Jewish Journal

At ZOA dinner, Glenn Beck dishes out the pro-Israel meat

by Ben Harris, JTA

November 21, 2011 | 4:02 pm

Commentator Glenn Beck at the 45th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Nov. 9. Photo by REUTERS/Harrison McClary

The Zionist Organization of America’s annual dinner is a place where conventional thinking about the liberal proclivities of American Jews goes to die. But never quite like Sunday... read full article

  • Glenn Beck praises Israeli courage at Jerusalem rally [VIDEO]


    August 24, 2011 | 5:24 pm

    Hundreds gathered in Jerusalem’s Old City for broadcaster Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” rally.

    More than 1,000 people gathered at Wednesday’s rally in a Jewish Quarter archeological park near the southern side of the Temple Mount, The Jerusalem Post reported. Others attended more...

  • Watching Glenn Beck from Beverly Hills

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 24, 2011 | 2:59 pm

    When Glenn Beck took the stage on the evening of Aug. 21, in front of a crowd of 3,000 in the Roman-era amphitheater in Caesarea, he smiled.

    “Welcome to the land of milk and honey,” the newsman-impresario said.

    Back in Los Angeles, over breakfast of bagels and lox, 50...

  • Glenn Beck rallies for Israel near Jerusalem holy sites

    by Jeffrey Heller, Reuters

    August 24, 2011 | 2:22 pm

    On the fringes of Jerusalem’s most volatile holy sites, U.S. conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck declared his support for Israel on Wednesday at a rally showcasing fundamentalist Christian backing for the Jewish state.

    Beck’s “Restoring Courage” event, in an archaeological park...

  • PRO: Glenn Beck’s unwavering support for Israel

    by Sammy Levine

    August 16, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    Find the con column here: Glenn Beck Rally in Jerusalem: Bad for the Jews!

    “Israel must have our support, and I’m not talking about military support; I’m saying they must have our support as a people. They have a right to survive and to be free from extermination and the...

  • CON: Glenn Beck Rally in Jerusalem: Bad for the Jews!

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    August 16, 2011 | 3:37 pm

    Find the pro column here: Glenn Beck’s unwavering support for Israel

    Glenn Beck is a fundamentalist-extremist. His upcoming rally, on Aug. 24, “Restoring Courage” in Jerusalem is nothing more than a media-driven, money-making, self-serving, end-of-times messianic-lunacy circus...

  • Glenn Beck calls Israel social protesters ‘communists’

    by Elka Looks, Haaretz Service

    August 15, 2011 | 9:51 pm

    Glenn Beck, an American right-wing talk-show host currently visiting Israel, compared the Israeli protesters demanding social justice to communists in his show this week.

    Beck is currently in Israel for a mass rally to “Restore Courage” in Jerusalem.

    The conservative pundit, who...

  • Beck and the Jews: Does he get them? Do they get him?

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    July 26, 2011 | 2:35 pm

    Does Glenn Beck get Jews?

    It depends on whom you ask – to a degree – but it also seems to depend on the day of the week.

    Here he is on the night of July 19: “The Jewish people have been chased out of almost every country on this planet,” he told a crowd of thousands at the...

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