MN: Jewish Group Condemns Hateful Faxes to Muslim School


A leading Jewish organization has condemned the "hateful messages" that were sent in about 100 faxes over the course of a year to the Al-Amal School in Fridley.

A leading Jewish organization has condemned the "hateful messages" that were sent in about 100 faxes over the course of a year to the Al-Amal School in Fridley.

Steven Harhaj, 61, of Plymouth, sent anti-Islamic faxes to Al-Amal, the state's only full-time Islamic school, and the Islamic Center of Minnesota, in which the school is housed, as well as to some Fridley city officials, said Don Abbott, director of public safety in Fridley.

"The Jewish community deplores the hateful messages espoused and contained within the faxes sent to Al-Amal School," Steve Hunegs, executive director of the regional Jewish Community Relations Council, said in a statement released today. "Our community, which has suffered similar acts of hatred, shares in the concern and condemnation of this hurtful act." (MORE)


 


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