“She’s a champion of equal rights, except when it comes to Jewish rights,” Foxman said of Sarsour. “She plays that game, ‘I love Jews, I don’t like Zionists.’ Well, I’ve got news for her. Every Jew who’s a Jew prays to Jerusalem, says ‘Im eshkachech Yerushalayim,’ (If I forget you, Jerusalem.) So this is a throwback to 1948.”
Whether devout Muslims will respect this law is a whole other matter. Muslims come to this country with a ready-made model of society and governance that they faithfully believe supersedes man-made law. It is the Islamic precept of hakimiyyah – the principle of Allah’s exclusive power and right to govern, legislate, and pass judgement.