About Translating Jihad

About Translating Jihad

The Translating Jihad blog was started in early 2010 in order to translate Arabic-language news, opinion, and fatwas related to Islamic intolerance, totalitarianism, and jihad.

About the Author

The author of the Translating Jihad blog has experience working full-time as an Arabic translator, and also possesses a Master's Degree with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies. He is a regular contributor on BigPeace.com and the 1389 Blog, and additionally writes on the Portuguese-language blogs Nada Disto É Novo and De Olho na Jihad when he has time. In addition to his own postings in English and Portuguese, his writings have been translated into Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, and Greek. Nearly all of his translations are also archived on WikiIslam.net. His work has been featured often on The BlazeJihad Watch and The Religion of Peace, has been discussed by Glenn Beck on his nationally-syndicated radio program, and has also been cited in the Jerusalem Post, TownHall.com, National Review Online, Pajamas Media, Front Page Magazine, and American Thinker.

Praise for Translating Jihad

"You are great. I love your work... Thank you so much for doing what you're doing."
- Robert Spencer, best-selling author of several books on Islam, including Islam Unveiled and The Truth About Muhammad; director of jihadwatch.org

"Thank you very much again for an excellent job."
- Nonie Darwish, Egyptian native, author of Now They Call Me Infidel and Cruel and Usual Punishment; founder of Arabs for Israel

"Just discovered your superb site ... and wanted to thank you for it."
-Dr. Andrew Bostom, author of Legacy of Jihad and Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism

"We value you so highly for your professionalism."
-Christine Brim, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Security Policy

"You are terrific."
-Alyssa A. Lappen, investigative journalist and poet; senior fellow of the American Center for Democracy

"A short note of thanks, for your translations. I've done more than a few myself, and I well know that it's not easy [to] be both accurate and readable. Your versions are both. First rate work."
-Dr. John C. Lamoreaux, associate professor, Department of Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University

"I just became aware of your site because of an article on one of the anti-Islamophobia websites that was bashing it. So I knew I would like it. It's a great resource and I will make good use of it in the future. Thanks for doing this."
-Administrator, Bare Naked Islam

"I want to thank you for all your hard work -- it's tremendous."
-Kamala, revuse.wetpaint.com

"Al-Mutarjim desenvolve em seu blog um trabalho único e de extrema importância. Ele disponibiliza em inglês traduções de artigos publicados exclusivamente em árabe pelos principais sites muçulmanos. ... Não exagero ao comparar o Translating Jihad com o MEMRI TV, pois ambos mostram realmente o que os islâmicos pensam e dizem."
-De Olho na Jihad


Please send any questions or comments about the site or about the author to translatingjihad@gmail.com.