Jews - Nearly Everything You Wanted to Know* *But Were Too Afraid to Ask - Peter Cave

Jews - Nearly Everything You Wanted to Know* *But Were Too Afraid to Ask - Peter Cave

12. Are not Muslims Better Off in Israel than in Islamic States?

Jews - Nearly Everything You Wanted to Know* *But Were Too Afraid to Ask - Peter Cave

Peter Cave [+-]
The Open University and New York University (London)
Peter Cave read philosophy at University College London and King's College Cambridge. His philosophy lectureships span University College London, University of Khartoum, Sudan to, currently, The Open University and New York University (London).
Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, sits on the Council of the Royal Institute of Philosophy and is Patron of Humanists UK and of Population Matters. He has published many papers, light and serious. His books include This Sentence is False: an introduction to philosophical paradoxes and three ‘beginner’s guides’: Humanism; Philosophy; and Ethics. His most recent work is The Big Think Book: Discover Philosophy Through 99 Perplexities. He has written and presented philosophy programmes for BBC radio, and often takes part in public debates.
Peter lives in Soho, central London, enjoys opera, lieder and chamber music (well, he thinks he knows what he likes), even delights in religious music, despite his atheism — and is irritated by builders’ drillings, pointless burglar alarms and unnecessary thuds of music in cafes, restaurants and shops. He is often to be found with a glass of wine — or two.
Dan Cohn-Sherbok [+-]
University of Wales (Emeritus Professor) and Rabbi
Dan Cohn-Sherbok is an American rabbi and Professor Emeritus of Judaism at the University of Wales. He received a PhD from the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York.
Dan is the author and editor of a number of books dealing with Israel including Israel: The History of an Idea; The Palestine-Israeli Conflict (with Dawoud El-Alami); Debating Israel and Palestine (with Mary Grey); The Politics of Apocalypse: The History and Influence of Christian Zionism; Introduction to Zionism and Israel: From Ideology to History; The Palestinian State: A Jewish Justification. He has also published several books of cartoons.
Dan lives in Kensington (and Wales) with his wife Lavinia and his Burmese cat. He is frequently to be found drawing cartoons in his London club.

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According to Israel’s Bureau of Statistics, in 2013 the Arab population in Israel was approximately 1,658,000; this represents 20.7% of the population of the country. The majority of these individuals identify themselves as Arab or Palestinian by nationality and Israeli by citizenship. Many have family ties to Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, as well as to Palestinian refugees in Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon. The rights of these citizens are guaranteed by a set of basic Israeli laws. Nonetheless, many Arab citizens believe that the state, as well as society at large, limits them to second-class citizenship and views them as enemies.

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Cave, Peter; Cohn-Sherbok, Dan. 12. Are not Muslims Better Off in Israel than in Islamic States?. Jews - Nearly Everything You Wanted to Know* *But Were Too Afraid to Ask. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 150-163 Nov 2018. ISBN 9781781797778. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35993. Date accessed: 21 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35993. Nov 2018

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