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Following the Second World War, Germany began to heal the deep wounds that affected the German character. There's no doubt that one of the thorniest issues that the Germans dealt with wisely after the war was the anti-Semitism and the restoration of relations with Jews. Especially given the deep...
Background: Emanuel Marx was an Israeli professor at Haifa University in Israel and director of the Israeli Academic Centre in Cairo during the 1990s. After the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty was signed on 26 March 1979, the two countries agreed on establishing this center in Cairo as to foster better...
Background: Egyptian ʿAyn Shams University Professor Rashād al-Shāmī and fellow colleague al-Baḥrawy discuss the Western belief of anti-Semitism being more prominent in the Arab World than anywhere else. Al-Shāmī mentions the popular Egyptian writer ʾIḥsān ʿAbd al-Quddūs and criticises his work as...
Professor Larry Levine’s response to the article ‘Superstitions of the Talmud’ authored by Muhammad ‘Abbūd. Levine comments on the misperceptions in the original article, and provides clarification behind some Jewish traditions and stories in the Talmud.
Dr. Sāmī ‘Imārah writes about the increasing political and social power of Jews in Russia.
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
Dr. Elana Gomel, a Russian Jewish immigrant to Israel, is the author of the 175-page book ‘You and Us.’ She says Russian Jews, whose number exceeds one-sixth of the Israeli population, have merged quite well into Israeli society but did not find the promised land they sought.
The author reviews the opinion of an Evangelical figure, Rev. Nasr Allāh Zakarīyā, on allegations propagated through a book by Christian-Zionists discussing claims that the Messiah is going to be a politician and from the military.
In this article, the author reviews a book by a group of Jewish historians refuting Israeli allegations about possession of property in Cairo, including the southern Cairo suburb of Ma‘ādī.
"Jewish fundamentalism in Israel" by Israel Shahak and Norton Matsvenski provides information about the different extremist trends in Israel. Most dangerous among them is the Messiahani group when matters are related to both the internal and foreign policies of Israel. The Haredim is another...
The writer of "The Philosophy of War in the Israeli Religious Thinking" gives many examples to prove that old myths penetrated the stories of the Torah [the Old Testament]. The author refuted the examples he cited. He tried to prove through the Qur’an that the Bible is the word of God, which cannot...
The article reviews the following books: Patterns of the Past, Prospects for the Future: The Christian Heritage in the Holy Land. Edited by Thomas Hummel, Kevork Hintilian and Ulf Carmesund, pp. 334. London: Melisende, 1999, £15.00. 1901764109. Palestinian Christians-Religion, Politics and Society...
What are the appropriate criteria by which to evaluate enterprises of conquest and settlement? What is the role of the Bible?...The obvious contradiction between what some claim to be God’s will and ordinary civilized, decent behavior poses the question as to whether God is a chauvinistic,...
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