Jewish Funds for Justice does excellent work
Reader comment on: Arthur Samberg and Glenn Beck
Submitted by ben (United States), May 28, 2010 10:27
Knowing someone who works there personally, I know that they do much to help organize Jewish communities to fight against social injustice wherever it may be. The Jewish people have a long and illustrious history of not only looking out for our own, but also fighting for the rights of others. Indeed, where there is injustice for some, there is injustice for all. One thing many Jewish leaders understand deeply is that a society that is ok with discriminating against one group of people (think Latinos in Arizona) is a society in which all minority rights are in danger, including Jews.
And Glenn Beck, despite his kindness to the editor at this site, is a con man. He is our own Father Coughlin. Having seen a few of his shows in entirety and many more clips at various websites, they are so chock full of inaccuracies and misrepresentations that he does much to confuse and scare his viewers. I am all for free speech and would never dare try to muzzle him, but if Fox had any interest in furthering debate, they would fire the guy and let him stand on soap box in Times Square, a more appropriate venue for a scammer like Beck to exercise his first amendment rights. Any organization that is not afraid to stand up to a bully like Beck is an organization, that as an American Jew, I am proud to support. In fact, I think I will go donate right now.
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