The American Muslim Association of North America (AMANA) and Emerge USA are prominent radical Muslim organizations located in South Florida. This past month, the leader of AMANA, Sofian Abdelaziz Zakkout, had some not-so-friendly words towards the leader of the Emerge, Khurrum Basir Wahid. The dispute was over a trip Wahid took to the Middle East, one year ago, that was funded by an Israeli organization which purports to be seeking peace between Muslims and Jews and that included a violent confrontation initiated by one of the attendees.
Sofian Zakkout is an angry man. Most of his ire gets taken out on Jews. He repeatedly refers to members of the Jewish community as "pigs" and "monkeys." In July 2014, after Zakkout had organized a pro-Hamas rally held outside the Israeli Consulate in Miami, where rally goers repeatedly screamed, "We are Hamas" and "Let's go Hamas," Zakkout wrote the following in Arabic on Facebook, above photos from the event: "Thank God, every day we conquer the American Jews like our conquests over the Jews of Israel!" He signed it "Br. Sofian Zakkout."
On January 16th, Zakkout turned his wrath on one of his own, the co-founder and co-chairman of Emerge USA, Khurrum Wahid.