An Oscar-winning actor and one of Hollywood’s most outspoken conservatives, Jon Voight did not mince words when raking two fellow actors over the coals regarding their support for Hamas-backed terrorists.
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem were among the high-profile entertainers to sign their names to an open letter accusing Israel of “genocide” in its military response to weeks of incoming rockets from Palestinians in Gaza.
Voight offered his own take on the subject in a subsequent editorial, calling out Cruz, Bardem, and the others who signed the anti-Israel letter.
“You should hang your heads in shame. You should all come forth with deep regrets for what you did, and ask forgiveness from the suffering people in Israel.”
He included a recap of the Jewish nation’s tumultuous existence since receiving statehood in 1948.
Palestinians, he noted, have relentlessly attacked Israel, resulting in “great loss of life,” throughout the intervening decades. Nevertheless, the beleaguered nation has continually worked to make peace with its neighboring aggressors.
Voight concluded by highlighting the tragic irony of entertainers, whose success and fame was made possible by America’s free society, using their status to hype a letter that “defamed the only democratic country of goodwill in the Middle East: Israel.”
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