By Raphael Israeli
Hatred, Lies, and Violence on this planet of Islam examines the torrential flood of anti-Israeli, anti-Jewish, and anti-Zionist propaganda that permeates many Muslim societies. Raphael Israeli locates the resource of this anti-Semitic sentiment within the inadequacies and insecurities of Muslim states. via demonizing and delegitimizing Israel and Jews, they search to cast off a winning counterexample in their personal mess ups, hence placing an finish to their very own "humiliation."
Beyond mapping the distribution of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish propaganda within the Arab and Islamic worlds, Israeli makes use of case-studies to demonstrate the premises of this research: the Palestinians, who've an immediate stake in fighting Israel; Turkey, which now claims management of the Arab and Sunni Muslim worlds; and Shi’ite Iran, which supplies a extra severe instance of either hatred and disrespect for truth and historical past whereas threatening to ruin Israel.
Israeli records the global collaboration among Jew-haters of every type, explaining the exponential progress of Jew-hatred on the net, with millions of latest hate websites further each year, outpacing Jew-hatred within the conventional media. He areas anti-Semitism in a broader culture of political lies and political deceit. within the ultimate bankruptcy, Israeli considers the potential of reversing anti-Jewish agitation in Muslim international locations, which he reveals not likely simply because such a lot of of the region’s regimes are equipped on foundations of anti-Semitism.
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