Jewish Funds for Justice

Beck Under Fire for Soros Comments

11/15/2010 - 19:00

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Fox News provocateur Glenn Beck spent spent several days taking aim at billionaire businessman and philanthropist George Soros, but so far -- at least within Jewish circles -- the barrage appears to be backfiring.

Paladino's Bias And The Charedim: Time To Speak Out

10/13/2010 - 20:00
Special to the Jewish Week

Reading about New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino's homophobic turn in front of an ultra-Orthodox audience last Sunday, my thoughts drifted back to painful memories of my middle school years.

Jeremy Burton

Rage on the Airwaves

08/09/2010 - 20:00

Vigorous debate about the many challenges that face America is welcome. But there is something disturbing about the extremes to which so many of today’s radio and television talk show hosts go in tapping deep wellsprings of rage as part of the all-important quest for top ratings.

The ongoing conflict between Fox News host Glenn Beck and the Jewish Funds for Justice offers a window into this dynamic.

Jewish Funds for Justice Runs Ad Criticizing Glenn Beck

07/18/2010 - 20:00

 WASHINGTON (JTA) -- More than 250 rabbis, Christian clergy, Jewish leaders and other supporters signed on to a Jewish Funds for Justice ad criticizing Glenn Beck’s comments about the organization.

The ad, which appeared in the most recent edition of the Forward, was part of an ongoing feud between the conservative Fox TV host and Jewish Funds for Justice.

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