Remember kids, Jew-hatred is hardwired into Islam through its holy texts: the Qur’an, the hadiths (the sayings and deeds of Muhammad and his companions), and the learned commentary that’s accumulated over the last 1,400 years. Thus it shouldn’t really surprise us, even when it appalls us, to hear this on Egypt’s Al-Rhama TV, an Islamic religious channel there:
Here’s the transcript:
In a recent TV interview, host Dr. Muhammad Khaled and his guest, Islamic history professor Yusri Ahmad Zidan, agreed that burning was the “only solution” for the Jews. “The history of the Jews has been black since the dawn of time,” said Khaled. “Nebuchadnezzar burned them, the Crusaders burned them, and even Hitler and Nazism burned them. Is burning the only solution for the Jews?” he asked. “So it seems. So it seems,” Zidan concurred. The interview aired on the Egyptian Rahma TV channel on October 27, 2015.
Following are excerpts:
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: The Crusaders killed the Jews as well. They rounded them up in a house of worship, and burned it down. All the Jews who survived were sold.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: As slaves?
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: Every 30 Jews were sold for one dinar.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: That’s right.
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: The Crusaders sold the Jews who were saved from being killed. In that period, Jerusalem was left without Jews, of course.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: This is a trivial price, but obviously, that was what they were worth.
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: They treated them this way because they believed that the Jews had killed Jesus. The Crusaders treated the Jews this way because they believed that the Jews had harmed and killed Jesus.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: Dr. Zidan, the history of the Jews has been black since the dawn of time. Nebuchadnezzar burned them, the Crusaders burned them, and even Hitler and Nazism burned them. Is burning the only solution for the Jews?
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: So it seems. So it seems.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: No negotiations, coexistence, or anything…
Yusri Ahmad Zidan: It’s impossible.
TV host Dr. Muhammad Khaled: History tells us that they were burned time and again, taken into captivity time and again, and sold into slavery.
In other words, on a TV channel devoted to Islam and in a discussion with a learned doctor of Islamic History, the serious consideration of burning as being the “only solution” to the Jews was an acceptable topic. In Egypt, a “mainstream” Muslim-dominated country.
The only difference between these two and ISIS is that ISIS is acting on their beliefs.
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