Sheikh Ahmad Raysuni on peace agreements with Israel

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This article presents the position towards Jews, Judaism, and the State of Israel of Sheikh Dr. Ahmad al-Raysuni, the Moroccan scholar who is the current president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS). It discusses Raysuni’s legal rulings on normalisation and peace agreement with Israel, as well as his pragmatic legal opinion about Muslims living in Israel. The latter is contrasted with that of the former president of the IUMS, Sheikh Yusuf Qaraḍawi.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1200-1222
Number of pages23
JournalIsrael Affairs
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2021

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  • Ahmad al-Raysuni
  • Hamas
  • Islam and the state
  • Israel
  • Israeli Arabs
  • Jews
  • Yusuf al-Qaraḍawi
  • peace agreements


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