Abbas praises Grand Mufti yimach shemo and Hamas inspiration at Gaza ceremony.
Mahmoud Abbas is who US Sec. of State John Kerry calls a “peace partner”
Haj Muhammad Amin Al-Husseini yimach shemo – Grand Mufti of Jerusalem during the British mandate, and spiritual and political leader of the local Arab population. He strongly opposed the local jewish population and was behind riots and attacks on Jews. During World War II he actively collaborated with Nazi Germany, meeting Hitler yimach shemo and recruiting Muslims for the Nazi army.
Sheikh Izz A-Din Al-Qassam was an influential Islamic preacher in British Mandate Palestine during the 1930s. He led a Muslim terror group. The terror organization Hamas’ military wing is named after him.