In my view, here is why we should pay more attention to the special case of Islamist anti-Semitism
Ayaan Hirsan Ali on Muslim anti-semitism. Pretending it is not there is not a solution. Ilhan Omar seems to have learned the same anti-Semitism I was once taught as a young girl in Somalia. I hope she can unlearn it too, writes
“Ilhan Omar seems to have learned the same anti-Semitism I was once taught as a young girl in Somalia. I hope she can unlearn it too,” writes ⁦
Excellent and powerful op-Ed from Ayaan Hirsi Ali
has a fantastic answer to this Q
The problem of Muslim anti-Semitism is much bigger than Ilhan Omar - an eye-opening article by Ayaan Hirsi Ali who like grow up with the special case of Muslim #Antisemitism, the most zealous, most potent and most underestimated form of Yahud-hatred
Islamists have understood well how to couple Muslim anti-Semitism with the American left’s vague notion of “social justice.” They have succeeded in couching their agenda in the progressive framework of the oppressed versus the oppressor, writes
"Ilhan Omar seems to have learned the same anti-Semitism I was once taught as a young girl in Somalia. I hope she can unlearn it too” -
Can Antisemites change? A powerful must read by someone I hosted early days and greatly admire - Ayaan Hirsi Ali ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
No one praising this article would accept Ayaan’s argument about Somali Muslims if the far left said it about white people 1) X’s culture is inherently racist against Y 2) X’s statements about Y must therefore be racist 3) X must “unlearn” inherent racism
Can Somali-born U.S. congresswoman ⁦⁩ Omar overcome her prejudice? asks ⁦⁩ Hirsi Ali in the ⁦
.: “Ilhan Omar seems to have learned the same anti-Semitism I was once taught as a young girl in Somalia. I hope she can unlearn it too.”
: "Islamists have understood well how to couple Muslim anti-Semitism with the American left’s vague notion of “social justice.” They have succeeded in couching their agenda in the progressive framework of the oppressed versus the oppressor."
On Muslim anti-Semitism- A powerful piece by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
”We were taught that the Jews ... were not human but descendants of pigs and monkeys, that we should aspire to kill them wherever we found them. We were taught to pray: ‘Dear God, please destroy the Jews, the Zionists, the state of Israel.’”
“I am living proof that one can be raised as an anti-Semite, indoctrinated as an anti-Zionist—and still overcome this to appreciate the unique culture of Judaism and the extraordinary achievement of Israel. If I can make that leap, so perhaps can Omar.”
Ilhan Omar seems to have learned the same anti-Semitism I was once taught as a young girl in Somalia. I hope she can unlearn it too, writes via
"The real question is what, if anything, can be done to check the advance of the mass movement that is Muslim anti-Semitism. Absent a world-wide Muslim reformation, followed by an Islamic enlightenment, I am not sure I know.” –