Weapons from Israel's pre-independence era were discovered Thursday in a large synagogue in Hod Hasharon, in central Israel.
Old weapons (Photo: Courtesy of Israel Police)
The location, which synagogue elders say served as a meeting place for members of the Haganah in the 40s, believe that the arms have not been touched since Israel's War of Independence.
They said that the dozens of worshippers who frequent the synagogue, located near the area's business center, were most likely unaware of the existence of the armaments.
At this point, it is unclear whether the arms cache belonged to the organization or whether it was merely a private stash belonging to one of the members.