On Saturday, January 21, the morning after Donald Trump’s inauguration, an interfaith service was held, featuring clerics of various religions. The Islamic one, however, took the opportunity to curse the Christians and the Jews.
Sonia Bailey explains the deeper sense of the meaning of chapter 1, verse 1 of the Koran:
The very first Koranic chapter, considered the most exalted of all chapters, is a prayer directed to Allah asking him to keep Muslims away from the misguided path of Jews and Christians.
This chapter is a necessary part of the five mandatory daily prayers, and is recited not once, but anywhere from 17 to 100 times a day by devout Muslims (or in a broader sense, 6200 to 36,500 times a year).