help find the perpetrators.


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