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Suspect in burnings of Jewish scrolls charged with hate crimes
April 11th, 2013
04:43 PM ET

Suspect in burnings of Jewish scrolls charged with hate crimes

By Julie Cannold, CNN

New York (CNN) - A Brooklyn man was arrested and charged on Thursday with hate crimes after 12 mezuzahs were set ablaze as they hung on door frames outside Jews' homes.

Ruben Ubiles, 34, was arrested on 17 charges, many of them hate crimes, including burglary, arson, criminal mischief and reckless endangerment, according to the New York Police Department.

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Jewish scrolls burned in potential hate crime
Mugshot of suspect Rubin Ublies, wanted for burning mezuzahs in Brooklyn.
April 10th, 2013
10:00 AM ET

Jewish scrolls burned in potential hate crime

By Julie Cannold, CNN

New York (CNN) - Police have identified a suspect in a string of potential hate crimes in New York in which 12 mezuzahs were set ablaze as they hung on door frames outside Jews' homes.

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