The Muslim outreach committee was formed after New Jersey Muslims were gravely offended by NYPD surveillance and the presumption that New Jersey Muslims might be terror-prone. And the best way to do disprove all that was with an outreach committee containing non-terror folk like these.
Imam Mohammad Qatanani, whose deportation is sought by the Department of Homeland Security for not disclosing on his green card application that he was arrested and convicted by Israel in 1993 for his involvement with Hamas;
Ahmed Shedeed, a fervent supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and President of the Islamic Center of Jersey City, a mosque with a history of Islamist leadership. Its website currently contains disturbing statements about jihad, the West, wife beating and polygamy;
Mohammed Younes, the President of the American Muslim Union, a group with Islamist leadership and close ties to Qatananis mosque, which was founded by a Hamas fundraiser; (continue reading...)(...more)