This point is very hard for many Western thinkers to fathom.Practices such as forced veiling, purdah, honor-based violence, child marriage, arranged marriage, polygamy, honor killing, and FGM, long preceded the rise of the Taliban, Al-Qaeda, Hamas, Boko Haram, and ISIS. panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the annual gathering of the nerds, director Zack Snyder unveiled the first image of Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot.The photo, depicting a sword-wielding Xena-like warrior—or perhaps, something out of Sucker Punch—drew mostly cheers from the fanboy crowd.Afghanistan was once a mainly Buddhist country until Islamic Jihad ravaged the land and massacred the Buddhist monks who refused to convert to Islam. We are pariahs, "monkeys," evil-doers --and this is the reason that Israel, the Jewish state, has been under attack for more than one hundred years in the Jewish Holy Land.
For many centuries, Muslims have also forcibly converted, persecuted, and massacred Hindus, the "wrong" kind of Muslim, (the Shia v Sunni war is quite intense), ex-Muslims, Muslim dissidents, Baha'i, Zoroastrians, and Buddhists.Even if I could be persuasive, the coming generations are not getting to hear or read me. To the best of my knowledge, four of my six 21st century books, have never been adopted by a university for a course.The tasks before us are clear: Globally, we must militarily, economically, legally, politically, intellectually, ideologically, theologically, and socially defeat Islamist Jihad.As Donald Trump was winning the New Hampshire primaries last Tuesday, feminist artist Illma Gore was unveiling what may turn out to be her most famous work. Your comment was successfully submitted and will be published in accordance with site policy.If you would like to be notified when your comment is published, please fill in your email address in the form below.In 2003, after a very successful feminist lecture, an African-American feminist audience at a free-standing conference at Barnard, asked me--completely off-topic--where I stood on the issue of the women of “Palestine.”I responded by saying: “I think you are asking me where I stand on the issue of apartheid and I oppose it.Islam is the largest practitioner of gender and religious apartheid in the world." And I began explaining what I meant.Brown Shirt-like mobs should not be allowed to engage in "hostile takeovers" of lectures with which they disagree.We must also somehow de-program those who have been indoctrinated with America-hating and Israel-hating propaganda. N., which has not stopped a single genocide or a single honor killing and has been effective in one thing only: legalizing Jew hatred.The writer, a Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum and recipient of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, is the author of sixteen books, including Women and Madness, Woman's Inhumanity to Woman, and The New Anti-Semitism.She has written four studies about honor killing, Her latest books are An American Bride in Kabul, (Palgrave Macmillan) and Living History: On The Front Lines for Israel and the Jews.