France: Muslims Incensed After French City Closes Street For Jewish Holidays

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Shutting down streets all across France every week during Friday prayers is a-ok for these Muslims, but closing down one street in one city during the Jewish High Holidays is an outrage …

The Times of Israel – “The French city of Metz closed a street to vehicular traffic for the High Holidays season, provoking angry reactions from some Muslims.

Rabbin Bloch Street was closed on the afternoon of Sept. 6, the second day of Rosh Hashanah, and will reopen at the close of Yom Kippur, the night of Sept. 14, according to the website of TCRM, the public transport company of the Messine region.

The website cited ‘the Jewish holidays’ for closing the street, which has several Jewish institutions located there.

Metz, which is some 40 miles northwest of Strasbourg in eastern France, had a Jewish population of approximately 4,000 in 1987, according to the Encyclopedia Judaica. The Jewish…

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0 thoughts on “France: Muslims Incensed After French City Closes Street For Jewish Holidays”

  1. This praying in the street should be banned. Praying should be held in the appropriate building for all religious groups. France, get a grip on it.

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