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What incitement feels like for Muslim children and how it influences their lives into the future

Millions of words, acres of newsprint and gigabytes of bandwidth have been spent trying to explain the phenomenon of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incitement in Muslim societies. The Israeli government, particularly Binyamin Netanyahu himself, go on and on about incitement to … Continue reading

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Voices for tolerance and openness in the Arab world

Here are some interesting videos from MEMRI focusing on alternative Arab voices which show that Arab or Muslim opinion is not monolithic and there are plenty of reformist voices out there, waiting to be heard. Below we see a Saudi … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

It’s that time of the week again, and this being the eve of Shabbat Channukah as well as erev Rosh Chodesh (the start of the month of) Tevet, a big dose of good news is just what we need. With … Continue reading

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Arabs overturning their own preconceptions about Israel

There’s plenty of bad news out there which I will get to in a subsequent post, but for now, here’s some more good news from our Arab neighbours. (All emphases are added by me). Abdallah Al-Hadlaq, a Kuwaiti columnist wrote … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: the attitudes of the White House and Arab journalists towards Israel

As I wrote in an earlier post, the politics of the new Middle East is making the strangest bedfellows and the unlikeliest adversaries.  The US Administration is actively distancing itself from Israel, and even slandering it.  (I covered Obama and … Continue reading

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Our “peace partners” are against normalization with us

One of the most desired results of any peace agreement between two countries or entities is the normalization of relations between the parties. Thus, after the Iron Curtain fell in the late 1980s, people, goods, business and trade flooded in … Continue reading

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