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'Rockets' At Jerusalem University's Paramilitary Hamas Rally

Photos and footage reveal pro-terror rally at Al-Quds University, after similar event last November led Brandeis University to cut ties.
By Ari Yashar
First Publish: 3/25/2014, 9:13 PM

Pro-Hamas rally at Al-Quds University
Pro-Hamas rally at Al-Quds University
Islamic Bloc Facebook page

Hamas-affiliated Al-Quds University in Jerusalem once again held a rally supporting the Gaza-based terror group this Sunday, after a "Nazi-style" rally at the university last November led Brandeis University in America to cut ties with the institution.

Photographs from the event on Sunday circulated students' Facebook pages, revealing pro-Hamas students parading throughout the campus, and even carrying mock rockets. Just two weeks ago, the Hamas-enclave of Gaza showered Israel with over 100 rockets.

Soon after, footage from the rally was posted on YouTube, showing dozens of participants and including interviews with Hamas officials.

Tom Gross, the Middle East expert who exposed the rally as well as the one last year, told Arutz Sheva "these kind of rallies are – obviously – not conducive to engendering a spirit of tolerance, acceptance and non-violence among students at this elite Palestinian university."

"I think we need to ask ourselves the general question as to why Western universities (and also Western government agencies) are funding Palestinian -- or indeed any other -- universities without making clear that they should not allow the promotion of violence or terrorism among students," added Gross.

Arab students at the university reported Monday that they are tired of the school giving terrorist groups free reign to hold military rallies on campus. They added that the rally lasted two hours, and that hundreds of students participated.

A reported source of funding for programs at the school is George Soros, the billionaire who supports several groups that have been accused of being critical of Israel and of falsely libeling the Jewish state.

An assistant of Soros reportedly claimed the billionaire has seen pictures of last November's rally featuring Nazi salutes and has already threatened to cut funding.

Pro-Hamas rally at Al-Quds University Islamic Bloc Facebook page