ISRAEL - Funeral Refused Over Selling House to Jews

Arno Froese

The family of Ala’ Qirresh, one of the six east Jerusalem residents killed in [the] road accident on Route 90, denied that their son had been involved in any real estate transactions with Jews.

The denial came after angry residents of east Jerusalem refused to hold a funeral for Qirresh on the pretext that he had been involved in the sale of an Arab-owned house to Jews.

Several residents prevented the victim’s family from bringing his body to the al-Aqsa Mosque for pre-burial prayers, eyewitnesses said. The residents claimed that Qirresh was a “traitor” who was involved in a real estate transaction with Jews.

Recently, the Palestinian Islamic religious authorities in east Jerusalem renewed its call for prohibiting the sale of Arab-owned property to Jews. The authorities also called for boycotting anyone who is involved in such transactions. The boycott includes banning Muslims from holding prayers for the suspect in a mosque or burying him in a Muslim cemetery.

-www.jpost.com, 5 November 2018

Arno's commentary

This blatant violation of human rights should be condemned to the utmost by the United Nations. Not so whenever Israel is concerned. This reminds us of Nazi Germany, when the ruling party admonished Germans not to patronize Jewish-owned businesses. Yet this important body, representing the nations of the world, is silent, and so is the rest of the world.

Here again, we have the absolute proof that the Jew is different from all people on the face of the earth. “For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God, and the Lord hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth” (Deuteronomy 14:2).

Arno Froese is the executive director of Midnight Call Ministries and editor-in-chief of the acclaimed prophetic magazines Midnight Call and News From Israel. He has authored a number of well-received books, and has sponsored many prophecy conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Israel. His extensive travels have contributed to his keen insight into Bible prophecy, as he sees it from an international perspective.

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