Translated by Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and a lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, the chilling YouTube clip shows masked Hamas supporters chanting slogans of hate and violence, such as, “Bless the cigarettes (code for rockets)” and “Smash Zionist heads.”
The frenzied crowd proclaims allegiance not only to Hamas, but also to Seraya al-Aksa, the military wing of Fatah and Hamas. Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian Authority, is chair of the Fatah party.
“There can be no doubt that a relentless second front in the existential war that Hamas and the like are waging against Israel has geared up on the Temple Mount,” stated Linda Olmert, deputy director of Haliba, the movement for freedom of worship on the Mount.
“Just as little four-year-old Daniel Tragerman, who was murdered by Hamas, breathed his last in Nahal Oz (southern community near the border with Gaza),” Olmert adds, a “despicable terrorist proudly displays the ISIS flag” on the Temple Mount, which states: “There is no deity by Allah. Mohammed is his messengers.”
Meanwhile, “Jews and Israelis dare not bring an Israeli flag on to the Temple Mount, which is in sovereign Israel, yet this ISIS abomination is shown with impunity.” More