Skip to comments.Farrakhan pushes conspiracy tracts, Carter book
Posted on 02/26/2007 5:34:32 PM PST by SJackson
The leader of the Nation of Islam recommended anti-Semitic conspiracy tracts and former President Carters book to his followers. The Anti-Defamation League noted that Louis Farrakhan concluded his Saviours Day address in Detroit by recommending several books for his listeners.
Among them were The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews, which claims that the slave trade was dominated by Jews; The Secrets of the Federal Reserve, which claims that the worlds banks are controlled by the Jews; and Carters Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, which alleges that Israel has set up a de facto apartheid system for Palestinians in the West Bank.
Copies of The Synagogue of Satan, a book written by a Nation of Islam member which says that the world is being manipulated and corrupted by Satanic powers led by Jewish elites, were available for purchase at the event.
Farrakhan may have held his anti-Semitic views in check while on the dais, but if this is what he wants people to read, then the leopard hasnt changed his spots, ADL National Director Abe Foxman said in a statement Monday.
ADL: Farrakhan 'Reading List' Includes Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel Tracts
NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minister Louis Farrakhan, the anti-Semitic and racist leader of the Nation of Islam, concluded his Saviours' Day address by recommending to his audience several notoriously anti-Semitic books, including "The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews."
"Farrakhan may have held his anti-Semitic views in check while on the dais, but if this is what he wants people to read, then the leopard hasn't changed his spots," said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director.
"Minister Farrakhan's reading list includes books that purport to expose 'the truth' about Jews and their control of the federal banking system or their role in the African slave trade.
"It's a shame that Farrakhan had an opportunity to change his legacy, and he didn't," added Mr. Foxman.
Toward the conclusion of his Saviours' Day address at Ford Field in Detroit, which was described as his last major speech, Minister Farrakhan told his audience, "I want you to become readers" and "Put these names down." Among the authors and books he recommended:
-- "The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews," which argues that the history of slavery in the New World was dominated by Jewish ship owners and merchants. The book presents a multi-layered attack against the Jewish people, assaulting the integrity of the Jewish religion, the meaning of Jewish history, and the foundations of Jewish scholarship upon which the book's own fraudulent charges are based.
-- "The Secrets of the Federal Reserve" by Eustice Mullins, an anti-Jewish conspiracy theory propagandist, one of the key conspiracy books claiming that the banking system in the U.S. is controlled by a few elite families (most of them Jewish). It is a key text used by anti-Semites on the far right.
-- "By Way of Deception" by Victor Ostrovsky, a discredited book that makes unsubstantiated claims about Israel's Mossad.
-- "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid" by President Jimmy Carter, a biased, simplistic and distorted view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that portrays Israeli policies in dealing with Palestinians in the territories as inherently racist.
Copies of "The Synagogue of Satan," written by nation of Islam member Ashahed Muhammad, which claims that the world is being manipulated and corrupted by Satanic powers led by Jewish elites, were available for purchase at the event.
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.
|Nation of Islam Announces Saviours' Day Highlights
By FinalCall.com News
Updated Feb 22, 2007, 07:05 pm
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Minister Louis Farrakhan leader of the Nation of Islam is scheduled to make his first public appearance in seven months on Sunday, February 25, at Ford Field 2:00 pm in Detroit Michigan
Saviours' Day is the annual commemoration of the birth of the Nation of Islam's founder, Master W. D. Fard Muhammad. The convention is normally held in the city of Chicago, headquarters of the Nation of Islam, but this year thousands will convene to celebrate the Nation's 77th Year Anniversary, in its founding city of Detroit, MI.
The convention kicks off on Wednesday February 21, 2007 with an historic exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum. International Islamic scholars and Muslim clergy will gather for an interfaith dialogue between Muslims, Christians and Jews on Friday, February 23, along with one of the largest Jumu'ah (congregational) prayer services.
Workshops and conferences will be held through Saturday at the Cobo Convention Center on a variety of subjects including youth empowerment, male/female relationships, health, financial literacy, and religious tolerance. The convention will culminate with the keynote address at Ford Field, by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on Sunday, February 25 at 2pm. Nation of Islam officials are expecting an estimated 65,000 people to attend.
Saviours' Day Convention details including registration, keynote address tickets, webcast and more information is available online at the official Saviours' Day 2007 website, SD2007.com Additional Saviours' Day coverage will be available online by FinalCall.com News
I'm reading The Case for Israel by Alan Dershowitz and he reports that as he has traveled the country giving lectures at colleges, inevitably dozens of kids come up to him and say "I didn't know".
They are being indoctrinated but Alan has done God's work in introducing those kids to the facts, imo.
Well I would say it's poetic justice that Carter's book has found it's place among the anti semitic crowd. Not quite as good as Mein Kampf but certainly on the recommended reading list for the Jew haters.
Yeah, Farrakhan and Carter - "birds of a feather" and all that.
Yes, a shame Carter refuses to debate him, or Dennis Ross, or anyone. It makes a lie of Carter's claim that his intent was to stimulate debate, a debate he runs from.
Heck, a few extra sales.
Anyone know any more about this book/author? Seems like I've run across him before but can't remember any details. For what it's worth, the book seems to have good reviews on Amazon.
This is a dangerous man. He gives people reasons to hate Jews and others who are not of his "religion"
Does this mean that someone will now purchase Carter's book? I'll bet that's an ego boost for him.
Poetic justice. On the paperback edition of Carter's screed he can feature a blurb from Farrakhan.
Is it not true that most of the banks in the Federal Reserve are run/owned by people of Jewish decent? And the last two Fed heads were Jewish. I mean, that doesn't mean that "the Jews control the World" because if they did every middle eastern nation except Israel would be in flames or under martial law. But denying that the majority of powerful people in the international banking scene are Jewish is futile. I just don't think it means anything.
If the Jews controlled the world, Israel and New York City would be the two safest places on earth. And as we all can see, that is the farthest from reality you can get. Don't buy in to the old anti-semitic lie.
Sweet. And appropriate.
Finally, Jimmuh has found a religious leader who buys into his crap.
Farrakhan wasted his life being a religious huckster.
"Yes, a shame Carter refuses to debate him, or Dennis Ross, or anyone."
Last guy Carter debated was Reagan, and we know how that turned out.
I never thought I'd hear Alan Dershowitz accused of doing God's work, but if that's the case, more power to him.
He looks like he's about to blow up. One can only hope.
Calypso Louie ping.
He was over here but nobody noticed...
It was probably when I saw Sunday night's ABC Television News credit him as "Louise Farrakhan" that I finally realised the visiting Nation of Islam leader was unlikely ever to become a household name in Australia.
Not that I'm pointing any fingers of blame here. Minister Farrakhan's visit down under was so fast and furious that its hardly surprising the ABC hadn't yet got the hang of spelling the embittered old fascist's name...
The slave trade was dominated by MUSLIMS! And remains dominated by MUSLIMS today!!!
Not only did he refuse to debate Alan, he would not even allow him in the auditorium when he spoke with the people.
Whatever the case, the only really surprising comment in this is the following, so noted by ADL National Director Abe Foxman where he offers that "Farrakhan may have held his anti-Semitic views in check while on the dais, but if this is what he wants people to read, then the leopard hasnt changed his spots". . .
Fararakhan might have on occasion 'couched' his views; parsed. . .but don't think he ever held his anti-semitism in check; nor could there have been any doubt, reasonably speaking; that a leopard ever changes his spots.
How many of you noticed the uniformed thugs, dressed military style, were on Farrakhan's stage?
Did you pick up parts of his speech near the end about "self defense?"
A uniformed political-relgious party with a track record of domestic terrorism is rather new in America. We will see more of it. Farrakhan's speech gave us a timeline of ten years before black muslim "self defense" erupts.
Or is it just me?
It doesn't look that way if you do some research. Your last sentence is correct though, it holds no significance. One of the reasons I don't come to FR much anymore is the increase in blood libel and jew-bashing in the past couple of years. Threads on American Jewish voting patterns bring them out like maggots to carrion. Posts like yours are just depressing.
Anyone can write a review on Amazon, you don't need any background or credentials to do so. Check out Amazon's section on Ann Coulter's books or books on 9/11--you would not want to use these "reviews" as evidence of the author's credibility.
Get Out Troll!
True but usually a "controversial" author will spark very polarized reviews.
The slave trade was dominated by MUSLIMS! And remains dominated by MUSLIMS today!!!
Seems no one is connecting the dots of all the conflicts in the world today.
True enough. Check out the reviews for Michelle Malkin's book "unhinged"--they certainly make her point about the left!