OCEANSIDE — New Song Community Church announces thatTaysir Abu Saada, a former PLO sniper under the “Fatah Forces” and author of the book
“Once An Arafat Man,” will visit the church Feb. 11 and Feb. 12. Taysir Abu, also known as Tass, has been invited to share his real-life story of transformation from a life
of hatred to one of reconciliation and love.
Born into a Muslim family, Tass joined the “Fatah Forces” PLO under Arafat, where he
was trained as a sniper to kill Jews. As a young man he came to America, where he
started a family, changed his faith, and began reconciliation with Jews. Tass will share his life and how he was transformed from a former terrorist immersed in anti-Israeli activity to embracing the Christian faith and becoming an advocate of the nation of Israel.
For detailed information visit newsongchurch.com
Jean Gillette is the Community News editor for The Coast News Group. As a journalist, she primarily worked in San Clemente and Los Angeles. She has been with the Coast News for 20 years and lives in La Costa.