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My neighbors are Egyptian....the son has been talking to me since his HS days. His father and I are around the same age....he brought up politics....I didn't dare to.....that he was brainwashed by Nassar, how he's estranged from his Salafi Jew and Christian hating nephew in Alexandria.... I'm just saying it is possible to meet reasonable people from the Arab world who are no Jew Haters...His son wished me a good time in Israel when I was on my way to the airport. He finds the Israeli girls really hot.

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Thank you

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These very few realized the wrongheadedness of their teaching, but how many blindly follow the irrational rantings of mad men?

The last writer said that he hated Jews, but they didn't hate him. Why is that?

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These testimonies are authentic but rare. Too bad that no one has presented alternative ways of life like Christianity and Judaism. Sadly, most have had to leave Islamist countries to live an intellectual life of freedom. These stories should be shared with all the deeply misled pro-Hamas protestors who embrace distorted narratives that have no connection to reality.

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The guy who threw himself off the building to commit suicide before 15 shows you the power of upbringing and how easily young minds can be manipulated. Now think about what is being taught in todays schools and the affect it is having on the children of America. Even worse, think about what they hear online.

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Brave humans

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Bravo to these brave individuals who have learned to think for themselves and reject terrorism. Thanks for sharing your stories.

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It's one thing to be told that Islam teaches children to be antisemitic and another to hear it directly from those who experienced it. As one of the narrators said, he questioned his faith when he realized that Jews didn't hate him. Thanks, Bari, for bringing us these first-hand accounts.

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I thank these brave people for speaking out . When religion or politics or national identity declares, another group has evil -beware. The leaders of that religion or politic are trying to brainwash you, so they get more power. I really believe if you look at the basic tenant of Islam Judaism or Christianity There is good in those teachings. The perversion that unfortunately sticks with us is the misinterpretation and evil promoted to control people by leaders . It is so hard to rethink what your early education teaches but I pray to the same God of each of these religions that healing may prevail. Human nature is so tribal

What bravery individual thought takes.

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Fantastic.

Very brave and courageous people.

I hope more people like them start to join in this type of conversation.

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And we like fools import them into our own country. Where in the world have these people achieved anything other than where they have Oil and Gas and even then it is with imported labour.

They form groups here and then try to destroy the system.

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Very brave! Helpful! Please do more of this! How are we to help Muslim radicals grow out of their death cult? With Muslim reformers being threatened and killed, and Muhammed considered “the seal of the prophets” it seems an impossible test. Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s forthcoming book (detailing her path from Islam to Atheism to Christianity) will be quite interesting. Masab Hasan Yusef (son of Hamas) also tells an inspiring story leading him to Christianity. What these people seem to share in common, unfortunately, is that Islam endangered their safety. How can we reform those who’ve been radicalized who didn’t end up being victims of violence (rape, genital mutilation, death threats, molestation)?? Evil seems like a toxic drug to many.

I understand we don’t want to vilify all the good Muslims in the world, but we cannot ignore the calls to extreme violence in the Quran, ahadith and throughout their history of empire building. It’s a slippery slope, but we must draw attention to it.

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Note to everybody...tell your congressional representatives to stop sending public money to any university that supports antisemitism...this abomination has got to stop...the only thing that will is to starve them of money...g

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I think it is MANDATORY that Bari Weiss interview the 84 year old George Gilder and I can't stress it enough that people should read The Israel Test written in 2009---hard to believe the prescience of Mr.Gilder

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Interesting! I’ve added it to my Goodreads list!

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Illuminating, but also hopeful and inspiring!

Thank you, also, for narration!!! 💃💃💃

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I'll check it out. Meanwhile- it doesn't seem like the Saudis etc. are interested in managing the Palestinians.

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