Published On: Sun, Nov 29th, 2015

Canadian synagogue opens doors to Muslim worshipers of mosque hit by arson

Muslims pray at synagogue in Peterborough after Molotov cocktails caused $80, 000 worth of damage

SCREENSHOT CBC NEWS Kawartha Muslim Religious Association president Kenzu Abdella surveys fire damage at mosque,

 

Muslims worshipers whose mosque in a Canadian town was damaged following the terror attacks in Paris earlier this month were welcomed by members of a local synagogue.

The heads of the Beth Israel synagogue in Peterborough,  Ontario invited Muslim worshipers to pray at the synagogue after Molotov cocktails were thrown into Masjid Al-Salaa (Mosque of Peace).

“As Canadians we have to stick together, ” Synagogue president Larry Gillman told CBC’s Metro Morning. “It’s not about religion, it’s not about race. Canadians do this.”

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