A Palestinian TV cultural program interviewed a Palestinian author who criticized the tendency to demand hatred of Jews.
Author Ounallah Abu Safieh: “Why now, in the present situation, do I hear that I have to hate the Jew because he is a Jew? No!”
[Official PA TV, March 14, 2016]
He argued that from a religious perspective, God is one and the source of all religion. He also argued that in the past, Jews, Christians and Muslims lived together and that Muslim leaders often had Jewish advisors: