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CAIR official declares American Jewish groups, synagogues ‘enemies’

San Francisco Bay Area Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Executive Director Calls for “Know Your Enemies” as She Denounces Jewish Organizations, “Zionist” Synagogues, and Hillel Campus Groups whom she accused of treason and of supporting humanity. rights violations.

Speaking at a panel at the American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) annual conference in Chicago last month, Zahra Billoo, who manages one of CAIR’s largest offices, warned the public to “pay attention” to Jewish groups and institutions she associated with the betrayal.

“We need to pay attention to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). We have to pay attention to the Jewish Federation. We have to watch out for Zionist synagogues. We need to pay attention to the Hillel sections on our campuses, ”she said.

“Because it is not because they are your friends today that they support you in matters of human rights,” she added.

Speaking against “Zionists,” a term historically used as a euphemism for “Jews” to avoid accusations of anti-Semitism, Billoo called for “opposing vehement fascists” as well as “polite Zionists too,” claiming that they “are not your friends”. . ”

“They won’t be there for you when you need them,” she said. “They will take your friendship and throw your Palestinian brothers and sisters under the bus. “

She then ridiculed the notion of friendly relations with such “Zionists”.

“Oh, do you get along great because you’re all together on Girl Scouts?” “” She asked mockingly. “Tell them about what’s going on in Palestine and see how this conversation goes. “

Emphasizing the “links” between Islamophobia and Zionism, she suggested that the audience “know who is on your side” and “know your enemies”.

“I’m not going to coat this,” she said. “They are your enemies. ”

She also accused “Zionist” and “foreign policy” organizations of seeking to harm them.

“There are organizations and infrastructures that are working to harm you. Make no mistake about it. They would sell you down the line if they could, and they do it very often behind your back, ”she said.

“I mean the Zionist organizations,” she clarified. “I mean the foreign policy organizations that say they are not Zionists but want a two state solution.”

Just days after Billoo’s remarks, Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) was talking at a CAIR virtual banquet as representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) accepted the group award “2021 American Muslim Public Servant”.

CAIR, the largest Muslim human rights organization in the United States, is a muslim brotherhood entity that was appointed a terrorist group from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The group was also named accomplice not charged in the Holy Land Foundation trial and in the Hamas fundraising case that ended up with the FBI interrupt its working relationship with the organization.

In 2009, a federal judge concluded that the government had found “a lot of evidence” to establish a link CAIR with Hamas, an Islamic terrorist organization that regularly broadcasts and distributes anti-Israel and anti-Semitic tropes.

It was during a private fundraiser for CAIR of Greater Los Angeles when Omar referred to the terrorist attacks of September 11 as a day when “some people did something”.

Billoo, who was a board member of the Women’s March before being ousted for tweets deemed anti-Semitic, has made headlines in the past for her opposition to honor fallen American soldiers on Remembrance Day, to disparage the United States military and to target American Muslims who serve there.

She has also assimilated the Jewish State with the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS).

In 2007, she share an essay in which his brother, Ahmed Billoo, who was president of the radical anti-Israel Muslim student association of Long Beach, Express his belief in the justice of suicide bombers, which he said had to be assessed “on a case-by-case basis”.

“Blowing yourself up is not something that everyone can do or something that everyone has the courage to do,” he said.

“I just think it’s something Islam justifies,” he added.

Follow Joshua Klein on Twitter @JoshuaKlein


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