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To the New York Times, calling for the murder of Jews [...]isn't news
Jewish World Review ^ | 1/26/2012 | Ed Koch

Posted on 01/26/2012 6:55:18 AM PST by Former Fetus

In the Times of January 24 is an article headlined, "2 Palestinian Legislators Are Arrested in East Jerusalem Protest." The article reported, "Israel arrested two Palestinian legislators affiliated with Hamas as they staged a protest in the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross in East Jerusalem on Monday, an act criticized by the Palestinian leadership as a blow to the first direct meetings between the Israeli and Palestinian sides in more than a year now underway in Jordan."

Actually there were three men protesting: Muhammad Totah, a member of the Palestinian legislative council, Khaled Abu Arafeh, a former minister, and Ahmed Attoun, a Hamas legislator. The Times reported, "A police spokesman, Mickey Rosenfeld, said that the two legislators arrested were suspected of carrying out Hamas activities in Jerusalem. The Islamic militant group is considered an illegal organization by Israel."

>>SNIP<<

The Times' reference was, "The mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Hussein, addressed a crowd at an event marking the 47th anniversary of the founding of Fatah, the mainstream movement led by the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas. He quoted a hadith, a saying attributed to the Prophet Muhammad, stating: "The Hour will not come until you fight the Jews. The Jews will hide behind stones or trees. Then the stones or trees will call: Oh Muslim, servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him."

>>SNIP<<

The lack of media attention given to these Arab threats and the constant unfair attacks by the media, cowardly governments and U.N. officials on Israel is what angers people like me.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mufti; murder; nytimes
Excellent article, there's nothing I can add to it.
1 posted on 01/26/2012 6:55:21 AM PST by Former Fetus
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To: Former Fetus

Calling for the murder of Jews is officially not news from the NY times since 1933.


2 posted on 01/26/2012 2:21:39 PM PST by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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3 posted on 01/26/2012 4:19:29 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims¬óDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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