Sofian Abdelaziz Zakkout is the Director of AMANA, the American Muslim Association of North America. The organization isn’t well known outside of South Florida, AMANA speaks for the Muslim community in the local area. Zakkout and his group have firm ties to two dozen mosques in the vicinity.
Zakkout does what Muslims do so well, he speaks of peace and love – after all, it is the Religion of Peace – in English and then says what he really feels in Arabic.
This month, Zakkout’s real self came out once again, as he labeled Jews the “grandsons of monkeys and pigs,” while commemorating the 28th anniversary of Hamas.
Because of Zakkout’s position of leadership, when he makes a statement, it needs to be taken seriously. In English, he will tell media outlets about how he is a man of peace, about how he was, for years, the co-chair of the Jewish Arab Dialogue Association (JADA). In Arabic, he will make statements which are quite the opposite, supporting and inciting hatred and terror.
This month, Zakkout has been hard at work spreading the vilest of anti-Semitism in Arabic.
This is a well known and long practiced theme of Muslim leaders. The media is aware of what people like Zakkout do but they choose to ignore it.
Zakkout has had a busy month.
On December 13th, Zakkout posted a video on Facebook, featuring a Palestinian man with a microphone asking various Palestinian children what they believed the capital of Israel was. The television channel that the video aired on, Jerusalem Satellite Channel, has been accused of being affiliated with Hamas. Above the video, Zakkout placed a message for the Jewish people. He wrote in Arabic, “Jews, Muhammad’s army will return” and signed it “Sofian.”
In his quote, Zakkout is referencing a violent anti-Jewish chant made by followers of Hamas and Hezbollah about the Saudi city of Khaybar, where Muhammad’s disciples attacked and enslaved the city’s Jewish inhabitants in the year 629. The chant is “Khaybar, Khaybar, ya Yahoud, jaish Muhammad saufa yaoud.” Translated: “Khaybar, Khaybar, O Jews, Muhammad’s army will return.”
The next two days, Zakkout followed up his Khaybar post with a photo of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah and a series of photos commemorating the 28th anniversary of Hamas, which he took from the Quds News Network, a media group that celebrates knife attacks and murders of Israeli civilians.
Here’s his Facebook post.
He capped the month off with another Facebook post.
On December 17th, Zakkout posted a photo of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, who is a decorated veteran of many different wars and battles fought by Israel the last three-plus decades. Above the picture of Eizenkot, Zakkout grossly wrote in Arabic, “You’re a Jew, the grandson of a monkey and a pig.” He signed it “Sofian.”
Islam, the Religion of Peace – in English. In the real world, they are butchers, no different than they’ve been for 1,400 years. Don’t be fooled.
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