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Developer from Iran finds a new home for Toronto synagogue

Lior Barron, second from left, and Phillip Nussbaum, third from left, celebrate their recent bar mitzvah at Zichron Yisrael with Mike Walden and Keith Zauder. (Zichron Yisrael)

TORONTO (JTA) — In late October, Americans saw what happened when anti-Semitism rears its head in the most devastating way. But while a synagogue in Pittsburgh is the victim of a deadly hate-filled attack, one in Toronto is being rescued with kindness from unexpected quarters: an Iranian-American developer who… Read more »