The Muslim Brotherhood topped the Simon Weisenthal Center’s list of anti-Semitic/anti-Israel slurs of 2012. The two main offenders were the organizations moral guide, Mohammed Badie, and Futouh abd al-Nabi Mansour, an Egyptian cleric who heads the religious endowment for the Matrouh Governate.
Badie was quoted as saying: “the Jews have dominated the land, spread corruption on earth, spilled the blood of believers and in their actions profaned holy places. Zionists only understand the language of force and will not relent without duress. this will happen only through holy Jihad.”
Mansour, who made his statement at a nationally televised service at el-Tenaim Mosque attended by Egyptian President Morsi, said: “Oh Allah, destroy the Jews and their supporters – oh Allah, disperse them and rend them asunder, oh Allah, demonstrate your might and greatness upon them.” After the comments Morsi was shown fervently answering “Amin” (Amen).
In second place was Iran’s regime, headlined by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who made the following comments at a conference earlier in the year: “It has now been some 400 years that a horrendous Zionist clan has been ruling the major world affairs. and behind the scenes of the major power circles, in political, media, monetary, and banking organizations in the world, they have been the decision-makers, to an extent that a big power with a huge economy and over 300 million population, the presidential election hopefuls must go kiss the feet of the Zionists to ensure their victory in the elections.”
Others on the list included Hungary’s Jobbik political party, Louis Farrakhan and European soccer fans.