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Ilhan Omar & AIPAC: Double Standards Stand Out

After an exceptional campaign, American Muslim politician Ilhan Omar has once again appeared in the news due to a misplaced comment suggesting that America only supports Israel because of the powerful AIPAC lobby which buys off US politicians. Responding to the tweets, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, “…Legitimate criticism of Israel’s policies is protected by the …

Arabs of Israel

Who Are the Arab Citizens of Israel?

Did you know that one in five of Israel’s citizens are Palestinian? Israel refers to them as “Israeli Arabs”. They are citizens whose cultural and linguistic heritage or ethnic identity is Arab. Many of them identify themselves as Palestinian citizens of Israel. The story began when Israel’s founding fathers removed by force the native Palestinian Arab population living where …

World Reacts to Trump’s Decision on Al-Quds

Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy to Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) has sparked fierce condemnations worldwide, with some comparing it to launching “war on 1.5 billion Muslims.”

Christian Shares Muslims’ Prayer in Al-Quds

AL-QUDS – Amid series of escalations and religious tensions in Al-Quds, following the Israeli new restricctions, barring men under 50 from entering the mosque, the city’s Muslim and Christian population remarkably demonstrated heartwarming moment of unity when a Christian man stood to pray among his Muslim brothers last Friday. “I had a dream since I …

7 Questions the Jews Asked the Prophet

“Tell us about the following four things: tell us about the meal that Israel forbade himself before the revelation of the Torah and tell us about the water (sperm) of the woman and the water of the man how is the male child formed from that? And tell us this illiterate Prophet during his sleep and who is his guardian from the angels.”

Who Are God's Chosen People?

Asalamu Alaikum Muslimah, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. It is very important because of the current situation in the Middle East where Arabs and Israelis fight each other. Indeed, many people believe that Muslims and Jews cannot get along together at all, which is untrue. Muslims read in the noble Quran: …

Are Jews Entitled by God to Have Israel?

Are Jews Entitled by God to Have Israel?

Salam Dear Questioner, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In fact, the Bible and the Quran agree very much on this question you ask. First of all, from the Christian perspective, it is the view of the mainstream Christian Churches that the Covenant made with the people of Israel was, …

Arab-Israeli Conflict: Religious or Political?

Arab-Israeli Conflict: Religious or Political?

Salam Dear Annie, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In the Bible, in the Book of Genesis there is a verse which reads: “And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; …

Anti-Semitism: What's It All About?

Anti-Semitism: What's It All About?

Salam Dear Muhannad, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines anti-Semitism as, “The strong dislike or cruel and unfair treatment of Jewish people.” Perhaps, we can take this definition as the commonly held opinion among most Westerns. The word Semite originally refers to a …

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