Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Quote Prophet Muhammad at Al-Azhar Conference: "O Muslim, There is a Jew Behind Me, Come and Kill Him"
While much of the Western world was still congratulating itself for their role in supporting the 'Arab Spring' (often referred to by the actual participants as the 'Islamic Awakening'), Muslim Brotherhood members (the soon-to-be rulers of "the new Egypt") were at al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo on November 25, 2011, calling for genocide against Jews. The call came in the form of a recitation of an authentic hadith from the Prophet Muhammad, in which he declared that Muslims should fight against the Jews "until the rocks and the trees will say, 'O slave of Allah, o Muslim, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him." The occasion was the commemoration of what the International Union of Muslim Scholars named "Save al-Aqsa Friday" (for previous reporting on this day, see here).
The first speaker is Abd al-Rahman al-Barr, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Bureau:
The second speaker is Shaykh Muhammad Mukhtar al-Mahdi, professor at Al Azhar and head of the Islamic Law Society:
There has been some confusion concerning the event created by Juan Cole, the University of Michigan professor and blogger, who "fancies himself a fact-checker who uncovers hidden truths via the Arabic press". This has been cleared up by Martin Seth Kramer, an American scholar of the Middle East at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Shalem Center (see here).