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  Tevet 24, 5773 , 06/01/13

Abbas Praised 'Exemplary Heritage' of Hitler Ally Mufti

David Bedein of the Israel Resource News Agency and the Center for Middle East Policy Research said, Sunday, that he was waiting to see how President Shim'on Peres would react to Friday's speech by Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority on the anniversary of the founding of the Fatah terror faction, in which he praised the heritage of Mufti Haj Amin Al-Husseini, who was an ally of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler during the Holocaust. Interviewed on Arutz Sheva's Hebrew journal, Bedein noted that Peres recently called Abbas a peace partner and that Abbas's doctoral dissertation dealt with blaming the Zionist Federation for having a role in the destruction of the Jews.

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