Facebook's Zuckerberg: 'I want to add my voice in support of Muslims'

"As a Jew, my parents taught me that we must stand up against attacks on all communities," social media mogul posts on Facebook.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (photo credit: REUTERS)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
(photo credit: REUTERS)
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he supported Muslims in his community and around the world.
Muslims in the United States and abroad have been criticized in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California.
"As a Jew, my parents taught me that we must stand up against attacks on all communities. Even if an attack isn't against you today, in time attacks on freedom for anyone will hurt everyone," Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post.
 
I want to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world.After the Paris attacks and hate...
Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
In his post, the new father called for the world to remain hopeful and unite in creating a better place for all people. "Having a child has given us so much hope, but the hate of some can make it easy to succumb to cynicism. We must not lose hope" he said.
Jpost.com Staff contributed to this report.