Faith leaders come together after 'anti-Semitic' arson attack

Faith leaders come together after 'anti-Semitic' arson attack Credit: Andrew Fletcher

Leaders of mosques and synagogues in North Manchester have met to show their support for the owner of a kosher restaurant targeted by suspected arsonists.

Parts of the the JS Restaurant in Prestwich was gutted by the fire, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Police say they are treating the attack as an anti-Semitic hate crime

Faith leaders come together after 'anti-Semitic' arson attack Credit: Andrew Fletcher

Representatives of the local mosques visited the restaurant to offer their support.

They say the attacks must not be allowed to damage the good relations between the area's faith communities.

Faith leaders come together after 'anti-Semitic' arson attack Credit: Andrew Fletcher