ADL’s Foxman on Farrakhan’s Defense of Kanye West: His Anti-Semitism Gets Worse With Age

December 17, 2013 3:55 pm 35 comments

Kanye West. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A back-and-forth that’s been going on for decades between Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Anti-Defamation League Director Abraham Foxman enjoyed another volley this week when Farrakhan defended pop singer Kanye West from Foxman’s criticism.

In an interview about his commercially messianic  ”Yeezus” album, Kanye West said “black people don’t have the same level of connections as Jewish people,” to which Foxman and the ADL responded that those types of comments were exactly what fuels anti-Semitic tropes.

In his weekly sermon, published online on Monday, Farrakhan first defended West, then railed against the ADL leader.

In response, Foxman told The Algemeiner, “Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism gets worse with age.  It just continues and continues and gets uglier and more arrogant.”

About West, Farrakhan said:

“Did he lie? No. He told the truth. And the ADL, Mr. Foxman, issued a press release on the second day of December, 2013. And this executive director said, ‘If the comments are true as reported, this is classic anti-Semitism. There it goes again; the age old canard that Jews are all-powerful.’”

“No you’re not all powerful. But you certainly are powerful and you control the levers of government. You don’t want to admit it. But as a celebrity you’re telling Kanye West, he should know better. He does know better and that’s why he said what he said. Then you said to him, ‘We hope that he would take responsibility for his words, understand why they are so offensive and apologize to those he has offended.’

“You know what? Mr. Foxman, I wish you and I could have a dialogue. You wouldn’t put that small time stuff over on me that you put on scared to death Negroes, that if they mentioned you and you call them anti-Semitic they start bowing to you and your pressure. Kanye West, don’t bow to the pressure to apologize to anybody. You said nothing wrong. Who are you, Farrakhan, to tell him that he said nothing wrong? I am directly from the Christ and the Messiah, so what I tell you has more weight than anything that these enemies might want to say. You have nothing to apologize for. It is their fear of the truth and that’s why it gives me pleasure to defend my brother.”

Foxman didn’t say if he would take up Farrakhan on his offer of a debate, but Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, another Jewish leader, this week tried to take up former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters on his public offer for a debate on anti-Semitism and Waters’ own support of anti-Israel boycotts.

35 Comments

  • Instead of apologizing, Kanye West should tell Foxman to kiss his black arse.

  • Foxman is a typical liar and manufacturer of Faux history. see for yourself who owns Hollywood:

    http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/19/opinion/oe-stein19
    and I quote: How deeply Jewish is Hollywood? When the studio chiefs took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago to demand that the Screen Actors Guild settle its contract, the open letter was signed by: News Corp. President Peter Chernin (Jewish), Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey (Jewish), Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger (Jewish), Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton (surprise, Dutch Jew), Warner Bros. Chairman Barry Meyer (Jewish), CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves (so Jewish his great uncle was the first prime minister of Israel), MGM Chairman Harry Sloan (Jewish) and NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker (mega-Jewish). If either of the Weinstein brothers had signed, this group would have not only the power to shut down all film production but to form a minyan with enough Fiji water on hand to fill a mikvah.

    Please read the whole Article

    also http://www.rense.com/general85/ownh.htm

    Adam Saddler declared few years back: we own Hollywood

  • You white folks and so-called Jews have a right to fear somebody like the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, because he speaks the truth. That truth be turning your world inside out. You all are mad because you cant stop him, becausr when you try, you just get crushed by that truth. So say what you want to say, bottom line is your world of lies, falsehood and muredering is done. Farrakhan done turned you to stone. He call!ed !you out to the showdown, and you hid in your caves like you 2,000 years ago! You never sae a black man like that huh? Yeah he is your doom! Hes backed by the true God, not your white Jesus! He backed by the real Christ! You dont have the power to stop. The Honorable Louis Farrakhan!

  • I advise that all of you watch The Time And What Must Be Done. Louis Farrakhan has stated nothing but truth yet he is constantly being portrayed as a liar. Where’s the rebuttal no one has one. You can’t beat Farrakhan so join him or keep quiet.

  • This is the third time The Minister has asked for a dialogue with a representative of the Jewish community publicly. Foxman has not been brave enough to have a public debate with Minister Farrakhan. What are you afraid of Foxman? Why won’t you debate him? What will he expose about you in the public that causes you to back down from him? This is not the first time, nor the second. BTW you’ve run out of your scared to death Negroes now’s it’s your time to come out!!!!

  • Kayne West? What has he got to do with anything. He is just a thicko married to another thicko. We should call them the Two Thikos. They are just vacuous and avaricious people.

  • to louis and kanye…..’gey feyfin afn yam’

  • All of these people should and could get on the same page: Seven Commandments for the Children of Noah.

  • All I can say is Muhammad’s got the devil on the run!

  • When are Jews finally going to realize that most blacks are their enemies? There’s no good reason for them to be,
    but they are. Those who are are a despicable breed of low-life street excrement who are also destroying the USA. Instead of tip-towing around and trying to remain dignified and not to stoop to their level, let us make it clear, they are scum, stupid scum, unworthy of life in a civilized nation. Say it loudly, most of the US will agree with you.

    • There is no proof of your generalization saying the majority of Blacks are anti-Semitic. In fact, polls show the opposite. How is your generalization about Blacks any different than Farrakhan generalizing about Jews saying Jews control the media, government, etc.?

    • Mel,
      this kind of language is truly foul and not worthy of a decent person.. a mensche…
      I don’t think that most blacks are enemies of anyone, but are decent people trying to live good lives..
      that is reality…
      Don’t make yourself as bad as anti-semites, cause that is what you are doing…

    • Mel, you got it exactly right. StanG and SamBryks’ need to get their heads out of their butts and face reality.

      • Mel…lol we made you from the weakest part of our DNA, so who is the real excrement biologically wise? We blacks have been altered from being among you and the horrors we suffer from you and the unjust crimes against us,so we now act other than our true selves, But your time is up, your dying a natural death from non reproduction and mixing your blood with our dominate blood. Your hate will be the death of you, it will cause you anxiety and stress as we take our place of ruler ship in your mist.

  • Every time a “Nat Turner” calls out the “Slave master” or the Slave master’s children, the slave master always trots out some house slave that they came permission to serve at the master’s table as an example of progress among the slave masses. Don’t get tired of hearing the truth now, there is more to come.

    • 11:23 am

      Muhammad B., you talk a lot about slaves and plantations; seems you have a hang up about thinking you’re still a slave. Perhaps you need a real-life experience as a slave on a plantation (I think you can find some in Sudan and other Arab states)that will give you a sobering perspective on what is real slavery. The way you talk demonstrates you are someone who is angry with himself and his failure to realize his full potential as a free man.

  • These rotten people, replete with big mouths, small brains and (regrettably)tremendous wealth (not to mention slavishly sycophantic followers) epitomize many of the most execrable things that plague our Nation. The amalgam of arrogance, stupidity and resentment–handled by the leftist media with the softest of kid gloves, of course–is precisely the sort of Jew-hatred that reminds of the importance of the 2nd Amendment.

  • YaDa YaDa YaDa
    Excuses, excuses, excuses

    And as far as the “levers of power,” gee we forgot to mention that the two term President of the United States is Black, that two of the past four Secretaries of State are Black (both appointed by Bush (he’s white).

    And playing in their excuse ridden divisive cess pool, 70% of Jews voted for Obama (he’s Black) in 2012 and 74% in 2008.

    • If we look at Farakhan’s career from calypso singer to self-proclaimed black-American Fuhrer, we can see a somewhat similar psychological profile to that of Adolf Hitler, who was categorized as a neurotic psychopathic schizophrenic. is hatred of the Jews was also obsessive and all-consuming. This hatred was the result of projecting all is insecurities and fears onto the Jews, and denying their existence in himself. The older he gets the greater these insecurities and fears grow. Thus, the greater the ferocity of his projection. Given the degree of Farakhan’s Messiah complex (which is equal to that of Adolf Hitler, and the fact that he is getting older, this anti-Semitic and anti-white attitude will only increase.

  • I have grown tired and weary of the boasts of celbrities regardless of race, religion, naitonality and on and on and on. You are right Emanuel with your statement regarding West, Farrakhan and Obama have done and will conitinue to do little to help out their own. People like this are always ready to point the finger at others you run the risk of THREE fingers pointing back at you as my wise mother used to tell us. I also agree that West isn’t as harmful as the other two…thanks for the information as we don’t always hear these hate filled rants presented honestly by the American press…wouldn’t do to look like a racist!

    • Original Man 52

      Jo, you sound like a FOOL!! The Minister has spent his entire life on the FRONT lines of helping our people. I have WITNESSED @ least the last 20 years of this. He goes into the heart of the community to help the down trodden and a people who have suffered under the weight of oppression from our former slave masters and their children.

    • apparently you know very little about the subject matter of Minister Farrakhan. He has done tremendous work across the globe. I won’t trifle you with facts because you already know about him. Deal with the FACT he is the representative of “The Messiah,” and “The Mahdi”

  • I hope Kanye West has the sense to know he is more likely to be the Messiah than Farrakhan who if I am not mistaken referred to West as a “scared to death Negroe(s)” and Jews as “enemies.” While I can understand what West meant when he said “black people don’t have the same level of connections as Jewish people,” that could be because black people like, West, Obama and Farrakhan have done remarkably little to help out their own and give them those “connections” that help in life. The problem with radical Islam is it condones violence and makes enemies of everyone else. The difference between West and Farrakhan is Farrakhan defines himself by hate and negativity while West who says inappropriate things often sees himself based on whatever good he has done not his loose lips.

    • Original Man 52

      Emanuel, the following is the words of Jesus book of John, 8th chapter… I guess you your punk self was there back then you would say he was a hater.. To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

      33 They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?”

      34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. 35 Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. 37 I know that you are Abraham’s descendants. Yet you are looking for a way to kill me, because you have no room for my word. 38 I am telling you what I have seen in the Father’s presence, and you are doing what you have heard from your father.[b]”

      39 “Abraham is our father,” they answered.

      “If you were Abraham’s children,” said Jesus, “then you would[c] do what Abraham did. 40 As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things. 41 You are doing the works of your own father.”

      “We are not illegitimate children,” they protested. “The only Father we have is God himself.”

      42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me. 43 Why is my language not clear to you? Because you are unable to hear what I say. 44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him.

      • Min.Prince Na'jee Shaka Muhammad

        Greetings To The Press & The Black Nation!
        This is the Desk of the National Commander of the
        NBLM.
        Yes Minister Farrakhan My Spiritual Father is right on point about what he said about them Damn Jews.
        No you’re not all powerful. But you certainly are powerful and you control the levers of government. You don’t want to admit it. But as a celebrity you’re telling Kanye West, he should know better. He does know better and that’s why he said what he said. Then you said to him, ‘We hope that he would take responsibility for his words, understand why they are so offensive and apologize to those he has offended.’

        The Hell with you Foxman that what all of you are notting but a Fox to the Black Nation and God Damn Bloodsucker.

        All Power To The Black Nation..
        Militia Leads The Way!!!

        • Prince whatever you call yourself, you talk a lot about slaves and plantations; seems you have a hang up about thinking you’re still a slave. Perhaps you need a real-life experience as a slave on a plantation (I think you can find some in Sudan and other Arab states)that will give you a sobering perspective on what is real slavery. The way you talk demonstrates you are someone who is angry with himself and his failure to realize his potential as a free man.

      • If 20 centuries ago Jews spoke English (a language not yet invented) they must be the smartest people on the planet by far. As for ‘street’ Aramaic and ‘Temple’ Hebrew, neither are remotely as flowery as your verses portray. Jews don’t speak (nor think) as formally. Sure it’s not a play of Shakespeare?

        Who are all the name-changes supposed to protect?

    • he didn’t refer to Kanye as that but nice work. You proved what Emanuel wrote in his comment about you being the workers of your Father who was the Father of lies. What violence has been perpetrated by Minister Farrakhan or the NOI? What hate are you referring too. What negativity? I know like you did with Jesus you want to do to Minister Farrakhan. He is wrong for pointing out the truth about you, right? Well stay tuned because it’s not over!! More people are learning about the truth of you and you will soon see these comments coming from all people in all walks of life, because you are not a Jew but sit on the synagogue of Satan

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