During WWII, the Great Mosque of Paris was used as a refuge for Algerian and European Jews, hiding from Nazi persecution.
As well as shelter, Islamic cleric, and founder of the Great Mosque, Si Kaddour Benghabrit, provided Jews with fake muslim birth certificates to keep them safe from the Nazis.2
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J’ignorais cela, mais suis trÃ¨s heureuse de l’apprendre. Merci et fÃ©licitations ! Formidable.