Prof Rafi Bhai,
This brief lecture by Prof. Moshe Sharon, an internationally recognized scholar, gives me goosebumps.
And he is speaking from the celebrated Ben Gurion University in Israel! Certainly, the Invincible Truth shines like the sun.
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Islam History Prof. Moshe Sharon: "There is no possibility of peace between Israel and the Palestinians whatsoever - ever.â€
Sharon, speaking at the annual conference of Herzliyaâ€™s Counter Terrorism Institute, said that Iran is dead serious about obtaining and using nuclear weapons in order to bring about its vision of an Islamic End of Days.
The veteran expert on Islam says that Western officials fail to grasp that the Arab and Islamic world truly see Israelâ€™s establishment as a â€œreversal of historyâ€ and are therefore unable to ever accept peaceful relations with it. From Moslemsâ€™ perspective, â€œIslamic territory was taken away from Islam by Jews. You know by now that this can never be accepted, not even one meter. So everyone who thinks Tel Aviv is safe is making a grave mistake. Territory which at one time was dominated by Islamic rule, now has become non-Muslim. Non-Muslims are independent of Islamic rule and Jews have created their own independent state. It is anathema. Worse, Israel, a non-Muslim state, is ruling over Muslims. It is unthinkable that non-Muslims should rule over Muslims.â€
Sharon dismissed various peace treaties signed by Muslim and Arab officials over the years as "pieces of paper, parts of tactics and strategies... with no meaning."
Sharonâ€™s assessment focused on the danger posed by Iran. From studying Iranian culture, literature, newspapers, broadcasts and interviews with major players in the Islamic regime, Sharon concludes that a deep belief in a Shiite messiah is at the root of Iranâ€™s nuclear project. â€œThey truly believe that the Shiite messiah, the 12th Imam (also known as the Mahdi), is here, and that he will reveal himself... What moves the Iranian government and leadership today is first and foremost the wish to bring about the 12th Imam."
Addressing the theological doctrine of how exactly the this Messiah will be revealed, Sharon explained: "How will they bring him? Through an apocalypse. He (the Mahdi) needs a war. He cannot come into this world without an Armageddon. He wants an Armageddon. The earlier we understand this the better. Ahmadinejad wants nuclear weapons for this!"
Sharon has in the past insisted that the Western world was engaging in great folly by differentiating between radical and peaceful Islam. â€œAll of a sudden we see that the greatest interpreters of Islam are politicians in the Western world,â€ he wrote sarcastically. â€œThey know better than all the speakers in the mosques, all those who deliver terrible sermons against anything that is either Christian or Jewish. These Western politicians know that there is good Islam and bad Islam. They know even how to differentiate between the two - except that none of them know how to read a word of Arabic.â€
Muslim Peace with Israel? Nope!
â€œThe difference between Judaism, Christianity and Islam is as follows: Judaism speaks about national salvation - namely, that at the end of the story, when the world becomes a better place, Israel will be in its own land, ruled by its own king and serving G-d. Christianity speaks about the idea that every single person in the world can be saved from his sins, while Islam speaks about ruling the world. I can quote here in Arabic, but there is no point in quoting Arabic, so let me quote a verse in English: â€˜Allah sent Mohammed with the true religion so that it should rule over all the religions.â€™
â€œThe idea, then, is not that the whole world would necessarily become Moslem at this time, but that the whole world would be subdued under the rule of Islam.â€
That, Sharon insists, is the plan, in black-and-white, of the Iranian regime.
â€œThis is why [Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad seeks nuclear weapons,â€ he emphasized. â€œThe faster we realize this, the better.