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French Imam Hassen Chalghoumi, who is known for his criticism of Islamic fundamentalism, has recently received death threats following the release of a video in which he talks with IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis in Paris.

Chalghoumi, who visited Israel in the past, campaigns to promote interfaith dialogue and is fighting against racism and hatred of Jews and Israel.

The imam has received death threats for his views and actions in the past, but he appears undeterred by them.

During Chalghoumi and Manelis' meeting last Wednesday, the two discussed Islamic fundamentalism and the situation in the Middle East.


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