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What about the Jewish claim to land stolen by Mohammed?

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Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Aug 20, 2019 at 15:26

For reasons I've never understood, perhaps the most substantive counterclaim by the Jewish people against the Islamic world has yet to be raised. It is essentially undisputed that the Jewish tribes living in pre-Islamic Arabia were violently and wrongfully extirpated by Mohammed and his band of murderous thieves. It is thought that Banu Nadir, Banu Qainuqa and Banu Qurayza Jewish tribes possessed and inhabited these lands as far back as 1,000 BCE.

The bloody conquest of these tribes and theft of their land by Mohammed is well documented by the most primary Islamic sources i.e. the Qur'an, Hadith & Surat . The operative events are further articulated by highly respected scholars including Ibn Ishaq. One telling passage refers to what happened to the Jews after their defeat: "Muhammad chose one of his trusted lieutenants Sa'd ibn Mua'dh so as not to pronounce the judgment himself. After the precedents he had set with the Banu Qaynuqa and the Banu Nadir: "Sa'd took the hint and condemned the adult males to death and the hapless women and children to slavery."

Thus, according to Islamic source materials, was much of Arabia stolen from the Jews and 'converted' to Islam. One may contrast these historically documented events against the Muslim claim to the holiest site in Judaism. As idiotic as it sounds, their claim is based, in large measure upon a dream by Muhammed where he described flying across the night sky from Arabia to Jerusalem on the back of winged donkey. You really can't make this stuff up.

In my humble view, it seems well past time to counter contemporary claims against Israel by the Islamists with a demand by the Jewish people for equitable redress. Otherwise, where is the justice in giving credence to absurd flying donkey stories as justifying and Islamic claim to the Temple Mount while simultaneously ignoring the actual rape, murder and theft of Arabian Jewish land by Muhammed and his proto-Islamists?

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