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The Arab-Palestinian grand Mufti of Jerusalem played a central role in plotting the pro-Nazi coup in Iraq and extermination of Jews in Europe.

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Submitted by YJ Draiman (United States), Oct 23, 2015 at 14:20

The Arab-Palestinian grand Mufti of Jerusalem played a central role in plotting the pro-Nazi coup in Iraq and extermination of Jews in Europe.

The Mufti of Jerusalem was personally responsible for the deaths of over 20,000 European Jews murdered in the Nazi Holocaust. He organized the killing of 12,600 Bosnian Jews by Muslims, whom he recruited to the Waffen-SS Nazi-Bosnian division. The Mufti of Jerusalem personally stopped 4,000 children, accompanied by 500 adults, from leaving Europe and had them sent to Auschwitz and gassed; he prevented another 2,000 Jews from leaving Romania and 1000 Jews from leaving Hungary for Palestine: they too were sent to death camps.

Only three years after the end of WW II, the members of the Arab League were bent on emulating the Nazis. They set about making the Arab Middle East Judenrein. They applied Nuremberg-style laws, criminalizing Zionism, freezing Jewish bank accounts, instituting quotas, confiscating all Jewish assets, imposing restrictions on jobs and movement. The result was the forced mass exodus and spoliation of a million Jewish families from Arab-Muslim countries. Most of the million Jewish families from Arab countries terrorized, persecuted and expelled, were resettled in Israel, thereby escaping the Arab inhumane treatment. Yet very few Arabs acknowledge they are to blame for the so-called Jewish Nakba and the confiscation of over 70,000 square miles of Jewish real estate property. Holocaust denial goes hand-in-hand with Jewish Nakba denial. The recent persecution and expulsion of millions of Christians from Arab-Muslim countries is no different. The consistent Arab-Muslims denouncing non-Muslims and promoting hate and violence against them, is another cause of conflicts.

In 1945, the Mufti of Jerusalem should have been tried as a war criminal at Nuremberg. He was indicted, judged and convicted by Yugoslavia for crimes against humanity, arising from his pivotal role in the Handschar and Skandeberg SS divisions which deported Balkan Jews from Kosovo, Macedonia and Thrace. But the Allies shrank from offending the Arabs.

Not only has the virus of Nazi anti-Semitism never left the Arab and Muslim world, it has grown exponentially. Muslim immigrants have carried the virus of Jew-hatred back into European countries and continue to spread false information about the Jews. Saudi petrodollars have financed the spread of Islamism, with its implicit anti-Semitism, worldwide.

That is why today, in the Arab and Muslim world, Holocaust denial is alive and well.

The ghost of Nazi-inspired, anti-Jewish bigotry was never exorcised from the Arab world. In fact Arabs became its torch-bearers. Adolph Eichmann himself hoped his "Arab friends" would continue his battle against the Jews who were always the "principal war criminals" and "principal aggressors." He hadn't managed to complete his task of "total annihilation," but the Muslims could still complete it for him.

The Mufti of Jerusalem was the leader in the riots against the Jews in Palestine: 1920, 1921, 1929, 1936-39 and the violence and conflict through 1948. The Mufti of Jerusalem and his family also sold land in Israel to Jewish organization at exorbitant prices. The Mufti testified in front of the British Peel Commission, that the Jews purchased land in Palestine and did not steal properties from the Arabs in Palestine.

YJ Draiman

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