Dajani's Cave | 1970s Doctoral Graduate's Story Mirrors Complicated History of his Middle East Homeland
In 2014, UofSC alumnus Mohammed Dajani, longtime professor at Jerusalem's al-Quds University, took 27 Palestinian college students to Auschwitz. He wanted them to confront the Holocaust and to consider the complicated history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from multiple perspectives. The backlash would cost him his job and endanger his life. It would also embolden his commitment to reconciliation.