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Hollywood & the Israel-Gaza Conflict

Hollywood & the Israel-Gaza Conflict

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  1. Haim Saban Raises $34M to Support Israeli Defense Forces

    6:16 am PST 11/07/2014
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    Barbra Streisand, Larry Ellison, Ben Silverman and Pamela Anderson were among the guests at the star-studded dinner READ MORE

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  2. Watch Steven Spielberg's Niece Get Eliminated on 'The Voice' Israel

    5:57 pm PDT 09/21/2014
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    Said the finalist's coach, Aviv Geffen: "If I were you, I might change the last name to Spielberg" READ MORE

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  3. Lady Gaga Arrives in Israel, Ending Concert Cancellation Curse

    5:31 pm PDT 09/13/2014
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    Tony Bennett joined Mama Monster in Tel Aviv for a surprise duet READ MORE

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  4. Joan Rivers Slammed by Arab-American Group for "Racist Comments on Palestinians"

    10:38 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    The group wants NBC to discipline the comedian READ MORE

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  5. Clooney's Fiancee Turns Down Gaza War Crimes Tribunal Role

    3:51 am PDT 08/12/2014
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    Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin calls for an investigation but says she is too busy to serve on United Nations inquiry READ MORE

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  6. USA's 'Dig' to Relocate to Croatia Amid Gaza Strip Conflict

    10:17 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    The six-episode series filmed its pilot episode in Israel and will relocate to Albuquerque following a two-week stay in Croatia. READ MORE

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  7. BBC, BSkyB to Air Gaza Relief Appeal After Refusing During 2009 Crisis

    4:25 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    The British public broadcaster drew fierce criticism and 40,000 complaints for not airing a similar Gaza relief appeal in 2009 over concerns of compromising its impartiality. READ MORE

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  8. Stars Face Hollywood Backlash in War of Words Over Israel

    5:00 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz face backlash over explosive comments as Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh goes public with his disgust and Haim Saban rallies mostly silent moguls. READ MORE

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  9. London Cinema Pulls Out of U.K. Jewish Film Fest, Citing Israeli Sponsorship

    3:39 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The Tricycle Theatre, which has hosted the event for the past eight years, announced that it wouldn't accept sponsorship from any government agency involved in the current Gaza conflict READ MORE

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  10. BBC Responds to Reports it Pulled Mideast Editor From Gaza for Upsetting Israel

    2:03 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The U.K. public broadcaster says Jeremy Bowen, who wrote an article that said he saw no evidence of Palestinians being used as human shields, has not been on TV because he is "on holiday." READ MORE

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  11. Seventy Years After Anne Frank Arrest, Arabic Documentary in Works With Israel-Gaza Footage

    12:21 pm PDT 08/04/2014
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    Croatian director Jakov Sedlar's "What Does Anne Frank Mean Today?" weaves scenes from Frank's diary with conversations with ordinary Palestinian youngsters. READ MORE

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  12. Russell Brand Tells Sean Hannity, 'Come Back to Humanity' (Video)

    12:03 pm PDT 08/04/2014
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    The comedian also calls Javier Bardem "ignorant." READ MORE

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  13. Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh: Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz Letter on Israel 'Makes My Blood Boil' (Exclusive)

    12:00 pm PDT 08/04/2014
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    "Anyone calling it Israeli 'genocide' vs. protecting themselves are either the most ignorant people about the situation and shouldn't be commenting, or are truly anti-Semitic." READ MORE

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  14. Jon Voight Pens Letter to 'Ignorant' Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz on Israel: 'Hang Your Heads in Shame' (Guest Column)

    9:00 am PDT 08/02/2014
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    The actor urges colleagues to "examine their motives," asking "Can you take back the fire of anti-Semitism that is raging all over the world now?" READ MORE

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  15. Jackie Mason Goes Off on Anti-Israel Celebrities

    6:41 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    "They come from these kinds of anti-Semitic backgrounds where a Jew is the most disgusting thing in the world to them," the comedian says when asked about recent comments made by Penelope Cruz, Rihanna and Selena Gomez. READ MORE

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  16. Javier Bardem Clarifies Open Letter on Gaza: 'I Have Great Respect for the People of Israel'

    2:28 pm PDT 07/31/2014
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    The actor, along with Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar, had signed an open letter denouncing Israeli military action in Gaza. READ MORE

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  17. Israel-Gaza Conflict: Russell Brand and Sean Hannity Trade Barbs (Video)

    10:27 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    The comedian called the Fox News host a terrorist, and Hannity responded by claiming Brand is "dumb and ignorant." READ MORE

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  18. Brian Eno Addresses Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Letter on David Byrne's Website

    6:33 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    Eno questions the U.S.' response and shares details about his 2013 Israel visit where he witnessed brutal violence against Palestinians: "I kept thinking, 'Do Americans really condone this?'" READ MORE

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  19. Penelope Cruz Clarifies Stance on Israel and Gaza: 'I'm Aware of the Complexity'

    1:09 pm PDT 07/30/2014
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    The actress, along with Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar, had signed an open letter denouncing Israeli military action. READ MORE

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  20. 'Big Brother Israel' Incorporates Bomb Shelter Amid Gaza Conflict

    5:00 am PDT 07/30/2014
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    The war is costing broadcasters $25 million, but the reality show is pulling in a 45 percent share. READ MORE

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