Saudi cleric Salman al-Owdeh 370.
(photo credit: Memri TV)
BERLIN – Saudi cleric Salman al-Odeh told Rotana Khalijiya TV on August 13 that
the Holocaust has turned into a myth and Jews are killing human beings for their
blood in order to bake matzot.
Odeh has a following of
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) translated the
program and posted a video of the Rotana Khalijiya TV program on its website.
MEMRI titled its posting, “Saudi Cleric Salman al-Odeh: Jews Use Human Blood for
Odeh accused Israel of “carrying out a Holocaust in
Gaza and the occupied land.”
According to a report in the conservative
Washington Free Beacon website, “Odeh ranted about the use of human blood in
Jewish religious rituals, a notorious anti-Semitic smear commonly referred to as
a ‘blood libel.’” The Saudi cleric said, “It is well known that the Jews
celebrate several holidays, one of which is the Passover, or the matzos holiday.
I read once about a doctor who was working in a laboratory. This doctor lived
with a Jewish family. One day, they said to him: ‘We want blood. Get us some
Odeh continued, “He was confused. He didn’t know what this was
all about. He found that they were making matzos with human blood. They
eat it, believing that this brings them close to their false god,
Odeh said Jews“would lure a child in order to sacrifice him in
the religious rite that they perform during that holiday.”
interviewer did not question or criticize any of Odeh’s assertions.
cleric said Jews were exploiting the Holocaust with a view toward securing
concessions from Western governments.
“The Holocaust has become a source
for extortion. Through this Holocaust, the Jews began to extort many
governments worldwide — in Europe and in the US.”
He further contended
that the Jewish people “believe that have the right to kill anyone who does not
adhere to their religion.”
His language mirrored the classic
anti-Semitism of the Nazis who charged Jews with promoting war.
of the Jews is to wreak destruction, to wage wars, and to practice deception and
extortion,” Odeh said.