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Chicago Imam: Violent Jihad Must be Waged Against Israel
A video has emerged of an imam in Chicago preaching that Muslims should wage war against Israel and that paradise awaits those who die in jihad. The website of his mosque says it has hundreds of members and a full-time Islamic school for children.
The sermons by Imam Mohamed Elimam of the Islamic Center of Chicago, also known as the At-Takaful Islamic Society, took place between July 18 and 25. A documentary on the Society's website identifies it as the alternative name for the Islamic Center of Chicago and shows children learning at its school.
The organization is listed as a church and is not required to file IRS forms. Its 2012 990 Form lists its revenue for that year as $856,732.
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