A Texas rabbi threw a chair at the gunman before he and two other hostages escaped

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A sign is displayed outside of the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s comments came just hours after the FBI identified the alleged hostage taker at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas as Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British man.

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