In an open letter to Rupert Murdoch, published in the Wall Street Journal and the Forward, hundreds of rabbis requested that “Glenn Beck be sanctioned by Fox News for his completely unacceptable attacks on a survivor of the Holocaust and Roger Ailes apologize for his dismissive remarks about rabbis’ sensitivity to how the Holocaust is used on the air.”

The open letter raises important concerns about the use of  terms like “Nazis” when characterizing an individual who is not a Nazi, but is simply disliked by the speaker. The characterization can minimize the experiences of people who suffered from Nazi oppression and diminish the meaning of the Holocaust. Click here to read the article from the Jewish Fund for Justice website, which includes a link to the open letter.