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Hamas spokesman: Resurrection "will not take place until the Muslims fight the Jews and kill them"

The belief that Jews must be killed for redemption to occur is a repeating theme of Muslim religious leaders on Palestinian Authority (Fatah) and Hamas TV. The following is one example:

Hamas spokesman, Dr. Ismail Radwan:
"'The Hour [of Resurrection] will not take place until the Muslims fight the Jews and the Muslims kill them, and the rock and the tree will say: 'Oh, Muslim, servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me, kill him!' We must remind our Arab and Muslim nation - its leaders and people, its scholars and students - remind them that Palestine and the Al-Aqsa mosque will not be liberated through summits nor by international resolutions; rather, it will be liberated through the rifle. It will not be liberated through negotiations, but through the rifle, since this occupation knows no language but the language of force... O Allah, strengthen Islam and the Muslims, and bring victory to your Jihad fighter worshipers, in Palestine and everywhere. Allah strike the oppressor Jews and Americans, and their supporters!"
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This teaching is also enshrined in the Hamas Charter:
Article 7
     "Hamas has been looking forward to implementing Allah's promise, whatever time it might take. The prophet [Muhammad] said: 'The time (of Resurrection) will not come until Muslims will fight the Jews; until the Jews hide behind rocks and trees, which will cry: 0 Muslim! there is a Jew hiding behind me, come and kill him!'" [Sahih Muslim, Book 41, Number 6985]

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