The Mufti's violent legacy

Former Palestinian leader's vision of destroying Israel influences PA's curriculum.

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May 13, 2012 15:10
HAJ AMIN AL-HUSSEINI greets a WW2 Nazi official

Nazis al Husseini 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, people in Israel stand in silence to recall the victims murdered by the Nazis and their allies. Tragically, the Palestinian Authority's curriculum and media still carry the legacy of Haj Amin Al Husseini, the former Mufti of Jerusalem and leader of the Palestinian Arab community, who forged a pact with Adolf Hitler on November 28, 1941.

The Hitler-Mufti pact, presented as evidence against the Mufti in the Nuremberg war crimes trials, explicitly states that Hitler would exterminate the Jews in Europe, while the Mufti would enlist Nazi aid to exterminate Jews in Palestine. Then they would establish a “JudenRein” state of Palestine.

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