The board of the UK’s leading Muslim charity has resigned after replacing a trustee who labeled Jews “grandsons of monkeys and pigs” with a man who labeled Hamas terrorists “heroes” and labeled Israel a “Zionist enemy” .
The Jewish community reacted with horror after Lorenzo Vidino, an expert on Islamism, read extremist social media posts by Dr. Almoutaz Tayara, the director of the partially funded taxpayer, had revealed Islamic aid worldwide (IRW), who also chairs Islamic Aid in Germany.
In the Facebook posts, Tayara supported terrorist attacks against Israel and published a picture of former American President Barack Obama wearing a Star of David.
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The Sunday times reports that in 2017, Islamic Relief Germany was aware of Tayara’s known positions, but allowed him to maintain his leadership role after apologizing.
Tayara has been selected to replace Heshmat Khalifa on the board, who stepped down from the IRW last month The times exposed anti-Semitic posts calling Israelis the “grandchildren of monkeys and pigs” and Egypt’s president a “pimp son of the Jews”.
He was also forced to resign as director of an international endowment fund with a portfolio of £ 7 million that is wholly controlled by the charity.
Tayara told The times Ashamed of his position, he added: “I do not support a terrorist movement. I do not support the Muslim Brotherhood or the Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades. I am not an anti-Semite. “
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