Canadian Synagogue Invites Muslims to Pray in Building After Local Mosque Fire-Bombed


From Rose Troup Buchanan writing at the Independent:

A Canadian synagogue has opened its doors to the local Muslim community after the nearby mosque was torched in a hate crime following the Paris attacks.

Leaders of the Beth Israel synagogue in Peterborough voted to invited Muslim worshipers at the Masjid al-Salaam mosque to pray in their building, after it was fire-bombed by arsonists.

The mosque – the only one in the Ontario town – was rendered uninhabitable after the 14 November attack, which caused an estimated $80,000 worth of damage.

Read the rest of the story at the Independent.