Bill de Blasio called the congregation of the Syrian Jews to develop empathy for former compatriots to the Muslims, and to be more persuasive compared the current influx of refugees from Syria with Jews who were fleeing from the Nazis.
This statement was made last Saturday during a speech at the Brooklyn synagogue «Sha’arei Zion», 6 December, reports the New York Post.
Besides, the town Governor promised to protect the Jews of new York from the terror – amid the wave of Islamic violence that swept Europe and Israel.
«I’m sure you understand the pain of families forced to leave home to escape the violence and discrimination. When it comes to protecting children and families from one of the most violent crises of our time, I want to remind people of their historical experience» – leads the publication the words of the mayor.
However, as stated in this article, students were skeptical about the words of de Blasio, and did not recognize his than adequate: «Jews Have no experience of destruction, were banished for their faith,» said the mayor of one of the parishioners of the synagogue.
We will remind that in September of this year, the White house announced that it intends to take at least 10,000 Syrian refugees, and the mayors of the 22 States have already responded to this decision of rejection.