Man Stabbed To Death In Fight In Safed Synagogue
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
An argument between three people, one of them allegedly a homeless man, in a synagogue in Safed over Shabbat turned violent, resulting in the death of one man, Yeshiva World reported.
The argument took place in the Macharov Synagogue on Bar Yochai Street.
The the victim was reportedly stabbed seven times by one assailant.
A number of congregants were reportedly injured when they tried without success to stop the assailant. Several were treated for light injuries in a local hospital.
EMS personnel arrived on the scene to find the victim, a man in his 50s, profusely bleeding from multiple stab wounds and in traumatic cardiac arrest. Although EMS personnel tried to resuscitate him, the victim was pronounced dead in the hospital.
The attacker is reportedly a homeless man in his 30s, who was wearing a black yarmulke.