European Jews should halt their flight and work with local Muslims to solve the issues facing their communities, a Muslim member of the European Parliament told The Jerusalem Post over the weekend.

MEP Afzal Khan, a Pakistan-born Muslim who represents northwest England, said Jews should not give up on Europe despite the rise in anti-Semitism in recent years and especially this summer.

"What we are saying is there is no need to do that [leave]," he said on Friday. "There are challenges in life wherever you are. You don't solve problems and challenges by running away."

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