Here is the missing piece of the puzzle that renders absurd the new Judeo-American and Judeo-European crusade against Islam:
"Jewish law' is the Talmud and the Halakha, the Jewish equivalent of the Muslim Sharia. It means in practice that legal norms adopted 1500 years ago and more will trump the legal norms evolved over recent centuries in Britain and other European countries. Similar clauses exist in the laws of countries like Pakistan and Egypt. The similarity between Jewish and Islamic law is not accidental - Arabic-speaking Jewish sages, like Moses Maimonides ('the Rambam') and their contemporary Muslim legal experts influenced each other."
Source: Uri Avnery, "Dichter's Law," August 12, 2011
Islam was profoundly influenced by the Talmud. This is evidenced in part by Islam's hostility toward St. Paul and its denial of the Resurrection, two principal rabbinic doctrines.
Judaism was formerly allied with Islam against Christianity.
The Crusades were wars waged against Islam and Judaism.
The American Protestant Fundamentalist and Catholic neocon crusade against Islam has only one eye. It will not see Judaism’s evil or its influence over Islam. It will not see that Sharia and Talmudic halacha are equally deserving of vigilance and exposure.
In the kingdom of the blind, one-eyed people are kings.
On Aug 12, 2011, at 17:30, JP wrote:
Mr. Hoffman: Perhaps you can send some references (books, articles, etc...) that supports the idea that Judaism is equal to Islam. I know Fr. Raphael Johnson holds this view.
Judaism = Islam is not an equation I have ever put forth.
Islam is the farthest out of all the Christian heresies; it was bent by Judaism; that does not mean that it is synonymous with Judaism.
There are similarities between Sharia and Talmudic law but Islam is absent self-worship and racism -- a huge distinguishing factor.
I am not acquainted with Rev. Raphael Johnson.