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CA Imam Apologizes for Accusing Israel of Producing Islamic State

A Shia Imam in California, who stated during a sermon that “ISIS is the production of the Israeli intelligence” and that Israel “finances, arms and trains” the so-called “Islamic State,” has apologized for his statements.

Sheikh Ammar Shahin Islamic Center of Davis (Davis Masjid / Screenshot / YouTube)

California Imam Apologizes for Antisemitic Sermon

Imam Ammar Shahin of the Islamic Center of Davis apologized on Friday for a July 21 sermon in which he had quoted an antisemitic text and prayed for Allah to “annihilate” Jews “down to the very last one.”