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Hostage taker made Texas rabbi call another rabbi in New York

The hostage taker at a synagogue in Texas had its rabbi call another rabbi in New York, NBC news reports.

The call was meant to demand the release of convicted terrorist Aafia Siddiqui.

The rabbi in New York reported the incident to New York police.

The NYPD sent counter-terror personnel to the New York synagogue out of an abundance of caution, NBC reports.

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