| The Mufti of Jerusalem: Jihadi Bloodlust, the Nazis, and British and French Perfidy
| Monday, July 23, 2018
|Jihad Watch : My latest at the Geller Report:
The Geller Report had the story last week
of Hamas official Fathi Hammad, who declared that “the cleansing of
Palestine of the filth of the Jews, and their uprooting from it” would
happen by 2022.
“The second thing is the establishment of the Caliphate,
after the nation has been healed of its cancer – the Jews – Allah
willing.” The world will, of course, little note nor long remember these
genocidal boasts. And that in itself is nothing new: the world has been
ignoring Muslim declarations of genocidal intent against the Jews since
before the founding of the State of Israel.
Take, for example, the career of Hajj Amin al-Husseini, the mufti of Jerusalem. As I detail in my new book The History of Jihad From Muhammad to ISIS,
for years before the establishment of the State of Israel, he fought
strenuously against Jewish settlement in the Holy Land, which had
accelerated after Britain’s 1917 Balfour Declaration calling for the
establishment of a Jewish homeland in the Middle East.
Beginning in 1919, al-Husseini began organizing jihad attacks against
Jews, as well as riots in Jerusalem in 1920 during which six Jews were
killed and two hundred injured. The following year, British high
commissioner Herbert Samuel responded to al-Husseini’s instigation of
jihad violence by appointing him mufti of Jerusalem, hoping that this
gift would lead al-Husseini to be “devoted to tranquility.”
Instead, al-Husseini continued to incite violence, including riots in
Petach Tikvah and Jaffa just weeks after he became mufti; forty-three
Jews were killed. A British government report stated that “the Arab
majority, who were generally the aggressors, inflicted most of the
Read it all here.....................
|posted by Major D Swami (Retired) @ 10:06 AM