Recently, Arlene Peck, wrote an opinion article which appeared on the Israel National News website and this author deems it an urgent and important to digest and internalize, not merely in Chutz L’Aretz, but in Israel as well.
Symposiums such as that of the America’s Truth Forum do so much to educate us to understand the minds and needs of Muslims, and to convey that, no matter what, Islam and democracy are not compatible. When we think of democracy, we think of freedom of speech, the ability to write and speak about whatever it is that bothers us. Our list of “What Freedom Means to Us” is huge. When a typical Muslim thinks of “democracy,” he can sum it up in one sentence: I won’t be a slave. Simple? [...]