Surprise, surprise — it was the other way around. This kind of thing should not surprise anyone, in reality, since the Qur’an teaches Muslims that “strongest among men in enmity to the believers wilt thou find the Jews…” (5:82).
“Rabbi attacked at Vienna menorah lighting,” from JTA, December 14 (thanks to Rob):
(JTA) — A Chabad rabbi was attacked after presiding over a public Chanukah menorah lighting in Vienna.
The assailant who punched Rabbi Dov Gruzman and bit off part of the rabbi’s finger following the lighting Saturday night in Stephansplatz Square was Muslim, according to reports.
Gruzman, principal of the Lauder Chabad High School in Vienna, underwent a partial amputation of his finger, Chabad.org reported….