But deep down, they really, really want peace. And remember: the Palestinian conflict with Israel has nothing, absolutely nothing, to do with Islam. “Hamas video: Allah, kill Christians and Jews “to the last one,'” by Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook for Palestinian Media Watch, December 8:
A video on official Hamas TV calls for Allah to kill Jews, Christians, Communists and their supporters. The video asks Allah to "count them and kill them to the last one, and don’t leave even one."
As Palestinian Media Watch has reported this call for the killing of non-Muslims was a regular pronouncement by both Palestinian Authority (Fatah) and Hamas political and religious leaders for many years starting in July 2000.
For years, sermons by religious leaders on official Palestinian Authority TV under Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas routinely presented the killing of Jews as a religious obligation and a fulfillment of the Islamic ideal….