SecuriTeach offers the following lectures:
There’s trouble in the neighborhood – Hamas, ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Hezbollah
The similarities and differences between these organizations and what they all want to achieve…
The first day of the new era
What would a Muslim Europe look like; the changes that are taking place in Europe nowadays
The Arab Spring – A step toward the west or a jump backwards?
Why now? About the events that have taken place, are taking place, and may take place in the nearby Arab world, and in the more distant Muslim world.
El Islam hu el hal (Islam is the solution) – An introduction to Islam:
The history of Islam and Islamic religion, customs, and tradition from practical and operational perspectives.
What is this new religion that erupted in the world in the seventh century? Did the desert have influence and does it today? Why did the believers split up? What are the festivals and festival customs of Islam?
This lecture reviews the history of Islam, Islamic religion, customs, and tradition, and how these are expressed in the daily life of Muslims up until our own times.
Abu el-banat (Father of the daughters) – The structure of the Arab name
A fascinating journey to the structure of the Arab name, including its components and roots. Arab names and Jewish names, and the connection between them.
All of this is taught to enable a respectful approach and create a close relationship as seen by Islamic culture.
Ana ala ahui (I am closer to my brother) – The structure of Muslim society
The essential differences between Western and Arab cultures. Techniques for making contact and “chemistry”.
Din Mohammed besaif (Mohammed’s religion by the sword) – Terrorist movements and political, (Islamic) religious movements
What is the fundamentalist worldview and what are its sources? About world terror and the idea of the Jihad.
The identity of local terrorist organizations (such as Hamas and Fatah), regional terrorist organizations (Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood), and international terrorist organizations (al-Qaeda, ISIS).
Allah, Hezbollah, and Nasrallah – the Shiite denomination in Islam
What is the Shia? The similarities and differences between Shia and Sunni Islam; the daily routine of Shiites
The cultural-operational aspects of Southern Lebanon.
The unique beliefs of members of Hezbollah
Iran – the Shiite state, its status and role
From angels of God to… a magician’s hat
A fascinating (and frightening) journey to the world of demons, spirits, customs, and superstitions in Islam.
Between Aliza and Aziza
Women’s status in Islam, through traditional and acceptable behavior for a woman. How to behave when entering a Muslim home.
How to avoid insulting men and women emotionally or culturally. The relationship with the mother. What is permitted and forbidden for a man or women, and more.
Tfadalu… el bet-betkum (Come inside – our home is your home)
The structure of the Arab home, hospitality, the family, “sensitivities”, and more.
Mabruk aleika ya aris (Congratulations to the groom)
About wedding customs and ceremonies, divorce, honor killing, cousin marriage, examination of the bride by her future mother-in-law, the groom’s duties, the wedding night, the firstborn, child rearing, forms and types of entertainment in Arab societies
Baina ibn al-balad we ibn al-mukhayam (A comparison between life in the city and life in the refugee camp)
The differences between life in cities, in villages, and in refugee camps; cultural differences between different sectors in the Palestinian society
A Druze or ibn ma’aruf?
About the Druze society, their customs, ways of life, and relationship with Islam
El badu min el bidaya (The Bedouin, from the beginning)
The Bedouins: their ways of life, customs, beliefs, folk medicine, and the significant change currently underway
Mina aw didna (With us or against us)
Israeli Arabs, from 1948 to our time; processes and changes; where do we go from here?
Al-Istish’had (Suicide attacks)
Religious and terrorist fundamentalism; martyrdom, self-sacrifice terrorist attacks in modern Islam
From the voice of Cairo to voices from Cairo – about the Arab media: its status, importance, and influence
The development of the media in modern times; is the media biased? Ways and methods of circumventing the official media
El kizev mamnu (Lying is forbidden)!!…?
About lying, its status, and “role” in human society. Reasons and motives (personal considerations) for telling falsehoods. How lying is perceived in various cultures.
Tools for assessing signs of truth or falsehood in ancient times and nowadays. Techniques for dealing with falsehood.
El masmukh wa’el mamnu (Permitted and forbidden)
Emphases, insights, and advice for improving personal or business contact.
In kan sahbak asal – talhasush kulu (If your friend is made of honey, don’t lick all of him…)
Greetings, curses, and idioms in spoken Arabic.