Posts Tagged ‘natalie’

Natalie Portman Has ‘Rewritten’ Classic Fairy Tales To Make Them “Gender-Neutral”

American actress Natalie Portman has rewritten several classic fairy tales to make them “gender-neutral” so “children can “defy gender stereotypes” Portman’s gender-corrected book of fairytales entitled, Natalie Portman’s Fables includes old favorites like The Tortoise and the Hare, Country Mouse and City Mouse and The Three Little Pigs You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

‘B.A.P.S.’ star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53

Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film “B.A.P.S.” and on the sitcom “Eve,” has died. She was 53. Reid’s death on Monday was confirmed by Je’Caryous Johnson, the CEO of Je’Caryous Entertainment, which was planning a stage adaption of “B.A.P.S.” The cause of death has not been officially released. In […]

Natalie Grauer, 91, Holocaust survivor who endured horrors

(Jewish Press of Pinellas County via JTA) — If one were to make a movie about Holocaust survivor Natalie Grauer’s life, picking the most dramatic scene would be difficult. Perhaps it was when a boy she thought was her best friend betrayed her to the Nazis and she was sent to a death camp. Or […]

Genesis Prize threw Natalie Portman under the bus to protect Netanyahu

Jewish Insider has continued investigating what was actually behind Natalie Portman’s decision not to attend the Israeli Genesis Prize ceremony – a decision which made headlines last month, when the Genesis Foundation issued a press release, as if on her behalf, saying that “[r]ecent events in Israel have been extremely distressing to her and she […]

Natalie Portman opens a BDS Pandora’s Box for liberal Zionists

Natalie Portman’s recent decision not to attend the Israeli Genesis Prize ceremony has made loud noise across the world. Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev said that she “was very sorry to hear that Portman fell like a ripe fruit into the hands of BDS supporters” and Minister of Strategic Affairs and Hasbara, Gilad Erdan invoked the […]

Natalie Portman’s cancellation: Inching towards the tipping point

When New Zealand star Lorde cancelled her scheduled concert in Israel, directly citing BDS and Israel’s crimes, an editorial in the Washington Post predicted that she was setting a precedent. “Lorde will almost certainly be one of the last major artists to schedule an Israel concert date without appearing to have fully considered the global […]

Dear Natalie Portman: I too was once a liberal Zionist

“Israel was created exactly 70 years ago as a haven for refugees from the Holocaust. But the mistreatment of those suffering from today’s atrocities is simply not in line with my Jewish values. Because I care about Israel, I must stand up against violence, corruption, inequality, and abuse of power.” Natalie Portman, Friday 20 April […]

Come in, Natalie, the water’s fine

Natalie Portman has recently made headlines in her decision not to attend the ceremony for the Israeli Genesis Prize which she was awarded because “[r]ecent events in Israel have been extremely distressing to her and she does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel”, meaning that “she cannot in good conscience move forward […]

Natalie Portman’s criticism of ‘atrocities’ leaves Israel’s advocates silent

Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman’s refusal to accept an award at a ceremony in Israel because of “extremely distressing” recent events is causing a huge headache for Israel advocates. Yesterday Portman issued a statement elaborating on her earlier statement. She cited “atrocities” and her discomfort at attending a ceremony alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Although she […]

Natalie Portman did not accept Israeli prize due to Netanyahu’s brutality

Actress Natalie Portman has defended her decision not to attend an Israeli awards ceremony, saying she can be critical of the brutality of Israeli leadership. She snubbed the Genesis Prize, known as the Jewish Nobel prize, a decision which has led to calls for her to be stripped of her Israeli citizenship. In a statement, […]

"Tide is turning" as Natalie Portman cancels Israel appearance

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 20 April 2018 Natalie Portman (Wikimedia) Israel is crediting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Natalie Portman’s refusal to receive an award in Jerusalem. On Thursday, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced it was canceling its 2018 award ceremony after the Oscar-winning actor had informed it that “recent […]

Natalie Portman says, Enough!

The Gaza killings have hurt Israel’s image in the world, and tonight the damage got even bigger. In an astonishing move, the Israeli-American film star Natalie Portman, 36, informed an Israeli foundation she would not show up at the awards ceremony for Israel’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, because, as the JTA reports: The [Genesis] […]

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