Haj Amin al Husseini
Arab population from 1920-1930 generally reaped the benefits of Jewish
immigration, and did not oppose the establishment Jewish National Home.
Yet there was one man who attempted to
breathe life into a national movement: this was the Mufti, Haj Amin
al Husseini. The Mufti knew that nationalist slogans alone would not succeed
in uniting the masses against Zionism. He therefore turned the struggle
into a religious conflict. He addressed the masses clearly, calling
for a holy war. His battle cry was simple and comprehensive:
"Down with the Infidels!" From the time Herbert Samuel appointed
him to the position of Mufti, Haj Amin worked vigorously to raise Jerusalem's
status as an Islamic holy center. He renovated the mosques on the
Temple Mount, while conducting an unceasing campaign regarding the imminent
Jewish "threat" to Moslem holy sites.
Using Islam as a basis for preventing
Arabs from recognizing any sovereign right of Jews over the Land of Israel
is new. Such beliefs are not found in classical Islamic sources. Concluding
that anti-Zionism is the logical outgrowth of Islamic faith is wrong. This
conclusion represents the false transformation of Islam from a religion
into a secularized ideology.
The Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini
was later the notorious Nazi who mixed Nazi propaganda and Islam.
He was wanted for war crimes in Bosnia by Yugoslavia. His mix of
militant propagandizing Islam was an inspriation for both Yasser Arafat
and Saddam Husein: He was also a close relative of Yasser Arafat and grandfather
of the current Temple Mount Mufti. "Arafat's actual name was Abd al-Rahman
abd al-Bauf Arafat al-Qud al-Husseini. He shortened it to obscure his kinship
with the notorious Nazi and ex-Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Muhammed Amin al-Husseini."
Howard M. Sachar, A HISTORY OF ISRAEL (New York: Knopf, 1976). The
Bet Agron International Center in Jerusalem interviewed Arafat's brother
and sister, who described the Mufti as a cousin (family member) with tremendous
influence on young Yassir after the Mufti returned from Berlin to Cairo.
Yasser Arafat himself keeps his exact lineage and birthplace secret.
Saddam Hussein was raised in the house of his uncle Khayrallah Tulfah,
who was a leader in the Mufti's pro-Nazi coup in Iraq in May 1941.
Such a false transformation of Islam was
in fact made by the late Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini. He is
the one person most responsible, both morally and materially, for the repeated
Arab defeats in their conflict with the Jews in Israel. Husseni not only
incited Arabs against Jews. He also encouraged the torture and murder of
all Arabs who correctly understood that Arab cooperation with Jews was
a precious opportunity for the development of the Land of Israel. Husseini
ended his woeful life by putting his perverted religious teachings at the
service of the evil and pagan Nazis.
After Husseini came Jamal al-Din 'Abd al-Nasser.
Nasser based his policy on Pan-Arabism, hatred and contempt for Jews, and
an alliance with the atheistic Soviet Union. Nasser's terrible choices
were critical factors in maintaining Arab backwardness. Fortunately, most
of Nasser's mistakes were afterward corrected by the martyr Anwar Sadat.
After the defeat of Nasserianism, Islamic
fundamentalist movements made anti-Zionism the primary feature of their
propaganda. They presented the negation of any Jewish rights to the Land
of Israel as rooted in authentic Islam and derived from authentic Islamic
Shaykh Prof. Abdul Hadi Palazzi
 THE PILLAR OF FIRE, Shikmona Publishing
Company ltd, p 1.61
TACK: Fiendish hypocrisy II
by Sarah Honig
(April 5) Had Holocaust deniers from the
world over been allowed to converge on Beirut earlier this week, they would
have devastatingly disfigured the face-lifted Arab image. This is why they
were kept out.
Nevertheless, fiendishly hypocritical Arab
criteria allow Holocaust justification and Holocaust denial to thrive simultaneously.
Yasser Arafat's sidekick, Knesset member Ahmed Tibi, revived the old canard
that the real Holocaust victims were Arabs, whom a guilt-ridden West saddled
with the unwanted Jewish state. In other words, the Arabs paid Europe's
penalty despite their absolute innocence.
Is this why the Arab world harbored so
many Nazi war criminals, including the infamous Alois Brunner? Or does
Arab hostility predate WWII? And is there a link between Arab aspirations
then and now? There may be powerful motives for obscuring that link. Ignorance
facilitates the cover-up of still- unaltered propensities and purposes.
Hence the Arabs' Holocaust record remains ever-relevant.
Were they indeed blameless bystanders?
Right after the 1942 Allied victory in
El Alamein, Jerusalem's grand mufti, Haj Amin al-Husseini, took to the
airwaves and broadcast in Arabic from Berlin. At that time he already was
"prime minister" of a pan-Arab government formed in the German capital.
His foreign minister was exiled Iraqi leader Rashid Ali al-Kilani and his
war minister, Fawsi al-Kaukji.
Husseini called on his numerous disciples
throughout the Middle East not to lose heart though their greatest hope
- Rommel's conquest of Eretz Yisrael - was foiled. The mufti planned a
triumphant return with the conquering Axis forces, and the construction
of a death camp outside Nablus to implement the final solution of the Jewish
problem in this region.
Despair after the Desert Rat's rout was
immense, but Husseini wouldn' t give up. "Arise, o sons of Arabia," he
exhorted his avid pro-Nazi followers. "Fight for your sacred rights. Slaughter
Jews wherever you find them. Their spilled blood pleases Allah, our history
and religion. That will save our honor."
In late 1944, Husseini still sponsored
a last-ditch effort to trigger another Arab rebellion.His agents, a mixed
German-Arab commando crew, parachuted here. Their first mission was poisoning
Tel Aviv's wells.
Husseini arrived in Berlin three years
earlier, after escaping the British. There he became Hitler's personal
guest. The fuehrer granted him a prolonged personal audience, and the two
reached a perfect meeting of the minds on how to solve the Jewish problem.
Husseini was put up in a large house on Berlin's Klopstock Street, to which
the SS referred as "the Jewish Institute."
With good reason. Until 1939 it was a Zionist-oriented
Hebrew school. There must have been particular perverse pleasure in lodging
the mufti precisely there. He thereafter referred to his new residence
as "The Research Institute on the Jewish Problem in the Moslem World."
The Germans regarded Husseini as worth
investing in. Various Nazi establishments competed for his affections.
The Foreign Ministry paid him the then monthly equivalent of over $10,000,
when the dollar was almighty. This sum was more than matched by the SS
from its sonderfund resources, which consisted of assets robbed
from Jews, often before their execution.
Again, the perverse pleasure must have
Husseini's first Third Reich port of call
was SS chief Heinrich Himmler's headquarters. Himmler took Husseini under
his personal wing. He not only organized tours for him to Auschwitz, but
sponsored and financed his Moslem clerical academy in Dresden. The graduates
were to spearhead Nazi rule in Moslem lands.
Husseini was in charge of pro-German and
antisemitic propaganda for Arabs and Moslems everywhere. He recruited Bosnians
and other Moslem volunteers, who were to cleanse newly-occupied areas of
"hostile elements," concentrate Jews for transport, and operate the projected
death machine in Palestine - in the manner Ukrainians did the dirty work
in Eastern Europe.
The SS interest in the mufti preceded the
war. It financed his uprising here between 1936-39. In 1937, Adolf Eichmann
visited this country to reconnoiter the Zionist endeavor and meet the mufti,
but the British allowed him only a 48-hour stay. Eventually Himmler introduced
Husseini to Eichmann. Thereafter the mufti became a frequent caller at
Eichmann's office. The two got along famously. They shared the goal of
exterminating all Middle Eastern Jews.
This is backed by ample documentation from
the Nuremberg and Eichmann trials.
At the end of 1942, Eichmann ordered 10,000
Jewish children sent from Poland to Theresienstadt. The Red Cross offered
to trade German civilians for them.Husseini got wind of the scheme and
protested vehemently to Himmler, warning him that the little Jews would
soon become big Jews.
The exchange was cancelled.
Husseini is moreover "credited" with having
personally foiled any compromise on the fate of Hungarian Jewry at the
very end of the war.
In his memoirs he wrote: "Our fundamental
condition for cooperating with Germany was a free hand to eradicate every
last Jew from Palestine and the Arab world. I asked Hitler for an explicit
undertaking to allow us to solve the Jewish problem in a manner befitting
our national and racial aspirations and according to the scientific methods
innovated by Germany in the handling of its Jews. The answer I got was:
'The Jews are yours.' "
After the war, Husseini was declared a
wanted war criminal. He fled to France, and from there reached safety in
Egypt, joining a host of nefarious Nazis who continued maintaining a network
of espionage, sabotage, and virulent antisemitism from Arab havens.
The mufti, who was deeply mourned by the
masses when he died in 1974, still remains revered. Arafat and Faissal
Husseini are both his blood kin. Neither repudiated him nor renounced his
A few weeks ago, an official PA communique,
reprinted in Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, accused Israelis of "murdering
tots and elderly Arabs mercilessly. Jews tear open the bellies of pregnant
women and rip out the fetuses, claiming this is the commandment of the
God of Israel, which he ordered the People of Israel to fulfill."
The logical remedy must be the mufti's
recipe for saving Arab honor and pleasing Allah.
The spirit of the man from Klopstock Street
still hovers over Gaza. That's why baby Shalhevet was murdered. 
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