Somehow this makes part of my day (plus RM British phonehacking bit, which I hope it ends really bad for his papers). In Holocaust International Remembrance day

Rabbis Use One News Corp. Property to Criticize Another
A coalition of rabbis have taken to the pages of Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal to demand that employees of another News Corp. property, Fox News, stop casually referencing Nazis and the Holocaust in their coverage. In a full-page ad in today’s Journal—also printed in the Jewish daily The Forward—hundreds of rabbis and the heads of the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements criticize Fox hosts for repeatedly bringing up the Holocaust, and for characterizing people who disagree with them as ‘Nazis.’ The ad specifically targets recent remarks by Fox News head Roger Ailes, who called NPR executives ‘Nazis’ for firing Juan Williams, and Glenn Beck, who decribed George Soros as a “Jewish boy helping send the Jews to the death camps” during a three-part series on the billionaire philanthropist. “It is not appropriate to accuse a 14-year-old Jew hiding with a Christian family in Nazi-occupied Hungary of sending his people to death camps,” says the ad, which was paid for by the Jewish Funds for Justice, a group that has received funds from Soros in the past. “We respectfully request that Glenn Beck be sanctioned by Fox News for his completely unacceptable attacks on a survivor of the Holocaust and that Roger Ailes apologize for his dismissive remarks about rabbis’ sensitivity to how the Holocaust is used on the air.” Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, and according to the Washington Post, Fox News spokesmen did not return calls about the ad.
The Washington Post | Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

go rabbis!


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