Episode 46: Abrahamic Unity/Disregard

Part one of this week’s radio613 takes a critical look at a recent radio interview with Muslim Canadian Congress founder Tarek Fatah. The interview, featured on CBC’s The Current, explores the thesis in Fatah’s new book “The Jew Is Not My Enemy”. The author claims that his book’s purpose is to challenge anti-Semitism in Muslim communities. Our analysis, however, suggests that Fatah’s unwillingness to acknowledge the realities of Islamophobia strongly discredits Fatah’s work and hinders the work of confronting anti-Semitism and building unity between Jews and Muslims.

Part two of the show features Malcah’s reading of “Goslin Day” by Avram Davidson from Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy & Science Fiction.

Music this week from Brother Ali (“Good Lord”) and The Narcicyst (“PHATWA”).

Click here to listen (right-click to download).

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2 Responses

  1. I reviewed Tarek Fatah’s book, Chasing a Mirage (2008), here. I think you’ll find it interesting.

    http://www.alhamdulilah.info/2010/11/tarek-fatah-chasing-mirage-2008.html

    It is valuable for us to look at all sorts of opinions, and it is also vital to know when information if factual or falsehood.

    • Thank you for posting this review. I look forward to reading it.

      Best,

      Avi

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