By Tarek Fatah
More than 9 years after Sep 11 and 60 years after the production of the kingdom of Israel, the area is not any towards fixing, not to mention figuring out, the mental and political divide among Jews and Muslims. whereas numerous books were written just about terrorism, political Islam, and jihad, slightly a handful handle the theological and historic foundation of the Jew—Muslim divide. Following the terrorist assaults on Mumbai in November 2008, within which Pakistani jihadis sought out and murdered the participants of an area Jewish centre, Tarek Fatah started an in-depth research of the ancient foundation for the crime.
In this provocative new ebook, Fatah makes use of wide learn to track how literature from as early because the 7th century has fueled the hatred of Jews by way of Muslims. Fatah debunks the anti-Jewish writings of the Hadith literature, takes aside the Arab supremacist doctrines that lend gasoline to the hearth, and reinterprets intended anti-Jewish passages within the Quran. In doing so he argues that hating Jews is opposed to the essence of the Islamic spirit and indicates what should be performed to put off the agonizing friction among the 2 communities.
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