If this Mutfi of Syria is a man of his word and believes that Islam should protect Jews and other religions. Then he has found The GOD of Moses and the GOD of all of us. It is written that the Mother of Israel was from Syria and you will find that in all 3 religions Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
U.S., allies conduct 16 air strikes in Syria and Iraq against ISIS militants (Reuters)
from the article: Syria's Mufti: Islam commands us to protect Judaism