David Frum

05.23.13

Secret Muslim Donor Helps Save a Synagogue

Your feel-good story of the day.

For years, the Jews and Muslims of Bradford [U.K.] have lived in close proximity to each other: Bradford's only remaining synagogue sits just 500 meters from the city's main mosque in the inner city neighborhood of Manningham. But the two groups kept to themselves. That is, of course, until the synagogue's roof started to leak and Bradford's Muslim community stepped in as a surprise donor for the repairs.