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The Real Story Behind the "Tunnels Under Jewish Synagogue"

An act of vandalism in a synagogue has led to an explosion in antisemitism conspiracy theories. An Instagram account explains the banal truth behind the whole story.

Often misunderstood, sometimes maligned. Chabad shluchim. (Photo: Eliyahu Yosef Parypa/Shutterstock)

A viral video showing extremist Jews tearing down a construction effort to seal illegal tunnelways to a men's mikveh (ritual bath) has generated a great deal of conspiracy theories online.

The Instagram account @mosesandzippora explains the banal truth below, including how and why the tunnel was built:

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