Muhammad Asad
Muhammad Asad ([ˈmoʊ̯hämæd ˈæsæd], Urdu: محمد اسد‎, born Leopold Weiss; 2 July 1900 – 20 February 1992) was a Jewish-born Austro-Hungarian journalist, traveler, writer, linguist, thinker, po...
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The Message of The Qur'an
The Message of the Qur'an is a translation (into English) and interpretation of the Qur'an by Muhammad Asad, an Austrian Jew who converted to Islam. The book was first published in Gibraltar in 1980, ...
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Uri Davis
Uriel "Uri" Davis (Hebrew: אוריאל "אורי" דייוויס‎ Arabic: أوري ديفيس‎, born 1943 in Jerusalem) is an academic and a civil rights activist in Israel, Occupied Palestinian Territories an...
Gyula Germanus
Gyula Germanus (6 November 1884 in Budapest – 7 November 1979 in Budapest), alias Julius Abdulkerim Germanus, was a professor of oriental studies, a Hungarian writer and Islamologist of Jewish origin,...
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Sahih Al-Bukhari: The Early Years of Islam
Sahih Al-Bukhari: The Early Years of Islam is the translation and explanation of Sahih al-Bukhari by Muhammad Asad.The book comprises the historical chapters of the most important compilations of Trad...
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Sarmad Kashani
Muhammad Sa'id, mostly known as Sarmad Kashani or simply as Sarmad (Persian: سرمد کاشانی‎) (ca 1590 - 1661) was a Persian mystic, poet and saint who travelled to and made the Indian subcontinent...
Dönmeh
Dönmeh (Turkish: Dönme) refers to a group of crypto-Jews in the Ottoman Empire who, to escape the inferior condition of dhimmis, converted publicly to Islam, but were said to have retained their b...
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Barakat
Barakat (Arabic: بركات ‎) is an Arabic word meaning blessings. It may refer to:
Nathan of Gaza
Nathan Benjamin ben Elisha HaLevi Ghazzati or Nathan of Gaza (Hebrew: נתן העזתי‎‎; 1643–1680) was a theologian and author born in Jerusalem. After his marriage in 1663 he moved to Gaza, wh...
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Queen of Sheba
The Queen of Sheba is a queen regnant who appears in the Bible. The tale of her visit to King Solomon has undergone extensive Jewish, Arabian and Ethiopian elaborations, and has become the subject of ...
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Harun ibn Musa
Abu Abdullah Harun ibn Musa al-'Ataki al-A'war (d. 170AH/786AD) was an early convert from Judaism to Islam and a scholar of the Arabic language and Islamic studies. He converted while living among the...
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Leila Mourad
Layla Murad (Arabic: ليلى مراد‎; Hebrew: לילה מוראד‎; February 17, 1918- November 21, 1995) was an Egyptian singer and actress of Jewish descent. She is also credited as "Layla Murad"...
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Rayhana
Rayhāna bint Zayd (Hebrew: ריחאנה בת זיד‎ Raychana bat Zayd, Arabic: ريحانة بنت زيد‎) was a Jewish woman from the Banu Qurayza tribe. Rayhana was originally a member of the Banu Nadir ...
Ka'ab al-Ahbar
Ka‘ab al-Aḥbār (Arabic: كعب الأحبار‎, full name Abū Iṣḥaq Ka‘b ibn Mati‘ al-Humyari al-Aḥbār) was a prominent rabbi from Yemen who was one of the earliest important Jewish converts to Islam....
Jacob Querido
Jacob Querido (‘the Beloved’, ca. 1650–1690, Alexandria, Egypt) was the successor of the self-proclaimed Jewish Messiah Sabbatai Zevi. Born in Thessaloniki, he was the son of Joseph the Philosop...
Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī
Abu'l-Barakāt Hibat Allah ibn Malkā al-Baghdādī (Arabic: أبو البركات هبة الله بن ملكا البغدادي‎; c. 1080 – 1164 or 1165 CE) was an Islamic philosopher and physician of Jewish descent from Ba...
Youssef Darwish
Youssef Darwish (Arabic: يوسف درويش‎) (October 2, 1910 - June 7, 2006) was an Egyptian labour lawyer, communist and activist. During his years of political activism, he was frequently accuse...
Al-Ru'asi
Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Abi Sara Ali Al-Ru'asi (d. 187AH/802CE) was an early convert from Judaism to Islam and a scholar of the Arabic language. He is considered to be the founder of the Kufan school ...
Abu Ayyub al-Ansari
Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (died 674) — born Khalid ibn Zayd ibn Kulayb in Yathrib — hailed from the tribe of Banu Najjar and was a close companion (Arabic: الصحابه, sahaba) of Muhammad. He was named after...
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Tali Fahima
Tali Fahima (Hebrew: טלי פחימה‎; Arabic: طالي فحيمة‎ born 1976) is an Israeli pro-Palestinian activist who was convicted for her contacts with Zakaria Zubeidi, Jenin chief of the A...
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Racism in Israel
Racism in Israel refers to all forms and manifestations of racism experienced in Israel, irrespective of the colour or creed of the perpetrator and victim, or their citizenship, residency, or visitor ...
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Mounir Mourad
Mounir Mourad (Arabic: منير مراد‎ January 13, 1922 - October 17, 1981) was an Egyptian artist, singer, actor, and distinguished composer of lighthearted songs. His compositions included duet...
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Abdallah Schleifer
S. Abdallah Schleifer (born Marc Schleifer, 1935) is a prominent Middle East expert, former NBC Cairo Bureau chief, and a professor of TV journalism at the American University in Cairo. He has intervi...
Sultan Rafi Sharif Bey
Rafi Yahya Abdullah Sharif-Bey (February 28, 1940–March 2, 2006) was a pioneer in the development of Islamic culture in the United States. He was a co-founder of the Sufi group The Noble Order of Moor...
Marrano
Marranos' ([maˈranos]; [mɐˈʁɐnuʃ], [mɐˈʁɐnus], sing. marrano; Catalan: marrans [məˈrans], [maˈrans], sing. marrà) were originally Jews living in the Iberian Peninsula who converted or were forced ...
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Ayala Ingedashet
Ayala Ingedashet (Hebrew: איילה אינגדשט‎; born August 21, 1978) is an Ethiopian singer. She was born in Ethiopia and lived in Israel from the age of two. At the age of 14 she joined a youth band...
Chala (Jews)
Chala (Uzbek: чала [tʃala]) is an Uzbek term meaning "neither this nor that," referring to Bukharan Jews who were allegedly forcibly converted to Islam beginning in the late eighteenth century. In res...