I lived the first 14 years of my life in a Catholic family in a village which consisted of around 2,000 inhabitants. Among these, there were four or five non-German families and ours was one of them. Even though my parents were foreigners (father French, mother Croatian), we had a “German” upbringing…

“This is Sharon. She’s Jewish. Will you keep her company until we eat?” Sister Basimah said to the other woman. “Oh, yes!”…

Four years later at the age of 20, I called the lady who had given me the Qur’an to ask about the new masjid …


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