Tony, I have read reams, and believe me, the Muslims persecuted the Jews terribly - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Robert
    • 06.12.12 | 08:33 (IST)

    It's not totally your fault that you are mistaken on this point. Modern historical literature is highly politicized and has an agenda to paint the picture you mentioned. But it is a largely false picture. Simple question: If things were so good under the Muslims, why did Jews leave Arab lands for Europe starting *after* the Muslim conquests of the 7th-9th centuries? Read original travelogues and diaries written by Muslims, Christians and Jews, and you will see that the descriptions of Muslim treatment are not what the toe-the-line history books say today.

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