Media covers "Restoring Courage"

As we get closer to the three Restoring Courage events in Jerusalem, media outlets around the world are covering Glenn's travels and the support that Glenn is getting from people throughout the world. The latest? An Israeli paper has picked up on Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger blessing of the event, as well a campus group organizing support for the event.

Arutz Sheva reports:

Speaking to Rabbi Metzger, Beck described the event as a “gathering of people fromall over the world who wish to stand for Israel and for the Jewish people.”

As he did when he addressed members of Knesset, Beck said he was inspired by the words of Biblical Ruth, who followed her mother-in-law, Naomi, to Israel from Moab and promised her that “Your people shall be my people and your G-d shall be my G-d.”

“That’s what needs to be said,” Beck told Rabbi Metzger. “We need to say that, so we are gathering together.”

Beck asked Rabbi Metzger to take part in the rally and deliver the Prayer for the Welfare of the State of Israel, to which Rabbi Metzger agreed.

“I thank you and I appreciate your visit,” the rabbi told Beck. “[I appreciate] what you’ve done, what you do and what you will do to our holy land and our nation because we are suffering from bad public relations.”

Earlier this week it was announced that Herman Cain, a Tea Party candidate for president, plans to join Beck in the rally.

Meanwhile, Jewish News of Greater Phoenix reports on campus organizing and support for the event:

Conservative political activist and former Fox News commentator Glenn Beck might be the common thread, but "Restoring Courage" event organizers say the message is bipartisan: Support Israel.

Boaz Witbeck, founder of American-Israeli Alliance, a pro-Israel student group based at Arizona State University West, is working to organize a pro-Israel rally on ASU's Tempe campus on Aug. 24. The event is open to the community, and Witbeck said he expects more community members than students.

Rabbi Arthur Lavinsky, spiritual leader of Beth El Congregation, and Pastor Eddy Paul Morris, Arizona director of Christians United for Israel, will speak at the rally, named Restoring Courage ASU. The gathering will culminate with a viewing party of Beck's Restoring Courage rally in Jerusalem that will have taken place earlier in the day.

Witbeck, the former vice president of College Republicans at ASU West, said that he has invited a number of local politicians - both Republicans and Democrats - to speak, but as of Aug. 8, none had accepted an invitation.

Lavinsky said he plans to talk about the Jewish connection to Israel and the moral imperative of supporting Israel, "a democracy in a part of the world which is essentially an ethical cesspool."

Read the full story about ASU here

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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