Jewish Groups Join Call To Mayors To Denounce ‘Anti-Sharia’ Marches

An array of liberal Jewish groups has signed on to letters to 29 mayors urging them to denounce planned “anti-sharia” marches this weekend.

“Timed during the Islamic month of Ramadan, when Muslims around the world fast during the daylight hours, these protests have been disingenuously branded ‘March Against Sharia’ and explicitly target Muslims at a time when hatred and bigotry has swept the nation,” said the letters, which went out Thursday to the mayors of cities including Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Indianapolis, New York and Orlando.

Sharia refers to Muslim religious law.

Read more: http://forward.com/fast-forward/374295/jewish-groups-join-call-to-mayors-to-denounce-anti-sharia-marches/

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