Anti-Israel activist boards plane wearing T-shirt glorifying Palestinian hijacker

Palestinian-American comedian Amer Zahr, a virulent anti-Israel activist, is also being accused of sexual harassment.

By World Israel News Staff

Apparently, it’s never a bad time to glorify a Palestinian terrorist, according to anti-Israel activist and comedian Amer Zahr.

Zahr, a Jordanian-born resident of Dearborn, Michigan, wore a t-shirt hailing Palestinian terrorist Leila Khaled to the airport recently, according to a video he posted on Instagram Thursday.

Asked about it, he responded in the video, “People say to me, ‘do you have to be Palestinian all the time, even at the airport’? It’s like yes, even at the airport. It’s never a bad time.”

Khaled, 78, played a major role in two airplane hijackings — in 1969 and 1970 — as a member of the Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a U.S.-designated terrorist organization. The PFLP also carried out suicide bombings and other attacks during the Second Intifada, resulting in more than 100 deaths, and members of the terrorist group have claimed responsibility for a 2014 massacre at a western Jerusalem synagogue.

Khaled is considered by the Israeli Shin Bet intelligence agency to be part of the present Jordanian command of the PFLP.

Zahr was also recently accused of sexual harrassment by fellow Palestinian comedian Jennifer Jajeh.

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“When I was booked on his show in Dearborn, he offered to host me at his home instead of paying my hotel for an addltl night as agreed upon. He came to my bedroom door in underwear to “discuss logistics”. I told him to go put clothes on & locked myself in the room for the night,” Jajeh tweeted two weeks ago.