Jerusalem: An Opportunity for Islamic Reformation

(Gatestone Institute) Nonie Darwish - Under Sharia, Muslims have the right to take over land from non-Muslims, but the reverse is considered an attack on Islam. That is where the problem of Jerusalem stems from. It is time for Muslims to accept the facts about Jerusalem and right historical wrongs. With the announcement by President Trump to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, the Arab world has a great opportunity to prove that Islam is a religion of peace and co-existence as they claim. Will Arabs take this opportunity? Or will they continue their tradition to keep missing every opportunity to make peace with humanity? Despite the cries that Islam is a religion of peace, the Islamic terror threat is everywhere; Muslims still teach hatred of Jews and Christians and they still preach jihad and killing the enemies of Allah. How can any sane person trust that Islam is moderate and is serious about wanting peace when the Muslim world is exploding with terror? Let Muslims start by ending the denial of the history of others, especially of Jews. The writer is an Egyptian-American human rights activist.

2017-12-22 00:00:00

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