The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has issued what might be described as a rather terse condemnation of the attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that kill worth worshippers. According to the statement:
November 18, 2014 Washington, DC The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem that left four worshipers dead, including three Rabbis with American citizenship.
In a statement, CAIR said:
‘We condemn this and any other attack on a house of worship and urge all parties in that holy city to refrain from actions that further inflame religious tensions.
‘As the Quran, Islam’s revealed text, states: ‘Had not God repelled some people by the might of others, the monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques in which God’s praise is celebrated daily, would have been utterly demolished. God will certainly help those who help His cause.’’ (The Holy Quran, 22:40)
In the past CAIR has condemned similar attacks on houses of worship, including anti-Christian and sectarian violence in Pakistan, Iraq, Malaysia, and other countries.”
The GMBDW reported earlier this week on CAIR’s reaction to being included on a UAE list of terrorist organizations.
The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) describes itself as “a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group and as “America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group.” CAIR was founded in 1994 by three officers of the Islamic Association of Palestine, part of the U.S. Hamas infrastructure at that time. Documents discovered in the course of the the terrorism trial of the Holy Land Foundation confirmed that the founders and current leaders of CAIR were part of the Palestine Committee of the Muslim Brotherhood and that CAIR itself is part of the US. Muslim Brotherhood.
For more on CAIR, go here.