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To all Freemasons, Lions Club members, and Rotarians
Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement ^ | 1990 | HAMAS

Posted on 09/14/2001 9:22:32 AM PDT by Dr. Sandy Kramer

Good morning:

While undertaking some private research dealing with the horrible events of this week, I came across a verbatim English translation of the Charter of Hamas. Hamas, of course, is the Islamic Resistance Movement dedicated to the elimination of Jews from Palestine/Israel.

What was of extreme interest is the fact that their charter specifically declares, in Articles 22 and 28, that the the Rotary Club, Freemasons, and Lions organizations are in league with "Zionists".

The pertinent quotes are printed below.

The full charter, in English, may be found at:

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/hamas.htm

"Supportive Forces Behind the Enemy:

Article Twenty-Two:

For a long time, the enemies have been planning, skillfully and with precision, for the achievement of what they have attained. They took into consideration the causes affecting the current of events. They strived to amass great and substantive material wealth which they devoted to the realisation of their dream. With their money, they took control of the world media, news agencies, the press, publishing houses, broadcasting stations, and others. With their money they stirred revolutions in various parts of the world with the purpose of achieving their interests and reaping the fruit therein. They were behind the French Revolution, the Communist revolution and most of the revolutions we heard and hear about, here and there. With their money they formed secret societies, such as Freemasons, Rotary Clubs, the Lions and others in different parts of the world for the purpose of sabotaging societies and achieving Zionist interests. With their money they were able to control imperialistic countries and instigate them to colonize many countries in order to enable them to exploit their resources and spread corruption there.

Article Twenty-Eight:

The Zionist invasion is a vicious invasion. It does not refrain from resorting to all methods, using all evil and contemptible ways to achieve its end. It relies greatly in its infiltration and espionage operations on the secret organizations it gave rise to, such as the Freemasons, The Rotary and Lions clubs, and other sabotage groups. All these organizations, whether secret or open, work in the interest of Zionism and according to its instructions. They aim at undermining societies, destroying values, corrupting consciences, deteriorating character and annihilating Islam. It is behind the drug trade and alcoholism in all its kinds so as to facilitate its control and expansion."

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I thought you might wish to be made aware of the libelous remarks in this astonishing document.


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As much as I thought I knew about the Arab mindset, this was new to me!
1 posted on 09/14/2001 9:22:32 AM PDT by Dr. Sandy Kramer (Kramer@alumni.Princeton.edu)
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To: Dr. Sandy Kramer
Notice they didn't mention the Shriners...must be the fez's.
2 posted on 09/14/2001 9:44:03 AM PDT by Myrnick
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To: Dr. Sandy Kramer
How long have the Hamas been around? Did you know that Masonry has been around since the days of King Soloman and the building of his temple. The Mason's are a wonderful civic organization, or at least in our community they are. There are a lot of false stories out there about them. Most seem to come from disgruntled ex- masons and peole that don't know anything about them.

The mason's are not a secret organization, rather they are an organization with secrets.

3 posted on 09/14/2001 10:32:38 AM PDT by freedom4ever
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To: freedom4ever
Masons are laughing like hell at the suggestion that Freemasonry was begun by Jews. Until the beginning of the 19th century I don't think any masonic lodges accepted Jews - and by the same token Orthodox Jews didn't seek admittance to the Masons. Contrary to Masonic mythology, the Freemasons do not go back to Solomon, but perhaps only to the end of the 16th century but claim (or at one time claimed) to be directly connected to the very wealthy (and ultimately exterminated) Crusaders known as the Knights Templar, and possibly it began with the professional guilds of craftsmen who built (and it often took more than one lifetime to do it) the great cathedrals of the Middle Ages.
4 posted on 09/14/2001 11:38:16 AM PDT by DonQ
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To: freedom4ever
Regarding how long Hamas has been around:

It's charter is dated August 18, 1988.

The organization says the following about itself:

"The Islamic Resistance Movement is one of the links in the chain of the struggle against the Zionist invaders. It goes back to 1939, to the emergence of the martyr Izz al-Din al Kissam and his brethren the fighters, members of Moslem Brotherhood. It goes on to reach out and become one with another chain that includes the struggle of the Palestinians and Moslem Brotherhood in the 1948 war and the Jihad operations of the Moslem Brotherhood in 1968 and after."

5 posted on 09/15/2001 6:23:11 AM PDT by Dr. Sandy Kramer (Kramer@Alumni.Princeton.edu)
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