Our Struggle with the Jews is a Struggle for Existence, Not a Struggle for Land
Source: Al-Asaalah Magazine, Issue 30 (pg. 5-6)
Translator: abu maryam
Produced by: al-manhaj.com
The enemies of Islaam and the ignorant people that follow them are trying to portray the reality of the struggle against the Jews as a struggle for land and borders, and as a problem of refugees and water ports. And they make it seem as if it is possible to end this struggle with peaceful coexistence and by compensating the refugees, rectifying their condition of living, dispersing them throughout the land and establishing a weak petty secular state, which will live under the Zionist power and which will serve as a shield for the Zionist state (against their surrounding enemies).
But all of these people donâ€™t realize that our struggle with the Jews goes way back, ever since the first Islamic state was established in Madeenah with Muhammad
(SAWS) the Messenger sent to all of mankind, as its leader. Allaah has related to us in the Qur'an, the reality of the Jewsâ€™ malice and hatred for the ummah of Islaam and Tawheed, as he says: â€œYou will surely find that the people with the most enmity towards the believers are the Jews and the polytheists.â€
[Surah Al-Maaâ€™idah: 82]
So see how Allaah has placed the Jews before the polytheists in their hatred and enmity (towards the Muslims). Even though they are united in their disbelief, they differ (from others) in their (immense) hatred towards the ummah of Muhammad (SAWS), as Allaah says: â€œThe Jews and the Christians will never be pleased with you until you follow their religion (way).â€ [Surah Al-Baqarah: 120]
And ever since the first hour in which the Muslims let the beautiful fragrance of Islaam flow through it (Madeenah), the Jews were there showing enmity to the Muslims and their Prophet. So our Prophet, Muhammad (SAWS), was not safe from the harm of the Jews amongst their ranks. They tried to kill him three times. One time, they tried to kill him by putting a heavy rock on his head. Another time was when they placed poison in the forearm of a goat (for him to eat). And a third case was when the Jewish boy, Lubaid bin al-Aâ€™asam, may Allaahâ€™s curse be on him, put a magic spell on him.
And lo, there are the Americans, supplying the Jews with the most ferocious and harmful weapons of destruction, so that they can kill the Muslim children, women and elderly people of Palestine. And they preoccupied the world with their American elections for the purpose of drawing attention away from the Jewish massacre and butchering of the Muslim people of Palestine.
And lo! There are the British, who supply the Jews with loud and explosive ammunition, which when used result in horrific deaths and everlasting handicapping for the youth of Palestine. So this ummah (nation of Palestinians) are open prey - whether young or old, infant or woman â€“ in the hands of the Jews and their supporters.
And lo! There are the supporters of the Jews, who preoccupy the ummah and draw their attention away from the casualties suffered by the Muslim people of Palestine. And they make the people blind to the crimes committed by the Jews by broadcasting the Olympics and other worthless programs, which only make the ummah numb and put it to sleep!
Donâ€™t the Muslims know that our struggle against the Jews is a struggle of Creed and a struggle of Religious livelihood? Donâ€™t they realize that it is a struggle of culture, a struggle to remain in existence, a struggle of identification? Wasnâ€™t it the Jews who set fire to Al-Masjid Al-Aqsaa? Werenâ€™t they the ones who initiated archeological excavations under it, (ruining its foundation), so that afterward it can crumble on its own?? Werenâ€™t they the ones who killed Muslims while they were prostrating in the month of Ramadaan in Masjid Al-Khaleel?!? Did they not cut open the stomachs of pregnant women, murder babies and set fire to the pastures and the farmlands!? Wasnâ€™t it the Jews who transformed the masjids of Palestine into bars of alcohol and gambling?! Did they not turn them into compounds for animals and garbage dumps?!?
Then after all of this, it is said: â€œOur struggle against the Jews is a struggle for land and a border dispute!!â€ And the desired solution is to establish a petty Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, so that the followers of the three monotheistic â€“ or so they claim - faiths can live in it. Are these people ignorant of the fact that the only Religion acceptable in the sight of Allaah is Islaam? Or are they ignorant of the fact that Ibraheem is free and absolved from the polytheism and idolatry the Jews and Christians are upon. â€œIbraaheem was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but rather he was Haneef (worshipping Allaah alone), a Muslim. And he was not from the polytheists.â€ [Surah Aali â€˜Imraan: 67]
Indeed, the only solution, which the Jews will understand, is Jihaad â€“ done with its proper conditions â€“ to raise high the Word of Allaah. The Jews do not want peace, rather they only want that this ummah surrender and submit itself to them, and that it bow and debase itself to them. And they want that it wipe out the word Jihaad from its vocabulary! They want them to become slaves, employees and laborers for them, having the right to beat them with their shoes and lash them with their whips whenever they feel like it!
Our real struggle with the Jews will not end by setting up a withered state that doesnâ€™t raise the banner of Islaam nor establishes the Laws of Allaah. How can it come to an end when the Muslim recites in his prayer seventeen times - day and night â€“ â€œAnd do not make us from those who gained Your Anger nor from those who went astray.â€ [Surah Al-Faatihah: 7]
Those who â€œgained Your Angerâ€ are the Jews and those who â€œwent astrayâ€ are the Christians, according to the unanimous agreement of the Tafseer scholars, and this is so until the Day of Judgement.
So the decisive battle in which the Jews will come to an end will most assuredly come to pass â€“ it is inevitable. It will be a battle of Faith and a battle of servitude to Allaah. The Prophet (sallAllaahu â€˜alayhi wa sallam) said: â€œYou will indeed fight against the Jews and you will kill them to the point where the rock and the tree will say: â€˜O Muslim! O â€˜Abdullaah (slave of Allaah)! There is a Jew hiding behind me. Come and kill him.â€™ Except for al-Gharqad for it is from the trees of the Jews.â€
This is a true promise from the one who doesnâ€™t speak from his own desire (Prophet Muhammad (SAWS), which confirms the true nature of our struggle against the Jews, unlike what the misguided and misguiding media is portraying.