The Jewish Community Relations Council recently criticized Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Michigan Executive Director Dawud Walid for advocating bringing Hamas into Middle East peace talks.

A statement released by the Jewish council criticized Walid's remarks at a September 3rd Jerusalem Day Rally held outside of Dearborn City Hall. According to the group, Walid "rejected this week's Washington peace talks, which were led by President Obama and attended by Arab and Israeli leaders…Walid called for Hamas to be invited to the talks."

When questioned by The Detroit News Walid's response was simply:

"I didn't even mention the word Hamas."

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