Islam and the Arab world

Op-Ed: Israel Is a Victim of Turkey’s Transformation

Let’s not fool ourselves. The Turkish firefighting planes did not douse the flames that continue to scorch Turkish-Israeli relations. Even if a formula is found that would satisfy Turkey’s demand for both an apology from Israel and compensation for casualties of the Gaza flotilla incident, we will still be facing Turkish policy that is fundamentally problematic. Turkey today is not…

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Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

Originally posted in The Washington Post, by Steven B. Nasatir, October 24 The persecution of any religious minority anywhere by anyone is an evil injustice. It requires all persons of conscience to speak out and, when possible, take action. The upcoming 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht makes this an auspicious time to raise awareness about the contemporary violence targeting religious minorities and their places…
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Muslim Anti-Semitism

The relationship of Jews and Israel to the Muslim world and its dangers are the focus of Prof. Sivan’s study. His historical analysis exposes the ancient roots of this hatred, tracing them to the modern age of the 19th and 20th centuries, when Muslim-Christian relations deteriorated.To For the full paper about: Muslim Anti-Semitism: The Challenge and Possible Responses
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The 2010 Conference of the Jewish People Report

Integrative summaries of the 5 working groups comprizing the JPPI’s 2010 conference discussions At the beginning of 2011, as we watch unfolding events in the Arab world, the Jewish people is confronting a series of critical challenges that require deep thinking and a strategic approach. JPPI’s 2010 conference, under the leadership of Amb. Stuart Eizenstat and Leonid Nevzlin, gathered prominent academics together…
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Op-Ed: The Morning After

Much of the recent focus on the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is very shortsighted. If only the Israelis would agree to another two-month settlement freeze, the argument goes, an agreement could be achieved. Commentators speculate on what a treaty might look like. Emphasis has been placed on how borders, settlements, Jerusalem and the right of return might be resolved. In other…
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Muslim Anti-Semitism: The Challenge and Possible Responses

This position paper, that was first published in 2009,  seeks to describe and analyze the phenomenon of hatred against Jews in the Muslim world, note the dangers it embodies, and suggest courses of action for its thwarting and/or alleviation. The work discusses: 1. The legacy of the near and far Islamic past, its empirical presence, its present usages, as well as the…
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