President Shimon Peres has joined the chorus of voices condemning Jerusalem Mufti Sheikh Muhammed Hussein for glorifying the murder of Jews, and called on Justice Minister Yaakov Ne’eman to prosecute Hussein.

“The mufti’s words are dangerous and are likely to bring about an escalation in Jewish-Arab relations, thereby endangering lives,” Peres told Ne’eman.

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Ne’eman said he would look into possible legal avenues for dealing with the matter.

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