MembersDebunking the Antisemitic Tropes of a Palestinian Historian

Palestinians continue to be educated by their “top minds” to view Jews as “human refuse” who deserved the Holocaust

Is it any wonder that conflict persists when Palestinians are taught to see all Jews as "garbage"? Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib/ Flash90

Antisemitism is alive and flourishing in the Islamic world even at the beginning of the 21st century. Recently on Alkofiya TV in Gaza, MEMRI reported that Palestinian historian Dr. Ashraf Al-Qasas compared Jews to “human refuse” and a “pile of garbage.” He argues that “they could not integrate into society. They controlled the economy, media, and politics, and would practice usury. The Jewish religious values were condescending – they were created from the spirit of God, they are God’s beloved children, they are the Chosen People.”

According to Dr. Al Qasas, that is the reason the “Europeans” committed the Holocaust. “To use simple words that our viewers understand – the Jews were a pile of garbage that you wanted to get rid of, and you do this by dumping them on the neighbors you hate – the Muslims. This is how Europe wanted to get rid of the Jews, and at the same time, use them to weaken the Islamic world, and prevent its unity,”...

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