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Topic: Has anyone read I was an Arafat man? Author Tass Saada

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Subject: Has anyone read I was an Arafat man? Author Tass Saada
Date Posted: 12/30/2008 9:04 PM ET
Member Since: 4/21/2008
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I had to look pretty hard to find this book.  I requested it through my library and no one seemed interested in ordering it.  I just finished it and found it very fascinating.  I heard the author being interviewed on a Christian radio station and was really intrigued.  It is the story of a Fatar sniper who was born in Gaza Strip and became a refuge in exile in Jordan.  How his hatred and anger fueled.  Many years later he had married an American woman in order to get a "green card".  He'd become quite successful financially in the restaurant business and quite removed from his family, both physically and emotionally.  How through an associate and mentor he tells his conversion story to Christianity and the realization that "Jesus was a Jew".  Continues on with the conversion of American family and how this affects his muslim family in Qatar.  Later his ministry in the Middle East  and his trips with his wife to the Middle East.  He quotes alot of the Holy Bible, especially Old Testament.  I am not a theologean so I can't really quibble with whether his interpretations are correct or not.  But it is truly an inspirational testament with what seems to be a reasonable reconcilation for peace in the middle East.  A definite read..I would say.