Ben Carson Pronounces ‘Hamas’ like ‘Hummus’ at Event Hosted by Republican Jewish Group

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This article was originally published by the Washington Post:

Thursday’s Republican Jewish Coalition forum in Washington, D.C., produced mixed results for the GOP presidential candidates who delivered addresses.

Donald Trump was heckled for refusing to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s “undivided” capital, and Marco Rubio received enthusiastic applause as well as praise from pundits after a speech touching upon sanctions and international attempts to delegitimize Israel.

Meanwhile, the part of Ben Carson’s remarks that drew the most attention was his repeated mispronunciation of Hamas, the name of the Palestinian militant organization.

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