endorse Million Family March
by Saeed Shabazz
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (FinalCall.com)--The
Neturei Karta International, an organization of Orthodox Jewish Rabbis
and the Rockland County Local Organization Committee, held a press
conference Sept. 20, to announce their support for Million Family March.
Muhammad , coordinator of the Rockland County Study Group opened the
press conference , by telling reporters, "We are here today to
inform you of the support and endorsement of the Million Family march by
our Orthodox Jewish brothers, the Neturei Karta International. We
cannot work as a disconnected whole. We can only be whole when we have
attained a God consciousness and have affirmed the unity of the entire
human family," Bro. Kevin said.
Rabbi David Weiss
then stepped to the microphone and said while the formal purpose of the
gathering was to offer a joint endorsement of the march, there was a
deeper purpose to the meeting.
conference is merely the current incarnation of what is a warm,
developing and hopefully long lasting relationship between our two
groups. It is our wish that the model of cooperation and mutual
commitment to spiritual and moral ideas will serve as an impetus to
other Jews and African Americans as they search for reconciliation and
unity of purpose," explained Rabbi Weiss said.
national director of the Million Family March, Min. Benjamin F.
Muhammad, told the Final Call, "The endorsement of and the
participation in the Million Family March will be the greatest coming
together of the human family, for the cause of freedom, justice and
The Rockland Country Organizing
Committee also announced plans for a Sept. 30 rally and an Oct. 4
"Men Only Meeting" at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in