Monday, July 31, 2017

California Imam Apologizes for Antisemitic Sermon - Breitbart News Network


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California Imam Apologizes for Antisemitic Sermon

by JOEL B. POLLAK30 Jul 2017
Imam Ammar Shahin of the Islamic Center of Davis apologized on Friday for a July 21 sermon in which he had quoted an antisemitic text and prayed for Allah to “annihilate” Jews “down to the very last one.”

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The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) also translated another sermon from Shahin from July 14, in which he made similarly incendiary remarks:
By Allah, the Prophet Muhammad told us, in many narrations – and there is no time to list all of them now – that prayer is the strongest weapon that Muslims have. By Allah, brothers, it is stronger than the weapons of the Jews, the deceit of the Jews, and their wickedness. … The Al-Aqsa Mosque is besieged, and there are no prayers in it. Those wicked Jews are prohibiting prayer there … Oh Allah, count them one by one and destroy them down to the very last one.

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