BDS-supporting Imam invited to give opening prayer at Congress

DAILY CALLER
Militantly Anti-Semitic Imam Gives Opening Prayer At House Of Representatives
by Joshua Gill
May 10, 2019

A Muslim cleric who called for violence against Israel and expressed support for Hamas gave the opening prayer before the House of Representatives Thursday, angering several representatives. Omar Suleiman, an imam and president of the Yaqeen Institute, delivered the invocation at the invitation of his congresswoman, Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, according to the Jewish Telegraph Agency. Republican New York Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is Jewish, decried the invitation in light of the fact that Suleiman has repeatedly called for a third Intifada against Israel, referred to Jews as “Zionists” and called them “enemies of God,” and defended the terrorist organization Hamas on social media. READ MORE

NATIONAL REVEW Senator Rick Scott:Democrats’ Tolerance of Anti-Semitism Exposes Their Intolerance The inability of the national Democratic party to take a strong, declarative, and unequivocal stand against anti-Semitism will cost the party dearly, and not only with Jewish voters. 

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