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March 5, 2014

Farrakhan Continues His Anti-Semitic Saviours’ Day Message in Chicago

Nation of Islam (NOI) leader Louis Farrakhan delivered “Part 2” of his Saviours’ Day address on Sunday in Chicago, emphasizing his view that “Satanic Jews…control everything and mostly everybody.”

During his speech at Mosque Maryam, Far­rakhan received a standing ovation after telling his audience that, “The Satanic Jews that control everything and mostly everybody, if they are your enemy, then you must be somebody.” The “Satanic Jews,” he added, have “thrown everything at [him] including the kitchen sink, and maybe the toilet too.”

Farrakhan also portrayed Jews as the enemies of Christianity. “Do you know that the enemies of Jesus were the Jews of his day and the Roman authorities? That wasn’t 2000 years ago alone. That’s today!”

These anti-Semitic themes have been a staple of Farrakhan’s weekly online ser­mons lead­ing up to Sav­iours’ Day. The speech came a week after his keynote address at the NOI’s Saviours Day convention in Detroit.

Farrakhan concluded his speech by noting that he may not be speaking publicly again for a while. He gave no reason.

In a separate announcement on the Nation of Islam’s Facebook page, the NOI’s “web team” indicated that he “accepted an invitation” to visit Iran