Episode 1 of Khaybar (with thanks: Elder of Ziyyon)
It’s Ramadan – time to incite the viewing masses of the Arab world with a new antisemitic TV series, “Khaybar”, showing Muhammad’s battle against the treacherous Jews. The Jerusalem Post reports:
Arab TV satellite
channels are airing aseries this year called Khaybar,referring to the Muslim
massacre of the Jews of the town of that name in northwestern Arabia in 628
After the attack, some Muslims, including Muhammad, took surviving
women as wives.
The Muslim conquerors charged the Jews a 50 percent tax
on their crops and in 637, after Muhammad’s death, the Caliph Omar expelled the
remaining Jews from Khaybar.
In Islamic tradition, the chant “Khaybar
Khaybar, ya yahud, Jaish Muhammad, sa yahud,” which means, “Jews, remember
Khaybar, the army of Muhammad is returning,” is used as a battle cry when
attacking Jews or Israelis.
It was, for example, chanted on the Mavi
Marmara Gaza flotilla ship in May 2010.
The show deals with the
relationship between the Jews and the Arab tribes of Medina as well as between
the Jews of Medina and Khaybar, MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute)
reported on Wednesday. One Arab media outlet described the film as demonstrating
the Jews’ “hostility toward others, their treacherous nature, and their repeated
The plot deals with Jews asking Miqdad, an Arab warrior, to
fight for them; he refuses to kill women and children and is sent to prison.
Another episode, based on Islamic tradition, involves a Jewish woman whose
father and brother were killed by Muslims and who tries to get revenge by
attempting to poison the prophet.