ADL Rips Chicago Islamic Summit

(Washington Times) Julia Duin - The Anti-Defamation League accused several Muslim groups on Monday of using an Islamic summit in Chicago as a platform for extremist and anti-Semitic invective instead of its stated purpose to combat the increasing radicalization of Muslim-American youths. Based on transcripts from a Dec. 23-27 convocation of the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), the ADL said the gathering "served as a forum for religious scholars and political activists to rail against Jews, call for the eradication of the State of Israel, and accuse the United States government of waging a war against Muslims at home and abroad." "It is shocking that this conference...was a sham and nothing more than a cover for the dissemination of hateful anti-American and anti-Israel views and anti-Semitism," said Abraham Foxman, ADL national director.

2010-01-13 10:23:56

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