Skip to comments.Amusement Park Apartheid-It's roller coasters and hijabs at today's Great Muslim Adventure Day.
Posted on 09/15/2006 5:09:58 AM PDT by SJackson
Minarets tower over two of the tallest roller coasters in the world, on the flyer announcing todays big event at Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari. On this day, the park will be transformed, as thousands of Islamists from across the northeast come together in Jackson, New Jersey for "The Great Muslim Adventure Day." Regrettably, Muslims will be the only ones having fun, as non-Muslims have been told that they are not welcome.
The event, which also goes by the name "Muslim Youth Day," is being sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a militant organization tethered to the Muslim Brotherhood of Pakistan, Jamaat-e-Islami. "Muslim Youth Day" has been celebrated since September of 2000, when the first one took place. At the time, it was heralded a huge success. As one paper put it, More than 8,000 Muslims, both orthodox and non-practicing, jammed into the amusement park
Speaking at the 2000 event were officials from numerous radical Islamist organizations. This included Yusuf Islahi, a high-ranking Jamaat-e-Islami leader. During his speech, he stated to the crowd, The owner of the Six Flags Great Adventure never imagined even in his wildest dreams that a mere recreation area of this kind would be filled with Allah's praise; that speeches on the subject of Islam would be delivered; Dawah towards Islam be given; Allah would be remembered; the cries of Allahu Akbar would be heard everywhere.
The next "Muslim Youth Day," held on September 8, 2001, faired even better than the first, with 10,000 people attending. The momentum was soon to stop, though, as the organizer for the events, Tariq Amanullah, perished only three days later during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. This was ironic, because just prior to the assault, he had been working on an ICNA website that was soliciting its viewers to give material support to Al-Qaeda, through one of the terror groups main financing and recruiting sites, Jihad in Chechnya (www.qoqaz.net).
Another "Muslim Youth Day" wasnt to occur until three years later, in September of 2004. The flyer put out by ICNA for this event caused a lot of controversy. The upper right-hand corner read, ENTIRE PARK ALL DAY, FOR MUSLIMS ONLY! Another part of the flyer stated, All rides FREE! NO long lines! 100s of rides & shows! Muslims only!! And sandwiched between the two statements was the Six Flags logo. It seemed to many that Great Adventure had become a bigoted park. People were outraged. And to make matters worse, the organization it was allowing into its gates was tied to radical activity overseas.
Appearing on Fox News Heartland with John Kasich was the Investigative Projects Lorenzo Vidino. When asked about the 2004 event, Vidino stated the following: The Islamic Circle is related to a radical Islamic party out of Pakistan that wants to overthrow the Musharraf government and [bring about] the creation of an Islamic state in Pakistan with Islamic law, and basically a radical Islamic theocracy. Members and leaders of ICNA have endorsed suicide bombings in Israel. They have said that the World Trade Center bombing in 1993 was a Zionist conspiracy and that Muslims were not behind it. They have endorsed jihad in Chechnya, even though they claim the word jihad might have a double meaning. They clearly say they want jihad (holy war) in Chechnya and Palestine and claim that suicide bombers in Israel and Palestine are not murderers.
Speaking at Muslim Youth Day 2004 was Imam Zaid Shakir, a teacher at the Zaytuna Institute located in Hayward, California. At a speech Shakir had given at Northwestern University in Chicago, entitled Jihad: A Just Struggle or Unjust Violence, he stated, Were not a people who believe in perpetual revolution. Were a people who believe in perpetual peace, if thats possible But if that isnt possible, then there are circumstances where we are justified to fight. Also speaking at the event was Ingrid Mattson, the President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). In September of 2002, in an article about the effect of 9/11 on Muslims, Mattson is quoted as saying that it was logical, albeit wrong, for terrorists to attack the World Trade Center, since Israel has attacked and oppressed Palestinians for decades, and Israel gets $3 billion a year in military assistance from the U.S. government.
Todays event will be no different. The park will be implementing the same exclusionary policy as before. This was confirmed by Park Information at Great Adventure. When asked if non-Muslims were allowed to attend, a park representative stated, The public will be prohibited from entering. The rep said it was a special day.
The park will also be offering the same type of radical lecturers. Sheikh Yasir Qadhi, an instructor at Al-Maghrib Institute, is the featured speaker today. In a talk he gave in 2001 about how to deal with Jews, Qadhi stated that the Holocaust was a hoax and that Hitler never intended to mass destroy the Jews. He said that the vast majority of the worlds Jews are not really Jews. He stated, As for 80 to 90 percent of the Jews in our times, they are Ashkenazi, i.e. Khazars, i.e. Russians, Turko-Russians. Look at them white, crooked nose, blonde hairs This is not the descendants of Yakub (Jacob)! These are not a Semitic people. Look at them! They dont look like Semites, and they are not Semites. He said that information concerning this conspiracy was being hidden from the world by Jews (Yahud) and Christians. One has to wonder if he will be mentioning any of this at the park.
The latest roller coasters, a drive-thru Wild Safari, tiger and dolphin shows, Bugs Bunny, fireworks Six Flags Great Adventure contains everything to make a childs day a day to remember. But when one is dealing with the Islamic Circle of North America, a militant Islamist organization connected to radicals overseas who wish the world would convert to their beliefs, one can expect something else as well something sinister. And no one else will be there to see, because theyre not being let in.
According to ICNA, today, Great Adventure will be transformed into the Great Muslim Adventure Day. 15,000 people are expected to attend. The question is: Is ICNA using Six Flags facilities or is it the other way around? Or is that the near future? Why are we allowing this to happen?
If you have any questions, please contact the park.
Beila Rabinowitz, Director of Militant Islam Monitor, contributed to this report.
A Montreal mosque will be hosting tomorrow a lecture by American Sheikh Abu Ammar Yasir Qadhi, a preacher who, in at least one of his exegeses, combines traditional Islamic anti-Jewish motives with Western anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.
Qadhi, who holds an M.A. in Islamic Theology (Aqeedah) from the College of Dawah at the Islamic University of Madinah, is currently an instructor at the Al-Maghrib Institute, an Islamic studies institution present in both the US and Canada.
In his 2001 Tafsir (exegesis) of Surah Yusuf (Joseph Surah) Qadhi embarks on a history of the Jews and how, according to Islamic theology, Jews incurred Gods wrath and lost any claim to the Land of Israel. However, Islamic theology appears to be insufficient to make his case. Qadhi also resorts to anti-Semitic mythology - the Khazar canard, to be precise - claiming the majority of European Jews are not descended from the Bani Israil (Children of Israel), but from a Turkic tribe whose leaders converted to Judaism in the Middle Ages (1). This myth has been used by Christian-identity cultists, as well as Muslim propagandists to disqualify any link between the majority of modern-day Jews and the Land of Israel (2).
Having done just that, Qadhi alleges that Sephardic Jews add a letter in brackets to their names attesting their purity of race, as opposed to the Ashkenazi they consider to be impure filthy Jews. Turning his attention away from these anthropological considerations, Qadhi addresses the Holocaust:
[...] All of these Polish Jews which Hitler was supposedly trying to exterminate, thats another point, by the way, Hitler never intended to mass-destroy the Jews. There are a number of books out on this written by Christians, you should read them. The Hoax of the Holocaust (3), I advise you to read this book and write this down, the Hoax of the Holocaust, a very good book. All of this is false propaganda and I know it sounds so far-fetched, but read it. The evidences [sic] are very strong. And theyre talking about newspaper articles, clippings, everything and look up yourself what Hitler really wanted to do. Were not defending Hitler, by the way, but the Jews, the way that they portray him, also is not correct.
Yasir Qadhi then concludes his lecture alleging in terms which echo the infamous Protocols of the Elders of Zion that Jews study Islam in order to sow division among Muslims and destroy them:
You can use this against them (Jews) so easily [...] You go to America, you find that 95% of the Islamic Studies professors are Jews, you know that? 95% of Islamic Studies [sic] are Jews. And 0% of Judaic Studies [sic] are Muslims. I am not advising any Muslim to waste his time studying Judaism but Im saying, why are Jews studying Islam? There is a reason, not that they want to help us, they want to destroy us [...] they want to bring about doubts, look at the doubts that exist, look at the divisions, the discord, look at the disunity, look at all these ideologies that are being spread (4). Know that the Yahood [Jews] and the Kuffar [Infidels] like this type of thing.
Yasir Qadhis lecture is presented by the Assunah Al Nabawiah Mosque and Qabeelat Asad, the Montreal student body of the Al-Maghrib Institute. The lectures topic is The Mahdi [Prophesied redeemer of Islam]: Between Fact and Fiction
(1) This myth draws on a pseudo-scientific book by Arthur Koestler titled The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage (1976). The fact Koestler himself was a Jew made his wild speculations all the more attractive for anti-Semites of all stripes.
(2) For a critical discussion on the Khazar canard, see Contemporary Racist and Judeophobic Ideology Discovers the Khazars, or, Who Really Are the Jews? by Robert Singerman
(3) Yasir Qadhi is most probably referring to The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: The Case Against the Presumed Extermination of European Jewry (1976) by Arthur R. Butz. The book claims the Holocaust is a lie deliberately contrived to justify the creation of the State of Israel. In December 2005, Butz, an electric engineering professor at Northwestern University (Illinois), congratulated Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on his statements denying the Holocaust.
(4) Compare Qadhis charge that Jews spread ideologies to undermine Islam with Protocol 2.3 which charges Jews likewise seek to undermine the established order: Do not suppose for a moment that these statements are empty words: think carefully of the successes we arranged for Darwinism, Marxism, Nietzsche-ism. To us Jews, at any rate, it should be plain to see what a disintegrating importance these directives have had upon the minds of the Goyim.
It's raining here in New Jersey today.
They are letting our enemies take over our nation WITHOUT A FIGHT!
How could Allah let that happen?
When's Catholic Adventure Day?
Hopefully it's coming down like cats and hogs.
I wonder if the orthodox muslims will be beheading the non-practicing apostates...
No need for the Pork BBQ concession that day.
Muslim anger is directed against the clouds.
Surreal, Religion-of-Pieces PING
I think they have the Nick Berg video playing at the IMAX.
Yet another reason why I take my custom to Hershey Park.
If you want on (or off) this Catholic and Pro-Life ping list, let me know!
Whenever a Catholic group rents the whole park. Things like this always are blown out of proportion. Great America is a business that would have been closed today, but they do let groups rent the park for a fee. No one is being excluded as they would have been closed today anyway.
Perhaps they are there for the "Wet Bhurka Contest"?
That's correct. If you have the cash, anybody can rent out an amusement park.
This weekend is Proctor and Gamble Dividend Days at Kings Island. If you don't have tickets through P&G as an employee or retiree, you can't go.
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