Here’s yet another sign of the dangers of Zionist extremism in a post 9/11 age. The Australian Jewish News reports:
A visiting Israeli expert on Islam has urged Australia to cap its intake of Muslim immigrants, warning “life will become untenable” unless the Muslim population is kept in check.
Raphael Israeli, a professor in Islamic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, said Australia was in danger of being swamped by Muslims – especially from Indonesia – and called for a “preventative policy” to protect national security and ensure Muslims remained a “marginal minority”.
Professor Israeli, whose visit is in part sponsored by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, has just begun a six-week stint as a scholar-in-residence at the Shalom Institute in Sydney, where he is teaching a course on “Understanding Islam”.
But the main point remains. His sentiments are widely shared in the Jewish community (and wider society.) Islam is seen as a threat. Muslims are viewed with suspicion, prone to violence and irrationality. Islamophobia is not only encouraged but welcomed (yet most whities barely know any Muslims). Professor Israeli has simply articulated the feelings of many.