Grand Mufti

April 11, 1921 Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner
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April 11, 1921 Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner

April 11, 1921 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafet, Mahmud Abbas Herbert Samuel British High Commissioner supports the appointment of Haj Amin al-Husseini as the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem “I saw Haj Amin Husseini on Friday and discussed with him at considerable length the political situation and the question […]

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1929 The Grand Mufti The Haram El-Sharif
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1929 The Grand Mufti The Haram El-Sharif

1929 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas The Grand Mufti: “The Haram El-sharif has been Moslem property for thirteen and a half centuries, but in the remote past it was the site of three successive Jewish Temples. The structures of the Holy area, including the walls, are […]

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1930 The Supreme Muslim Council
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1930 The Supreme Muslim Council

1930  The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas The Supreme Muslim Council “The site is one of the oldest in the world. Its sanctity dates from the earliest times. Its identity with the site of Solomon’s Temple is beyond dispute. This, too, is the spot, according to universal […]

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July 1st, 1937 The Grand Mufti ; Testimony Before Royal (Peel) Commission of Inquire
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July 1st, 1937 The Grand Mufti ; Testimony Before Royal (Peel) Commission of Inquire

July 1st, 1937 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji’s (Husseini) testimony to the Royal (Peel) Commission in Palestine: Q: Lord Peel: Since you demand the establishment of a national government in Palestine, what will you do with the […]

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September 26, 1937 British district commissioner for Galilee Lewis Yelland
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September 26, 1937 British district commissioner for Galilee Lewis Yelland

September 26, 1937 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas The  British district commissioner for Galilee Lewis Yelland,  after attending Sunday services at the Anglican Christ Church in Nazareth, was gunned down by four Arabs.  His assassination caused Britain to respond by outlawing the Arab Higher Committee and […]

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September 28, 1937 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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September 28, 1937 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

September 28, 1937 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas “Britain immediately issued a warrant for al- Husseini arrest and shortly later outlawed the Arab Higher Committee (of which al- Husseini was chairman).  Al- Husseini escaped arrest and eventually made his way to Syria which became the Committee’s […]

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November 21, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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November 21, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

November 21, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas and Hitler Recording in his diary, his meeting with Hitler in his diary, Mufti Haj Amin el-Husseini wrote: The words of the Fuehrer on the 6th of Zul Qaada 1360 of the Hejira [which falls on the 21st […]

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October 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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October 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

October 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas “The mufti had fled to Berlin from the British, in October 1941, and, once there, he was promptly granted his own Nazi propaganda bureau, dubbed ‘Das Arabisch Buro Der Grossmufti.’” Source: The Jerusalem Post March 2014

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October 25, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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October 25, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

October 25, 1941 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas “When World War II broke out in 1939, and I felt the increased British pressure on the French authorities in Lebanon to hand me over, I tried to take refuge in Iraq and then in Persia. The British […]

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July 27, 1944 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
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July 27, 1944 The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

July 27, 1944 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al Hasanji (Husseini), Yasser Arafat, Mahmud Abbas                                                                                                                   Berlin, July 27, 1944 “To the Reichsfuehrer SS and Minister of the interior H. Himmler Reichsfuehrer: In my letter to you of June 5, 1944, I referred back to our conversation in […]