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Muslims are inveterately hostile to Jews: False narrative

Muslims are inveterately hostile to Jews: False narrative

Muslims are speaking out – and acting out – every day in defense of Jews who are under attack.

The proliferation of antisemitic attacks this year in the United States and globally shook the global Jewish community to its core – the attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue, a synagogue in Halle, Germany, the kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, this month, and unfortunately, the list goes on and on. However, amid our grief, fear and anger at these escalating attacks, and at increased demonization of Israel from the likes of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, it is important for Jews to realize that we are not alone but have allies in the Muslim community.

A CANDLELIGHT vigil in the aftermath of the attack on the Poway synagogue.
(photo credit: REUTERS)

There is a false narrative out there that Muslims are inveterately hostile to Jews. In fact, Muslims are speaking out – and acting out – every day in defense of Jews who are under attack. Consider the following inspiring examples of Muslims standing up for Jews during the past year:

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