5 Arrested for Terrorizing Jewish Camp in PA

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Registered: 05-15-2009
5 Arrested for Terrorizing Jewish Camp in PA
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Fri, 07-27-2012 - 10:27am

Three adults and two juveniles were arrested after terrorizing a Jewish camp in Pennsylvania. Authorities say that, on three separate occasions over a period of two days, the group intimidated Jewish campers and staff by driving a truck recklessly through the camp. They narrowly missed hitting several campers, damaged property, used paintball guns to shoot campers, and shouting anti-Semitic slurs.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/26/justice/pennsylvania-camp-terror/index.html

The article didn't say what kind of a camp this is, but it looks like a religious camp for boys.

I wonder what in the world is wrong with these people and what made them think this was a good idea. It's scary because this really can happen anywhere. Do stories like this make you worry about sending your kids to a summer camp?

Community Leader
Registered: 01-13-1997
Tue, 08-07-2012 - 1:17pm

How terrible! Unfortunately, there are plenty of hateful crazies to go around in this world.

My son is working at a Jewish summer camp this summer, the same camp he attended for many years as a camper. In fact, this must be about his 10th year! Jewish summer camp is a fabulous experience.

Janet