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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something of signal…
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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2679/jewish-salonica Share 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something…
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Reform or repression? Saudi’s new ruler plays both ways by Irfan Al-Alawi

Jenny Taylor Media June 6, 2018 The Ka’aba, Makkah. [Irfan Al-Alawi is International Director of CIP and an outstanding commentator on Saudi affairs.] The world stands baffled by two new developments in the Middle East. First, US President Donald J. Trump…
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Bibliography of Anti-Soviet Books In Memory of Richard Pipes, 1923-2018: Fatiha by Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz]

Frontpagemag May 18, 2018 Share1 This text has been revised by our Ashk; the original was posted some some 17 years ago. — Zana Most of these books are personal memoirs or original source materials compiled by participants in the…
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Mueller Releases Indictments, While Our Founder Is Silenced on Anti-Social Media by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë

CIP February 16, 2018 Today, US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein disclosed the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three entities accused of breaking US laws to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, born Stephen Schwartz,…
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Our Founder and Social Media A Message For Milad an-Nabi Isa Aleyhisalem by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë

CIP December 25, 2017 Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, born Stephen Schwartz, has been barred from U.S. social media. Our Ashk with our common “father.” Thank YOU, U.S. President William Jefferson Clinton, for saving Kosova! We all know our Ashk is…
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Earthly Beauty Statement on Mass Martyrdom of Egyptian Sufis by Ashk Sylejman

quora.com November 26, 2017 Our founder grants permission to post this poem in response to the mass martyrdom of Sufis in Egypt. Please review our guidance here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF0IrZA_tjs. Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë, International Director Our Zana. The flag of the Bektashi…
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10 Theses on the Coup in Saudi Arabia by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë and Stephen Sylejman Schwartz

CIP November 5, 2017 The Centre for Islamic Pluralism offers 10 provisional theses on the recent coup in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 1. We interpret the Saudi coup as a restoration of control over the state by the Sudairi…
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What Next? After Antifa Writings of Obscure American Leftist Drive Kurdish Forces in Syria by Sirwan Kajjo

VOA News September 3, 2017 [CIP Note: This reportage appeared on January 16, 2017 but, in our view, remains significant for an understanding of Kurdish issues and the history of Antifa. — Zana]. Could the writings of a little-know leftist…
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CIP Executive Director Schwartz on Antifascist Defense — UPDATED by Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

Illyria [New York] August 14, 2017 UPDATE FOR THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE FASH — THIS ARTICLE WAS POSTED IN ILLYRIA, THE LEADING ALBANIAN-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER. WE KNOW WHAT THE FASH THINK ABOUT BALKAN WOMEN, BUT ALBANIAN WOMEN ARE ANXIOUS TO MEET…
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