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Moses Was a Muslim Who Led Palestinian Muslims Out of Egypt. No Joke.

April 10, 2012 2:00 pm 16 comments

"Moses on Mount Sinai" by Jean-Léon Gérôme. Photo: wiki commons.

A few years ago, while visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, I had a very disturbing conversation with a member of the Islamic Wakf who was escorting me to make sure that I didn’t pray on the holy mountain. I asked him if he could tell me when the Al Aqsa mosque was built. He looked at me with a straight face and responded that it was always there. I hadn’t expected that, and of course was surprised and asked him again. I thought that maybe he didn’t understand my question and meant that the mountain was always there. So I asked again, and made it clear that I meant the mosque that is located on the southern extension of the Temple Mount that was built by Herod. (Historically, the entire platform that the Al Aqsa mosque is built on didn’t even exist during the time of the first Temple.)

It turned out that this “learned” member of the Islamic clergy, whose job is to work on the Temple Mount, actually believed that the structure of the Al Aqsa mosque was just there – from the beginning of time.

This conversation was a great help to me in understanding the Muslim Arab mindset and culture. Facts are not really so important to them. They can be made up or even changed as needed.

You don’t need to take my word for it. Go to youtube and search for this: “Moses was a Muslim who led Palestinian Muslims out of Egypt.” You will see that Islamic clergy are teaching this concept without blinking an eye. They are totally convinced that all of the Israelite heroes of the Bible were actually Muslims. This is the new replacement theology. The idea is not only Holocaust denial like what is heard from the leaders of the Islamic regime in Iran. They now deny (or co-opt) all the foundational points of Jewish history.

Their strategy is to question or outright deny the most basic historical facts – like claiming that the Jews are not the direct descendants and surviving remnant of the children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses and led into the land under Joshua. If you see the video, you will learn that King David too was a Muslim who defeated the mighty Goliath.

For all whose goal is to bring stability to this region, it is important to understand the rhetoric of those who oppose Israel as part of their religion. Understand that we are dealing with people who celebrate being detached from reality as part of their worship of Allah.

There might be those who fear that this realization would force us to give up all hope of bringing about a deal for lasting peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors. I suggest the opposite. We must realize and accept our neighbors for who they are and recognize their culture as a given. It is unrealistic, in my opinion, to believe that we can turn the Arabs into a society that that truly embraces western concepts and values – like facts and sticking to truth. It makes much more sense to understand that fantasy and stretching the truth are very deeply embedded in the mindset of the Muslim and Arab culture. I do not mean to say this as an insult, but to suggest that we accept it as a fact, take it as it is and move on.

I believe that there is hope for peace in the Middle East – not because the Arabs love us or are about to become Zionists. There is hope for peace because the Jews are a peace loving people and G-d gave us the brains and physical means to protect out borders and our nation. The Arabs can believe whatever they like – as long as they know that they can’t overrun us. If they could they would.

16 Comments

  • Dr.Will-i-am Smith-Bey

    LOVE TRUTH PEACE FREEDOM AND JUSTICE OUR BEST FRIEND MARVIN HERSHENSON SHOWED US ALOT ABOUT LIFE.WE ARE A MOSLEM.AND TRUTH DOES NOT CHANGE OR PAST AWAY.PEACE SHALOM

  • shabbat shalom from the holy city of jerusalem of the jews
    well well well any escuse to attack jews again. yawn.boring boring
    we are here in our god given land and not leaving and the muslims are going to accept that – because i say so.
    we are not leaving or rewriting our history and very happy with our torah
    thanks for caring

  • The Muslims worship Allah, right? Right. So obviously they do not worship Jehovah, The One True God, The creator of Heaven and Earth and the stars and all things.

    Whether they know it or not, Allah is the Moon god, aka Lucifer. He rules over ‘the night’, he has no light of himself but he ‘bares’ (reflects)the light of the sun.

  • I saw this show one time that investigated some black religious center in America (can’t remember the city.) The leaders in this place basically taught that every important person in western civilization was actually black. George Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, Henry VIII, Napoleon, Alexander The Great, all blacks. Didn’t look black you say? That’s cause they were partly black then. The evil people in history were all white. Oh, and blacks were the original inventors of everything. Electricity, steam power, algebra, all invented by blacks long before the white people stole everything and started erasing the black man’s history. They pointed to medieval paintings in which all the skin paint had the look of black people as proof. (This was evidence that white people had forgotten to destroy.)

    All I remember about the show was that it involved a thin man wearing glasses, whom I believe was British, traveling to America to investigate racism. There were other shows as well. One was about gun laws. (In the gun law show a person handed him a pistol. When he learned the gun was loaded and did not have a ‘safety’ he looked at the gun in his hand as if it was about to rape him.)

  • Karsten Bannier

    I really love a good laugh first thing in the morning…I have never read such nonsense before. Are you sure that this isn’t a script for a new Broadway comedy ???

  • There’s nothing funnier than one theist ripping on another theist for their version of theism.

    Their gods are no more real than yours.

  • They dress up Moses as a Muslim like you dress up the Talmud as the Law of God. So how are they different from you?

    How can you ridicule them for denying facts and not sticking to the truth when you do the same?

    I, too, believe there is hope, but it’s going to take more than your brains and/or your means to accomplish it.

    • Greg are you a muslim ? A mind twisting hate filled fool of a terrorist group or what….? why the hell can you support the stupidity of a brainwashed illiterate..?
      FACTS AND HISTORY ARE ONE THING…warped ignorance is another…

    • Greg, you are complete idiot – Talmud is NOT law of G-d! The TORAH is a law. Talmud was written by jewish schoolars as a guide through passages of Torah, explaining and clarifying difficult for understanding places in it. Seemed that you are belong to twist-the-facts-make-believe group of not-so-educated people

      • Ha! Ha! Yes he’s the idiot and you are quite clever! Clearly!

        So let me see if I understand this cuz I don’t want you yelling at me! This god thing made the Torah but it was such a poor writer that mortals had to write another book to explain it?

        Not sure if that makes much sense.

        • @Salvage. Is it possible for infinite wisdom to be written in a finite number of words and letters, in such a way that even an illiterate baby can comprehend it and learn from it?
          The Torah, being the wisdom of the infinite, obviously cannot explicitly state everything, and therefore requires explanation to understand the True Depth of wisdom in it. Torah can be learned by, and can enrich the lives of everyone, no matter what level of intelligence they have. Try reading it with Rashi’s commentary someday.

          • >The Torah, being the wisdom of the infinite,

            Really? its “wisdom” is of the sort discovered by everyone from the Far East some 6 to 10,000 years ago.

            And I’m also pretty sure the Torah got some things wrong in science and morality or is that just me not interpreting it properly?

            What I think is going on is that the leaders of your religion ascribed a quasi-supernatural quality to what is really just a book and set themselves up as the gatekeepers. Cushy work really then and now.

            The fact is while there are certainly nuggets of interesting philosophy, lovely poetry and limited historical value to be found in the Torah it most certainly is nothing more than the collected mythology and legend of ancient Middle Eastern cultures and hardly requires more knowledge to understand it than can be found in any reputable university history department.

    • Complete idiot… perhaps, but let’s see…

      The Oral is (allegedly) the explanation of the Written, the Mishnah is the written of the Oral, the Gemara is the analysis of the written Oral and the Talmud is the written compilation of that analysis.

      When instructed not to add to God’s words lest He rebuke you and you be found a liar… it really doesn’t matter how far down the branch you go in doing so, does it, it’s still adding!

      So, when studying the Talmud, then, you’re studying an explanation of an explanation of the Law God gave at Sinai. And if the Oral didn’t have the perceived authority to clarify the Written, and the Gemara the perceived authority to clarify the Mishnah… they wouldn’t have been written down to begin with.

      And Duke, because you’re held to the same standard of measure applied to the cleric you conclude I’m supporting him? So, you’re wanting preferential treatment? What does the Law say about that? Are you ready to go out on a limb for it, see if it will hold your weight, or snap?

      • @Bubba,
        I think you misunderstood Greg…you’re both saying the same thing,that the Torah is THE Law of G-d.He said’they”dress up” the Talmud as the law…”
        And..sadly,people are so ignorant,even of their own religion.It’s IMPOSSIBLE that there were muslims in Moses day .The word MU-Slim means “submission to MUHAMMAD”..Mu-Islam… & he lived only 1600 years ago!

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