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May 21, 2013 34

Detroit Religious Leaders Praise Farrakhan After Latest Anti-Semitic Outburst

Update: One day after Louis Far­rakhan deliv­ered an anti-Semitic speech at the Fel­low­ship Chapel in Detroit and was praised by Detroit reli­gious lead­ers, the NOI broad­cast what appears to be a pre-recorded anti-Jewish rant by Far­rakhan titled “Mak­ing Satan Known.”

Nation of Islam (NOI) leader Louis Far­rakhan was wel­comed and praised by reli­gious lead­ers after pro­mot­ing his anti-Semitic world­view at a Detroit church last week.farrakhan-detroit-fellowship-chapel

Dur­ing his visit to the city, Far­rakhan was invited by Rev. Wen­dell Anthony, who is also the Pres­i­dent of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, to address the Fel­low­ship Chapel on May 17. His speech, which was attended by U.S. Rep. John Cony­ers and Detroit City Coun­cilmem­ber JoAnn Wat­son among oth­ers, invoked the type of egre­gious anti-Semitism that has marked him as a hate­mon­ger for over three decades.

Far­rakhan referred to “Satanic Jews” and the “Syn­a­gogue of Satan” con­trol­ling America’s gov­ern­ment and other sec­tors, report­edly stat­ing that Pres­i­dent Barack Obama “sur­rounded him­self with Satan…members of the Jew­ish community.”

Far­rakhan also said that the Jew­ish peo­ple “have mas­tered the civ­i­liza­tion now, but they’ve mas­tered it in evil… Who’s the owner of Hol­ly­wood that cre­ates images and makes the peo­ple think that what is cre­ated on the screen is the way we should live? That’s Satan…Satan has devoured much of humanity.”

“The peo­ple that own Hol­ly­wood,” Far­rakhan added, are “the same peo­ple that con­trol your press, the same peo­ple that con­trol your media, the same peo­ple who are the pub­lish­ers the same peo­ple who are the dis­trib­u­tors, the same Syn­a­gogue of Satan, and they put you before the world in this dis­grace­ful matter.”

The NOI’s News­pa­per The Final Call also para­phrased this part of Farrakhan’s speech thusly: “Jesus was the last hope for the Jew­ish peo­ple, but they rejected him. They are now in con­trol of the media and the air­waves, gain­ing access to the ‘sacred ter­ri­tory’ which is the minds of the people.”

Instead of rais­ing their voices to pub­licly reject Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism, some of the lead­er­ship in atten­dance at Fel­low­ship Chapel pub­li­cally praised him. Accord­ing to The Final Call, Rev. Horace Sheffield, III of the New Des­tiny Bap­tist Church said, “We need some­one to give us direc­tion. I believe we have a leader here that can orga­nize us.”

Sheffield also added, “They want to silence peo­ple who tell us the truth, and we know why this is hap­pen­ing and who is doing it, but we need some help with how to over­come it.”

Rev. David Bul­lock of Greater St. Matthew Bap­tist Church stated that Farrakhan’s mes­sage was “impact­ful,” “timely,” and left him “inspired.”

Imam Mubarak Al-Mubarak of Warithud­din Mohammed Mosque said that “This mes­sage that the Min­is­ter gave today with respect to the Chris­tians and the pas­tors is the same mes­sage that the Mus­lims and imams of our asso­ci­a­tion need to hear.”  Imam Al-Mubarak con­tin­ued, “Many are afraid of truth, and the Min­is­ter is more dynamic, more impor­tant, and rel­e­vant than we could ever imagine.”

Farrakhan’s ser­mon at Fel­low­ship Chapel echoes his 52-week lec­ture series titled “The Time and What Must Be Done.” In Part 18 (May 11), Far­rakhan dis­cussed his the­ory that Jews con­trol the Pres­i­dent of the United States, say­ing that Jews will “con­tinue to press my brother as Pres­i­dent of the United States to do some­thing about me…President Obama, don’t lis­ten to these hye­nas and jack­als that are in high places. You would be wise to fol­low the dic­tates of your con­science, if it has not been taken by Satan.”

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April 9, 2013 9

Louis Farrakhan’s 52 Weeks Of Hate

Update: In part 19 of Farrakhan’s lec­ture series, he char­ac­ter­izes the Jew­ish peo­ple as “Satanic” and instructs his lis­ten­ers to look for a hid­den Star of David on the back of the one-dollar bill.

Louis Farrakhan’s lat­est lec­ture series, launched in Jan­u­ary 2013, enables the Nation of Islam (NOI) leader to reach online audi­ences with his unique brand of racist and anti-Semitic con­spir­acy the­o­ries. While Far­rakhan con­tin­ues to pro­motes his hatred at large NOI events such as Sav­iours’ Day, the lec­ture series, titled “The Time and What Must Be Done,” is broad­cast online in weekly installments.

Far­rakhan has thus far pri­mar­ily focused the series on the impor­tance of NOI’s teach­ings as they con­tinue to be revealed to him, but he also spends a sig­nif­i­cant por­tion of each lec­ture proph­esy­ing the immi­nent down­fall of the United States and advis­ing Amer­ica to heed his warn­ings or face divine pun­ish­ment through severe weather, nat­ural dis­as­ters, and world wars. Addi­tion­ally, through­out the lec­ture series, Far­rakhan reit­er­ates his long-standing anti-Semitic ideology.

For exam­ple, Far­rakhan invokes anti-Semitic the­o­ries of Jew­ish con­trol over the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment and dis­pro­por­tion­ate Jew­ish wealth and influ­ence in a recent install­ment on March 30 (part 12 of the series). In this lec­ture, he claims that “nobody becomes Pres­i­dent of the United States with­out going before Israel or AIPAC and promis­ing the Zion­ists every­thing that you think will allow you access to their wealth, their influ­ence, and their power.”

In part 11, Far­rakhan rants about Hol­ly­wood, which he describes as “know[ing] the Torah.” This descrip­tion is con­sis­tent with past state­ments Far­rakhan has made about Hol­ly­wood sup­pos­edly being con­trolled by Jews. He explains, “You are pro­mot­ing that which is against the will of God and you’re doing it pur­posely.” He then elab­o­rates on his belief that the “King­dom of God” will be taken from the Jews and given to “the Black man.” He cites this as the rea­son for Jews allegedly using their con­trol of Hol­ly­wood and other media to encour­age sin­ful behav­ior in the Black community:

“You hate the fact that our rule is going to come whether you like it or not…You know this, so you want to feed us all the filth that we can eat, all the debauch­ery we can stand, so you are now bring­ing the pri­vacy of sex into pub­lic view in your movies, in your mag­a­zines, in your news­pa­pers. It’s all about sex….you are pro­mot­ing that which is against the com­mand­ments of God.”

Far­rakhan also makes con­spir­a­to­r­ial state­ments about what he per­ceives as Jew­ish con­trol of Hol­ly­wood in part 3. While not explic­itly men­tion­ing Jews, he claims that “those that own Hol­ly­wood” are writ­ing plots to encour­age a race war in Amer­ica, get­ting Black char­ac­ters to kill white char­ac­ters in movies “so that white peo­ple in Amer­ica who have these guns will start prepar­ing their minds for a race war.”

In part 9, Far­rakhan describes the Tal­mud as “part of the tricks and lies” used by Jews to “mas­ter the orig­i­nal peo­ple with that sys­tem of tricks and lies and unright­eous­ness.” He then claims that such state­ments are not anti-Semitism but rather truth, a truth that “exposes the lie, the liar, the deceit­ful one.”

Far­rakhan fre­quently dis­cusses race in the lec­ture series as well, call­ing on Amer­ica to give “mil­lions of acres of land” to Blacks so there can be “sep­a­ra­tion” between Blacks and whites. In part 4 he warns, “You’ll see the end [of the white race] by 2050. Sep­a­ra­tion will save you. Sep­a­ra­tion will give you more time as a white per­son on this earth.” In the same lec­ture, he accuses the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment of hatch­ing a plan to kill “two to three bil­lion peo­ple on our planet,” ask­ing “Could this be why, in Africa, AIDS is slaugh­ter­ing black men and women, par­tic­u­larly in those areas where the min­eral resources of that area is nec­es­sary to keep Amer­i­can in power in this 21st cen­tury?” He then claims that the “same geno­ci­dal thought” of whites towards Blacks “will be against the Mex­i­cans and oth­ers as well.”

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February 25, 2013 0

Anti-Jewish Conspiracy Theories Mark Farrakhan’s 2013 Saviours’ Day Address in Chicago

Louis Far­rakhan’s keynote address dur­ing this past weekend’s annual Sav­iours’ Day con­ven­tion once again fea­tured anti-Semitic con­spir­acy the­o­ries about Jew­ish polit­i­cal and finan­cial con­trol of the United States.

Among the anti-Semitic con­spir­a­cies Far­rakhan prop­a­gated dur­ing his three-hour address to approx­i­mately 8,300 peo­ple at the Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois Chicago, is the notion that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Fed­eral Reserve Bank, and the Inter­nal Rev­enue Ser­vice (IRS) were set up by the Jews in tan­dem to con­trol the fis­cal poli­cies of the United States: 

“And today in 2013, we are in Decem­ber of this year 100 years since the cre­ation of the Fed­eral Reserve Bank and the Inter­nal Rev­enue Ser­vice and the ADL. America’s debt has gone from two bil­lion dol­lars to more than six­teen tril­lion dol­lars. Now they set these insti­tu­tions up to work in unity: the Fed­eral Reserve the IRS and the ADL. One was to cre­ate debt, the other was to enforce a tax pol­icy to take from the Amer­i­can cit­i­zens enough to pay that debt, and the watch­dog of the whole thing was to see who would rec­og­nize who did this and that’s when the ADL raised the cry of anti-Semitism, and now Amer­ica is see­ing her­self in ruin because of it.”

Far­rakhan also listed sta­tis­tics on Jew­ish mem­bers of the Sen­ate, the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, and the Supreme Court before con­clud­ing, “Spe­cial inter­ests along with Zion­ist AIPAC are rob­bing Amer­ica of the prin­ci­ple of democ­racy and rep­re­sen­ta­tive government.”

Far­rakhan then raised the nom­i­na­tion of Sen­a­tor Chuck Hagel for Sec­re­tary of Defense to make claims against the Jew­ish State:

“You need a man like Sen­a­tor Hagel as your Sec­re­tary of Defense because a man with a mind like that will keep you out of fight­ing some­one else’s wars. You need a man in gov­ern­ment that has another opin­ion that is not con­trolled, and if the Sen­ate does not con­firm him as Defense Sec­re­tary because of his opin­ion on Israel, that only proves that the Sen­ate and the U.S. Con­gress is con­trolled by the Israel lobby, and it also sen­tences Amer­ica to war with Iran for the state of Israel.”

Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism has not been lim­ited to his lat­est Sav­iours’ Day address. The Nation of Islam (NOI) con­tin­ues to engage in a wide-ranging pro­pa­ganda cam­paign against Jews through its media arm.  For exam­ple, in a Feb­ru­ary 9 arti­cle in the NOI’s news­pa­per, The Final Call, Far­rakhan claimed that Jews con­trol the media and are behind what he describes as an inac­cu­rate por­trayal of him in a Life­time movie on the lives of Coretta Scott King and Betty Shabazz:

“The Jew­ish peo­ple behind this film have char­ac­ter­ized Far­rakhan as the ‘No. 1 Anti-Semite.’…Those who con­trol this movie, those who wrote the script—those who con­trol the media—all want to try me in the court of pub­lic opinion.”

Far­rakhan also con­tin­ues to pro­mote his ide­ol­ogy in a 52-week lec­ture series titled “The Time and What Must Be Done.” While the first seven install­ments of these lec­tures have focused mostly on the­o­log­i­cal top­ics, Far­rakhan some­times digresses into racist con­spir­acy the­o­ries. In one lec­ture he accuses the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment of hatch­ing a plan to kill “two to three bil­lion peo­ple on our planet…Could this be why, in Africa, AIDS is slaugh­ter­ing black men and women, par­tic­u­larly in those areas where the min­eral resources of that area is nec­es­sary to keep Amer­i­can in power in this 21st century?”

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