France: Muslim Leaders Boycott Jewish Event After Being Blamed for “All” Violent Crimes

0
(Reuters)

Christian Today report– Muslim leaders boycotted a Jewish community event in France after the head of the organisation behind the event said Muslims were responsible for “all” violent crime in France.

The President of France François Hollande used his speech at the event to set out his plan to fight antisemitism.

The annual dinner was organised by the Conseil Représentatif des Institutions Juives de France (CRIF), an umbrella organisation for Jewish community groups.

Shortly before the event, the council’s president Roger Cukierman told the French radio station Europe 1: “All violence, and we must say this, all violent acts today are committed by young Muslims. Of course, that’s a small minority of the Muslim community and the Muslims are the first victims.”

This led the French Muslim Council to boycott the event, which came amid mounting inter religious tensions in France.

There has been an increase in vandalism on mosques following the Charlie Hebdo murders and the shootings in a kosher supermarket. There has also been a rise in antisemitic attacks in France, including on hundreds of graves at Jewish cemeteries.

Mr Cukierman told the 700 guests at the dinner that he hoped relations will be “rapidly re-established” with Muslim leaders in France.

President Hollande called for “faster and more effective sanctions” against racism, anti-Semitism and homophobia. His government will unveil a new plan to fight hate crimes next month.

Source: Christian Today

 

Like us on Facebook


WHAT DO YOU THINK?

- We have all sinned and deserve God's judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.

What is your response?


If you are not a Christian, and would like to become a Christian. Simply say - "LORD Jesus, thank you for forgiving me of my SINs, today I am deciding to follow you. Accept me into your family, in Jesus name I pray. Amen "

If you still have questions , click here to Contact Us, we are here to help

----
Unless otherwise specified, the news and opinions expressed are solely the source's and author's and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Christian Mail.

Christian News | Videos | The Christian Mail



Click here to Follow us: & TheChristianMail on Ffacebook





Criteo Ads