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Learning to think about religion/religions in a multi-disciplinary way Understanding the concept of “sacred history” Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Interpretations of sacred history
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it is the time to pause and reflect”   Questions are always asked. Who is better? Who will win? What’s next? Do we need to emigrate? Why there are conflicts? Are the Egyptians aware enough to avoid these questions? Or do they skip points like...
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
A yearly report published on Wednesday by the “Kantor” Centre at the University of Tel Aviv highlights that there was a 13% increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents against Jews globally in 2018. The report adds that 13 Jews were killed last year in incidents classified as “anti-Semitic”....
Robert Mackey of The Intercept wrote that President Donald Trump, not Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, is the one who accused American Jews of double allegiance.
The Times published a report by its correspondent Richard Spencer, in which he spoke about Egypt's interest in rebuilding its relations with Jews. The report, translated by ʿArabī 21, indicates that up until 2010 Egyptian and Jews had been secretly celebrating the Jewish New Year (Rūsh Ḥashānā)...
Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
Dr. Maḥmūd Zaqzūq, Egypt’s former Minister of Endowments and Secretary-General of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), called for a clear and comprehensive definition of terrorism to be agreed upon by all international institutions, pointing out that terrorism is an illicit use of violence aimed at...
Al-Nūr Party has warned against amending the article. Dr. Sha’baān Abdal ‘Alīm, the assistant secretary general of the party, stated that amending the third article may allow the marriage of gays and stated that Islam only recognizes Christianity and Judaism.
Following a Facebook post, published by a group called ‘Anā Min al-Ḍāhir’ (I am from the district al- Ḍāhir), announced that an agreement was met with the Jewish community in Egypt to tour 3 Jewish synagogues in Cairo and visit the premises from the inside. 
Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
I do not know how the Arab media succeeded in conveying the idea that the West is defending Jews and Zionism and that Muslims and Arabs are the ones who hate the Jews, and eventually Zionism. Perhaps this is due to the fact that Arab newspapers copy from the American media, which has proven to be...
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
The Head of the Jewish Community in Egypt Mājda Shihāta Hārūn emphasized that the project related to restoring the Jewish synagogues, which are unregistered as antiquities, into cultural centers is under way. She pointed out that the garbage removal works started in al-Mahallah al-Kubrá’s Hayyim El...
  The Arab world counts dozens of Muslims and Christians who converted to Judaism; a topic that is very controversial, as converting to Judaism is considered allying with the Israeli enemy. The majority of converts come from Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Kuwait and Morocco. Their reasons to convert to...
Recently news about the group called the “Pure Heart” have come to the fore in Israel.
A Jewish rabbi has called for establishing a Jewish Caliphate to face the Islamic Caliphate that ISIS is trying to establish in Iraq and Syria. 
Recently the General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church [al-Majlis al-Milli] has resurfaced after Pope Tawāḍrūs II met with its members for discussing the attack on al-Sulṭān Monastery [Dayr al-Sulṭān] that took place last Sunday. Before the meeting, the Council issued a statement...
In his speech delivered at the ‘Love and Peace’ ceremony, al-Azhar professor of comparative jurisprudence, Dr. Shaykh Aḥmad Karīma, stressed that Egypt is the homeland for all its citizens, Muslims and Christians. Karīma reiterated that Egypt has long neglected the Coptic era in its school...
Women dressed in black, with hijāb over their heads and others with crosses in their necklaces have shown solidarity with the loss of Nadiah Shihātah Harūn.

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