Jerusalem Post journalist Khaled Abu Toameh reports that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was quoted on Monday as saying that the Zionist movement had links with the Nazis before World War II.
Abbas was speaking during a lengthy interview with Al-Mayadeen, a Beirutbased TV station that is affiliated with Hezbollah and Iran.
Asked about allegations that he was a Holocaust denier, Abbas said that he had “70 more books that I still haven’t published” about the alleged link between the Zionist movement and the Nazis.
“I challenge anyone to deny the relationship between Zionism and Nazism before World War II,” Abbas said.
As Elder of Zion comments on Abbas’ sickening implication: “There were contacts before World War II as Zionists tried to save Jews from Germany; for example, the Ha’avara Agreement. Abbas is however trying to spin it as if Zionists and Nazis were cooperating in genocide, which puts him beneath contempt.”
It took Forbes columnist Richard Behar to goad the New York Times to report Egyptian president Morsi’s shocking comments that called Jews “apes and pigs”. This encouraged a smattering of other mainstream outlets to follow suit. How many days before the mainstream media picks up on Abbas’ equally shocking allegation that Zionists colluded with Hitler to kill Jews?
While we ponder this, let us refresh our memories with a picture of the dark days of Palestinian Mufti Haj Amin Al-Husseini’s leadership which initiated a collaboration with Hitler to exterminate the Jews in the Middle East: