I do not agree that Muslims did not have a hatred of Jews in their history. Recently, the digitized records of the British India Office became available online. http://www.qdl.qa/en/
If you type the word ‘Jew’ and search the archives, you come across letter after letter, some by Muslims themselves, describing the abject humiliation and every day abuse Jews lived with throughout the Middle East.
One particularly interesting mention was that a few days away from Medinah (the Holy City near Mecca) was an ancient settlement of Jews ‘from time immemorial’, where Jews were living in peace and had an alliance with the local Bedouins. Mohammad the founder of Islam destroyed this place. So at the very start anti-semitism was part of the Muslim world-view. This is document where it is mentioned: http://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023876775.0x0000bd
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