On Friday, June 8, Palestinian Authority television broadcast a sermon by Sheik Ibrahim Madhi preaching in the Sheik 'Ijlin Mosque in Gaza which praises suicide attacks and calls for the end of Israel, the United States and Great Britain.
"Allah is almighty. Had He wanted - He would have beaten
them. But He tests you in suffering. We must prepare the
ground for the army of Allah that is coming according to
the [divine] predetermination. We must prepare a foothold
for them. Allah willing, this unjust state will be erased -
Israel will be erased; this unjust state, the United
States, will be erased; this unjust state, Britain, will be
erased - they who caused this people's Nakbah [the 1948
"Oh beloved, we must be certain that victory will come.
Shame and remorse on whoever refrained from raids [against
the enemy] or refrained from preaching to himself [to
raid]; shame and remorse on whoever refrained from raising
his children on Jihad; shame and remorse on whoever hated
his Muslim brother while loving one of the infidels; shame
and remorse on whoever hid behind excuses that have no
basis with Allah..."
"Blessings to whoever waged Jihad for the sake of Allah;
blessings to whoever raided for the sake of Allah;
blessings to whoever put a belt of explosives on his body
or on his sons' and plunged into the midst of the Jews,
crying "Allahu Akbar, praise to Allah, There is no God but
Allah and Muhammad is His messenger."'
"Just as the building collapsed over the Jews in their
sinful dancing floor [referring to the collapse of a
wedding hall in Jerusalem] - I pray to Allah that this
oppressive Knesset will collapse over the heads of the