Palestinian academic Riyad Abu Ras said in a May 16, 2022 show on Al-Quds Al-Youm TV (Islamic Jihad – Gaza) that the Jews can either “go back to Europe” or be killed and buried in Palestine. He said that the British sent the Jews to Palestine because they had been a "nuisance" in Europe and in order to create “a dagger in the Arab and Islamic nation’s back.” He elaborated that the Jews had been a criminal "bunch of murderers and schemers" in Europe, and he said that Israel must be "dismantled".
Riyad Abu Ras: "Britain saw itself to be the successor of the Islamic Caliphate and of the Muslim Caliph. Its policies in Palestine were based on two things: Firstly, that this is a land without a people and the Jews are a people without a land.
"They wanted to get rid of the Jews in Europe, because the Jews were a nuisance there. They were a bunch of murders and schemers, and constituted criminal gangs."
Interviewer: "Yes, so [the British] paved the way for them to move to Palestine."
Abu Ras: "[The British said:] 'We will get rid of them through [their] emigration to Palestine.' Secondly, they wanted the State of Israel to continue to serve as a dagger in the Arab and Islamic nation's back to this very day.
"Even the name of the [May 2021] battle, the Sword of Jerusalem, carries very important symbolism in our psyche and memory — that the conflict is not merely a conflict about a piece of land. This piece of land represents a part of our religion, history, and heritage.
"Jerusalem cannot be under the control of the Jews, who are foreigners, strangers who came to us from Europe and South America in order to settle here. This colony must be dismantled. These Jews... It is a state, a colony, a settlement, that must be dismantled. The pieces of wood and portable buildings that it was built from must be dismantled.
"They can go to Hell! There is lots of land in South America and Europe, let them go there. If they like [the Jews] so much, let them take them in. But [the Jews] have no place on this Palestinian land.
"Plants do not grow in the desert, as they say. It is a different culture, identity, and history, that cannot grow in an Islamic land, a land that Allah gave a degree of holiness to it.
"Their fate is one of two: either to go away, or to die and be buried in Palestinian soil. There is no third option. Either Europe — the brought them here — takes them back to Europe, or Palestine will be their graveyard, like it was for other occupiers, like the Crusaders and the Tatars."