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Jew Hating Congresswoman Omar Faces Backlash For Appearence With Terrorist "Charity"
February 12, 2019
MIM: This is the original listing (below) for the event from the IRUSA website which features Yousef Abdallah aka Abdullah as a speaker together with Ilhan Omar. As you can see on the first poster Abdallah's name was scrubbed from the Eventbrite listing after a media uproar which exposed Abdallah's anti semitic proclivities. The original poster with Abdallah and Omar can be seen at the bottom of the page.
...(T)he Middle East Forum's Sam Westrop reportsthat Omar is set to speak Feb. 23 at a fundraiserfor Islamic Relief USA. It is a part of Islamic Relief Worldwide, which allegedly has ties to the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. Israel and Bangladeshaccusethe organization of helping finance radical groups.
Omar will appear with Islamic Relief USA operations manager Yousef Abdallah, who the Middle East Forum foundhad expressed violently anti-Semitic ideas on his social-media accounts.
One example Westrop cites indicates he and Omar may share similar ideas. Responding to then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's 2014 apology for describing the "occupied" West Bank and Gaza, Abdallah wrote: "Christie kneels down on his knees before the Jewish lords and says 'I am sorry.' Only money makes stuff like this happen. Mr. Christie. Muslims should remember this very well."...
"Abdallah, who serves as Islamic Relief USA's "operations manager,"shared a "very beautiful" modernized version of a Palestinian folk story about a resistance hero named Zharif al-Tawl, who took revenge against Jewish "gangs" that had purportedly attacked a Palestinian village by providing guns to "kill more than 20 jews" and "fire rockets at Tel Aviv."
Other posts referred to Jews as "stinking," and claimed that "the Jews put the outside wall of Al Aqsa [the mosque in Jerusalem] on fire.
Abdallah also "Liked" a comment on his Facebook post that calls on God to wreak "revenge on the damned rapists Zionists. O God they are no challenge for you. Shake the Earth beneath their feet and destroy them as you destroyed" the peoples of ʿĀd, Thamud and Lot."
HT: MEF (Islamist Watch)
Islamic Relief has, however, been banned in both Israel and the United Arab Emirates because of its links to terror. MEF's June 2018 report, Islamic Relief: Charity, Extremism and Terror, confirms its ties to extremism in the West and to terrorism-linked groups in the Middle East.
ISSUE AREA(S)Worldwide Relief
Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+
Islamic Relief USA |
On Saturday, February 23rd, the South-East Team at Islamic Relief USA will be hosting
"Save the Blessed" dinner to support the emergency humanitarian projects
for *Yemen* at the Hilton Tampa Airport.
The night features Keynote Speaker, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar,
Munshid and Qari, Mohammad Al Zahed, and Motivational Speakers
Imam Belal Alzuhiry and Yousef Abdullah.
Volunteers needed at 5 PM to assist in the following tasks: 1)
Event Setup and Breakdown
2) Registration and Welcome Desk Assistance
3) Ushers and General Info Liaison
4) Finance Assistants
5) Administrative Tasks *Actual Tasks will be assigned prior to or at the event.
*Parking and dinner included *Please dress in Business causal attire
Location: Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore 2225 N Lois Avenue Tampa, FL 33607
Date: Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 5 PM - 11 PM
If you have any questions, please contact Mouhammad at mkanawati at irusa.org
or call (971)708-4569
We also need help promoting this event to ensure we have a full ballroom.
If you can help network this event in any way please select "Yes" when prompted during sign up.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 FROM 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Tampa, FL 33607
Special Events: Benefit Dinner
Volunteer Limit: 40
Spots Remaining: 16
Opportunity Leader: Mohammad Kanawati Click to email this contact
Full opportunity address and directions will be sent to you by e-mail after you sign up.
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The new poster for the IRUSA Yemen fundraiser has no mention of Yousef Abdallah
Islamic Relief USA is dedicating Feb 23rd, 2019 to Yemen.
If Yemen was 100 people:
80 need aid to survive
60 barely have anything to eat
58 have no access to clean water
52 have no access to healthcare
11 are severely malnourished
But Yemen is not 100 people. It's 30.5 million people.
And right now, more than 24 million Yemenis are trapped in what's being called the world's "worst humanitarian crisis."
On Saturday, February 23rd, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is coming to Tampa to speak at an emergency benefit dinner for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Can we count on you to also be there?
Saturday, February 23, 2019
6pm to 9pm
3 Course Halal Dinner Provided.
HILTON TAMPA AIRPORT WESTSHORE
2225 N Lois Avenue I Tampa FL 33607 I USA
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
Imam Belal Alzuhiry, Yemeni-American motivational speaker
Sheikh Muhammad Alzahid - Munshid & Qari
Rowaida Abdelaziz - Huffpost
Walid Hamadeh | whamadeh at irusa .org | (954) 298-5591
Mouhammad Al Kanawati | mkanawati at irusa .org | (971) 708-4569
MIM: Yousef Abdallah is now a scheduled speaker on the IRUSA 'Cruise For A Cause' Yemen fundraiser.
Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm
3 Course Halal Dinner Provided.
Sun Dream Yacht Chartesr
2950 NE 32nd Ave. | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Yousef Abdallah, IRUSA
Walid Hamadeh | whamadeh at irusa usa .org | (954) 298-5591
Mouhammad Al Kanawati | mkanawati at irusa usa .org | (971) 708-4569+ Google Calendar+ iCal Export