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    • Zev Davis
    • 09.06.13 | 18:01 (IDT)

    it was the Albanans, and, by extension, Albanian Kossovars that saved the Jews that fled there, knowing that in this region, the local Moslems would protect them. Then too, I read somewhere that Albanians Moslems follow a different sort of Islam, Bektashi, something like that, and . . . there are intimations that some of them are, or were folllowers of Shabetai Zevi, who was in Albania, after the covernted to islam, or so I read. There are some things we don't understand, but to the extent they are real, we have accept them, show our gratitude--heck, we are told to accept Egyptians as converts after the third generation because they fed us and gave us shelter!

    from the article: For its own sake, Israel must be the 100th state to recognize Kosovo
    First published 01:29 09.06.13 | Last updated 01:29 09.06.13
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