'Outrageous': Democrat Slams Antisemitic Sermon by California Imam

'Outrageous': Democrat Slams Antisemitic Sermon by California Imam

On Friday, Sheikh Ammar Shahin of the Islamic Center of Davis called for the liberation of Jersualem's Al-Aqsa mosque and the destruction of the Jews, according to a translation of his sermon published by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

"It's very sad to hear that people are taking your words and they are twisting it around, but I know there are people who are out there just waiting for that to make the news", Shahin said.

MEMRI's translation reported Mr. Shahin as saying, "Oh Allah, support the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the rest of the Muslim lands". The terrorist who committed these murders could very well point to Imam Shahin's sermon as justification for his murders.

Born in Egypt and holding a B.A in Islamic Studies, Shahin traveled to the U.S. in 1999 and obtained a degree in computer engineering, he is an instructor of the Zidani Islamic Institute which teaches Sunni Islam to the West. It's been a controversial site for decades, but made headlines earlier in July, when two Israeli police officers were killed by Arab gunmen there. Oh Allah, show us the black day that You inflict upon them, and the wonders of Your ability. All three Palestinian gunmen were also killed.

The clip of Shanin's sermon was publicized on right-wing Breitbart news Monday and also was featured on The Jerusalem Post website.

It was closed for several days after the attacks with new security measures put in place.

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Steve Cohan, co-president of Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis, said: "We look forward to going beyond the online media reports and will begin sharing our thoughts and concerns directly with Islamic Center leadership right away".

The mosque caught backlash over the weekend after Mr. Shahin was accused of calling for the death of all Jews and asking Allah to free the Al Asqa Mosque from their "filth". And it was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem who called on worshippers to refrain from praying at the mosque after Israel installed metal detectors, not Israel. The Simon Wiesenthal Center, an worldwide Jewish civil rights organization issued a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly calling for an investigation into the imam for what they characterized as incitement "to murder Jews".

"By explicitly urging Muslims to annihilate all Jews by their own hands, Shahin has crossed the line beyond protected speech", Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Rabbi Yitzchok Alderstein wrote in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

"In the context of the full sermon, it becomes clear that the theme of the sermon was against oppression, and not against Jews or any religion", the mosque statement said. We have zero tolerance for anti-Semitism or any other form of bigotry, ' the statement read in part.

MEMRI's video included an edited segment about a Prophetic tradition dealing with the apocalyptic battle between Jesus and the Antichrist.

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