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Posts Tagged: Koran

November 10, 2016 11:55 am
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Muslim-Zionist Activist: ‘Antisemitism Is the Norm in the Islamic Community, But the World Will Come to Realize Its Mistake About Israel’

Antisemitism and Israel-hatred is the norm among Muslims, including in the United States, even though the Koran can be read as a "Zionist text," a devout...

February 14, 2016 3:48 am
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Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam (REVIEW)

Nothing Abides: Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam, by Daniel Pipes. Transaction Publishers, 2015. More doggedly than any other expert on Middle East affairs Daniel...

January 16, 2015 9:34 am
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Averting Islamophobia

The Koran contains passages that espouse peace and comity. It is theses passages, perhaps, that have enabled Presidents Bush and Obama, and several foreign political...

April 9, 2014 7:12 am
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Islamic Jihad and the Doctrine of Abrogation

While other scriptures contain contradictions, the Koran is the only holy book whose commentators have evolved a doctrine to account for the very visible shifts...

March 27, 2014 10:05 am
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Western Ignorance of the ‘Conditions of Omar’

A jihadi group occupying the Syrian town of Raqqa recently gave Christian minorities living there three choices: 1) convert to Islam, 2) remain Christian but...

July 14, 2013 10:44 am
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Israel’s National Library Exhibits 30 Ancient Koran Manuscripts to Celebrate Ramadan

Israel's National Library has curated a special digital display of 30 rare Koran manuscripts that date from the 9th through the 19th centuries to mark the...

June 28, 2013 4:33 pm
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Anti-Islamist Activist Hirsi Ali: Arab Leaders Believe ‘Reaching a Two-State Solution is to Betray God’

Writer and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali offered some frank words on the prospect for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians in a wide-ranging interview with...

June 23, 2013 3:37 pm
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Bizarre: Comedian Stewart Accused of Making Fun of Koran With ’40 Years in the Desert’ Joke (VIDEO)

American comedian Jon Stewart is stirring the proverbial pot as usual--but this time he's doing it halfway around the world. Appearing on controversial Egyptian TV satirist...

March 28, 2013 1:29 pm
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A 21st Century Exodus: IDF Spokeswoman Was Raised in Egypt, Taught to Hate Jews

Dina Ovadia is 22, and like many Israelis her age is serving in the IDF, in her case in the Spokesperson's Unit. Yet as little...

June 26, 2012 2:02 pm
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The Evils of the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's longtime banned Muslim Brotherhood—the parent organization of nearly every subsequent Islamist movement, including al-Qaeda—has just won the nation's presidency, in the name of its...

June 5, 2012 3:18 pm
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Muslims Slaughter Convert to Christianity in Tunisia (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Liberal talk show host Tawfiq Okasha recently appeared on "Egypt Today" airing a video of Muslims slicing a young man's head off for the...

March 26, 2012 5:05 pm
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Time for Christian Leadership to Stand Up Against Violent Muslim Acts

One of the great scandals of the past few decades is the manner in which would-be Christian peacemakers have failed to confront the...

September 24, 2011 8:45 pm
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The Real Iran

In a globalized world where debate and diplomacy predominate, there is one sure way to discern the sincerity of any particular government: see how it...

September 23, 2011 12:35 pm
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The Elevator Interview – Elie Wiesel (Exclusive)

AJ: As a Holocaust survivor and Jewish activist, what do you think Jews could or should be doing for our continued, proud survival? EW: The primary...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as ...

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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