MJC 2014 at the Mauthausen concentration camp


Muslim and Jewish participants of MJC 2014 visit the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria.

It has become a defining feature of the MJC to hold a prayer in both Jewish and Islamic traditions at sites of collective memory and genocide. At Mauthausen this year, Muslims and Jews stood together as the words of Surah Al-Fatiha, Surah Al-Takweer and the Kaddish soared through the camp, which was of the utmost symbolism considering Jews, as well as Muslims, perished in Mauthausen.