In the small town of Victoria, Texas, there are multiple churches, but only one synagogue and one mosque. The Islamic Center of Victoria was destroyed in a fire on Saturday morning, a day after Donald Trump signed his Muslim Ban executive order and a week after the mosque was burglarized and vandalized.
With their neighbors in need, the Forward reports that the Jews of Victoria handed the Muslim community keys to their building, so they have a place to pray.
“This is sad for everyone in the community and as Jews we especially have to feel for the Muslim community. When a calamity like this happens, we have to stand together,” Robert Loeb, the president of Congregation Bnai Israel, said.
Dr. Shahid Hashmi, a surgeon and one of the founders of the mosque, added, “Jewish community members walked into my home and gave me a key to the synagogue.”
The two communities can join together in the spot for the ultimate no bacon party.
The Victoria Islamic Center has already raised over a million dollars on GoFundMe to rebuild.
Donald Trump might not care for people, but thankfully, the people still care for people.