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Anti-Semitism in the Egyptian Media
February 2001 - February 2002 RULE
Blood Libel

Reviving the Charge Jews Kill non-Jewish Children for their Blood

On March 25, 2001, the government sponsored newspaper, Al-Akhbar, published a blood libel charge in an article coinciding with a meeting of the Arab League in Amman, Jordan. According to the article, by Dr. Mahmoud Al-Said Al-Kurdi, "The Talmud, the second holiest book for the Jews, determines that the 'matzahs' of Atonement Day [sic] must be kneaded 'with blood' from a non-Jew. The preference is for the blood of youths after raping them!! Rabbi Moshe Abu Al-Afiah revealed this during the investigation of the disappearance of Father Toma in the Jewish quarter of Damascus in 1840 . . ." 2

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1 The Coordinating Forum for Countering Anti-Semitism, "Anti-Semitic Expressions in the Arab Media," Collection 02/2001

2 The Middle East Media and Research Institute (MEMRI) Arab Anti-Semitism Documentation Project ©

All caricatures provided courtesy of the Middle East Media Research Institute's (MEMRI) Arab Anti-Semitism Documentation Project ©. For more information visit www.memri.org
Anti-Semitism in the Arab World
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Anti-Semitism in the Egyptian Media: February - May 2001
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Anti-Semitism in the Egyptian Media: Spring 1998 - Spring 1999
Anti-Semitism in the Egyptian Media: 1997
Egyptian Anti-Normalization And Anti-Semitism
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