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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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February 28, 2012 0

Anti-Semitic Prelude to Farrakhan’s Saviours’ Day Diatribe

In a pre­lude to Louis Farrakhan’s anti-Semitic keynote address at the United Cen­ter in Chicago  on Feb­ru­ary 26, the Nation of Islam held a ple­nary ses­sion titled “Busi­ness is War­fare: The Secret Rela­tion­ship Between Blacks and Jews” as part of its Sav­iours’ Day weekend.
Dur­ing the Feb­ru­ary 24 ses­sion, named after a set of NOI books alleg­ing that Jew­ish exploita­tion of Blacks dur­ing the slave trade has caused deep and pro­longed reper­cus­sions for African-Americans, sev­eral speak­ers pro­moted anti-Semitic con­spir­acy the­o­ries in line with Farrakhan’s record. 
  • Refer­ring to Jews, Louis Farrakhan’s daugh­ter Donna Far­rakhan said, “They didn’t intend for us to have free­dom, jus­tice and equal­ity. They built it on our backs, our blood, our sweat, and our tears.”
  • Leonard Jef­fries

    Leonard Jef­fries, for­mer head of the black stud­ies depart­ment at City Col­lege of New York, said Jew­ish owned banks lent money to slave traders. “The evil genius of the Jew­ish com­mu­nity was to put together their pow­ers to make busi­ness their reli­gion and make it part of their culture.”

  • Dr. Ridgely Muham­mad, Min­is­ter of Agri­cul­ture for the Nation of Islam, said, “The so called Jews were the ones sup­port­ing the KKK and financ­ing them. They formed the KKK.”
Over the past three years, the Nation of Islam (NOI) has engaged in a wide-ranging cam­paign to demo­nize Jews. Not only have the speeches deliv­ered by Louis Far­rakhan been among the most hate­ful of his 30-year career as head of the NOI, but the organization’s media arm has also rein­forced these mes­sages through a range of propaganda.

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February 22, 2012 0

Thousands Expected to Attend Nation of Islam’s Annual Anti-Semitic Convention in Chicago

In what will likely be the largest gath­er­ing in the U.S. to hear an anti-Semite this year, approx­i­mately 20,000 peo­ple are expected to con­vene this week­end in Rose­mont and Chicago, Illi­nois, for the Nation of Islam’s (NOI) annual Sav­iours’ Day convention.
Over the past three years, the NOI has engaged in a wide-ranging cam­paign to demo­nize Jews. Not only have the speeches deliv­ered by Louis Far­rakhan been among the most hate­ful of his 30-year career as head of the NOI, but the organization’s media arm has also rein­forced these mes­sages through a range of propaganda.
Under Farrakhan’s lead­er­ship, Sav­iours’ Day has served as the NOI’s pre­mier event pro­mot­ing anti-Semitic con­spir­acy the­o­ries, includ­ing accu­sa­tions of Jew­ish con­trol over gov­ern­ment, media, finance and enter­tain­ment. In addi­tion to Farrakhan’s keynote address, which often serves as the weekend’s pri­mary plat­form for these views, this year’s event will fea­ture a ple­nary ses­sion seek­ing to demon­strate dis­pro­por­tion­ate Jew­ish involve­ment in the slave trade.
The ple­nary ses­sion, titled “Busi­ness is War­fare: The Secret Rela­tion­ship Between Blacks and Jews,” takes its name from a set of NOI books alleg­ing that Jew­ish exploita­tion of Blacks dur­ing the slave trade has caused deep and pro­longed reper­cus­sions for African-Americans. A sim­i­lar ple­nary ses­sion devoted to this topic dur­ing the 2011 con­ven­tion called for the inclu­sion of the books in edu­ca­tional cur­ric­ula nationwide.
Another ple­nary ses­sion, titled “9/11: What Really Hap­pened and Why?” is being billed by the NOI as an exam­i­na­tion of “all angles of the events which took place on that day” and will fea­ture a known “9/11 truther” group.

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