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Bektashi Muslims were influenced by Jewish Kabbalism.

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Submitted by Jon (United States), Oct 6, 2011 at 18:35

"Now this idyllic picture outlined by a Turk"

Did I call you a Jew (assuming you are ) in the same tone you called me a Turk? No. Calm down.

I frankly do not trust your sources. Mine are in fact not Turkish: they come mostly from Bernard Lewis, a British-American historian of Jewish descent.

Modern politics is distorting your historical analysis. What is the point in arguing with you? Especially when you already believe that Turks ...

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