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[3] A brief acquaintance with the historical intellectual servitude of American ideologues to Zionism.

In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy.

Allah [The Exalted] said:

وَإِذَا قُلۡتُمۡ فَٱعۡدِلُواْ وَلَوۡ ڪَانَ ذَا قُرۡبَىٰ‌ۖ

And when you testify, be just, even if (it concerns) a near relative. [1]

When you testify by way of a statement to judge between people, differentiate between them in a discourse, and speak regarding matters and circumstances, be just in your speech, adhere to truthfulness regarding those you love and those you hate, be fair and do not conceal what needs to be made clear because it is forbidden and tantamount to injustice to divert (from justice and fairness) when speaking against the one you hate. [2]

Therefore, we remind ourselves of the fact that not all Jews are engaged in the plots of the Zionists, as Shaikh Abu Iyaad [may Allah preserve him] stated, “It is important to note that not all Jews are involved in these intrigues and the Jews as a population have, throughout history, been subject to the whims and desires of their religious and political leaders, and have been made to undergo much persecution as a result”. Must read below:

The main thought that stimulated culture and politics in the United States of America, especially in its belief in the necessity of establishing a Jewish state on the Land of Israel in Palestine, nurturing that state, and protecting it as a religious and cultural adherence through politics, was the “Puritan” Christian Zionism and the millenarian doctrine it carries, and the like. Warder Cresson, the first American consul to Jerusalem in 1844, declared that he sought to do the Lord’s work by establishing a national homeland for Jews in the Promised Land through his work in Palestine. He wrote some letters to Washington officials and even made contact with officials in the Ottoman Empire, but his efforts were futile, so he relocated to Palestine. He encouraged American Christian Zionists to follow in his footsteps, and this is exactly what transpired. In 1850, a group of American Zionists led by Zionist Clorinda Minor went to Israel to await the arrival of Christ the Saviour, but they waited for a long time and returned to their homeland after seven years. In the year 1866, 150 American Christian Zionists attempted to establish themselves in Palestine in order to await the arrival of Christ the Saviour. When Christ did not appear, they rationalised their failure by claiming that Christ had been delayed because the chosen people had not all gathered in the “Promised Land.”

William Blackstone, a Christian Zionist, was one of America’s wealthy missionaries. He wrote extensively and advocated work for the return of Christ and the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. As a result, his call influenced numerous politicians, including rulers, States, and representatives in Congress. In 1888, he travelled to Palestine and was dismayed by what he viewed as “the anomaly that Palestine was thus left as land without a people, instead of giving it to a people without a land.”

In 1891, he petitioned US President Benjamin Harrison, requesting that America act to return Jews to Palestine. The petition was signed by 413 prominent American Christians, including John Rockefeller, patriarch of the Rockefeller family and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, a large number of Senators, and a number of editors-in-chief of major newspapers. He stated in his petition, “In accordance with the Lord’s distribution of his land to the nations, Palestine remains the homeland of the Jews and their inalienable property. They were evicted by force, so why don’t the great powers, who handed Bulgaria to the Bulgarians and Serbia to the Serbs respond by giving Palestine to the Jews?” In his petition, he quoted an Old Testament text about the Persian “Cyrus,” who (according to him) was anointed by the Lord Jehovah in the Book of Isaiah. He said that Cyrus’ Christianity was blessed by the Lord Jehovah, who held Cyrus’ hand and trampled over kingdoms and rulers before him. He smashed and opened the gates in front of him, and he made the doors not close….” Blackstone hoped to persuade President Harrison to be the Lord’s anointed one, who would, like Cyrus, return the Jews to Palestine. He focused on the necessity of sending Jews to Palestine for two reasons: The first reason was to practise the millenarian doctrine and prepare for the coming of Christ the Saviour. The second reason was the fear that Jews would flock to America, just as they had done in Russia in 1881. As a result, he was to achieve the desired result, which is that guaranteeing the establishment of the State of Israel would secure America’s power and greatness, which the Lord would bless if he assisted, protected, and stood by the Jews. These two reasons, particularly the first theological doctrinal one, motivated America to work hard to assist Jews and establish a state for them in Palestine. This is why Christian Zionism has been and continues to be more forceful in this affair. And this is why Theodor Herzl, the founder of Jewish Zionism, did not object to the British government when it proposed to him the establishment of a Jewish state in Al-Arish, on the Egyptian border, and then suggested that it be established in Cyprus, then in Uganda, and he did not object. The Zionist Christians, on the other hand, criticised Herzl for not protesting and emphasised the importance of establishing it in Palestine rather than elsewhere. He sent a letter to Herzl blaming him for this and attempted to persuade him that the chosen homeland belongs to the chosen people. [3] [End of quote]

[1] Translator: Shaikh Abu Iyaad. NobleQur’an

[2] An Excerpt from Tafseer as-Sadi. Slightly paraphrased

[3] An Excerpt from “As-Sahyuniyyah An-Nasraaniyyah, Diraasah Fee Daw’i Al-Aqeedah Al-islaamiyyah”. pages pages 305-308