Spiritual leader Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb charged in his speech that to this day Jews everywhere in the world are seeking to prevent Islamic and Egyptian unity.
“In order to build Egypt, we must be one. Politics is insufficient.
Faith in Allah is the basis for everything,” he said. “The al-Aqsa Mosque is
currently under an offensive by the Jews…we shall not allow the Zionists to
Judaize al-Quds (Jerusalem.) We are telling Israel and Europe that we shall not
allow even one stone to be moved there.”
‘We have different mentality’
Muslim Brotherhood spokesmen, as well as Palestinian guest speakers, made explicit calls for Jihad
and for liberating the whole of Palestine. Time and again, a Koran quote vowing that “one day we shall kill all the Jews” was uttered at the site. Meanwhile, businessmen in the crowd were urged to invest funds in Jerusalem in order to prevent the acquisition of land and homes by Jews.
event, Muslim Brotherhood activists chanted: “Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, judgment day
Speaking to Ynet outside the mosque following the prayer, elementary
school teacher Ala al-Din said that “all Egyptian Muslims are willing to embark
on Jihad for the sake of Palestine.”
“Why is the US losing in Afghanistan? Because the other side is willing
and wants to die. We have a different mentality than that of the Americans and
Jews,” he said.