To know them is to be better able to counter them.
Islamophobia: The Politics of Exclusion, a forum by the Arab American Institute discusses “Islamophobia” and the necessary methods needed to counter negative views of Muslims in America. They also mentioned the need to stifle anti-Semitic sentiment within Muslim communities, and that was said in the context of wooing the larger Jewish groups like the ADL and AJC.
Go to the 3:30 minute mark to hear it. KGS