CNN: Attack On Paris Kosher Market Was Not Anti-Semitic

Hours after French President Francois Hollande denounced Friday’s terrorist attack against Hyper Cacher, a Paris kosher market, as an “anti-Semitic attack,” CNN wasn’t convinced. According to Chris Cuomo, the fact that Muslims shop at the market because followers of Halal can also eat kosher food casts doubt about why the market was chosen.

Cuomo: Let’s go to Isa Soares. The French President Isa —You are outside of the kosher market where hostages were held and many were released. Some did not make it out. Others were injured. So were some of the S.W.A.T. Team members that perpetrated the assault there to try to free them. The French president said this was an anti-Semitic attack. Now, of course, it’s a kosher market. We’re also told that many Muslims shopped there as well to fill their own specific religious dietary needs. What have you heard there about how this is perceived and whether or not it was a specific targeting attack of Jews?

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