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Sudanese Islamic leader Dr. Hasan al- Turābi has recently made known some of his views on a number of controversial Muslim issues, including the hijāb, marriage between a Muslim woman and a kitābī [Reviewer: belonging to the book, a Christian or a Jew], women leading prayers and the testimony of...
The article reports about a 15-year-old young Jewish woman who receives her education at a religious school affiliated to an organization called “Youth of Zion.” She declared herself a Muslim in public and wore the veil.
The author recounts the stories of five Jewish Israelis who converted to Islam, and the difficulties they met after conversion, as they are published in full details in an Israeli newspaper.
It is true that the Torah orders Jews not to intermarry with other peoples. However, Jews did not follow that order. The article gives many examples from the Torah on intermarriage between Jews and other peoples to arrive at the conclusion that contemporary Jews are not the descendants of Jacob and...
The head of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom choose Laila Sadat to represent Muslims in the questionable committee. Sadat’s mother is Christian and she herself is married to a Jew. Muslims in America were negatively moved by this choice.
The Egyptian parliament discussed changing the law of citizenship allowing the children of Egyptian women, whose non-Egyptian husbands were dead, absent, or who had divorced them, to be Egyptian citizens. The Ministries of Interior and Justice rejected the proposal as it conflicts with the...
The Sheikh of the Azhar declared that it is permitted for a Muslim man to marry an Israeli woman because the Qur’an allows marriage between Muslims and people of the book [Christians and Jews]. This kind of marriage, according to the Grand Imam, was permitted only out of necessity and marriage to...
In an interview with Al-Arabi, Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, the Mufti of Egypt gave his opinion concerning normalization with Israel, saying explicitly" I am against any co-operation with the enemy". He was also strong in urging for technological support in Muslim countries, in changing and developing...
The author uses Hebrew Scripture to attempt to disprove Jewish ethnic identity. The basis of his claim is the Jewish tradition that a Jew is one born of a Jewish mother; however, he does not take into account when this tradition was started, which is necessarily at a period of time much later than...
The Ibn Khaldoun Center is criticized for holding a seminar to discuss the benefits of marrying Israeli women, which concluded that the purpose of encouraging such marriages is to limit the state of tension between the two peoples and to reduce violence by blending in and to peacefully co-existing...
Yassin Serag Al-Din, head of the opposition in the Egyptian People’s Assembly, proposes the stripping of Egyptian nationality from Egyptians marrying Israelis.
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