Date: Fri 13 Dec 2002 - 23:58:04 GMT
An Interview with Egyptian Preacher Safwat Higazi
Safwat Higazi: People wonder why we hate the Jews. The battle
between us and the Jews is not a struggle for borders, but a
struggle for existence. We hate them because of what they say
about the prophets, about Allah, and about the Prophet
Muhammad. This is the Muslim Woman Magazine' and probably
most of the viewers are women. I wish that they would suckle
their children on such words, just as they suckle them on breast
milk. They must stop telling them about Tom and Jerry and Muna
and Ghula - rather, stories such as these, like who the Jews are
and why we hate them.
Host: And how the Prophet arrived and how the Muslims
Safwat Higazi: Stories that will sow hatred and loathing of the
Jews in the hearts of the new generations.
An interview with Saudi Sheikh Salah Al-Munajid Host: We, the nation of Islam, are charged with worshipping Allah by hating the Jews, worshipping Allah by getting our children used to hate the Jews, and worshipping Allah by waving the banners of Islam proudly, without fear or pain, and without surrendering the nation of martyrdom, the nation of victory, and the nation of honor. Dear ones, I have a question before we move on to discuss the subject of the boycott (of American goods) together with the honorable Sheikh Munjid. Honorable Sheikh, after September 11, the Islamic nation, particularly Saudi Wahabi society, was accused of being terrorist, and that its education produced terror. An ABC correspondent, the famous Barbara Walters, conducted an official visit to the Saudi kingdom, especially in the southern region, but what she broadcast after that was deplorable. After the hospitality she received, and after hearts and doors were opened to her, she aired trash. Then she referred to the 'Surat Al-Fatiha,' saying that the Muslims teach their children the expression 'those whom the wrath of Allah is upon'
(referring to the Jews) and 'those who deviate from the path of righteousness' (referring to the Christians), and she confronted the officials about these words. If we are a nation of terror and if we educate our children to terror, how does the civilized, modern, peace-seeking Israeli educate his son? Sheikh Salah Al-Munajid: Yes, this is a very good question. How does the modern civilized Israeli educate his son... Here is the answer: They say in their books, even in the children's stories, that the Palestinians are murderers, primitive, and unproductive. There is research by one Jew, named Daniel Bartal, a lecturer at Tel Aviv University, on 124 textbooks on literature, history, geography, and civics from the various stages of education in Israel. He himself, the Jew, was astonished. According to him, the Arabs are described as murderers, blood-thirsty, and thieves, and these books teach children images of Arabs in which Arabs are always wrong, try to use terror against us, and started the 1948 war. One of the students said that a friend of his felt deep rage after a lecture he heard at school, and had a powerful desire to kill the first Arab he met. Thus, the Jewish child leaves class with a sense that he must kill the first Arab he encounters. In addition - and this, my brothers, is a most important matter - if we educate our children to hate the Jews, we are educating them to hate the Jews justly, because they are the enemies of Allah and because of what they say about Allah, about the Prophet, about Islam, and about the Koran. These are their crimes. We do not make up accusations about the Jews. We do not educate our children to hate the Jews unjustly, but they educate their children to hate us unjustly. They teach their children to hate Islam while Islam is the religion of truth. 'He who seeks another religion that is not Islam must not be accepted.' This matter must be clear, and in my opinion this is an adequate response to these false claims.
An Interview With Prof. 'Adel Sadeq, Head of the
Psychiatry Faculty at 'Ein Shams University in Cairo
on the Psychological Structure of Suicide Bombers Host: Let us begin at the beginning and ask, what is the psychological structure of the martyr? Who is the martyr? Who is this 17-year-old girl, planning to marry in 2 or 3 months, a beauty queen, who straps on an explosive belt and turns herself into a human bomb? What is the psychological structure of the martyr? Prof. 'Adel Sadeq: The psychological structure is that of a person who loves life. Praise Allah, he is seeking death! This is the thing that may appear peculiar to people who see the human soul as the most supreme thing. They are incapable of understanding this because their cultural structure has no concepts such as self-sacrifice and honor. These concepts do not exist in some cultures and thus they find themselves, in the face of these models (suicide bombers), in a state of denial, in a state of total denial they think that this is impossible, and therefore they begin to present idiotic and silly interpretations. Interviewer: You mean that the martyr is a person who loves life! Prof. 'Adel Sadeq: Of course. When he is martyred, he reaches the apex of happiness. He reaches the height of ecstasy, a level of (ecstasy) that you and I do not know. We feel happiness when we pray to Allah, or, for example, when we win a large sum of money or have a great success. Then you feel happiness, joy, as if you are flying. The height of ecstasy and happiness - and I am talking to you as a professional, a psychiatrist - comes the moment just like the producer told you: ten, nine, eight, seven, six, two, six, five, four, three, two, and then he presses the button to blow himself up. The most beautiful moment, for which he would have time speed up, is the moment he says "one - hop" - this man explodes, and he feels that he is flying, because he is completely convinced that he will not die, and this is the difference between us and the West. [The Westerner] thinks that he turns into a corpse that burns and flies through the air. Look what kind of culture they have... But, in fact, this is the act of transition to another and more beautiful world and he knows very well that within seconds he will see the light of his Creator. He will be at the closest possible point to Allah. On the strategic level, there must be a pan-Arab plan to reach our goal. The goal of all of us is to liberate Palestine from the Israeli aggressors. To use words that people do not like: we will throw Israel into the sea. This phrase, by the way, is the truth. Either they will throw us into the sea, or we will throw them into the sea. There is no compromise. Coexistence is all (nonsense)... Interviewer: No, either us or them. Either us or them.
The "Life Is Sweet" Show: With the Family of Said Al-
Khotari, the Suicide Bomber Who Blew Himself Up
Outside the Dolphinarium in Tel Aviv, and Other
(Aired from Jordan) Father #1: I have a son and I am already preparing him for martyrdom, either mine or his. I tell him that Allah made a vast Paradise, and that in it are things that the eye has not seen and the ear has not heard, things that a man could not even imagine. He asks me: 'If I carry out an operation and blow myself up, will Allah give me a car, a rifle to shoot with, toys?' I answer him,
'You will get everything you ask for.' Host: This really happened between you and your son? Father #1: This really happened. Interviewer: Hold the microphone together and we will ask what the right answer is to give a child who asks, 'Where is my father, or where is my mother after one or both of them has carried out a martyrdom operation?' Father #2- The father of Said Al-Khotari: The answer, in brief, is that when Said died a martyr's death, we said, he is a martyr,
'Do not consider those who died for the sake of Allah dead, but alive and sustained by their God,' and we calmed the children. When they came from the television channel, the Abu Dhabi channel I think, or another channel, we told them: 'We are willing to sacrifice our four children.' Then the smallest (fifth) child said:
'Why can't I?!' Omar, a Palestinian child: I wish to be a martyr for the sake of Allah and to kill some of the Jews and infidels who worshiped other gods next to Allah and his Prophet and followed a religion that Allah did not permit and which is not mentioned in the Koran. I am 12 years old and I memorize the Koran. Interviewer: May Allah protect you and make you a Jihad fighter for the sake of Allah.
An Interview with Dr. Colonel Nader Al-Tamimi,
Mufti of the Palestinian Liberation Army Many people say: 'We do not talk about the Jews.' I hear some anchormen on the satellite channels say, 'We are not talking about the Jews, we are talking about Zionism.' Zionism is a small sapling in the extremely contemptible swamp of Judaism¦ I read in the Torah and in the Talmud, which interprets the Torah. (It is written there) that the human beings who are not Jews are beasts created from the sperm of a horse. And that Allah created them in human form so that the Jew would not be repulsed when they serve him. So, while the Jew kills him, drags him (like a rag), and treats him like a beast, and after all this I'm supposed to respect this religion? The final victory will come when the stone and the tree speak, saying, 'Oh Muslim, oh servant of Allah, a Jew is hiding behind me, come and kill him.' Except for the Gharqad tree, which is the tree of the Jews. The Gharqad is a sapling that grows in the Negev desert and the Jews began to plant it from the day they arrived in Palestine, around their fields. What is needed now is clinging to Allah, and for the masses of (suicide bombers) martyrs to get ready to enter Paradise. Paradise is open now. Anyone who wants to be admitted to Paradise instead of staying in its entrance, need only martyr himself. In Paradise, 70 black-eyed women will receive him. Not only one bride. This is why we call this 'the martyr's wedding,' because he is wed immediately. He passes from this earth, with all its misery, to the compassion of Allah, where he meets the martyrs who preceded him. Many sons of this nation. He meets them at the gates of Paradise. This is why, my brothers, that the gates of Paradise have opened before you. There is no point in remaining in this life of humiliation. Oh my nation, burst forth to Paradise, do not remain in the life of humiliation. The humiliated do not enter Paradise. Paradise is denied to the humiliated.
The "Life Is Sweet" Show: A Discussion of How the
Footage of Carnage Aired by the Arab Satellite
Channels, Affects Children Psychologically. Dr. Basima Al-Haqawi, a professor of social psychology from Morocco: I want to say in this matter that our families have been lacking a role model. The mother is no longer a role model for our boys and our girls, and neither are the father and the eldest son. The events in Palestine have given us an opportunity to turn the martyrs and (suicide bombers) martyrs in Palestine into the role model that our sons sought. Because they have not found a role model, they have turned Michael Jackson, Sophie Marceau and other actors and artists into role models. (The child) had no goal. Now there is a goal, because we have a cause. Now when we imitate our Palestinian brothers, our role model is that (suicide bomber) martyr in Jerusalem, and the new Palestinian Khansaa, who utters cries of joy [Khansaa - an ancient poet who thanked Allah for the martyrdom of her four sons in battle] when informed of the martyrdom of her son, and says to her son, 'Don't come back unless you are martyred.' Such events have revived the role models in us, created goals on our horizon, and given life a goal instead of a worthless life. Caller #1 (Sheikh Abd Al-Hakim from Lebanon): My daughter is nearly four and a half. She regularly sees these sights on television. I always develop in her a hatred of the Jews. (I tell her): 'These are little children, see how the Jews are killing them, see how the Jews are massacring. See how the Jews demolish homes, see how the Jews...' Now, although she is small, every time she sees someone on the television news she says to me:
'Daddy, is that a Jew or a Muslim?' This queen has begun to hate the Jews because the Jews are our enemies and they attack us... Caller #2 (Abir from Jordan): I am quite amazed that your channel discusses this issue in this way. First, instead of being so smug about the hatred taking root in the souls of the Arab children, it would be better to talk about the bad management and lack of awareness of the Arab satellite channels that air these terrible sights without warning people that children should be kept away, or when the children are asleep. Children everywhere, sir, are children! Whether they are Arabs, Jews, Americans - they are children! Their ability to grasp, and their mental ability, are not the same as those of adults. Their ability to grasp matters such as the issue of the Palestinian people, and matters of slaughter, blood, bodies and body parts - this is not logical at all. The father of the four-year-old girl who called and said that he was very glad that his daughter tells him every day, 'Daddy I hate the Jews' - this is a father who lacks awareness. It is not wise to sow hatred in the souls of children. The cleverness is in sowing love. Love, sir, is power. Not hatred. Hatred has never been power. Hatred, by the way, is a sign of weakness. Besides, all the talk about a Jew here and a Jew there - are we Muslims or not?! The Jew is of the People of the Book. You must educate your child not to walk in this path. You can tell him: 'The Israeli man who has a Zionist theory is the one we are against.' Not every Jew! Since you talk to people whose mind still has not reached (maturity), you are forced to use the word 'Jew' because it's the easiest thing to do¦ Interviewer: Anyone who differentiates between Jews and Zionists and says that there are among the Jews good and gentle people - this is merely maneuvering. The truth is that every Jew is a Zionist inside.
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