Muslims Join Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists at Holocaust Memorial Event

„Having attended various Holocaust Remembrance Days over the years, visiting Auschwitz and the concentration camp of Majdanek, all while researching for my book, „The Jew is Not My Enemy,“ I have rarely come across Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists or Muslims in the mix.

But last week the Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (FSWC) took the initiative of holding the Holocaust Memorial service not inside a synagogue or Jewish Centre, but under open skies in Toronto’s Mel Lastman Square.

This time, a turbaned Sikh, Brampton City Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon graced the occasion saying, „at the end of the day we are all Canadians, we are all humans, and no matter what faith you belong to we have to remember we are all brothers and sisters.“ “ (…)

„There were also Islamic clerics as well as representatives of the Ahmadiyya Muslims who are a targeted community in Islamic Indonesia and Pakistan and barred from entering Saudi Arabia because they are considered apostates.“ (…)