May 6, 2012

Islam's European Hope

Shlomo Ben-Ami, European Voice

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The example of European Jewry suggests ways in which Europe's Muslim minorities may change. Mohamed Merah's killing spree in and around Toulouse in March, like the 2004 Madrid train bombings and the 2005 suicide attacks in London's Underground, has highlighted once again the dilemmas that Europe faces with regard to its growing Muslim minority. No social-integration model has proven to be free of flaws. But is the picture really so bleak as those who despair of an emerging ‘Eurabia' would have us believe?

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