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Israel-Gaza Conflict

Golden Globes Donates $75,000 to Committee to Protect Journalists Amid Israel-Hamas War

The Golden Globes Awards has donated $75,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, nonprofit organization that defends the right of journalists to safely report in war zones, without harm or fear of reprisal. “As we have done previously during the Afghanistan and Ukraine conflicts, we remain steadfast in our commitment to support the courageous […]

Shari Redstone Emotionally Speaks About Israel, Antisemitism and Racism at Gathering of Jewish and Black Hollywood Power Players

Paramount Global chair and National Amusements president Shari Redstone is one of the most powerful people in Hollywood. She is also an observant Jew and a supporter of Israel who has been reeling over the days since Oct. 7, when Hamas terrorists attacked the Jewish state, she told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday in a […]

Quentin Tarantino Visits Troops in Israel to “Boost Morale” Amid Hamas War

Quentin Tarantino visited a military base in Southern Israel to help “boost morale” amid the state’s war with Hamas. The 60-year-old Pulp Fiction director toured military bases and mingled with soldiers, according the international nonprofit Israel education organization Stand With Us. First, the Israel War Room X (formerly known as Twitter) account shared an image […]

Cairo Film Festival Canceled as Violence Escalates in Middle East

The Cairo Film Festival, which was set to run Nov. 15-24, has been canceled as violence continues to rise in the Middle East due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. In a short statement on social media, the event organizers said that the decision to postpone the 45th edition of the festival was made by the […]

‘Euphoria’ Creator Ron Leshem on Israel-Hamas Conflict: “The World Must Prevent Further Escalation” (Guest Column)

For 14 hours, on Saturday, we were texting with my aunt as she hid in her attic and begged for help that never arrived. She witnessed her neighbors, whole families with children and babies, bound and killed on their lawns. Children were shot in their mothers’ arms, then the mothers were taken hostage. Other children were taken […]

Alicia Keys Clarifies “Completely Unrelated” Instagram Post That Mentioned Paragliding: “I Pray for and Stand for Peace”

In a sign of heightened tensions and sensitivity on social media amid the Israel-Hamas conflict, Alicia Keys clarified why she deleted an Instagram post Monday that referred to paragliding. Earlier on Monday, Keys had posted a picture of herself wearing a green leather jacket with the caption, “What would you do if u weren’t afraid […]

Wallace Shawn Calls for End of “Massacring” in Israel-Gaza Conflict at D.C. Rally: “I Don’t Really Believe in Revenge”

Wallace Shawn has called the latest chapter in the deadly Israeli-Palestinian conflict a “massacring” of innocent people. The Toy Story and The Princess Bride actor shared his stance on the ongoing conflict while appearing at a rally in Farragut Square, D.C., on Monday. Led by the American Jewish groups If Not Now and Jewish Voice for […]

Israeli Film Director, Who Flew to New York for a Festival on Day of Attack, Plans Return to Military

Israeli director Gal Genossar expected to be celebrating the world premiere of his short film, The Monopol, at the Chelsea Film Festival in New York Sunday, along with his screenwriter, Nati Brooks. However, after the Hamas attack on Israel on Oct. 7, Genossar found himself representing his country alone at the festival (which also had […]

Israeli Government Calls Out Gigi Hadid on Instagram: “Have You Been Sleeping This Past Week?”

The Israeli government has criticized half-Palestinian model Gigi Hadid for her support of the Palestinian cause after the terrorist organization Hamas launched deadly attacks on southern Israel 10 days ago. “Have you been sleeping this past week? Or are you just fine turning a blind eye to Jewish babies being butchered in their homes? Your […]

MIPCOM Increases Security, Expresses Sympathy for “Innocent Victims in Israel and Gaza”

International television market MIPCOM has increased security in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war, following the lead of the French government, which has stepped up security measures amid fears of attacks against members of the Jewish community. “Your security is our priority as always, and in line with the recent events with France, elevating their […]

New Israeli Doc to Tell Story of Hamas Massacre at Supernova Music Festival

Israel-based production company Sipur is teaming up with Israeli broadcaster HOT Channel 8 and producer HSCC on a feature documentary about the Oct. 7 attacks by Hamas on the Supernova Music Festival in Kibbutz Re’im. The assault was part of Hamas’ incursion over the border into Israel that resulted in the terrorist group killing more […]

MIPCOM: Market Opens Amid Uncertainty, Cost-Cutting

The 2023 MIPCOM Cannes international television market kicks off Monday against the backdrop of the violence in the Middle East with the Israel-Hamas War, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and a worldwide TV industry that has seen its business models, built on the promise of global streaming revenues, collapse with little to replace them. The […]