I guess I shouldn’t be giving him ideas. Anyway, in all seriousness, note that the Hamas government in Gaza doesn’t seem concerned that increased Koran study in the lands they control will lead people to wake up, realize that Islam is peaceful and tolerant, and conclude that they should not be waging war against the respected “People of the Book” in Israel. On the contrary: Koran “study centers in the Strip are considered a major Hamas power source used to elicit support for the organization.”
If you or someone you love is mystified as to how and why this great book of peace could lead people to support a bloodthirsty and brutal terror organization like Hamas, watch for my forthcoming book, The Complete Infidel’s Guide to the Koran, which explains it all. It is coming in September from Regnery Publishing.
“Gaza: Hamas imposes ‘Koran levy,'” by Ali Waked for Ynet News, July 2 (thanks to Neil):
Special Hamas tax: The Hamas government in Gaza has recently decided to cut the salaries of Palestinian Authority employees in the Strip in order to finance Koran studies.
In an effort to reinforce Koran study centers across Gaza, Hamas has decided to deduct one percent of the salaries of public officials in the Strip and earmark the funds to the Koran schools.
Notably, Korean [sic!] study centers in the Strip are considered a major Hamas power source used to elicit support for the organization…..