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Muhammad Asad: From Judaism to Islam

Muhammad Asad (1900 – 1992), formally known as Leopold Weiss came from a long line of Jewish Rabbis. His work as a part-time freelancer for the newspaper Frankfurter Zeitung in Jerusalem brought him closer and closer to the Muslim world. Though Jewish at the time, his writings were well appreciated for his understanding of Arab hesitancies and Zionist movement. Seven years before accepting Islam, Muhammad Asad had a dream that