tony is agin speaking out of his derriere...constant riots/murder against Jews as well as Christians for a 1000 years before... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bat yam
    • 09.03.11 | 17:18 (IST)

    Only a partial list of Jewish life amongst the Moslems. Arabia: 622A.D.- Muhammad, the founder of Islam, traveled to Medina to attract followers to his new faith. When the Jews of Medina refused to convert and rejected Muhammad, two of the major Jewish tribes were expelled; in 627, Muhammad's followers killed between 600 and 900 of the men, and divided the surviving Jewish women and children amongst themselves. Jews living under Muslim rule began to be known as dhimmis Spain: Almoravides and Almohades, fanatic Muslim sects, caused forcible conversion and murdered entire Jewish communities throughout Andalusia. Cordoba 1011 massacre of Jews. Granada in 1066. More than 1,500 Jewish families, numbering 4,000 persons, fell in one day by a Muslim mob who also crucified the Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela. Morocco ~700AD-800AD entire Jewish communities were wiped out by Muslim ruler Idris I. Fez: 1465- Arab mobs in Fez slaughtered thousands of Jews, leaving only 11 alive. The killings touched off a wave of similar massacres throughout Morocco. 1912 - The Jewish community was ransacked and their property was burned. 1790 - Jewish synagogues were destroyed and the Jews were expelled from the city. Marrakesh: 1864-1880, more than 300 hundred Jews murdered. Algeria Algiers: 1805 - 48 Jews were murdered in Algeria in a pogrom, and in the following year 300. 1815, 1830 – Additional pogroms and murder. European and American travellers of the first third of the nineteenth century remarked on the wretchedness the Jewish populations of the Maghreb, and the persecution to which they were constantly subject. Egypt: Under the Baḥri Mamelukes (1250-1390) the Jews led a comparatively quiet existence; though they had at times to contribute heavily toward the maintenance of the vast military equipment, and were harassed by the cadis and ulemas of these strict Moslems. Al-Maqrizi relates that the first great Mameluke, Sultan Baibars (Al-Malik al-Thahir, 1260-77), doubled the tribute paid by the "ahl al-dhimmah." At one time he had resolved to burn all the Jews, a ditch having been dug for that purpose; but at the last moment he repented, and instead exacted a heavy tribute, during the collection of which many perished. Iraq - the 1941 Farhud pogrom in which more than 130 Jews were killed during the Feast of Shavuot. Libya – 1785- Ali Burzi Pasha and Moslem henchman murdered hundreds of Jews. Mesopotamia: Baghdad's Caliph al-Mutawakkil designated a yellow badge for Jews. Syria & Lebanon: The 1840’s “Damascus affair” and subsequent murders of Jews during pogroms. Decrees ordering the destruction of synagogues were enacted in Egypt and Syria (1014, 1293-4, 1301-2), Iraq (854-859, 1344) and Yemen (1676). Despite the Koran's prohibition, Jews were forced to convert to Islam or face death in Yemen (1165 and 1678), Morocco (1275, 1465 and 1790-92) and Baghdad (1333 and 1344). Of course, let’s not forget Mufti Haj Amin Al Husseini and his Bosnian Moslem Nazis. The difference between anti Jewish hatred in Christian Europe and Moslem Middle East - just intensity.

    from the article: Egypt officials: 13 killed as Muslims, Christians clash in Cairo
    First published 11:32 09.03.11 | Last updated 15:00 09.03.11
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