Interfaith buka puasa in PJ mosque a hit

Source: The Malaysian Insight

Interfaith buka puasa in PJ mosque a hit

Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Aziz hosted a buka puasa today which many non-Muslims found an eye-opener. – The Malaysian Insight pic, June 4, 2018.

A MOSQUE in Petaling Jaya hosted a multi-faith breaking of fast today and 100 residents attended what some described as an “eye-opener” event.

Among the attendees were church goers who said they never went near Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Aziz because they thought they were not welcomed.

Stephanie Yong, 26, said she has never entered a mosque because of fears that she might not be allowed in. Today’s event, she said, opened her eyes on Islam.

She thought the patrons would be reserved and non-approachable.

“But it turns out that they were so welcoming and excited to have us there just as I was.

“They were friendly, approachable, giving and eager to share with everyone,”  she told The Malaysian Insight. Read more