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Topics: Qur'an, Islam, Muhammad Pages: 2 (533 words) Published: April 30, 2013
Why do Muslims hate Jews and Christians?
-“In Islam’s oral tradition, it is believed that killing one Jew is equal to the killing of fifty non-Jewish unbelievers” (Mirza) -
“All Muslims (good or bad) do believe that Jews are the worst enemy of Muslims and they are advised to take cautions when dealing with Jews.” (Mirza) •( Story about Daniel Pearl)
- Every Muslim child is taught about the danger from Jews universally around the Muslims world. -A Muslim never denies that Muslims universally fear and hate Jews most, period. -“This special hatred for Jews is rooted in the Islamic theology and history.”(Mirza) -“The Muslim hatred of Jews pre-dates the existence of the modern state of Israel by some 1400 years and is based on verses in the Qur’an and in the hadiths.” (Mirza) (Hadiths- A collection of traditions containing sayings of the prophet Muhammad.) •Muslim children are brainwashed to believe that Jews are the number one worst enemy with Christians, polytheists, and Hindus coming right up next. -The basis behind this hatred is that everyone must accept the religion of Islam, because they believe that it is the only true religion on earth. -When Muhammad was still weak, with around 75 to 100 followers, he used Israel as his geographical direction to use when he was praying. He then went on to lavish the Jews by re-framing the biblical verses to flatter them. Muhammad then changed to Mecca because the Jews did not respond to his religious ideas. He became furious with them. -While Muhammad was politically weak, he came out with sweet verses like this one for example: Surah 2.62 Surely those who are Jews, Christians, and Sabians, whoever believes in Allah and the last day and does good, they shall have their reward from their Lord, and there is no fear for them, nor shall they grieve. -But, when Muhammad became stronger, he began to make statements of war, deliberately contradicting the earlier verses. -Islam’s supremacy began in the...
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