Published on Oct 28, 2015
Despite the heightened tension, some Israelis want to bridge the divide. There are growing online peace campaigns and one restaurant in Israel thinks it has the recipe to end the decades-long conflict.
Palestinians, Jews, Christians & Muslims living side by side peacefully in 1896 (Administered by Muslims – Ottoman Empire)
“Jews have been living together with Muslims and Christians for hundreds and hundreds of years in every Arab country… There was never this ingrained religious conflict and ingrained hate for the Jewish people. We were able to co-exist … What has changed? … This relatively new movement, Zionism … since they were around, there have have contention, spite, death, misery, bloodshed and suffering. So what is the problem? … Zionism!”
- Published on Oct 25, 2012
Under Islam the khilafah state, Moslems support the right of the Jews, like all other people, to live in peace and security. Moslem principles have throughout the course of history guaranteed refuge in Moslem lands to Jews fleeing persecution at various times. Jews exiled from Spain were welcomed by the Ottoman Empire, and thousands of them settled down there. The anti-Semitic sentiments often seen in Christian countries never developed on Moslem soil. Jews and Moslems in Moslem lands have lived side by side in peace and security for centuries. It was Islamic principles that created this secure environment.