Born to Hate Jews

How Kasim Hafeez, a devout Muslim in England, overcame his ingrained hatred towards Israel and the Jews.

Comments (10)

(9) Amir, January 22, 2017 11:29 PM

Bold Man! Yishar Koach!

I congratulate this bold man for seeking out the truth and be willing to take a stand for it!

(8) Dvirah, December 14, 2016 9:37 PM

All Honor to Kasim!

But unfortunately, not everyone is as honest with himself. There are recorded instances of reporters, in particular, seeing the truth but still writing lies in their articles. One can have a vested interest in hatred. Let's hope that many people will take up Kasim's challenge and be open to what they learn.

(7) Kathleen Dahnke Nottestad, December 12, 2016 12:32 AM

to be or not to be. Hatred vs Acceptance

born to Hate JEWS - Hate is a learned behavior - and you are proof that when lies are explored and truth surfaced you could no longer HATE a people you realized were just like so many others trying to make OUR world a better place, not standing in judgement or creating purposefully opposition to the whole world living in peace!! It's awesome you used your education to better yourself and being opened to learning - could no longer follow those who may shout the loudest BUT without voices of TRUTH! Truth will set US FREE! It's said. Glad you were open minded which allowed change to take place! hoping others will find the path to understanding God created ALL of us - putting truth as a foundation to creating a better understanding of one another! Thanks for THINKING for yourself and NOT following the crowd!

(6) Sharon, December 11, 2016 8:48 PM

be logical

To the commenters above who doubt the writer's sincerity, and suspect him as a Muslim as trying to fool the "infidels", I have to say that your suspicion is a bit bizarre. After all, whom is he fooling? He admits that the vast majority of Muslims are taught to hate Jews and Westerners. So if he tells us that he explored further and came to a different conclusion, what would he have to gain if he were lying? On the contrary, if he is still a Jew-hater, he's done nothing to further his cause.
So there is a limit to how paranoid you can be. Let's believe that this young man followed his logical conclusions and overcome the hate he was taught.

(5) Neria, December 9, 2016 4:50 PM

Thank you

Thank you Kasim for being courageous enough to speak up for truth and decency in this world. May you and your loved ones be richly blessed.

(4) Shlomo, December 9, 2016 3:22 AM

Admiration and hope

a lump in the throat, a desire to shake your hand, maybe even a hug..peace can happen if we all prevail in his way of acceptance and friendship.

(3) Anonymous, December 8, 2016 6:45 PM

Kaseem is a hero, unafraid and encouraging peace. He is part of ikvai mashiach. yashar kochecha!May you continue from strength to strength!

May Hashem continue to open people's eyes to the truth

(2) Aharon, December 8, 2016 5:28 PM

You are brave

May the merciful One protect you and strengthen your pursuit of peace.

(1) Tonna, December 7, 2016 5:50 PM

A wonderful story!

How timely your article is...I have a very close friend of mine who is Muslim, I am Jewish (by choice!), and we have another close friend who is Catholic. We have all been friends for many years and my Catholic friend and I will soon be attending the wedding of one of our Muslim friend's children...the 3rd one we have attended for her children! What a wonderful story that you have shared with us all...this is the way the world should be...period!!! Thank you!

Sarah, December 8, 2016 4:32 PM

But what does your Muslim friend really think deep down?...

If pressed, i would be sure she's anti Jewish and anti-Israel (it's just that she likes you, but does not approve of Jews as a group !!)

 

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