Druzes are NOT Muslims ! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Poul
    • 31.07.12 | 10:45 (IDT)

    When I visited a Druze museum in Galilee two years ago it was explained to me that Druzes consider themselves to be a separate religion, Israeli Druzes even consider themselves a separate nation, distinct from the Arab nation. Israeli Druze men serve in IDF. Druzism might have Islamic origins, but Jewish, Christian and esoteric ones as well. And why would Druzes have been persecuted by Muslims throughout their history if they would be considered Muslims?

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    First published 15:30 30.07.12 | Last updated 15:30 30.07.12
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