Skip to comments.Did Weiner Secretly Convert to Islam to Marry a Muslim?
Posted on 06/12/2011 12:21:23 AM PDT by Nachum
Omar Abu-Namous is the imam of the Islamic Cultural Center in New York and he is encouraging Huma Abedin a practicing Muslim to stand by her husband, New York congressman Anthony Weiner. Why would this imam support Anthony Weiner, who was raised Jewish, in a marriage with a practicing Muslim woman?
Every Islamic scholar agrees that it is forbidden for a Muslim woman to marry a non-Muslim. Former Muslim Walid Shoebat has translated the Arabic declarations relative to the validity of the marriage between Weiner and Abedin last year. One such publication Shoebat translated was the Al-Marsid newspaper, which reported on the Weiner/Abedin marriage specifically:
Dr. Anwar Shoeb of the faculty of Islamic law in Kuwait declared that the marriage between Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin is null and void, considering it adultery as confirmed in the Sharia position, prohibiting the marriage of a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim, regardless of whether he is a Jew or a Christian. In this case, he assured the invalidity of the marriage certificate between them.
Abu-Namous is in direct opposition to his Islamic superiors? Why?
Abedin was raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In 2007, the New York Observer wrote (in an article no longer available but cross-posted at FreeRepublic.com) that her mother is a professor in Saudi Arabia and that her father was an Islamic scholar before his death.
Weiner was raised Jewish but admitted to growing up in a non-religious household. If Abedin remains a practicing Muslim and her religion forbids her from marrying a non-Muslim, isnt she failing to practice Islam? Wouldnt that be the case unless Weiner converted to Islam? The New York Times reported that Weiner sometimes fasts with her (Abedin) during Ramadan. This would indicate that the congressman is more amenable to practicing Islam than Abedin is to practicing Judaism.
Before people should start believing that Abu-Namous is of the more moderate persuasion, consider what he was quoted as saying in 2001:
A unified Muslim state would be the ideal instrument to convince the world that Islam is the last version of Gods word. God meant his word to be obeyed.
Moreover, Abu-Namous spoke alongside the director of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) at the First National Summit of Imams and Rabbis. ISNA is a Muslim Brotherhood group. Abu-Namous is on record as having said there was no conclusive evidence that Muslim were responsible for the September 11th attacks. Ironically, former ground zero mosque imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is a permanent trustee with with the ICC. Abu-Namouss predecessor at the ICC blamed the Jews for 9/11.
Presiding over the wedding of Weiner and Abedin was none other than Bill Clinton. It took place at the Oheka Castle in Huntington, NY on Long Island barely more than thirty miles from the ICC where Abu-Namous served as the imam.
The Al-Marsid newspaper reported what Bill Clinton said. Shoebat translated:
Clinton spoke, presiding at the wedding about how the two met and how Abedin rejected Weiner in the beginning but the persistence of the latter did not make him give up .
Did Abedin reject Weiner because he was not Muslim? Why is a New York imam with ties to the ISNA and Feisal Abdul Rauf defending a non-Muslim male with a Muslim female?
Perhaps there is a more important question that needs to be answered. Did a secular Jewish man convert to Islam or did his (still) practicing Muslim wife abandon her religion by marrying him?
Ben Barrack is a talk show host on KTEM 1400 in Texas and maintains a website at www.benbarrack.com.
Who gives a crap? He’s a turd and so is she. Flush them both and move on.
it matters, because Weiner was being groomed for NYC Mayor. (remember the ground zero masjid?) and maybe one day, US President!
at the height of the Cold War, who wouldn’t care, if such a man married a KNOWN Communist agent?
Huma’s Father was an Islamic scholar, with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, which has detailed plans (captured in raids) for infiltrating the US Government, and more.
And either Weiner converted, or Huma would be considered an apostate (married to a Jew), for which the penalty is death.
attempted “Honor Killings” are done for MUCH less, like the “Harry Potter” actress who simply dated a Hindu.
it is IMPOSSIBLE for a muslim female to be married to a non-muslim, and remain Muslim.
...if Weiner didn’t convert (which is very easy... just recite the Shahada kalima),
then Huma would be considered an apostate, married to a JEW.
...would the U.S. Secretary of State (Hillary), making official visits to Muslim countries, have an assistant who was considered to be a Muslim apostate ?
and others have noted, she had a very expensive apartment, etc., for a college student.
...and Weiner certainly didn’t seem too devoted to her, even in this, the FIRST year of their marriage. so asking why he married her, is a fair question.
Like the Clintons and 0bamas they are commies. That is all they believe in.
Weiner is doing a pretty good job of self-destructing without anyone helping him out. But anything is possible. He will probably issue one of his famous not-quite-denials “I can’t account for every religion I might have converted to.”
Eventually we are going to have to take off the blinders and openly discuss the national security implications of allowing/having members of our government compromised by the Religion of Peace - a religion openly advocating the destruction of our constitutional form of government and it’s replacement with Sharia.
Call me a bigoted racist...it is still very much the truth.
not everyone who says he or she is a observant moose may be telling the truth.
anyhow, the wedding was a secular one, no? so it doesn’t matter. going to a mosque/synagogue doesn’t make you a moose/Jew any more than sitting in a garage makes you a car.
At least Woody Allen had angst.
I’m not sure, but it’s fairly obvious he converted to ‘I slam’ to cheat on one. (I honestly don’t know if his wife is a Muslim or not though.)
anyhow, the wedding was a secular one, no? so it doesnt matter.
Is such a wedding even recognized by Islam?
Lots of questions.
Never seen a Jew convert to Islam in my 53
Oh, we’ll have that discussion. And it will be real short. It will take place when about a half million or more Americans are wiped out in one attack.
Who the hell knows what the dynamic is in that household? I do find it odd that a Jew who has marched for Israel, would marry a Muslim, but despite her family tree, where is the evidence she’s devout, or an Islamic activist? There’s nothing that holds together this theory aside from a lack of sophistication. Is it really news for a Muslim man to take the side of the man, and shame the victimized woman? Is there a Muslim cleric who would sanction a secret conversion? You don’t understand Islam if you think so.
And fasting on Ramadan amounts to eating one meal a day for dinner...big deal...it’s a nice courtesy not to eat a cheeseburger in front of your Muslim girlfriend/wife, isn’t it? It doesn’t equate “secret Muslim convert”, it just means that the reality of intermarriage requires one to partake in certain harmless aspect of a tradition. Ramadan for a Muslim is more involved than fasting.
“Never seen a Jew convert to Islam in my 53”
Never heard of Adam Gadahn?
Weiner doesn’t sound like the right type of crazy it takes.
They might make an exception for lesbians in sham marriages if they are advancing an anti-Israel agenda.
“During a White House internship in 1996, Abedin was mistakenly assigned to the first ladys office when she had requested to be in the press office. She has been a close aide to Hillary Clinton ever since.”
The article was written by another practicing female Muslim - obviously so when one reads it. Interesting how she got the job...’mistakenly assigned’ and they didn’t correct it. I know if I was mistakenly assigned it would be rectified. How do they both settle their differences in regards to the ME...
Weiner and Schumer are very pro-Israel, both are close friends, yet Schumer showed no support which is strange. Weiner has been doing this stuff for years and it suddenly surfaces...sometimes I get overly fanciful...there’s nothing the FBI doesn’t know about everyone is the WH...
“Oh, well have that discussion. And it will be real short. It will take place when about a half million or more Americans are wiped out in one attack.”
The worst part about this is that I totally believe that this is ‘exactly’ what it will take before the hand-wringers and those who choose to ignore the problem out there finally get a clue. In just 65 years we as a people have ‘willingly’ forgotten the lessons of WW2.
“Oh no! That will NEVER happen here/again/to me/us...”
Oh yes...it can.
Muslims and the ‘Arab Spring’ rioting around the world/acts of terror to numerous to list and somehow that will never happen here?
Not even 10 years since 9/11 and people have ‘willingly’ ignored that too.
God we suck.
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