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Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab is a journalist and writer. He is the author of two books: “Intimate Enemies: Living with Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land” (2014) and “Islam for the Politically Incorrect” (2017).

Latest from Khaled Diab

Food Plays Its Role in a Borderless World

Food Plays Its Role in a Borderless World

Despite what culinary chauvinists claim, few cuisines have developed in isolation. The history of foodstuffs and food words is a history full of migration, adoption and constant civilizational mashups.

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On Being a ‘Muslim’ Atheist

On Being a ‘Muslim’ Atheist

To disbelieve in the existence of God in the Arab world is no easy thing. In countries where atheism is outlawed — it’s punishable by death in countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia — many must keep their skepticism secret not just from family but also from society. Yet more and more of us are coming out of the closet.

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The Gifts of Jewish Arabists — and Arab Jews

The Gifts of Jewish Arabists — and Arab Jews

While many European Jews regarded themselves as honorary “Orientals” or “Arabs,” there were (and still are) Jews who were indeed Arabs. In fact, Middle Eastern Jews played an active role in the formation of modern Arab identity and nationalism.

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