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On Kristallnacht Anniversary, New York Jews Show Up to Support Muslim Worshippers

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NEW YORK — Anyone passing by the Islamic Center at New York University on Friday afternoon and observing a small group of people standing outside with signs could easily mistake the gathering for a protest.
But a closer look at the handwritten messages outside this mosque by Washington Square Park tells a different story.
“Jews stand with Muslims,” says one. “Jews support our Muslim Friends,” reads another.
Those holding the signs — a group of about a dozen Jews brought together by Congregation Beit Simchat Torah — show up every Friday to greet Muslim worshippers, rain or shine.

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