Glenn Beck broadcasts radio show from Jerusalem

Controversial broadcaster visits Yad Vashem, Western Wall, talks about Israel's importance in Middle East on live radio show.

May 11, 2011 04:45
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American television celebrity Glenn Beck paid a surprise visit to Jerusalem, coinciding with Remembrance Day and Independence Day.

The controversial former-Fox News broadcaster was scheduled to meet with both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and MK Danny Danon (Likud) during his last-minute trip.

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According to Beck’s website, he decided last week to visit Israel, and since his arrival has visited a number of Jerusalem sites, including Yad Vashem, the Western Wall and the Garden Tomb.

Beck broadcast his syndicated Tuesday radio show live from the capital, talking about a number of Israel-related subjects, including the country’s importance in the Middle East, and lighter fair, like the challenges that Israeli chocolate mounted against the star’s raw-foods diet.

In recent months, Beck – one of US President Barack Obama’s most emphatic critics – has taken a strong and highly vocal pro-Israel stand on his popular television program.

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