Media downplay Muslim women casing Florida synagogues as ‘harmless curiosity’

Media downplay Muslim women casing Florida synagogues as ‘harmless curiosity’
Image: CBS Miami screen grab

“If you see something, say something” — then have your legitimate concerns trivialized and dismissed outright by authorities and local media alike.

That is precisely what is happening right now in the Miami metro area where a pair of Muslim women (we are unclear if it is the same pair or different pairs) — donning hijabs and carrying a Quran — have been casing multiple synagogues — at least three to date — asking suspicious questions about when large crowds gather for different kinds of services.

Below is how the incident was first reported by the local CBS affiliate on February 17:

“These two people came into one of the temples in the community. One, if not two, walked inside the temple,” said Yona Lunger of the two Middle Eastern women in question.

A police report shows two women pulled up in silver Nissan Altima to Beth Israel at 770 W 40th St. The driver remained silent while the passenger was standing just outside the car. The woman that was standing outside the car asked, “Did you have services already?”

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