December 30, 2008, - 11:01 am

Guess the Religion: Gee, I Wonder Who Threw A Molotov Cocktail at Chicago Synagogue

By Debbie Schlussel
Actually, I’m not wondering who threw a Molotov Cocktail at a Chicago Jewish temple. With a very large Palestinian Muslim population in that city, it’s hardly a mystery who would pick now–in the midst of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza terrorists–to attack a synagogue in America.
I think we know. We don’t have the name of the person, but here’s a name to blame: ISLAM. I mean, I think it’s safe to assume that the explosive hurler was not Samoan or Fijian and neither a Sikh nor a Wiccan.

A Molotov cocktail thrown early today against the wall of one of Chicago’s oldest synagogues caused minimal physical damage but worried local Jewish officials, who said the incident could be a response to the latest fighting in the Middle East.


“I can’t help but think there’s a relationship,” said Roger Rudich, president of Temple Sholom of Chicago, 3480 N. Lake Shore Drive.
No one was hurt in the arson that police are investigating as a hate crime. Bomb and arson detectives were at the scene Monday afternoon and the investigation was ongoing, said Chicago police officer Daniel O’Brien.
O’Brien said the fire “extinguished itself, nothing ever caught fire.” No suspect was in custody as of Monday afternoon, he said.
“The offender drove off and made a derogatory statement” to a witness, and police were working to obtain and review surveillance equipment in the area, said O’Brien.

If you are a Jew in America, don’t fool yourself. Your synagogue, school, or Jewish community center could be next. And you Christians, Hindus, etc., you’re next on the list.

6 Responses

Let’s hope one of these Islamofacsts try (But fail to damage property or hurt anyone) another Synagogue in Chicago. KAM Isiah. They won’t last long. The Synagogue is located right across the street from Obama’s house and the Secret Service will have them for lunch.
On second thought, the perpetrator might be one of Obama’s friends or advisers so nothing may happen to them.

i_am_me on December 30, 2008 at 11:26 am

Don’t be silly ! We know we are next. Most evangelicals ( I am not one ) are fiercely pro Israel. They can’t understand why their Jewish friends are more ” reasonable ? ” Hindus know all about the Religion of Peace – can you say Mumbai ? Previous commentators have already mentioned the obvious results of “community organization”, so no need to comment further on that.

Hawkins on December 30, 2008 at 11:36 am

If the bomber/Molotov cocktail thrower is caught, will the MSM even mention Islam or muslim?
It’s gonna be difficult winning this war against an enemy our gov’t won’t even recognize exists, BUT WE MUST.
Thx for at least trying here Debbie.

sh007r on December 30, 2008 at 11:47 am

Yet I am not afraid. Both the bold and the timid must stand up at this time for what is right. We will strengthen each other along the way. And we must remain standing.

rickster on December 30, 2008 at 11:56 am

I remember once a Pakistani gas station attendant thwarted an arson attack on a Rogers Park (Chicago) Orthodox synagogue. As I recall, the TRIBUNE made a big deal out of the fact that the attendant was Muslim and implied that they wouldn’t have expected him to act in the way he did.
If the news media is willing to recognized extraordinary behavior from Muslims, why won’t they recognize ordinary behavior?

There is NO Santa Claus on December 30, 2008 at 12:56 pm

RE : News Media. If you don’t read the papers you
are uninformed, if you read them, you are misinformed !”
That’s why we read Debbie’s web site !

Hawkins on December 30, 2008 at 2:37 pm

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