Contemporary stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims as inferior, primitive and untrustworthy should have a familiar ring, according to Hussein Ibish.

Similar stereotypes were perpetuated historically by those who hate or mistrust Jewish people, said Ibish, executive director of the Foundation for Arab-American Leadership.

“It is impossible to look at anti-Semitic discourse and say it was bad and look at Islamophobia and say it is good,” Ibish said Wednesday night during a speech at the University of Notre Dame. (MORE)

 

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