The Russian meteor shower that caused widespread damage Friday smashed the stained glass windows of a synagogue in Siberia Friday morning.

Yechiel Michel Levitin, director of the Or Avner Jewish day school in Chelyabinsk, located 1,000 miles east of Moscow, said a miracle saved one congregant from injury when he left his seat to find out the cause of blasts that were heard seconds before. When he returned, he found a piece of a stained glass window on his seat.

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Rabbi Meir Kirsh, director of the Jewish Community Center of Chelyabinsk, added that the synagogue was cleaned up in time for Shabbat prayers Friday night.

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