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Rabbis Spend $100K to Slam Beck for Slamming Soros
Pajamas Media ^ | January 27, 2011 | Roger L. Simon

Posted on 01/27/2011 2:23:59 PM PST by jazusamo

Four-hundred lib rabbis — the kind that give sanctimonious sermons about the environment at Westchester synagogues — have banded together to slam Glenn Beck with a $100K ad in the Wall Street Journal. According to the clerics, Beck has been unfairly attacking George Soros for collaborating with the Nazis in WWII when the billionaire was a fourteen-year old — something that Soros himself admits and, incredibly, doesn’t feel guilty about.

Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes interviewed Soros about his “youth.” Given the rabbis’ WSJ ad, it seems worth reprinting a transcript of a significant part of that interview here:

KROFT: (Voiceover) And you watched lots of people get shipped off to the death camps.

Mr. SOROS: Right. I was 14 years old. And I would say that that’s when my character was made.

KROFT: In what way?

Mr. SOROS: That one should think ahead. One should understand and–and anticipate events and when–when one is threatened. It was a tremendous threat of evil. I mean, it was a–a very personal experience of evil.

KROFT: My understanding is that you went out with this protector of yours who swore that you were his adopted godson.

Mr. SOROS: Yes. Yes.

KROFT: Went out, in fact, and helped in the confiscation of property from the Jews.

Mr. SOROS: Yes. That’s right. Yes.

KROFT: I mean, that’s–that sounds like an experience that would send lots of people to the psychiatric couch for many, many years. Was it difficult?

Mr. SOROS: Not–not at all. Not at all. Maybe as a child you don’t–you don’t see the connection. But it was–it created no–no problem at all.

KROFT: No feeling of guilt?

Mr. SOROS: No.

KROFT: For example that, ‘I’m Jewish and here I am, watching these people go. I could just as easily be there. I should be there.’ None of that?

Mr. SOROS: Well, of course I c–I could be on the other side or I could be the one from whom the thing is being taken away. But there was no sense that I shouldn’t be there, because that was–well, actually, in a funny way, it’s just like in markets–that if I weren’t there–of course, I wasn’t doing it, but somebody else would–would–would be taking it away anyhow. And it was the–whether I was there or not, I was only a spectator, the property was being taken away. So the–I had no role in taking away that property. So I had no sense of guilt.

Wow. All I can say is wow. That lack of guilt has always been astounding to me and an indication of who Soros really is. (Hello, rabbis.)

Nevertheless, these goody-goody rabbis think Beck is the problem, not Soros. They blame Beck for going over the top in his speech (where have we heard that before?), misusing the memory of the Holocaust, etc., but no word of the “misuse of speech” by Soros-funded MoveOn.org that famously made a video comparing George Bush to Hitler, something that has been scrubbed from the Internet but can be found here.

Talk about misusing the memory of the Holocaust. But I guess it wasn’t worth $100K.



TOPICS: History; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: beck; nazis; rabbis; soros; spookydude
What a sorry excuse for a human being Soros is and for these 400 Rabbis to stick up for him is pathetic.

There's some great comments after the article.

1 posted on 01/27/2011 2:24:05 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

I doubt any Jewish Freeper deems thems actual rabbis.


2 posted on 01/27/2011 2:25:29 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

I absolutely agree and one of the comments state something like they’re Soros paid flunkies.


3 posted on 01/27/2011 2:28:35 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

maybe its an unofficial franchise infringement issue


4 posted on 01/27/2011 2:29:43 PM PST by ckilmer (Phi)
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To: jazusamo

I’m guessing that $100,000 came to the Rabbis from Soros to defend Soros???


5 posted on 01/27/2011 2:31:35 PM PST by MNGal
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To: jazusamo
They obsess over Beck and bark at the Moon. 400 guaranteed votes for Obama and socialism.
6 posted on 01/27/2011 2:32:41 PM PST by JPG (Work for conservative change like your country depended on it.)
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To: jazusamo

Chrissy Matthews has these guys on now. Chrissy is insane. He was talking Palin Vs. Bachmann and his head was about to explode. It was pure entertainment.


7 posted on 01/27/2011 2:33:22 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: MNGal

No doubt that’s correct.


8 posted on 01/27/2011 2:34:57 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
A fool and his money soon part.

It can't come soon enough for this RAT bastard.

9 posted on 01/27/2011 2:36:30 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: GoCards

I refuse to watch Chrissy but enjoy reading about him, he most certainly is insane. LOL!


10 posted on 01/27/2011 2:36:57 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

The Rabbis are worse than he is.


11 posted on 01/27/2011 2:37:39 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: jazusamo
Cool.

A bunch of lib suicidal Yids just spent $100,000 in advertising for Beck.

Good on 'em.

Do it again!


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

12 posted on 01/27/2011 2:38:41 PM PST by The Comedian (Stop voting for The Government Party)
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To: jazusamo

I bet you dollars to donuts Soros’ money is behind these so-called rabbis.


13 posted on 01/27/2011 2:39:51 PM PST by Emperor Palpatine (I'm shocked! Shocked to find out that gambling is going on in here!)
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To: TheThirdRuffian; jazusamo

Maybe they got their rabbi degree mail order.

Reminds me of the Roman Catholic “Nuns” who demand to be priests.


14 posted on 01/27/2011 2:42:01 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
I doubt any Jewish Freeper deems thems actual rabbis.

That is very important point. Just as there are a plethora of people in the world who call themselves ‘Reverend’ that have no religious training or experience the same is true with Rabbi.

There are many Jews and nonJews who call themselves Rabbi just to make a point. Most notable are the gays. For some reason there are many male and female homosexuals who use the term Rabbi, even though homosexuality is explicitly forbidden under any definition of Judaism. Usually, these people are devout atheists and only use the term Rabbi to further their agenda. There are examples of this in all religions.

For example, women are not allowed to lay teffilin. However, these female rabbis will make a point to lay teffilin even though they do not observe any other element of Judaism just in protest.

So yes, as in all religions, everyone calling himself/herself a yogi is not necessarily a yogi in the traditional sense and definition of the title.

15 posted on 01/27/2011 2:42:09 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: jazusamo

The more polarity the better. It’s time Americans choose which side they’re on.


16 posted on 01/27/2011 2:43:26 PM PST by Track9 (Make War!!)
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To: jazusamo

these are leftwing rabbis who are anti-israel.


17 posted on 01/27/2011 2:44:19 PM PST by ken21 (dem taxes + regs + unions send jobs overseas.)
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To: jazusamo

These rabbis are bought and paid for by Soros. If there is a real-life Dr. Evil, Soros is it.


18 posted on 01/27/2011 2:46:09 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: jazusamo

>>”Nevertheless, these goody-goody rabbis think Beck is the problem, not Soros.”<<

They see their cashbox disappearing and cannot stand the thought of it happening.


19 posted on 01/27/2011 2:53:25 PM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

It never ceases to amaze me the number of people who call themselves Jews and are certainly intelligent people align themselves with socialists who tried to exterminate them!

The same people support obama and the rest of the progressive pigs who not only hate Israel but are actively supporting the Is-Slime scum who would eliminate every Jew if they could.
They are the same people who hate our 2nd Amendment when had they been armed in Germany the outcome of their families might have been significantly better.

It is amazing how such large numbers have become the enemy within and George Soros is their puppet master.


20 posted on 01/27/2011 2:56:04 PM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Wurlitzer
They are the same people who hate our 2nd Amendment when had they been armed in Germany the outcome of their families might have been significantly better.

Indeed. It's a point Aaron Zelman (God rest his soul), late of the Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (of which I am a Gentile member) used to make all the time.

21 posted on 01/27/2011 2:58:58 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (The future? Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: jazusamo

I would make a bet none of these Jews have numbers tattooed on their arms.


22 posted on 01/27/2011 4:19:37 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

I agree and would bet none of their close relatives did either.


23 posted on 01/27/2011 5:47:21 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: The Comedian

And they paid Rupert Murdoch to do it!

cheers
Jim


24 posted on 01/27/2011 5:47:51 PM PST by gymbeau (Free Tibet! (Limit two per customer))
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To: Jewbacca
Reminds me of the Roman Catholic “Nuns” who demand to be priests.

Really? How strange.

The nuns are taking out ads attacking right wing Nazi sympathizers? Who knew?

25 posted on 01/27/2011 5:52:35 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane

“The nuns are taking out ads attacking right wing Nazi sympathizers? Who knew?”

What are you talking about?


26 posted on 01/28/2011 7:54:57 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Condor51
Sweet Jesus, when will Beck ever learn? It's political suicide to tell the truth about anything that happens in "the region." Beck's web site made the (cough) "mistake" of reporting that a Former Israeli President was convicted of Rape.

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REFERENCE Israeli Former Israeli President Convicted of Rape
Posted December 30, 2010 / By Jonathon M. Seidl
POSTED ON THE BLAZE http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/AP08040809653-270x180.jpg

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former President Moshe Katsav was convicted Thursday of raping an employee when he was a Cabinet minister, the most serious criminal charges ever brought against a high-ranking official in Israel and a case that shocked the nation. Katsav, 65, likely faces from four to 16 years in prison for the crimes, which included two counts of raping an employee in 1998 when he was tourism minister and lesser counts of indecent acts and sexual harassment involving two other women who worked for him when he was president. Katsav served as a minister in several right-wing Likud governments before he was elected president, a largely ceremonial post, in 2000.

He has denied the rape charges, claiming he was a victim of a political witch hunt and suggesting he was targeted because he comes from Israel’s Sephardic community. Sephardic Jews, of Middle Eastern origin, were for decades an underclass.

Katsav was born in Iran and immigrated to Israel as a child. A somber Katsav left the courtroom without commenting, surrounded by his legal team. He was ordered to surrender his passport while awaiting sentencing at a date that has not yet been set.

Katsav can appeal the verdict, but legal experts said Israel’s Supreme Court was unlikely to overturn such a sweeping conviction. A presidential pardon is also highly unlikely because of the severity of the offenses. In his ruling, the judge said Katsav’s defense was full of lies.

Katsav’s son Boaz vowed his father would clear his name. “We will continue to walk with our heads high and all the nation … with God’s help, will know that father, the eighth president of the state of Israel, is innocent,” he said. One of Katsav’s lawyers, Avigdor Feldman, said he hopes his client will appeal, but he has not yet decided how to proceed. “I don’t know how strong he is, how long he can continue this saga,” Feldman said.

Katsav’s case initially broke in 2006, when the then-president complained that a female employee was extorting him. The woman then went to police with her side of the story, detailing a series of sexual assaults and prompting other women to come forward with similar complaints.

According to the indictment, Katsav forced one woman to the floor of his office at the Tourism Ministry in 1998 and raped her. A second time that year, he summoned her to a Jerusalem hotel to go over paperwork and raped her on the bed in his room. The indictment alleged that Katsav tried to calm his victim by saying: “Relax, you’ll enjoy it.”

The indictment also alleged that he harassed two women during his term as president, embracing them against their will and making unwanted sexual comments. On Katsav’s 60th birthday in 2005, an assistant offered congratulations. He then hugged her at length, sniffing her neck, according to the indictment. She complained to police, and the indictment said Katsav later tried to persuade her to change her testimony, earning him an additional charge of obstruction of justice.

The conviction by a three-judge panel was widely praised as a victory for Israel‘s legal system and for women’s rights. “The court sent two clear and sharp messages: that everyone is equal and every woman has the full right to her body,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. He called the verdict a sad day for Israel and its citizens. The conviction capped a four-and-a-half year saga that stunned Israelis, both with its lurid details and bizarre twists and turns.

Katsav resigned in 2007, two weeks before his seven-year term expired, under a plea bargain that would have required him to admit to lesser charges of sexual misconduct. He was replaced by former prime minister Shimon Peres. But in a dramatic reversal in April 2009, Katsav rejected the deal, which would have kept him out of jail, and vowed to clear his name in court.

Around that time, he held a bizarre news conference in which he lashed out at prosecutors and the media and denied any wrongdoing. His erratic behavior, in which he shook in anger, waved a computer disc that he said proved his innocence and screamed at reporters in the room, raised questions about his state of mind at the time. The president in Israel is head of state but a largely ceremonial post, representing the country at ceremonies around the world.

The post, filled by parliament, is traditionally given to an elder statesman as a reward for years of public service. Katsav’s case sparked a high-profile campaign by woman’s right groups. On Thursday, hundreds of women stood outside the courtroom holding signs against Katsav and chanting: “The whole nation knows Katsav is a criminal.” Prosecutor Ronit Amiel said the verdict sent a strong message that victims of abuse of power should not keep silent. “This day is not a happy day. It is not an easy day,” she said.

Oren Gazal-Ayal, a professor of criminal justice at Haifa University, called the verdict a “badge of honor” for the country’s legal system. “I think we should be very proud of the Israeli justice system,” he said. He said that while Katsav’s crimes could carry a total of nearly 40 years in prison, under Israel’s legal practices, sentences are served concurrently, so the maximum penalty would not exceed 16 years, the top penalty for the rape convictions. The conviction was the latest in a series of high-profile cases against Israeli officials.

Former Israeli Finance Minister Avraham Hirchson is currently in prison after being convicted of embezzling more than $600,000 from a workers union. Former Justice Minister Haim Ramon was convicted in March 2007 of forcibly kissing a female soldier. Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is currently standing trial on corruption charges.

27 posted on 01/28/2011 8:06:28 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Liz

What’s wrong with reporting Katsav was convicted?

It just shows that, unlike America’s Bill Clinton, when Israeli politicians rape someone, they go to prison.

I’m Israeli and not ashamed of that at all, not is any Israeli.

Name a country in the Middle East that has a strong enough democracy that a president can be convicted of a legitimate crime, and there is no revolution: there’s one -— Israel.

That’s a stout testimate to our democracy.


28 posted on 01/28/2011 11:28:38 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Jewbacca

Israel’s democracy, and sense of justice, is superior to most anyone else’s.


29 posted on 01/28/2011 12:20:12 PM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Liz
These 400 (cough-bullsh*t) 'rabbis' are doing this because they think KNOW that since they are a 'Protected Class' they can get away with it without any criticism.

Because if anyone does, including Glenn Beck, they just have to cry: 'ANTI-SEMITE HATE SPEECH', and the the DOJ's Special Jewish Division on (cough-bullshit) 'hate crimes' will go after them.

Not to mention the Anti-Semite, Hustler-In-Chief, Abe Foxman, and his ADL -- plus his whore for hire, Morris Dees and his bs SPLC will raise the usual stink to defend these, 'rabbis', if anyone says a thing against them.

30 posted on 01/28/2011 2:22:02 PM PST by Condor51 (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Congressman. But I repeat myself. [Mark Twain])
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