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Prayer for extermination of Jews at funeral of 2 Palestinians

Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik  |
Prayer for extermination of Jews
at funeral of 2 Palestinians:
"Strike the Jews... kill them to the last one"

Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik

A funeral of two Palestinians, which was broadcast live on official Palestinian Authority TV, included the following incitement to genocide of all Jews:

Unidentified speaker at funeral: "[Allah,] do justice to the oppressed against the oppressors, and give them victory over the tyrants, O Master of the Universe. Strike the Jews, count them and kill them to the last one, and don't leave even one."
[Official PA TV, Nov. 16, 2015]

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This Islamic prayer echoes Antisemitic hate speech by a preacher in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi, who taught that Jews who worship the Devil will be
exterminated by Muslims. In a recent class, documented by Palestinian Media Watch, the Sheikh taught the Hadith - a tradition attributed to Islam's prophet Muhammad - stating that "the tree and the rock will speak and say: 'O Muslim, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him":

"[At the End of Days] we will follow the Jews everywhere. They will not escape us. They will not be able to escape us. The rock and tree will speak, according to the Hadith (tradition) of the Prophet [Muhammad]... and it is a reliable promise from the Prophet according to which the tree and the rock will speak and say: 'O Muslim, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.' The Children of Israel will all be exterminated, the Anti-Christ will be killed and the Muslims will live in comfort for a long time."
[Al-Msjed Al-Aqsa YouTube channel, Oct. 16, 2015]

Based on PMW's exposure of this and other Antisemitic statements, Israeli Police has arrested the Sheikh twice.

Other Palestinian clergy have also presented this Hadith about rocks and trees aiding Muslims to exterminate the Jews before Resurrection Day. In 2012, the
PA Mufti, the highest religious authority in the PA, applied this prophecy to the current conflict between Israelis and Palestinians when he spoke at Fatah's anniversary celebrations.

Abbas' advisor on Islamic Affairs and Supreme Shari'ah Judge Mahmoud Al-Habbash has presented the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians as an expression of "the historic conflict" - a conflict between "
good and evil, between two projects: Allah's project vs. Satan's project," during a sermon on official PA TV.

Hamas has also broadcast the prayer calling for the extermination of Jews. In 2010, Hamas
included Christians in the genocide as well:

The recent PA TV live recording was from the funeral of Laith Manasrah and Abu Al-Aish - two Palestinians who were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers on Nov. 16, 2015, when the soldiers came to demolish the home of terrorist Muhammad Abu Shaheen, 30, who murdered Israeli Danny Gonen on June 19, 2015. The Israeli army reported that Manasrah and Al-Aish were terrorists who fired at Israeli soldiers and Palestinian reports said they were only observing the demolition when shot.