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NYC jail chaplain is suspended over Tucson comments
Arizona Daily Star ^ | STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

Posted on 03/11/2006 10:48:58 AM PST by SandRat

The head chaplain for New York City jails has been suspended while the city investigates claims he made incendiary statements last year in Tucson, including a comment that the "greatest terrorists in the world occupy the White House."

The New York Post reported Thursday that Umar Abdul-Jalil made the remarks at a conference sponsored by the Muslim Students Association in Tucson.

It said the Investigative Project, a Washington organization that tracks extremist Islamic groups, recorded the speech, in which he also allegedly said that Muslims jailed after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were "tortured" in the Manhattan Correctional Center.

Abdul-Jalil, a prominent imam from Harlem, was ----

(Excerpt) Read more at azstarnet.net ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Arizona; US: New York
KEYWORDS: abduljalil; chaplain; chaplains; cleric; comments; imams; jail; jalil; msa; nyc; omarjalil; prisonchaplains; prisonministry; prisons; suspended; terrorclerics; tucson; tucsoncell; umarabduljalil; umarjalil
Arizona Daily Star reporter Stephanie Innes contributed to this report, as did The Associated Press in New York City. œ Contact Innes at 573-4134 or at sinnes@azstarnet.com.
1 posted on 03/11/2006 10:49:00 AM PST by SandRat
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To: SandRat
"Believers are compassionate with each other, and they are hard against kufr," he said. A kufr is someone who doesn't believe in God.

This is, after all, the Islamic world view.

2 posted on 03/11/2006 11:14:36 AM PST by JimSEA (America cannot have an exit strategy from the world.)
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To: SandRat
Here's the head chaplain at a fund raiser.


3 posted on 03/11/2006 11:14:44 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
Next time you have photo op with the Imam, can you get me the name of his tailor?

It's Spring Wardrobe time!

4 posted on 03/11/2006 11:17:01 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (OK, how bad we hurt for 2006? Who we running in 2008?)
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To: Cicero

A. Con Man
B. Pimp
C. Dirtbag
D. Fashion Police Escapee
E. All of the above.


5 posted on 03/11/2006 11:18:25 AM PST by auboy
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To: Cicero

What you can't see is the flashing neon sign on the back of that get-up that says "Eat at Joe's."


6 posted on 03/11/2006 11:20:42 AM PST by KellyAdmirer
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To: Cicero

"Pimp my Shoes!"


7 posted on 03/11/2006 11:22:22 AM PST by Cagey (You don't pay taxes - they take taxes. ~Chris Rock)
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To: SandRat

Um, why is the head chaplain of New York City's jails named Umar Abdul-Jalil?

That's just asking for troube.


8 posted on 03/11/2006 11:28:54 AM PST by CheyennePress
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To: Kenny Bunk

Cool duds, Dude!


9 posted on 03/11/2006 11:40:39 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
Cool duds, Dude!

adds a new dimension to the concept: CLOWN COSTUME

10 posted on 03/11/2006 11:55:32 AM PST by TheOracleAtLilac
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To: Cicero
Cool duds, Dude!

And vice-versa, when it come to the Imam.

11 posted on 03/11/2006 12:22:34 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (OK, how bad we hurt for 2006? Who we running in 2008?)
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To: SandRat

Liberals can pick 'em, can't they?


12 posted on 03/11/2006 12:33:47 PM PST by pabianice
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To: CheyennePress

They wanted to be T-O-L-E-R-A-N-T and show how D-I-V-E-S-E they is.


13 posted on 03/11/2006 2:56:04 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: SandRat
The head chaplain for New York City jails...


The Clinton Legacy: a gift that just keeps on giving....

14 posted on 03/11/2006 3:02:25 PM PST by shezza (God bless our military heroes)
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To: KellyAdmirer
What you can't see is the flashing neon sign on the back of that get-up that says "Eat at Joe's" "Beat Up Jews!"
15 posted on 03/11/2006 6:37:26 PM PST by Yehuda ("Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!" (Choke on it, pinkos!))
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To: Grampa Dave; Cindy

Maybe another al fuqra fan?


16 posted on 11/08/2006 11:59:59 PM PST by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: piasa

I don't know.


17 posted on 11/09/2006 12:46:52 AM PST by Cindy
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To: SandRat

Peloais will probably make him the new House Chaplain.

The bsers who prayed for a R loss have put this country in deep peril.

This home grown Islamofacists has nothing to fear now. He didn't say anything different than most of the rats in congress.


18 posted on 11/09/2006 6:28:46 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Bush haters on both sides have elected the government they have dreamed of!)
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To: Grampa Dave

ARRRRRGGGGGGG!!!!!!!


19 posted on 11/09/2006 4:09:41 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: SandRat

If you really want to go Aaarrgh, just read the Bush Haters's reply/remarks on many of the threads today and yesterday.


20 posted on 11/09/2006 4:20:53 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Bush haters on both sides have elected the government they have dreamed of!)
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To: Grampa Dave

I did and that's why I wasn't on much. If I'd replied to any of them I'd prbably have been banned and a WET-Team dispatched to make sure I stayed banned.


21 posted on 11/09/2006 4:25:50 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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