Nonie Darwish is not only an ‘apostate’, having left Islam, but she also became an Evangelical Christian, who promotes peace with Israel. One of the more harrowing examples of her rejection of Islam is her coming to terms with why her father was killed by Israeli Defense Forces.
In speaking with the Christian Broadcasting Network in 2007, Darwish stated that:
I always blamed Israel for my father’s death, because that’s what I was taught. I never looked at why Israel killed my father. They killed my father because the fedayeen were killing Israelis. They killed my father because when I was growing up, we had to recite poetry pledging jihad against Israel. We would have tears in our eyes, pledging that we wanted to die. I speak to people who think there was no terrorism against Israel before the ’67 war. How can they deny it? My father died in it.
Having moved to the United States with her husband in 1978, Darwish founded Arabs For Israel to “promote understanding, peace and a new paradigm for Arabs to view Israel.” Darwish remains with the organization as President. Currently Darwish’s Facebook Page for Arabs for Israel has over 6,500 followers.
Furthering the wrath of the Islamic Terrorists, Darwish authored three books, Now They Call Me Infidel, Cruel and Usual Punishment, and The Devil We Don’t Know; the dark side of revolutions in the Middle East.
After the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, Darwish encouraged moderate Muslims to speak out. She said:
After 9/11 very few Americans of Arab and Muslim origin spoke out… Muslim groups in the U.S. try to silence us and intimidate American campuses who invite us to speak. I often tell Muslim students that Arab Americans who are speaking out against terrorism are not the problem, it’s the terrorists who are giving Islam a bad name. And what the West must do is ask the politically incorrect questions and we Americans of Arab and Muslim origin owe them honest answers.