CAIR national executive director Nihad Awad said that he "strongly condemn the war crimes that Benjamin Netanyahu’s racist government is committing against Palestinian civilians in...Jenin."
KNOW COMMENT: The US should scrub programs that indirectly subsidize antisemitism.
Lipstadt's Combating Antisemitism Strategy was criticized for including CAIR despite it being known for its antisemitism and anti-Israel comments.
CAIR is a self-declared Muslim civil rights and advocacy group headquartered in Washington that has been accused of being antisemitic and supporting Hamas.
Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous region, encompassing the heavily Jewish town of Silver Spring as well as several heavily populated places in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
Iran, Hamas and the BBC were listed as the top three antisemites on a top ten list published by the SWC on Tuesday.
An argument between the ADL and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reflects what could be an alarming turning point in Jewish-Muslim relations in America.
CAIR San Francisco executive-director Zahra Billoo has gone on sabbatical after strain at work, but detractors argue she is taking a leave of absence related to her recent speech.
Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.
Zahra Billoo claimed Zionist organizations were behind Islamophobia, police brutality, and border control.