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The Halal Controversy

Another day and another national scandal as the print media go crazy over the fact that we are all apparently secretly being fed halal meat. But what is the truth? Are these reports accurate or is this just more Islamophobia, hidden under the facade of consumer choice, from our national media? We look at the various accusations made in the [...]

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So, what did the Muslims do for the Jews?

Within a century of the death of Mohammad, in 632, Muslim armies had conquered almost the whole of the world where Jews lived, from Spain eastward across North Africa and the Middle East as far as the eastern frontier of Iran and beyond, almost all the Jews in the world were now ruled by Islam. This new situation transformed Jewish existence. [...]

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Easter – A Muslim perspective

In this lecture we look at the events surrounding Jesus being put on the cross in light of the Holy Quran’s verse which says that Jews and Christians do not know what happened to Jesus. We show that if we look at what is said in the New Testament it can all be explained in a perfectly rational way to show that Jesus was put on the cross, [...]

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[Video] Muslims, Jews and Christians

The Holy Quran says says: “O you who believe, take not the Jews and the Christians for friends. They are friends of each other.” (5:51) Our detractors say this shows that the Holy Quran commands us to discriminate against them. Even if we look at recent events they show the truth of this verse. The US army had admitted that parts of its [...]

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Heroic Tale of Holocaust, With a Twist

The stories of the Holocaust have been documented, distorted, clarified and filtered through memory. Yet new stories keep coming, occasionally altering the grand, incomplete mosaic of Holocaust history. One of them, dramatized in a French film released here last week, focuses on an unlikely savior of Jews during the Nazi occupation of France: [...]

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[Video] The History of Palestine

Below is a short YouTube video giving the highlights of the history of Palestine. …The idea was to uproot as many Palestinians as possible. From March 1948 until the end of that year the plan was implemented despite the attempt by some Arab states to oppose it, which failed. Some 750,000 Palestinians were expelled, 531 villages were [...]

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Ultra Zionists – A BBC Report

Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers. He discovers a group of people who consider it their religious and political obligation to populate some of the most sensitive and disputed areas of the West Bank, especially those with a spiritual significance dating back to the Bible. [...]

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Forgotten History: The Muslims who saved the Jews

Stories of Albanian Muslims who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust are the focus of a campaign for better interfaith relations. Run by the Exploring Islam Foundation, Missing Pages was launched at the House of Lords in the week of Holocaust Memorial Day. The campaign features an exhibition of photography by Norman Gershman featuring [...]

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