Mark Zuckerberg Invokes Judaism in Facebook Post Defending Muslims
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg invoked his Judaism to defend Muslims around the world in a post uploaded on Wednesday night.
“I want to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world,” Zuckerbergwrote. “After the Paris attacks and hate this week, I can only imagine the fear Muslims feel that they will be persecuted for the actions of others.”
Zuckerberg said that, as a Jew, his parents taught him to “stand up against attacks on all communities.” He said, “Even if an attack isn’t against you today, in time attacks on freedom for anyone will hurt everyone.”
He added: “If you’re a Muslim in this community, as the leader of Facebook I want you to know that you are always welcome here and that we will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you.”
Zuckerberg, who recently became a father,
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