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A Chorus for Ezra Schwartz, Who Will Be Remembered by the New England Patriots on Monday Night.

The day after Sharon, Massachusetts native Ezra Schwartz was killed in the West Bank, the imam of the Islamic Center of New England, Abdul Rahmam Ahmad, wrote the following letter of condolence and solidarity:

Dear Jewish Sisters and Brothers, It was with great sadness that I learned last night that Ezra Schwarz of Sharon had his life brutally cut short in Israel yesterday. As the Imam of the Islamic Center of New England in Sharon, I write to extend my deepest condolences for your tragic loss. The Islamic community at Sharon has always categorically condemned such violent acts based on our firm belief that Islam enjoins us to be a people who bring peace and harmony to the world. It is in that context that I am personally writing to you now.

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Author:Zalman, Jonathan
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Date:Nov 23, 2015
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