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End Times for Israel: The Apocalyptic ‘Quranic’ Prophecy Electrifying Palestinians

In a recent survey, 73 percent of Palestinians backed a prediction, popularized by Hamas preacher and YouTube icon Bassam Jarrar, that Israel will collapse by June 2022. Why is this wild fantasy of destruction so popular?

Ori Nir
Ori Nir
Ori Nir
Ori Nir

The most interesting finding in the latest Palestinian public opinion survey shows that 73 percent of Palestinians polled in the West Bank and Gaza Strip believe the Quran includes a prophecy regarding the demise of the state of Israel.

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