Islamic Republic of Iran: Top Muslim cleric says Qur’an presents Jews as the enemies of the Muslims
“O you who believe, do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends. They are friends of one another. He among you who takes them for friends is of them. Indeed, Allah does not guide wrongdoing people.” (Qur’an 5:51)
“You will find the Jews and the idolaters the most vehement of mankind in hostility to those who believe.” (Qur’an 5:82)
“Shiraz, Iran Friday Sermon By Khamenei Representative Lotfollah Dezhkam: The Quran Teaches Us That The Jews, Zionists Are Our Enemies, Want To Destroy Us,” MEMRI, February 3, 2023:
Khamenei’s Representative in Iran’s Fars province, Lotfollah Dezhkam, said in a Friday, February 3, 2023 sermon that aired on Fars TV (Iran) that the Quran teaches Muslims that Jews and Zionists are their enemies….
Lotfollah Dezhkam: “Today, global arrogance is your enemy. Whether you like it or not, those arrogants are your enemies.
“Jews – particularly Jews and Zionists – are presented [in the Quran] as your enemies. You see, recently they attacked our military site with one of their drones. They are your enemies, if you sit by and say that you want to befriend them, they will not become your friends. They want to destroy you. We have to get to know these enemies.”