‘“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of drunkenness to all the surrounding peoples, when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall happen in that day that I will make Jerusalem a very heavy stone for all peoples; all who would heave it away will surely be cut in pieces, though all nations of the earth are gathered against it. ‘
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A video recently shared online by the Muslim American Society of Philadelphia shows children taking part in a school presentation that included the vow to “sacrifice their souls” to gain Palestinian ownership of Jerusalem and the al-Aqsa mosque.
According to reports, the event took place at the Society building last month as part of “Ummah Day,” a time to celebrate the global Islamic community. MEMRI-TV (Middle East Media Research Institute) uploaded the video to its own channel and provided a translation. It begins with footage of young boys donning Palestinian scarves and acting out synchronized hand motions to a song about taking possession of the land where the al-Aqsa mosque was built — specifically the Temple Mount of Old City Jerusalem. The matter is part of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as Muslims view the mosque as a […]